Route



This stage passes through...

Piñera, La Venta, La Colorada, Navia, Coaña, , Folgueras, Jarrio, El Caleyón, Castello, Arboces, A Pasadía, A Caridá

Outstanding destinations

Description

Route belonging to:
The Way of Saint James

Name of route:
Northern Route

Distance:
13,70 km

Mode of transport
  • 4,00. Bicycle

  • Walking

Main difficulties
Between Cartavio and La Caridad there is a long stretch undergoing roadworks, which makes it impossible to use the paths. The best way is to continue the route along the N-634 road. Piñera, 13 kilometres from Luarca, has a pilgrims' hostel, but there are no services. There is only a grocer's at the entrance, although pilgrims are sometimes served meals at the hostel.

Flora, fauna and crops
Wood furniture, furniture restoration and decoration. Handicrafts and decoration, knife making.

Craft products
Local specialities include pote de berzas (hearty soup with turnip greens), fish and shellfish from Ortiguera and Viavélez, pitu de caleya (free-range chicken), rice pudding and Asturian crêpes.

Gastronomic products, cakes and pastries
Typische Gerichte in der Gegend sind der Wirsingeintopf, Fisch und Meeresfrüchte aus Ortiguera und Viavélez, Pitu de Caleya (Freilandhuhn), Milchreis und die asturischen Crêpes Frixuelos.






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