Armband for Real Oviedo VS SD Huesca
The next game in SD Huesca’s schedule is next Wednesday’s trip to Real Oviedo, for which our captain will wear a special armband blending together both provinces through common venues.
On the Huesca side, we can find San Juan de la Peña, the most significant monastery in Aragon during the Middle Age. Carved in limestone rock, it includes a pre-Romanesque church, a royal pantheon of kings of Aragon and Navarre and an extraordinary Romanesque cloister.
On the Asturias side, the Cave of Covadonga, which guards the image of the Virgin of Covadonga and contains the remains of some royal family members of the Christian kingdom of Asturias buried in its mausoleum.
Both spots are located inside of a rock, surrounded by large forests. These two sites in Jaca and Mount Auseva (in Cangas de Onís) are a symbol of the historical tradition and have become a tourist and pilgrim destination. That’s the reason why our design has aimed to represent the ‘holes’ inside the mountain.
The Cave of Covadonga is a remarkable pilgrimage centre venerating the Virgin Mary. It is visited by thousands of tourists every year, who end up amazed by the beauty and the location between mountains and woods of its Basilica, right at the heart of Picos de Europa, one of the most visited venues in Spain.
San Juan de la Peña (Huesca)
The impressive Monastery of San Juan de la Peña, a jewel of Spanish Romanesque art, was the first royal pantheon of kings of Aragon and Navarre. Built in the 10th century beneath a huge rock, it is a magical place that combines history, culture and nature. Also, it is part of the Aragonese stretch of the Way of St James.
For a virtual tour through the monastery, you can visit this website.