Although thousands of Irish holidaymakers have left since the borders opened for international travel last month, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has warned against travel to Spain.
Spanish authorities still allow visitors and vacationers in, in order to maintain its tourism-dependent economy. But the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention urges anyone looking for the Spanish sun to exercise caution.
The European Center for Disease Control and Prevention placed Spain in the “dark red category” due to its epidemiological situation.
For Irish sun seekers, there is still hope for a Spanish vacation this summer. While the majority of Spain falls into the dark red color category, the ECDC He said: “Asturias is placed in the red category because this part of the country has lower infection rates.”
While Spain has identified more than 500 infections per 100,000 inhabitants over the past two weeks, the northwestern region of Asturias has recorded more than 200 cases but less than 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
Asturias is not as affected as other parts of Spanish territory.
Share your thoughts on international travel over here or under
The unspoiled mountainous region isn’t known for its gorgeous architecture, rugged coastlines, and picturesque atmosphere, but Asturias might be the safest place to choose if you’re planning to visit Spain soon.
Stay informed of the news that matters to you Subscribe to one of our free newsletters
“Lector profesional. Jugador galardonado. Aficionado a los zombis. Adicto a las redes sociales. Experto en tocino. Erudito en Internet”