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Northern Spain - Asturian Coastal Ride - Self-Guided Family Cycling Holiday

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12 to 18 Apr - Make savings by booking onto our scheduled self-guided date and explore the spectacular coastline, fishing villages and rock pools! It's a great opportunity for the kids and adults alike to have a fun, exciting week out on your bikes!

Holiday Highlights

  • Cycling near fantastic beaches, coves and rock pools
  • Hunting for dinosaur footprints on the cliffs at Ribadesella
  • Tasting local delicacies
  • Surfing with a qualified instructor
  • Experiencing the sheer power of the Bufones (blow holes) de Pria
  • Riding the FEVE train

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival into Santander airport - Transfer to Pechon    
2 Pechon to Buelna 12 Miles / 20 Kms Approx B  
3 Buelna to Llanes 11 Miles / 18 Kms Approx B  
4 Free Day in Llanes (optional loop ride) 11 Miles / 18 Kms Approx. (Various Distances Available) B  
5 Llanes to Naves 10 Miles / 15 Kms Approx B  
6 Naves to Ribadesella 14 Miles / 22 Kms Approx B  
7 Departure from Ribadesella - Transfer to Santander airport   B  

Meals: B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner | Please keep in mind the distances and ascent information provided are intended to be indicative and may vary from the actuals due to accommodation changes or when compared on different GPS devices and software

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Holiday Information

The Asturian coast of the ‘Costa Cantabrica’ is one of Spain’s best-kept secrets.  While the rest of Spain is being baked in the sweltering summer heat, this north Atlantic coastline known as the ‘Costa Verde’ has the perfect climate for an active family holiday. Think Great British summers with water warm enough to have a good swim in, pristine fine-sand beaches, deserted coves, cliffs and rock pools full of interesting sea creatures for the kids to explore, backed by Europe’s only true maritime mountain range, the majestic Picos de Europa.
This spectacular coastline is broken up by pretty, traditional fishing villages and towns where folk still look towards the crashing Atlantic for their living. The bustling bars serve up an exciting array of the daily catch with lashings of Asturian culinary tradition, swilled down with local dry cider (or plonk if you prefer). Remember the Spanish do everything with their children, and so yours will be welcome in bars and restaurants, making for a social and enjoyable trip for all.
There's also a chance for the family to take a surf lesson with a professional instructor in the Atlantic breakers. And for those with tired afternoon legs, the FEVE tourist railway links all of the villages along the coast, letting you and the kids rest for the next day without missing out on the beautiful views of the countryside. This fantastic trip will give you a true flavour of this authentic Spanish region.

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Duration: 7 days
Return: 17/04/2021

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Holiday Details


Season 2 – 04/04 – 04/05 – £1345

Season 1 – 05/05 – 10/07 – £1185

Season 2 – 11/07 – 18/09 – £1345

Season 1 – 19/09 – 15/10 – £1185

Place to place

6 nights’ hotel/guesthouse accommodation

5 days riding

1 optional rest day



Route notes and maps provided

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Minimum 2 people

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