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Tapia de Casariego - Vegadeo
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Tapia de Casariego - Vegadeo (Western Asturias)
31 kms
On foot Time (each way): 10 h.
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Layout of the route

A fairly easy trail between the boroughs of Tapia de Casariego and Vegadeo

Summary Tapia de Casariego - Vegadeo

The starting point is in the town of Tapia de Casariego, which is accessed via the A-8 and subsequently the AS-23

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The route starts at Anguileiro Beach in Tapia de Casariego. The existence of a pavement that runs parallel to the road allows hikers to follow this trail.

You arrive at A Xunqueira via a wooden footbridge that crosses the River Anguileira, passing over the wetland area at the mouth of the river, to reach the area known as La Reburdia.

This stretch of the trail continues on to the village of Santa Gadea, passing in front of the Chapel of San Lorenzo and ending at the beautiful beach of Penarronda, offering up a unique setting unrivalled for its tranquility and scenery.

From there, the trails heads for El Torno, from where the hill fort settlement of Punta del Cuerno can be accessed.

The trail then continues and later takes a turning onto a paved road coming from Villadún and heading towards Arnao Recreational Area.

At Campa de Arnao, continue on the road skirting the recreational area and then turn right to head for the area of Lagosteiro, bordering Lagosteiro Cove in Campa Arnao. From there, you can access La Cruz Lighthouse and contemplate the Eo Estuary as it flows into the sea. Returning to the path in Lagosteiro, carry on until you come to Campa Arnao Recreational Area. The trail passes under the Autovía del Cantábrico dual carriageway to then come to the village of Rozaleda, continuing on through the streets of Teso de Lois to the AS-31.

On the path leading to the village of Oubias you can see an old tide mill: Molino As Acías. After passing through Oubias, the trail immediately enters Barres.

It then passes through Barres, past the Church of San Esteban and continues on towards El Esquío. Then, in the village of El Penedo, it crosses Berbesa Stream to head up into the pine-covered hill in the area of Tesón, running along a country lane to the village of Piñera. From there, the trail bears right towards the Church of San Bartolomé. Once past the recreational area, bear left towards Salias where you will find another area with views of La Linera Cove.

From the crossroads in Salias, crossing a footbridge over Riofelle Stream, the route proceeds through the Riofelle nurseries and the village of Cal to the neighbourhood of Liso San Juan. There is a signpost in Liso indicating the turning leading to an observation spot to enjoy the view of La Linera Cove.

The trail continues on on past Vilarrasa until reaching A Poceira. From there, after passing through Areneira, Os Caleyones and Lantoira, it heads to the village of Vilavedelle. Once you get to Vilavedelle, turn left and cross the Gijón-Ferrol FEVE railway line via the underpass until you come to Presa, crossing the River Seares and passing through A Casia.

After kilometre point 30, there is a turning to Caleiro Recreational Area, offering an unparalleled view of the Eo Estuary. Finally the trail continues on to A Galea School, where the route ends.

 

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Description Tapia de Casariego - Vegadeo

The starting point is in the town of Tapia de Casariego, which is accessed via the A-8 and subsequently the AS-23

.

The route starts at Anguileiro Beach in Tapia de Casariego. The existence of a pavement that runs parallel to the road allows hikers to follow this trail.

You arrive at A Xunqueira via a wooden footbridge that crosses the River Anguileira, passing over the wetland area at the mouth of the river, to reach the area known as La Reburdia.

This stretch of the trail continues on to the village of Santa Gadea, passing in front of the Chapel of San Lorenzo and ending at the beautiful beach of Penarronda, offering up a unique setting unrivalled for its tranquility and scenery.

From there, the trails heads for El Torno, from where the hill fort settlement of Punta del Cuerno can be accessed.

The trail then continues and later takes a turning onto a paved road coming from Villadún and heading towards Arnao Recreational Area.

At Campa de Arnao, continue on the road skirting the recreational area and then turn right to head for the area of Lagosteiro, bordering Lagosteiro Cove in Campa Arnao. From there, you can access La Cruz Lighthouse and contemplate the Eo Estuary as it flows into the sea. Returning to the path in Lagosteiro, carry on until you come to Campa Arnao Recreational Area. The trail passes under the Autovía del Cantábrico dual carriageway to then come to the village of Rozaleda, continuing on through the streets of Teso de Lois to the AS-31.

On the path leading to the village of Oubias you can see an old tide mill: Molino As Acías. After passing through Oubias, the trail immediately enters Barres.

It then passes through Barres, past the Church of San Esteban and continues on towards El Esquío. Then, in the village of El Penedo, it crosses Berbesa Stream to head up into the pine-covered hill in the area of Tesón, running along a country lane to the village of Piñera. From there, the trail bears right towards the Church of San Bartolomé. Once past the recreational area, bear left towards Salias where you will find another area with views of La Linera Cove.

From the crossroads in Salias, crossing a footbridge over Riofelle Stream, the route proceeds through the Riofelle nurseries and the village of Cal to the neighbourhood of Liso San Juan. There is a signpost in Liso indicating the turning leading to an observation spot to enjoy the view of La Linera Cove.

The trail continues on on past Vilarrasa until reaching A Poceira. From there, after passing through Areneira, Os Caleyones and Lantoira, it heads to the village of Vilavedelle. Once you get to Vilavedelle, turn left and cross the Gijón-Ferrol FEVE railway line via the underpass until you come to Presa, crossing the River Seares and passing through A Casia.

After kilometre point 30, there is a turning to Caleiro Recreational Area, offering an unparalleled view of the Eo Estuary. Finally the trail continues on to A Galea School, where the route ends.

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