Cudillero, One Of The Most Beautiful Villages in Spain

The first stop in our series of the most beautiful towns and villages in Spain is Cudillero, Asturias.

Explore the charming coastal town of Cudillero, located in the Asturias region of Spain. Immerse yourself in its rich culture, picturesque architecture, and stunning natural beauty. Discover the town’s fishing heritage, indulge in delicious seafood cuisine, and take in breathtaking views of the Bay of Biscay. Plan your visit to Cudillero today and experience the best of Spain’s northern coastline.

The first stop in our series of the most beautiful towns and villages in Spain is Cudillero, Asturias.

If you’re looking for a country with a legacy, then Spain is it. Spain is the 3rd largest heritage country, with no less than 44 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It’s a challenge to decide between visiting these sites or the beautiful towns and villages in Spain.

Keeping in mind that Spain has a coastline of about 4,964 km and one of the most beautiful countryside, we decided to discover towns and villages in Spain.

So, with all that said and done, let’s see where you’re off to on your next road trip or vacation.

Go to Cudillero Spain

Your nearest airport is Asturias Airport (OVD) almost 9 km from Cudillero. Catch a private transfer from and to Asturias Airport.

This once-a-fishing village is also a great car-free holiday. 

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Cudillero's UNESCO Site

While it is a small town, it is home to one UNESCO World Heritage site that is definitely worth a visit:

  • The Camino de Santiago (Route of Santiago de Compostela) – The Camino de Santiago is a network of pilgrimage routes that lead to the tomb of St. James in Santiago de Compostela. One of these routes, the Coastal Route (Camino del Norte), passes through Cudillero. The Coastal Route is known for its stunning coastal scenery and beautiful villages, and Cudillero is one of the most picturesque of these villages. As you walk through the town, you’ll see colorful houses that line the hillsides and a picturesque harbor filled with fishing boats.
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Cudillero is not only one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, but it’s also what you dream of at the office. The great escape!

A beautiful quaint seaside town with great seafood and just enough places to stretch out your legs, enjoy something sparkling, watch the people go by, have great company and conversation… I can go on and on… Tucked away on the Asturian coastline, you simply must include it in your travel bucket list destination.


It’s a great weekend getaway with plenty of things to do in and near Cudillero such as 1-day tours to the surrounding photogenic landscapes, hiking, relaxing in an 18th-century Spa near Oviedo, and many more.

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Day trip To Oviedo


Lovers of the outdoors will enjoy this day trip. You get to explore a new place and enjoy the best of the outdoors on your way back to Cudillero.

  • Travel distance from Cudillero to Oviedo: 32.9 km (20.65 miles) which is around 40 minutes in driving time.

If you don’t have your own car, hire a taxi to Oviedo or catch a bus from Cudillero to Oviedo. The journey takes around 1 hour and 20 minutes.

It’s also a romantic holiday destination, ideal for couples. The top-4 romantic Cudillero hotels will see to it that you have a memorable romantic getaway.

If you look at a travel budget, the cheapest time to book hotels in Cudillero is October, while April, July, and September are more expensive. The range of different lodging options is more than sufficient. You can book B&B‘s (Bed & Breakfast) 

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