El Camino del Norte from the beautiful Gijón It begins with its magnificent San Lorenzo Beach and runs, to a large extent, parallel to the Cantabrian Sea, dotted by beautiful coastal towns such as Pitu (Cudillero), Navia, Luarca, Tapia de Casariego and, with a spectacular final in Ribadeo, overlooking the river that gives its name to the town. Beautiful Casonas de Indianos, we will meet in many places along the route.
Stage 1: Gijón - Avilés

In Avilés the Oscar Niemeyer International Cultural Center: The complex sits on a plot of 44,213 square meters, with a total constructed area of 16,726 square meters. It consists of five independent and complementary parts that make up this unique space in Avilés.

Old town: Avilés has one of the most beautiful historical centers of Asturias, thanks to an extraordinary mix of nature, traditional and ancient architecture and small details very well maintained.

The Plaza Mayor is the place with more atmosphere of Avilés and is characterized by the row of columns that surrounds it.

Calle Galiana, which is one of the most popular and crowded streets of Avilés. It is a pedestrian street full of arcades, which highlights the beautiful balconies of the buildings that are along its entire route.

Chapel of the Christ or San Pedro.

Balsera Palace.

Palace of the Marquis of Ferrera.

Stage 2: Avilés - El Pitu

Muros de Nalón, former coal port of San Esteban de Pravia: it was the first and only coal port in Spain and had its peak in activity in the early s. XX when the railway Fuso de la Reina - San Esteban de Pravia was built to transport the coal mineral to the port to be transferred to iron and steel industries in the Basque Country.

Salt water pools.

Palace of Valdecazarna and Vallehermoso.

In El Pitu: The Church of Jesus the Nazarene and the Selgas Palace or the Quinta.

Stages 3 and 4: The Pitu - Soto de Luiña - Cadavedo

In Soto de Luiña: The Church of Santa María: from the 18th century, it has on its facade niches that keep rough stone carvings from 1716. In the interior there is an interesting set of Baroque altarpieces.

The Pilgrims Hospital of the Virgen del Rosario.

Stage 5: Cadavedo - Ribadeo

In Cadavedo the Ermita de la Regalina.

In Luarca the Chapel of the Watchtower and its cemetery, located in "La Atalaya" which offers spectacular views of the port and the bay.

Plaza del Ayuntamiento: in the center of town, in the Plaza de Alfonso X el Sabio, is the City Hall, a building influenced by European modernism and built at the beginning of the century by the Asturian architect Manuel de Busto.

The Ferrera Palace.

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