Playa de Aguilar


The nearest beach to Cudillero is the fine, sandy Playa de Aguilar, which is 5km east on the AS317 from El Pito to Muros de Nalón. Immediately east and accessed by a short path from the joint car park lies tiny, cliff-framed Playa de Xiró.

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1.14 MILES

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2. Mirador de La Garita-Atalaya

1.55 MILES

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3. Playa del Silencio

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4. Fuente de los Caños de San Francisco

9.74 MILES

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5. Centro Niemeyer

10.02 MILES

This multifaceted international cultural centre, founded in 2011 on once-industrial land just across the river from the city centre, was designed by…

6. Ermita de la Regalina

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7. Monumento al Sagrado Corazón

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8. Iglesia de San Miguel de Lillo

17.35 MILES

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