We could start this in many ways, but none of them would be great enough to express how EXCITED AND THRILLED we are to organize officially the Travelling Summer University 2019 of AEGEE-León “Eating Europe: A kingdom on fire”.
After a successful foodie year of AEGEE-León, we just simply couldn’t stop thinking about how to do it better for the following times; going beyond and doing activities never seen nor done before in AEGEE.
And… BRACE YOURSELVES! travelling across what used to be the ancient Kingdom of León, we will inmerse ourselves in an epic adventure discovering the most amazing places in the Northwestern Iberian peninsula, tasting the most astonishing dishes of our gastronomies, experiencing our history and culture, partying until sunrise.
Enjoy the best food of Spain in León, live like a Roman in the ancient city of Astorga, enjoy the sun and the sea in Gijon, and walk around the charming streets of Porto.
Our limit is just the sky! We have always dreamt to touch the stars, and we are working to do it next Summer!
Wanna join us in this unique trip?
We are ready!! Are you??
Discover the local culture and reality of the former Kingdom of León through cooking and eating!
LeónLeón is THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SPANISH CITY (y olé), capital of the same kingdom and the location of the purest and most astonishing Gothic Cathedral in Europe; cradle of Kings and Parlamentarism. Cradle as well of the Free Tapas by Alfonso X ' El Sabio'.
GijónPrehistoric and Roman, revolutionary, urban, mining, metallurgical, avant-garde, sailor, cosmopolitan, festive and hospitable. This is the city of Gijón, the larges city in Asturias; also known as the capital of the green coast. Gijon's breathtaking coastline and its activeness will get you amazed during our day trip!
AstorgaThe annual celebration known as the Festival of Astures and Romans its own of the most famous festivities not only of Astorga but also in the whole region, as its declaration of regional tourist interest must has proven.
This festival held to commemorate and represent the Roman period of Astorga (or Astúrica Augusta back at that time) will make travel in time. Will you become a Roman legend after mastering the art of socializing in the market agora or living the rivalry, passion and pride at the Circus?
PortoPorto is an ancient city steeped in history and tradition. It is a highly atmospheric place that has become known for its monuments by renowned architects. Home of the most beautiful bookshops and trans stations in the world.