Between forests and rivers, in the heart of the Biosphere Reserve Oscos-Eo & Terras de Burón are the Balcón de Oscos apartemnts, in a small hamlet of only 25 inhabitants called Quintela, 5 km away of Santa Eulalia de Oscos capital of the council of the same name, surrounded by the characteristic native forest that covers the Oscos and to few meters the magical river Agüeira in its brave discurrir towards its mouth.
Quintela, known as the Balcón de los Oscos for its spectacular views of this region, has the peculiarity of being simultaneously located in three municipalities and two distinct autonomous communities, there is a point in which its limits coincide with those of Grandas de Salime and Fonsagrada (Lugo).
Oscos, located in western Asturian on the border with Lugo, recognized for its careful relationship with nature is formed by the councils of San Martín de Oscos / Samartín d'Ozcos, Santa Eulalia de Oscos / Santalla d'Ozcos and Villanueva de Oscos / Vilanova d'Ozcos.
In 2016 the Oscos have been awarded the Exemplary Town Asturias Award Princesa de Asturias.
HOW TO GET HERE
We propose different roads that lead to the Balcón deOscos according to the origin of the traveler: center of Asturias, Galicia and Madrid...
X = 663688.29 Y = 4786016.27
Lat: 43º 12’ 30.27’’ N
Long: 6º 59’ 6.2’’ W