Northern Route stage 20: Leces - La Isla
Playa de Caravia
This stage passes through...
Leces,Vega, Berbes, Prado, Venta de la Espasa, La Isla
- Route belonging to:
- The Way of Saint James
- Name of route:
- Northern Route
- 12 km
- Mode of transport
- 3,00. Bicycle
- Main difficulties
- There are no signposts in the area around the Vega beach after crossing the bridge over the Acebo stream. It is best to continue along the most well-trodden path, and go up the side of the mountain, overlooking the sea.
- Flora, fauna and crops
- This territory has a flat coastline with slight slopes, enclosed to the south by a mountainous area which is part of the Fito range, and the foothills of the imposing Sierra del Sueve mountains, one of the landscapes protected by the Plan for the Ordination of Natural Resources (PORNA). It also extends into the districts of Colunga, Parres, Piloña and Ribadesella. The beaches of Arenal de Morís, La Beciella and La Espasa are also on the way. The fauna includes the Asturcon horse, fox, and Egyptian vulture.
- Gastronomic products, cakes and pastries
- This area is home to abundant fresh fish and shellfish, and game meats. The most typical dessert is the almond tart.