This charming village with only 477 inhabitants It belongs to the municipality of Cudillero, in the Principality of Asturias, and it is an authentic place of worship for anyone who is on the Camino de Santiago, as the traditional route is of great importance in the architecture of this small parish.
Soto de Luiña is located in the central part of the council and limits to the northwest with the Cantabrian Sea, to the northeast with the parish of Ovillana and to the south with Arcallana. Here you can enjoy the tranquillity of a northern village, the typical gastronomy of Asturias and the meeting of pilgrims on their way to the Cathedral of Santiago.
A little history
This Asturian village has a history closely linked to the Camino de Santiago and has been a common place of transit for pilgrims since ancient times. Proof of this is that it presents the Rectory House of Soto de Luiña as one of the most interesting places in the area, is linked to the old Church of Santa Maria as a former hospital for pilgrims. It is a work of the eighteenth century so it speaks for itself of the tradition of the place.
On the other hand, in the Church of Santa María you can find goods dating back to 1609, which links the history of Soto de Luiña to Juan de Nápoles Mudarra and traces of the seventeenth century can be found in the place.