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Bustio (Ribadedeva)
    • Harbour.
    • Tinamayor Estuary.

    Via the A-8 dual carriageway and the N-632, N-634 and AS-263

    • Bustio Harbour
    • Fuel: Diesel/Unleaded
Bustio, port and gateway to Asturias

Bustio is one of the most peaceful seafaring villages in all of Asturias. Its unique geography, in a riparian bend of the Tinamayor estuary (a natural border between Asturias and Cantabria) makes it always feel calm, if time and space have stopped, like an eternal solace.

In this small, peaceful town guarded by mountains in the municipality of Ribadedeva, you will be surprised by the mouth of the Cares-Deva river, a natural passage of migratory birds from northern Europe to warmer areas during the colder months.  To discover in detail the history of the flora and fauna of this reserve, we recommend the Tina Mayor Estuary Birdwatching Interpretation Centre, an educational and informative space promoted by the fishermen themselves.

The town also has a beautiful fishing port, under the Cañón Peak. Another interesting recommendation is to try a good, fresh fish like the pixín (monkfish) or the sea bream, in any restaurant in Bustio, while enjoying a walk as you observe the buildings erected by the Indianos (retur inmigrants), such as "Villa Delfina", very close to the former iron bridge that connected the Asturian and Cantabrian lands.

Furthermore, Bustio is the easternmost gateway to Asturias. Precisely for this reason, and because of its location on the edge of an estuary that flows into the Cantabrian Sea, it has always had a strong link with the coastal St. James's Way.

So, this old village is not only a seafaring but also Jacobean location, and almost mountainous, because from it you can already feel the winds and high peaks of the Picos de Europa, which are only a few kilometres away.A sinuous and beautiful estuary, nearby beaches, untamed sea, hidden port, pilgrims on the Way of Saint James, and surrounding mountains; Bustio is a curious and unique mixture.