You can not fly kites if it is not with an adequate wind. The beach of La Espasa, in the municipality of Caravia, a sandy beach open to the Cantabrian Sea, offers ideal streaks and is filled with kites of all colors and sizes. the first weekend of June. 2018 Festival: 2 and 3 for June.
Very close to the Kite Festival on the Espasa beach
Tourist services in the vicinity
- Restaurant Hotel Caravia 2,56 km
Our restaunate respects Asturian cuisine, proof of this is belonging to the most prestigious
- Restaurant Hotel Vista Alegre 4,94 km
Our restaurant is located just in front of La Griega Beach. We have 2 dining rooms, a small one from 45
- Delallama Editorial 9,29 km
Delallama is a riosellana editorial that was born in December of 2016. We like to make Asturias known, as well
- Sidrería Rte. The Portiella 9,38 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 9,42 km
Prau de Tereñes offers traditional Asturian cuisine. In our two dining rooms or on the outdoor terrace
What to see and what to do in a nearby radius
- Beach of the Espasa 0,21 km
This coastal strip, included in the so-called Jurassic Coast of Asturias, also holds an immense treasure
- Beaches of Caravia and Colunga 0,34 km
This maritime strip, included in the so-called Jurassic Coast of Asturias, also holds an immense treasure
- Arenal Beach of Morís 3,09 km
Accesses: with car. Length: 770 meters Width: 65 meters Occupation: high. Promenade:
- Caravia: basic info 3,54 km
It is a small coastal council bounded by the ridges of El Fito and Sueve to the south, and furrowed by the river
- Mirador del Fitu 3,74 km
At about 1.100 meters above sea level, the Mirador del Fito is written in capital letters; It's one of those
Map: how to get to Festival de Cometas on the Espasa beach
Cometero and pilots come from all over Spain. During the weekend you can enjoy the pirouettes in the air of all kinds of kites: static, acrobatic, revolution and traction with the modalities of kitebuggy, kitemountain, kitesurft, blokart, carriages ... piloted by cometeros of all ages. On Saturday, the program begins with the reception and delivery of accreditations to the registered ones and the family construction of the "Wind Garden", with molinillos and strips of colors everywhere. From this moment everything flows better, the wind becomes visible and multicolored and a few hours of free flight begin.
They are very busy days in which the fans put their skills to the test in different competitions and in which the children have a hard time. A unique opportunity for the whole family to participate, sharing experiences and interests in the open air, preparing and manufacturing their own kites in workshops organized on the beach. Also, in the immediate environment there is parking, chiringuito, hygienic services, recreational area and playground. That is why it is best to approach in the morning, with prepared food, ready to spend several hours of continuous entertainment. Perhaps the most special day to enjoy with the little ones is Sunday, since there are a lot of activities for them: kite workshop, launching parachutists and trinkets from messengers, recreational workshops for recycling ...
But this event has many other things reserved for the adult public, such as aerial photography experiences, wagon championships, skill tests, synchronized team flights, precision flight, night flight ... La Espasa does not usually run out of air, so The competitive spec is guaranteed, with dozens of impressive kites, difficult to manage, that are only able to tame the most seasoned pilots.
For more than a decade, the Sierpe Cultural Sports Association organizes this great festival of kites that includes, for those registered, an authentic Asturian espicha on the beach.
The occasion is unique to know the beautiful county of Sueve. You can enjoy the coastal path that goes from the Arenal de Morís to the Playa de la Griega in Colunga or from different spectacular hiking trails in the Sierra del Sueve, at the foot of which the Espasa extends.
How do we get to the beach of Espasa?
To get to Espasa beach from Oviedo, direction Santander, take the A-8 highway and take the exit "Caravia / Colunga / Coceña" (exit 337). Here we join the N-632 address Ribadesella. As soon as you pass the town of La Isla you arrive at La Espasa beach. If you are coming from Santander, direction Oviedo, you can take the exit "Caravia / Berbes" (exit 330) and continue on the N-632 direction Colunga.