Stage 23: Avilés-El Pito

Stage 23 of the Northern Way takes pilgrims from the historic Avilés to the town of El Pito. In this section, walkers will experience a mix of rural and coastal environments, enjoying the tranquility of the Asturian landscape and exploring the rich history of the region.

Towns through which the stage takes place

  • Avilés: Starting point, a city with a well-preserved old town, a charming port and an industrial legacy.
  • Castrillón: A town that dots the route, offering pilgrims a rural atmosphere before reaching El Pito.
  • El Pito: The final destination of this stage, a small town where walkers can find rest and enjoy the natural beauty of the region.

Monuments to see along the route

  • Oscar Niemeyer International Cultural Center in Avilés: A highlight at the beginning of the stage, where pilgrims can admire the modern architecture designed by Oscar Niemeyer.
  • Church of the Franciscan Fathers in Castrillón: A church that is part of the rural landscape of Castrillón, showing traditional Asturian religious architecture.
  • Camposagrado Palace in Castrillón: A noble mansion that stands out in the rural environment, representing the history of the local nobility.
  • Chapel of San Juan Bautista in El Pito: A small chapel in El Pito, providing pilgrims with a place of tranquility and reflection at the end of the day.
  • Philippe Cousteau Anchor Museum in El Pito: Although it is not a traditional monument, this museum offers pilgrims a unique collection of anchors and objects related to the sea.

This stage offers walkers a diverse experience, from the cultural vitality of Avilés to the rural tranquility of Castrillón and El Pito. The monuments along the way reflect the rich history and authenticity of the Asturian region.

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StagesNorthern Way

Etapa 1

Irún-San Sebastián

25 km
3/5
7h15min
Etapa 2

San Sebastián-Zarautz

22 km
3/5
6h
Etapa 3

Zarautz-Deba

21 km
3/5
5h45m
Etapa 4

Deba-Markina Xemein

24 km
4/5
6h30m
Etapa 5

Markina Xemein-Guernika

25 km
3/5
6h45m
Etapa 6

Guernika-Lezama

20 km
3/5
5h30m
Etapa 7

Lezama-Bilbao

11 km
2/5
3h15min
Etapa 8

Bilbao-Portugalete

19 km
2/5
4h45m
Etapa 9

Portugalete-Castro Urdiales

25 km
3/5
6h30m
Etapa 10

Castro Urdiales-Laredo

26 km
3/5
6h30m
Etapa 11

Laredo-Güemes

29 km
3/5
7h15m
Etapa 12

Güemes-Santander

15 km
1/5
3h45m
Etapa 13

Santander-Arce

16 km
2/5
4h
Etapa 14

Arce-Santillana del Mar

22 km
2/5
5h20m
Etapa 15

Santilla del Mar-Comillas

22 km
2/5
5h30m
Etapa 16

Comillas-Colombres

28 km
3/5
7h
Etapa 17

Colombres-Llanes

23 km
2/5
6h
Etapa 18

Llanes-Ribadesella

30 km
3/5
7h45m
Etapa 19

Ribadesella-Colunga

20 km
2/5
5h15m
Etapa 20

Colunga-Villaviciosa

18 km
2/5
4h30m
Etapa 21

Villaviciosa-Gijón

30 km
4/5
8h
Etapa 22

Gijón-Avilés

25 km
2/5
6h30m
Etapa 23

Avilés-El Pito

30 km
3/5
8h
Etapa 24

El Pito-Ballota

26 km
3/5
7h
Etapa 25

Ballota-Luarca

23 km
2/5
5h40m
Etapa 26

Luarca-Navia

21 km
3/5
6h
Etapa 27

Navia-Ribadeo

31 km
3/5
8h30m
Etapa 28

Ribadeo-Vilanova de Lourenzá

28 km
4/5
6h45m
Etapa 29

Vilanova de Lourenzá-Abadín

22 km
3/5
5h30m
Etapa 30

Abadín-Vilalba

21 km
2/5
5h15m
Etapa 31

Vilalba-Baamonde

18 km
1/5
4h30m
Etapa 32

Baamonde-Miraz

15 km
1/5
4h50m
Etapa 33

Miraz-Sobrado dos Monxes

25 km
2/5
6h30m
Etapa 34

Sobrado dos Monxes-Arzúa

222 km
2/5
5h30m
Etapa 35

Arzúa-O Pedrouzo

19 km
2/5
4h30m
Etapa 36

O Pedrouzo-Santiago de Compostela

19 km
2/5
4h30m

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