Cudillero Travel Guide

  • The port, just over the horizon is the USA.
    The port, just over the horizon is the...
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  • The colourful main square.
    The colourful main square.
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  • The inner port.
    The inner port.
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Cudillero Things to Do

  • Cudillero - Walk by the port.

    It is more than likely that you'll have to park by the port as parking is very limited near town, but it is a pleasant enough short walk.

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  • Cudillero - Views from the top.

    For those that don't fancy the climb, it is possible to get to the same point with the car. Head out from the town and follow the signs for the cemetery. Park in front of the cemetery (don't forget the hand-brake) and walk down the paved slope to the belvedere. Don' worry if you don't have a head for heights as it's just like a field up there.

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  • Cudillero - Climb up to the top.

    A quite exhausting climb takes you up through the narrow streets to the top of one of the hills that form the amphitheatre. On the way you'll see these strange fish hanging on sticks that have been emptied and left to dry.

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  • The palaciego selgas estate

    Just 2 km from Cudillero, n El Pito, we found the Selgas Palace Estate. The palace is surrounded by luxorious gardens in style of Versailles. Probably that's wy the entrance was closed (limited entrance?...)

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  • Take a tour of the coast

    The zone formed by villages that lie between the coast and the mountains is chatacterized y bucolic landscapes and rugged countryside with each village having a small chapel.Cabo Vidio is just 10km from Cudilero. Its impressive cliffts that just out over the Cantabric Sea are rugged and in places reach heights of 100 metres above the sea level. One...

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  • Panoramic view from lighthouse

    In the evening, Cudillero becomes a pleasant and entertaining stroll once the fishing boats return the sea from their labours. The lighthouse is yet another great attraction for the visitor with incredible panoramic views of the coastline.

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  • Lighthouse

    This is Cudillero Lighthouse you could walk there and get a beautiful view.You see the Cantabrico sea in all its splendor :)

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  • Cudillero Seaport

    As you could see in the picture Cudillero is a fisherman village, you wouldn't see spectacular boats, you only see fisherman boats and believe me they are more beautiful than the jet set boats :)

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  • Mirador

    In the middle of the picture you could see a tower. It is called "mirador" where you could get an spectacular view of Cudillero.

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Cudillero Restaurants

  • Gastronomy

    The gastronomyof the counyseat is rich and varied. Fish and seafood are highlights of the area such as Sae Bream, Angler fish, Sea Bass etc. Coastal seafood as Gooseneck Barnacles, Spider Crab, Lobster and Sea Urchin roa are unsurpassed. Cider is also popular in Cudillero. La paella

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  • Don't Miss The Fresh Seafood!

    In the harbour area there are quite a few seafood restaurants. Everywere we looked people were obviously enjoying their meals mostly of shell fish, Crabs and Lobsters were being served as well as Hake and Tuna. We had the tuna which was fantastic. Of course you will want to try the local Sidra( Cider to you and me). Poured from a height of around...

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  • Great Seafood

    Cudillero is small village with only a few restaurants that are hard to miss. There is a really good one that specializes in seafood (that is all they serve) that is wonderful and of course, always fresh since Cudillero is a fishing village.

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Cudillero Transportation

  • By car to Cudillero

    The best transportation is a car, its give the possibility to go where you want and when you want. Besides prices of car hiring in Asturias arevery friendly. There are directions in roads in Asturias and you'll not mistake.

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  • You need a car

    The easiest way to get to Cudillero is by car. Once you are there you can park and walk around. The town isn't very big.

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Cudillero Local Customs

  • Festivals

    There are many festivals and traditional celebrations which adorn the county's yearly calendar. They are celebrated with great local fervor as the regional traditions, entertainme and happiness fill the air. Every 29th of June, Cudillero celebrates its most important holidays celebration. "La Amuravela" is a public speesh spoken in the native...

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  • The residents of Cudillero

    The residents of Cudillero earn the qualifying name of "pixuetos" wich they maintain with great pride. The town is divided into two neighborhoods: one pertaining to the "pixuetos", fishing families who lie near the port, and the "Cail", those who involved with terrestrial trade. "Pixueto" is the native language of the residents of Cudillero, though...

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Cudillero Warnings and Dangers

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    This could easily be Cornwall or west Wales.

    by christopaul Written Aug 18, 2005

    The second weekend in August is a bank holiday in Spain. All along the North coast of Asturias it is virtually imposible to turn up and get a room. We ended up sleeping in the car on the Sunday night. By monday the Spaniards were off home again and things returned to normal.

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Cudillero Tourist Traps

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    The jaws of the trap are open ......

    by pfsmalo Written Nov 22, 2008

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    The tourist trap in Cudillero is all around you on the main square. All the restaurants seem to have agreed on a price for their menu - 60euros!!!! At lunchtime every restaurant has the same price, and it seems the same hustlers to get you to eat at their place. It may be good but seems very exagerated.

    Unique Suggestions: Refuse to pay this type of price and walk a couple of hundred metres up the hill past the church and town hall. There are some local restaurants there that will only charge you 25/30euros for 2 !!! It's possibly not as good but at least there's an atmosphere and local colour.

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Cudillero Off The Beaten Path

  • Playa del Silencio (Beach of the...

    Visit (or better yet, stay in) Cudillero/Cuideiru. It's a large fishing village that is very scenic. There are some very fine seafood restaurants here, places to stay, and best of all, the beach 'Playa de Silencio' (Beach of Silence), located nearby. The beach is secluded and requires a long hike to get to. There are few if any people on the beach....

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  • Palace

    If you go through the old road you get to this wonderful palace. It was closed to public but nowadays it is open. You must make a reservation to see it inside.

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  • Playa del Silencio

    View of the beach from a distance. Notice the beach itself (far right center) is rather small, and of course, secluded. It requires a considerable hike to reach down a stepped cliff.

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