It is a small coastal council bounded by the mountain ranges of El Fito and Sueve to the south, and crossed by the river Duesos that looks for its mouth on the beach of the Espasa. Do not miss the green parrots and large flocks that serve as pasture to the vaccine, sheep and horse hut, integrated this [...]
Very close to Caravia: basic info
Tourist services in the vicinity
- Restaurant Hotel Caravia 1,11 km
Our restaunate respects Asturian cuisine, proof of this is belonging to the most prestigious
- Jaire Adventure 6,70 km
Jaire Turismo Aventura offers you exciting experiences in the middle of nature. Enjoy with our
- Sidrería Rte. The Portiella 7,05 km
La Portiella cider house is located in the western part of the municipality in a quiet rural area, in the
- El Prau de Tereñes Restaurant 7,08 km
Prau de Tereñes offers traditional Asturian cuisine. In our two dining rooms or on the outdoor terrace
- Asturian School of Canoeing 7,19 km
The Asturian School of Canoeing is the pioneer and leader in Asturias in adventure tourism,
What to see and what to do in a nearby radius
- Mirador del Fitu 0,62 km
At about 1.100 meters above sea level, the Mirador del Fito is written in capital letters; It's one of those
- Route Viewpoints of Asturias 1,79 km
El Mirador del Fitu El Mirador del Fitu is the most famous of all. It is a concrete watchtower of principles
- Arenal Beach of Morís 2,43 km
Accesses: with car. Length: 770 meters Width: 65 meters Occupation: high. Promenade:
- The Sierra del Sueve 3,08 km
The Sierra del Sueve, just 4 km from the coast of Colunga, rises above sea level above the
- Beach of the Espasa 3,45 km
This coastal strip, included in the so-called Jurassic Coast of Asturias, also holds an immense treasure
Map: how to get to Caravia: basic info
Is a small coastal council bounded by the mountain ranges of El Fito and El Sueve to the south, and furrowed by the river Duesos that looks for its mouth in the Espasa beach. Do not miss the green parrots and large flocks that serve as pasture to the vaccine, sheep and horse hut, integrated by the famous asturcones.
It limits to the north with the Bay of Biscay, to the south with Parres, to the east with Ribadesella and to the west with Colunga.
How to get there
By the coast road, N-632, starting from Gijón, Villaviciosa or Ribadesella. Also by the Cantábrico Highway.
Oviedo 68 Kms.
Ribadesella 16 kms.
Gijón 44 kms.
They have found decorated ceramic remains, swords, tools and a splendid fibula that represents an Asturcón, that speak of the human presence in these lands in the Paleolithic and the Neolithic; the most important finding took place in the year 1917: the castreño enclosure of peak of the Castro or castro of Caravia. In it lived around 240 people, these men belonged to the Astures and it seems likely that to the subtribe of the luggones. In Caravia it was founded in the 11th century Benedictine monastery of San Jacobo or Santiago. In the nineteenth century the neighborhood, defending its identity, opposed the dissolution of the council and the union with neighboring Colunga. In this same century French troops landed on the beach of Espasa. Throughout the council there are examples of popular architecture such as typical mansions and granaries, and also good examples of medieval and Renaissance buildings.
What to see
Santiago, in Caravia Baja, the last Sunday of July.
Our Lady of Consolation, in Caravia la Alta, the first Sunday of September.
Folixa San Juan, the Saturday closest to the celebration of the saint.
Tourist Office of Caravia
Tourist information office of Caravia Alta
The Hórreo. Contact phone 985 85 30 05