Attractions

Top Choice Cave in Ribadesella

Cueva de Tito Bustillo

To admire some of Spain’s finest cave art, including superb horse paintings probably done around 15,000 to 10,000 BC, visit this World Heritage–listed cave, 300m south of the western end of the Sella bridge. Daily v…
Top Choice Beach in Llanes & Around

Playa de Torimbia

This beautiful, gold-blonde crescent bounded by rocky headlands and a bowl of green hills, 9km west of Llanes, is truly spectacular. It’s also a particularly popular nudist beach. Turn off the AS263 at Posada to rea…
Cave in Llanes & Around

Cueva del Pindal

The World Heritage–listed Cueva del Pindal, 2km northeast of Pimiango, contains 31 Palaeolithic paintings and engravings of animals, mostly in ochre, including bison, horses and rare depictions of a mammoth and a fi…
Landmark in Llanes & Around

Bufones de Arenillas

The Bufones de Arenillas is a dozen geyser-style jets of seawater, which are pumped up through holes in the earth by the pressure of the tides – with heavy seas, some jets can spurt a spectacular 20m high (it’s dang…
Beach in East Coast Asturias

Playa de Gulpiyuri

More a sight than a sunbathing spot, this magical, 50m-long hidden cove framed by cliffs and greenery is one of Spain’s most famous inland beaches. It doesn’t front the sea, but you can hear waves sloshing through u…
Church in Villaviciosa

Iglesia de San Salvador de Valdediós

The area surrounding Villaviciosa is sprinkled with ancient churches. Don’t miss this beautifully preserved, triple-naved church, built in AD 893 as part of a palace complex for Alfonso III in the old Kingdom of Ast…
Museum in Ribadesella

Centro de Arte Rupestre Tito Bustillo

Some of Spain’s best cave art, including superb horse paintings probably done around 15,000 to 10,000 BC, lie inside the World Heritage–listed Cueva de Tito Bustillo, 300m south of the western end of the Sella bridg…
Beach in Villaviciosa

Playa de Rodiles

The beautiful, broad golden sands of 1km-long Playa de Rodiles, backed by pines and eucalyptus trees, front the sea at the mouth of the Ría de Villaviciosa, 11km north of Villaviciosa. Surfers might catch a wave her…
Beach in Llanes & Around

Playa de Toranda

About 8km west of Llanes, Playa de Toranda is a beach dramatically backed by fields and a forested headland. To get here, turn off the AS263 at Posada and head 2km northwest to Niembro; the beach is 500m beyond Niem…
Beach in Llanes & Around

Playa de la Ballota

A particularly attractive 350m-long beach 4.5km east of Llanes, hemmed in by green cliffs and signposted down a dirt track from the LLN2 Cué–Andrín road.