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The fishing villages of northern Spain

  • Fishing port. Getaria © Turespaña

    Fishing port. Getaria © Turespaña

  • Port and the 'Cubos de la Memoria'. Llanes © Turespaña

    Port and the 'Cubos de la Memoria'. Llanes © Turespaña

  • Port of Gijón

    Port of Gijón

  
  


"These charming villages are well worth discovering. These fishing villages are places whose traditions and culture are intimately linked to the sea, and are also sites which combine art and nature. ..."

These charming villages are well worth discovering. These fishing villages are places whose traditions and culture are intimately linked to the sea, and are also sites which combine art and nature. You'll find them in northern Spain, in the regions of Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque Country.

August and September are ideal months to explore the Villas Marineras (seaside towns and villages) of Green Spain: Cudillero, Gijón, Llanes and Ribadesella in Asturias; Laredo, Santoñaand San Vicente de la Barquera, in Cantabria; Baiona, Ortigueira, Viveiro, Ribadeo, Sada and Sanxenxo, in Galicia; and Bermeo, Getaria, Hondarribia and Lekeitio, in the Basque Country. Kilometres of beaches and stunning natural landscapes await you in these 17 locations. The pleasant climate to be found here at this time of year makes summer the ideal season to enjoy a unique setting between the mountains and the sea. Towns and villages with art and history in their streets, where mother nature takes the leading role.

These places have real seaside flavour and offer a varied range of activities: outings, water sports and activities, hiking, adventure sports, gastronomy, cultural events... There is something for every taste and every age. Don't miss the chance to get to know this unique part of Spain, where the deep blue of the sea meets the luxuriant green of the countryside. This is what the Villas Marineras are like. Are you going to miss them?

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