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Camino del Norte walking from Oviedo to Ribadeo 
Camino del Norte walking from Oviedo to Ribadeo 
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Pilgrimage Walking
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Camino del Norte walking from Oviedo to Ribadeo 

Camino del Norte walking from Oviedo to Ribadeo 

The 4th stage of Camino del Norte walking

  • Coastal landscapes with stunning cliffs
  • Relaxing forests and hills that will mark your journey. You will even pass by a castle
  • One of the most beautiful stages along the entire Northern Way
  • You will reach Galicia, the land of Santiago de Compostela
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Day 1: Arrival in Oviedo
Day 2: Oviedo - Avilés (26 km / 13 mi)
Day 3: Avilés - Muros del Nalón (23 km / 14.5 mi)
Day 4: Muros del Nalón - Soto de Luiña (15 km / 9.5 mi)
Day 5: Soto de Luiña - Cadavedo (19 km / 12 mi)
Day 6: Cadavedo - Luarca (15 km 9.5 mi)
Day 7: Luarca - Navia (20 km / 12.5 mi)
Day 8: Navia - Tapia de Casariego (21 km / 13 mi)
Day 9: Tapia de Casariego - Ribadeo (12 km / 7.5 mi)
Day 10: End of Arrangement

Day 1:    Arrival in Oviedo

Today you arrive in Asturias, in time to visit the Gothic Cathedral devoted to San Salvador, THE historic holy site where the Camino begins. This evening you’ll enjoy the city’s lively atmosphere, charming lanes in the old town and traditional cider houses. 

Day 2:    Oviedo - Avilés (26 km / 13 mi)

Starting in Oviedo, your pilgrimage takes you to the coastal city of Avilés. As you leave the capital of Asturias behind, walking on the mount Naranco foothills, you'll experience a mix of urban and rural landscapes. Avilés welcomes you with its historical quite impressive old town. 

Challenge: ascend 370, descent 590m.

Day 3:    Avilés - Muros del Nalón (23 km / 14.5 mi)

Your journey continues with this walk along the coastline, arriving in Muros de Nalón. The path offers serene views of the sea and traditional Asturian architecture. The nicest views will be as you arrive to the banks of the Nalón River, where the San Martín Castle is guarding the Camino from its promontory. 

Challenge: 23km / 14.5mi , ascent 560m, descent 450m.

Day 4:    Muros del Nalón - Soto de Luiña (15 km / 9.5 mi)

Leaving Muros de Nalón, you'll venture through picturesque Asturian countryside on your way to Soto de Luiña on this short route with frequent but moderate slopes, and with only one approach to the coast in la Concha de Artedo. The lush landscapes and quiet trails provide a sense of peace and connection with nature. 

Challenge: 15km / 9.5mi, ascent 430m, descend 540m.

Day 5:    Soto de Luiña - Cadavedo (19 km / 12 mi)

Taking the Camín Real de Las Ballotas (by the coast), we are facing one of the most beautiful stages of the entire Camino del Norte. This coastal route has views over the cliffs, with access to beaches, well signposted and with services, eventually reaching the charming village of Cadavedo, known for its stunning beaches and tranquil atmosphere. 

Challenge: 19km / 12mi, ascent 580m, descent 510m.

Day 6:    Cadavedo - Luarca (15 km 9.5 mi)

Placid, pleasant and short stage, the only obstacle is the climb from the Canero, there are 140 meters of elevation gain in 1.6 km. In the final stretch, the arrival in Luarca gives you some beautiful views of the picturesque town. This coastal gem is celebrated for its white-washed buildings, fishing harbor, and natural beauty. Luarca invites you to explore its maritime history and breathtaking scenery. 

Challenge: 15km / 9.5mi, ascent 220m, descent 300m.

Day 7:    Luarca - Navia (20 km / 12.5 mi)

Today you will advance away from the coast, along comfortable tracks and roads, with moderate gradients, passing through numerous towns with services, through rolling hills and peaceful woodlands before arriving the coastal town of Navia

Challenge: 20km / 12.5 mi, ascent 360m, descent 350m.

Day 8:    Navia - Tapia de Casariego (21 km / 13 mi)

Your journey unfolds along the coast as you head to Tapia. The path provides stunning views of the sea and serene beaches. Tapia, a coastal village known for its fishing traditions, with its charming little harbour, offers a tranquil respite for pilgrims. 

Challenge: 21km / 13 mi, ascent 280m, descent 280m.

Day 9:    Tapia de Casariego - Ribadeo (12 km / 7.5 mi)

Today you will walk through very beautiful places, always near the coast (Penarronda beach stands out) and its cliffs on this flat walk. Crossing the river Eo you will leave Asturias and will enter in Galicia, the region where Santiago is. Ribadeo, with its beautiful estuary and lively atmosphere, is a perfect place to end your Camino. 

Challenge: 12km / 7,5 mi, ascent 110m, descent 100m.

Day 10:    End of Arrangement

After breakfast your arrangement comes to an end.

If you feel like more adventure and you feel like continuing walking, you can combine this trip with the next stage of the Camino.

 Hotel Campoamor (Oviedo)
Hotel Campoamor (Oviedo)

Recently renovated hotel located in the heart of Oviedo, opposite the Campoamor Theater and near Gascona Street, a lively area with many typical cider houses. Featuring comfortable, quiet, and spacious rooms.


 Hotel Don Pedro (Avilés)
Hotel Don Pedro (Avilés)

A charming hotel located in the heart of the historic-artistic district of Avilés. Just 30 meters from the Town Hall and Plaza de España, and 100 meters from the international center Oscar Niemeyer.


Hotel Playa de Las LLanas *** (Muros de Nalón)
Hotel Playa de Las LLanas *** (Muros de Nalón)

The Globales Playa de las Llanas is a charming, family-friendly hotel. It provides guests with free Wi-Fi and features an indoor restaurant, a lovely glass-enclosed outdoor terrace for dining, a bar service, an elevator, and a garden.


 Hotel Valle las Luiñas *** (Soto de Luiña)
Hotel Valle las Luiñas *** (Soto de Luiña)

The Valle las Luiñas Hotel is located in Soto de Luiña. The House of Culture, a former Pilgrims' Hospital on the Jacobean route, dates back to the 18th century. The Pilgrims' Hostel is a mandatory stop for travelers on the Northern Route of the Camino de Santiago.


Hotel Casa Roja*** (Cadavedo)
Hotel Casa Roja*** (Cadavedo)

A mansion with Indian architecture, built in 1899, located in the coastal town of Cadavedo. It has 7 rooms. The common areas include a spacious living room with a library and a glass-enclosed dining room with a fireplace. It is surrounded by a large garden of 1800 m2.


 Hotel Báltico (Luarca)
Hotel Báltico (Luarca)

A very peaceful hotel located in the heart of the fishing port of Luarca. It provides guests with a pleasant stay and exceptional cuisine, where you can savor typical dishes of the region.


Hotel Palacio de Arias (Navia)
Hotel Palacio de Arias (Navia)

In western Asturias, Palacio Arias Hotel is a must-visit for those who want to enjoy the quality of a magnificent historic building, equipped with the most modern amenities, and attended with exquisite friendliness.


Hotel San Antón (Tapia de Casariego)
Hotel San Antón (Tapia de Casariego)

It is located in the coastal town of Tapia de Casariego, an ideal place to enjoy the tranquility of the beach and the beauty of the mountains, as well as to savor dishes from a unique gastronomy. Its location intersects with the Camino de Santiago just a few kilometers from Galicia.


 Hotel La Casona Lazúrtegui (Ribadeo)
Hotel La Casona Lazúrtegui (Ribadeo)

The Casona de Lazúrtegui Hotel is located in Ribadeo. The rooms feature individually adjustable air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi, whirlpool bathtub, hairdryer, safe, and minibar.



You can start on any day of the week, subject to availability, between Abril 1st and October 15th.

The nearest airport is Asturias (OVD)

GPS tracks area available upon request.



  • 9 nights´accommodation with breakfasts
  • Luggage transfer
  • Digital route notes in English
  • Access to the trip on GUIBO
  • 24-hour telephone assistance

Not included

  • Lunches and dinners
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Tourist Tax
  • Transfers by public transportation
  • Transfer to first/ from last accommodation
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, phone calls, tips, extra transfers, etc.
  • Any items that have not been specifically mentioned in the programme 


  • Extra nights at any of the accommodations of the programme or in Bilbao.

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