As a typical mountain village in the region of Asturias, Somiedo offers many activities related to nature. The possibilities for stuff to do in Somiedo are quite varied. One of the main things to do in Somiedo today is to hike one of the twelve clearly marked routes through the various brañas, lakes and mountains. This can be done on foot, mountain bike or horseback. Hunting, fishing or skiing are other Somiedo activities that you can enjoy. The village offers taxi service and regular bus to the ski resort of Leitariegos, located just over 35km away. In the middle of August, you can enjoy the Mercao of Nueite, a craft market that sells local products and provides entertained of traditional Asturian music. You can also enjoy the other summer festivals that are held in the villages of the region. Pola de Somiedo is the capital of the council of Somiedo, and it's home to the headquarters of the Natural Park of Somiedo, declared a Biosphere Reserve. It's one of the major things to see in Somiedo. Lake Valley is another of the many places to visit in Somiedo, and is located within this park. While enjoying all the natural attractions in Somiedo, you might encounter some of the local wildlife. The southwestern area of Asturias has a small population of brown bear whose population has been threatened for decades and the species has become seriously endangered. The Granda swamp is another one of Somiedo attractions that you must see for its beautiful scenery. On Minube you can find out more about what to do in Somiedo today. But go explore it for yourself, don't wait until your friends tell you about it!