Full-Day Cudillero and Luarca Private Tour from Gijon
You are going to visit one of the places most visited in Asturias, two charming fishing villages knowing their traditions and way of life from the sea and land. The first village we will visit is Luarca, knowing as “ the white village of the green...
-Capilla de la Atalaya y faro (15') We will visit the “lighthouse” and “the Atalaya” of Luarca. Great views of the beach and the open sea.
-Casas de indianos (pass by) We will watch the “old indian houses” (XIX). All are varied in their architecture and they have in common that the owners made their fortunes out of the country
-Cementerio de Luarca (7') We will get to the “Luarca cementery”. Great views of the harbor and the town.
-Puente del Beso (3') The most important of the seven bridges you can find at Luarca.
-Palacio del Marques de Ferrera (10') We will get to the most bourgeois part of town, we will visit palacio ”Marqués Ferrera palace”(XIII) and ”Alfonso X el Sabio square.
-Luarca (50') One hour driving from port. More attractions in Luarca, as “the chapel of La Blanca”, the “neighborhood Cambaral”(a hill full of white houses) knowing”the table of Mareantes” and the impressive views to the port and valley. We will get at its important port that even today is a benchmark in fishing(7’).
-Puerto Pesquero (10') Lovely small town. Puerto Pesquero (fishing port).
-Anfiteatro de Cudillero (15') Nice natural "amphitheater" at Cudillero.
-Mirador de la Garita-Atalaya Garita viewpoint. (12')
-Cudillero (2 hours 30') We will know its passageways, balconies, brightly colored fishermen’s houses and viewpoints. The main attraction of this visit is to contemplate the views and enjoy the beauty of the village. We will have a break to taste a cider , the typical asturian drink in one of its nice terrace. Travelers could choose to have a gastronomic experience in a typical “llagar” (as asturians call to a cider&tradicional food restaurant) in Cudillero. They will have different menus’ OPTIONS (a short menu for 12€ or a longer one for 20€). Depending on the tides they will have the option to assist a fishing auction in the port and buy the fish that they prefer. After the auction we will go to a nearby restaurant where the chef will cook the fish they bought. Great food quality and original experience.
Know before you book
- Duration 6.5 hours
- Prices given per PERSON in US$
- Lowest Price Guarantee
- No booking fees
- Full refund if port stop is cancelled or ship can't dock.
Inclusions & Exclusions
- Pick Up and drop off at Gijon Port or Hotel
- Professional Local Guide (english and spanish)
- Private Tour
- Lunch. You have to choose one of this options (a short menu for 12€ or a longer one for 20€).
- If your ship can´t dock due to inclement weather conditions there is no cancellation fee.
- If you cancel at least 7 calendar days in advance, there is no cancellation fee too.
- If you cancel between 3 and 6 calendar days in advance, you will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.
- If you cancel within 2 calendar days in advance, you will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.
What to expect
You are going to visit one of the places most visited in Asturias, two charming fishing villages knowing their traditions and way of life from the sea and land. The first village we will visit is Luarca, knowing as “ the white village of the green coast”, it is a peaceful fishing village since the Middle Ages and preserves many remains of this glorious past. We will enter a journey into the past, the fishing life, and the elegance of the bourgeois style. Our next stop is Cudillero, one of the most visited places in Asturias, a picturesque fishing village declared a historic-artistic complex in which the houses hang from the mountain wearing bright colors creating a wonderful view. Cudillero is known for its gastronomy mixing tradition and creativity, providing a very pleasant aroma in every street of the town. You will be impressed with the quality and variety of fishing products and If the tides allow us we can see the sailors arrive and attend the fishing auction in the port.