Oviedo’s ideal location, about 25 minutes from the coast, surrounding mountains and a wide variety of interesting sites, make it the perfect city where students will always find something to do.
Our social activity programme is designed for students to live a life experience, make friends, practise and improve their Spanish, discover and experience the way of life, gastronomy and hospitality of our city, Oviedo, our region, Asturias, and our country, Spain.
Programmed activities can be altered depending upon the students’ likes, personal interests and weather conditions.
Here is a small sample of the activities we can offer our students:
Oviedo City Guided Tour: The perfect introduction for settling into your new surroundings. The city guided tour follows a statues trail and includes visits to the Convention Centre Auditorium, Cathedral, University and Museums.
Mornings and/or afternoons sunbathing and surfing in Gijón, Salinas, Rodiles.
Nava Cider Museum: On a trip to the Nava Cider Museum you will discover how locally-grown apples have been used in Asturias to produce this refreshing traditional drink since ancient times.
Full-day trips: Discover beautiful destinations, villages, towns and cities on the North Coast, Cudillero, Luarca, Colunga, Lastres, Ribadesella, Llanes, Santillana del Mar, Santander, etc., before topping up your tan on their inmaculate sand beaches. The city of León, Astorga and a wide variety of picturesque Castilian inland villages are also included in our wide variety of full day trips.
National and Natural Parks: Another alternative for day-trip excursions include the impressive National Parks, Picos de Europa, Somiedo, Ponga and Redes, which are within a short distance from the city.
Weekend Trips: Organised for those who want to discover other Spanish cities and towns (Santiago de Compostela, Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, etc.)
Tours and stays: Alternatively cultural tours and stays can be arranged for European cities such as London, Paris, Berlin, Brussels, Geneva and Rome, amongs others.
Sporty students can practise a great assortment of sports at a reasonble price, football, basketball, tennis, horse-riding, canoeing, surfing, paragliding, golf, yoga, pilates, and skiing in Winter, with the assistance of professional coaches. Asturias scenery is most attractive for adventure and sports practice. For those who enjoy sports and nature the alternatives of active tourism are many and varied: hiking, trekking, cycling routes, horseback rides, river and sea sailing, etc.
If you are more for music and arts, you can attend pop, rock and classical music concerts, festivals, opera, theatre, etc., and even take lessons of Asturian bagpipes, classical Spanish guitar, flamenco and several kinds of modern and traditional dance.
THE COST OF THE ACTIVITIES IS NOT INCLUDED IN COURSE FEES. Please ask the school for quote.
Sample week programme