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Located on the Asturias coast, Ribadesella astounds all visitors with its spectacular views, towering cliffs, stately “Indianos” houses, fascinating caves and the popular River Sella Canoe Race.Read more...

What to see As soon as you arrive, you'll want to stroll along the wide promenade to see the river, the estuary and the ocean. There's a bridge that divides the port into two halves. On the eastern side, you can visit Santa María de Junco church, the Town Hall, Santa Ana chapel, the shrine of Nuestra Señora de Guía impressive manor houses. You will also find the Fish Market and small Modernist palaces. The port's Historical Route is another fascinating option, comprising six ceramic murals that depict the history of Ribadesella. On the other side of the bridge, be sure to visit the Tito Bustillo Cave Art Centre, which boasts a cave containing paintings that has received UNESCO's World Heritage designation. Nature The most important beach, and one of the finest in all of Cantabria, is called Santa Marina. The coast also has some spectacular cliffs. In fact, the area is known as the Dinosaur Coast. Many fossilised footprints have been discovered here. And if you enjoy breathtaking views, be sure to visit the nearby beauty spot called El Fitu. Festivities Each year, on the first Saturday in August, the spectacular River Sella Canoe Race is held here. Gastronomy We recommend trying the delicious local casseroles and stews.

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