The Bear's greenway - Asturias

Friday, 13 April, 2012

In the mythology of Asturias in northwestern Spain, xanas are nymphs and fairies that live near streams, fountains and caves. eir gaze is enchanting, and their songs echo through the tunnels and canyons. If you believe in such sprites, La Senda del Oso, or the Bear’s Path Greenway, would be the place to fi nd them. Located just 15 miles from the Asturias capital, Oviedo, the 25-mile Bear’s Path traverses a fairytale landscape of tunnels, deep ravines and rock crevices, mountainsides and medieval towns. e magic of this enchanting rail-trail is very real.