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The beautiful northern territory of Spain

Asturias – this beautiful northern Spanish territory is often referred to as “green Spain”. A region with rivers, lush meadows, mountainous peaks and many beaches along its beautiful northern coast.

I decided to book my place in this summer’s learning weekend as I thought it would be a good opportunity to combine learning and pleasure. And I realised it is so much more than that!” Maria Viktoria Andrikopoulou

This was the most incredible weekend with memories which will last a lifetime! All in all a 5/5 rating is a real understatement and a testament to the way in which teaching Spanish should be done!” Dale Timson

With the Mar Cantabrico (Bay of Biscay) to its north, Cantabria to its east, Galicia to its west and Castilla y Leon to its south, Asturias delivers some of the most scenic and spectacular landscapes in Europe. It has an often mountainous, but green terrain and serves up some breathtaking coastal scenery as well as some wonderful towns and cities like Bilbao, RibadesellaCangas de Onis and Covadonga.

asturias_pics_lessons-in-spainWhat do we do?

This is a unique weekend in which we combine language learning, local culture and history and amazing, fun activities. We leave on a Friday afternoon and return on Sunday evening.   Language training plays a central part in a programme designed for students of all levels from advanced-beginner to upper intermediate.   In addition to caving, town treasure hunt, sacred cave tour, lakeside trek, river canoe, and Sunday town market, you’ll enjoy superb regional cuisine, excellent accommodation and our great hospitality.

 

**This weekend now includes the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao **

  • Dale Timson

    This was the most incredible weekend with memories which will last a lifetime! All in all a 5/5 rating is a real understatement and a testament to the way in which teaching Spanish should be done!”

    Maria Viktoria Andrikopoulou

    I decided to book my place in this summer’s learning weekend as I thought it would be a good opportunity to combine learning and pleasure. And I realised it is so much more than that!

    Amit Shah

    An excellent weekend that I would unreservedly recommend. A good mix of conversational Spanish activities and sightseeing. Highlights included a treasure hunt where we spoke with many locals and a canoe trip. A great way to meet other students of the...
  • Maggie Scammell

    Really enjoyed the weekend. Russell, Andi and Amaya looked after us very well. Town very pretty. Area beautiful + the Lagos wonderful scenery.  Hotel excellent value.

    Jenny Dore

    The weekend was brilliant fun! Everybody was lovely, got on well and gelled as a group. It was very busy so I recommend going out well rested! The activities were amazing, especially canoeing in the lakes – it’s a stunning...

    Dimitra Mathioudakis

    Going to Asturias with Vamos was such great experience and I am really glad I joined this trip. I absolutely loved all the activities, in particular canoeing, something I had never done and an unforgettable experience.
  • Anna Macphie

    The whole weekend was great from start to finish! From the spacious coach to the lovely hotel, tasty Spanish food and plentiful wine, the weekend in Asturias was a fantastic experience. Thank you for a great weekend with great people!

    Catherine King

    I have really enjoyed the weekend in Asturias. It was fantastic to be part of a group on a learning based holiday. I learnt a lot and was able to practise my Spanish which was great. I really liked that...

    Stefan Stoev

    This is an amazing way to meet like minded people, improve your Spanish and explore a beautiful town with friendly people and magnificent nature. Canoeing was awesome...
  • Dale Timson

    This was the most incredible weekend with memories which will last a lifetime! All in all a 5/5 rating is a real understatement and a testament to the way in which teaching Spanish should be done!”

    Maria Viktoria Andrikopoulou

    I decided to book my place in this summer’s learning weekend as I thought it would be a good opportunity to combine learning and pleasure. And I realised it is so much more than that!

    Amit Shah

    An excellent weekend that I would unreservedly recommend. A good mix of conversational Spanish activities and sightseeing. Highlights included a treasure hunt where we spoke with many locals and a canoe trip. A great way to meet other students of the...
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