Asturias Family Cycling Adventure

Asturias
Biking
Self-Guided
Asturias Family Cycling Adventure

Asturias Family Cycling Adventure

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From $425USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

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Highlights

Spend 8 days exploring Spain’s stunning Green Coast by bike with the whole family

Dive into an active family adventure, enjoying exhilarating days on your bike and various water sports.

Enjoy easy and approachable routes, suitable for the whole family, exploring lush green landscapes.

Pedal quiet country lanes, from one idyllic village to the next, visiting quaint hamlets and fishing towns.

Follow the northern variant of the Camino de Santiago, spotting Romanesque chapels and ancient ruins.

Finding a holiday that keeps the whole family engaged can be tricky, but the 8-day self-guided Asturias Family Cycling Adventure will do just that! This incredible family tour invites you to explore the beautiful landscapes of northern Spain’s scenic Green Coast while keeping the body active and the mind intrigued for the duration of the tour.

Routes have been carefully designed with optimal safety in mind, and families will enjoy pleasant daily rides on mostly flat and sometimes gently rolling terrain. Daily cycling distances are customizable, making this an adventure tailored to suit children of varying ages.

Beginning in Vilde, you’ll enjoy a unique stay at a cozy family-run hotel and working farm. The whole family can then swap out the bikes for paddles and enjoy an exciting canoeing adventure on the Deva River. Back on your bike, you’ll make your way west along the Green Coast, basking in the gorgeous scenes of towering cliffs, crystalline sea, and peaceful coves. Overnight stays in Poo de Llanes and Nueva de Llanes follow, with a jam-packed itinerary of adventure along the way.

Cruise through the lovely fishing village of Llanes, checking out its Medieval center, home to a fascinating Gothic church or check out the ethnographic museum in Porrúa. Spend a day basking in sand and sea at Cuevas del Mar, where sandcastles and swim go hand-in-hand.

Enjoy the ease of a family vacation that doesn’t require months of planning. Book the Asturias Family Cycling Adventure today and get ready to embark on an exciting holiday that the whole family will cherish for a lifetime.

Asturias Family Cycling Adventure Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive

Get settled into your accommodation in Vilde, where you’ll stay at a lovely family-run hotel that doubles as a working farm. Set out on a little walk with the kids to see what kind of furry friends they can make.

Enjoy dinner as a family tonight at the hotel at one large communal table, sharing excitement about the days of adventure to come.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Vilde
Distance
None
Meals
None

Day 2 Scenic Loop from Vilde

After a delicious hearty breakfast, you’ll set out for the green hills that straddle the provinces of Asturias and Cantabria. Today, you have the option to embark on a short or long route, depending on how much pedaling you fancy for your first day on the bike.

You can enjoy a scenic cruise to the beach at Pechón, or check out the fascinating prehistoric cave paintings at Cueva Pindal.

Long: 41–46km, 440–505m of ascent

Overnight Location
Hotel in Vilde
Distance
Short: 14km, 150m of ascent;
Meals
Breakfast

Day 3 Canoeing on the Deva River

Today, you’ll enjoy a pleasant 4-kilometre ride to the canoe rental shop in Unquera. You’ll then take a transfer upriver to Panes, where your canoeing adventure will begin.

With a pack lunch in tow, you’ll enjoy a 2–3-hour paddle down the gorgeous river, with ample opportunities to stop at small beaches or scenic riverbanks along the way.

This afternoon, set out on a scenic walk from Vilde to Colombres to visit the Casa de Indianos, a stunning colonial-style building, home to a neat emigration museum.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Vilde
Distance
Flexible
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 Press on to Poo de Llanes

This morning, you’ll navigate quiet country lanes as you cycle into the Valle Oscuro, made up of several traditional family farms and tiny villages. You’ll pedal at the foot of the Sierra del Cuera coastal range, making this ride a memorable one.

This afternoon, you’ll pedal the coast, checking out fascinating blowholes on the cliffs and a protected otter habitat on the bay of Andrín.

From Puertas de Vidiago, you’ll cycle a final stretch to your accommodation in Poo de Llanes.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Poo de Llanes
Distance
29km, 325m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast

Day 5 Cruise a Circular Route from Poo de Llanes

Today’s circular route takes you around the exciting and vibrant fishing village of Llanes, home to a medieval Gothic church, two beaches, and tons of shops and restaurants.

This afternoon you’ll have the option to cycle to Porrúa, where you can check out its ethnographic museum. If you’re craving some more sand and sea, head to the beach at Poo de Llanes for an afternoon of fun in the sun.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Poo de Llanes
Distance
19.5km, 325m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast

Day 6 Pedal the Asturian Countryside to Nueva de Llanes

There are two route options to choose from today.

Cycle to Posada de Llanes and then continue along the coast, enjoying a gorgeous ride along the sea.

Option 2:
Cycle to Posada de Llanes and then turn inland, cycling a circuit up into the Sierra.
Option 2: 24km, 425m of ascent

Overnight Location
Hotel in Nueva de Llanes
Distance
Option 1: 21km, 200m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast

Day 7 Choice of Activities on the Coast

Depending on how your family feels like spending the last day in paradise, you can choose to head to the beach at Cuevas del Mar or enjoy a circular route by bike, heading west towards Ribadesella, where you’ll pick up the pilgrims trail, Camino del Norte.

Once at Ribadesella, take your pick of fun activities, including swimming, surfing, canoeing, or tracing fossilized dinosaur tracks on the beach.

However you decide to spend your last day, be sure to soak it up, as tomorrow your cycling adventure in Asturias will come to an end.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Nueva de Llanes
Distance
Flexible
Meals
Breakfast

Day 8 Depart

This morning, your tour comes to an end. Pack up and head to the airport to depart, with a full storehouse of epic family photos to add to the album.

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Asturias Family Cycling Adventure Price and Dates

This self-guided family cycling tour in Spain is always run as a private tour for your group and the price per person depends on the number of people staying in one room, as well as the season.

Prices below are per person.

Departures from April 10th to June 12th:

  • Price per person in single room (group of 2+): $650USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room: $475USD
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: $425USD
  • Price per person sharing a quadruple room: $425USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 4+): $450USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 5+): $450USD

Departures from June 13th to 24th:

  • Price per person in single room (group of 2+): $695USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room: $495USD
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: $450USD
  • Price per person sharing a quadruple room: $450USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 4+): $475USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 5+): $475USD

Departures from June 25th to July 10th:

  • Price per person in single room (group of 2+): $725USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room: $525USD
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: $475USD
  • Price per person sharing a quadruple room: $475USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 4+): $525USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 5+): $475USD

Departures from July 11th to August 25th:

  • Price per person in single room (group of 2+): $825USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room: $625USD
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: $550USD
  • Price per person sharing a quadruple room: $525USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 4+): $595USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 5+): $595USD

Departures from August 26th to September 8th:

  • Price per person in single room (group of 2+): $725USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room: $525USD
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: $475USD
  • Price per person sharing a quadruple room: $475USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 4+): $525USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 5+): $475USD

Departures from September 9th to 28th:

  • Price per person in single room (group of 2+): $650USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room: $475USD
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: $425USD
  • Price per person sharing a quadruple room: $425USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 4+): $450USD
  • Price per person sharing a double or a twin room (group of 5+): $450USD
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Accommodation on the Asturias Family Cycling Adventure

This tour is based in 2-star and 3-star accommodations offering basic amenities, comfortable rooms with ensuite bathrooms and great locations. Rooms are double, triple, or quadruple occupancy.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
It is possible to stay in a single room, when travelling with your group and the prices in Dates and Prices include all the supplements necessary. Please note, that this tour is not available for solo travellers.

Agroturismo Muriances in Vilde

This lovely hotel is located on the banks of the Deva River, granting guests wonderful views towards the Picos de Europa.

Hotel El Camín in Poo de Llanes

Located nearby the lovely fishing village of Llanes, this hotel is the perfect base for exploring nearby towns and villages. The hotel is also just a stone throw from the beach.

Hotel Don Tomás in Nueva de Llanes

A lovingly restored Casa de Indianos has been transformed into a small and charming hotel.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s included in the Asturias Family Cycling Adventure?

Meals

7 breakfasts and 1 pack lunch are included on this tour.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights is included on this tour.

Transportation during the Tour

Luggage transportation between accommodations on Days 3 and 5 are included on this tour. Bike rentals and airport transfers are not included but can be arranged in advance as a supplement.

Also Included

  • Detailed maps and routes in English
  • Phone assistance between 8am and 9pm
  • Canoeing excursion including pack lunch and transfer from Unquera to Panes

Not included

  • Bike rental
  • International flights
  • Airport transfers
  • Visas if required
  • Travel insurance
  • Tourist taxes if applicable
  • Meals or drinks and snacks not previously mentioned
  • Gratuities for staff if desired

Optional Extras

  • Bike rental:
    • Hybrid bike: $95USD per person
    • Children bike: $75USD
    • E-Bike: $150USD
    • Child’s seat: $25USD
  • Additional nights before, during, or after the tour
  • Activities and excursions unless otherwise mentioned as included
  • Additional nights before or after the tour

Frequenty Asked Questions about Asturias Family Cycling Adventure

How hard is the Asturias Family Cycling Adventure?

We rate this tour a 2 / 5. The tour is active and requires some level of physical fitness, but the activities are not particularly strenuous. Cycling routes unfold on mostly flat and sometimes gently rolling terrain and distances can be customized to suit individual families.

Do I need a visa to travel to Spain?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Asturias Family Cycling Adventure?

7 breakfasts and 1 pack lunch are including on this tour.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover cycling. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Vilde to start this tour?

The nearest airports are Oviedo Airport (OVD), also known as Asturias airport, Santander Airport (SDR), and Bilbao Airpot (BIO). All three airports offer shuttle buses to the city centres. From Oviedo, Santander, or Bilbao city centre, you can catch a direct bus to Unquera. You then continue by taxi to Vilde. Alternatively, you can book a private transfer as a supplement in advance, or arrange your own private transfer from the airport.

Where does the Asturias Family Cycling Adventure end?

The tour ends in Nueva de Llanes. If your flight departs from Oviedo Airport (OVD), you can take the train to Oviedo or Gijón. If your flight departs from Santander Airport (SDR) or Bilbao Airport (BIO), you can catch a bus from Unquera to these airports.

Can I rent a bike?

Yes, you can rent a bike during the booking process.

What does the bike rental include?

Rental includes a hybrid bike, 21-speed, lock, pump, repair kit, map holder. Children's bikes, carts and trailer bikes are also available for rental. MTB and e-bikes are also available.

Can I bring my own bike?

Yes, you can bring your own bike.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Spain?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Spain?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to Spain for this tour?

The best time to travel to Spain’s north coast is during the spring, summer, and fall when temperatures are ideal for bike rides and exploring outside. This tour is available from April to October.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour a 2 / 5. The tour is active and requires some level of physical fitness, but the activities are not particularly strenuous. Cycling routes unfold on mostly flat and sometimes gently rolling terrain and distances can be customized to suit individual families.


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