AroundRibadesella

Llanes. El Mirador de Ovio is about 12 km from Ribadesella. Ribadesella is a small municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. Known for its location on the Cantabrian Sea, as well as for the outlet of the River Sella, Ribadesella is a town that forms part of the Picos de Europa (Peaks of Europe). It is bordered on the east by Llanes, on the south by Cangas de Onís and Parres, and on the west by Caravia.

The first weekend of August, the Descenso Internacional del Sella (International Descent of the Sella) takes place, where oarsmen from all over the world gather to attempt the final 20 km of the Sella River in record time. This town is also known for its prehistoric cave, known as the cave of Tito Bustillo, which is open to visitors year round.The Tito Bustillo Cave (Cueva de Tito Bustillo), known for prehistoric wall paintings of animals and figures, probably dating from the Magdalenian age (29,000 years ago).  Ribadesella is also visited for its history, sport activities, scenery, nature, and food, which mostly surround the outlet of the most famous river of Asturias.

 

Link of interest: https://www.ribadesella.es/en