Ribadesella

Information about Ribadesella

Ribadesella is an Asturian town full of history and tradition. In it three great distinctive features of the area meet: the Cantabrian Sea, the Picos de Europa and the waters of the river Sella. Founded by Alfonso X the Wise, the town that was one of the most important ports of Asturias in the twentieth century, is today a remarkable tourist destination at national level, since in it we find attractions of all kinds that will make it a stop more than advisable to our passage through the North Road.

What to see and do in Ribadesella

Cave of Tito Bustillo

The cave was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2008 and is today one of the most important sanctuaries of prehistoric art in the world.

Its succession of galleries, stalactites, rooms and geological formations, houses a fantastic deposit and Magdalenian paintings that give this place an international fame.

Nowadays and for conservation reasons it is only open to the public 6 months a year, and with a very small number of daily visits, so it is essential to make a reservation in advance.