Quite isolated, especially in the Western part, this area of Spain has been able to preserve a strong identity, also reflected in its own dialects and even language, like Galician. This remote zone has had no choice but to turn to the ocean early on, and the influence of the sea is reflected in its economy, whose one of focus is fishing. Local cuisines are rich and generous. The countryside of mountains and lakes, and its lookouts over the Atlantic Ocean are simply sublime. The coast is varied, with alternating beaches and inlets and with the occasional mountain dropping sheer into the ocean.
The Santa Marina beach of RibadesellaPaseo Agustín de Argüelles Marina, 33560 Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain
Ribadesella, village on the Asturian coastRibadesella, Asturias, Spain
Be charmed by Cudillera, small fishing portCudillero, 33159, Asturias, Spain
Puente de la Maza in San Vincente de la BarqueraPuente de La Maza, Oyambre Natural Park, N-634, 39547, Cantabria, Spain
Cabárceno Natural parkCabarceno Park, 39690 Obregón de Villaescusa, Cantabria, Spain
Playa de ComillasPlaya de Comillas, 39520, Cantabria, Spain
Magdalena PeninsulaMagdalena Peninsula, Santander, Cantabria, Spain
San Juan de GaztelugatxeGaztelugatxe, 48130 San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Biscay, Spain
Enjoy surfing in La Zurriola, one of best spots for water sportsZurriola Ibilbidea, Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Santa Cueva de CovadongaParque Nacional de Los Picos de Europa, Lugar Covadonga, s/n, 33002 Covadonga, Asturias, Spain
Surf on Langre's beach in CantabriaRibamontán al Mar, Cantabria, Spain
As Catedrais BeachAs Catedrais beach, Spain
Torre de HérculesTorre de Hércules, Avenida Navarra, 15002 A Coruña, La Coruña, Spain
Parque Nacional das Illas Atlánticas de GaliciaGalician Atlantic Islands Maritime-Terrestrial National Park, 36939, Pontevedra, Spain
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