On the beach, by the information panel of the route "Senda Costera de
Muros de Nalón" you find
steps with a wooden railing (5 m). Climbing these steps you can
admire the views over the
Arena to the
San Juan de la Arena, which lies on the other side of the Nalon
piers of Dique del Oeste and Contradique de Este reach out to the
After a small
eucalyptus grove you come to the lookout spot of the Ermita del Espíritu Santo (10min) (95 m) with an extensive sea view
encompassing the island of Deva on your right and the rugged coast line
all the way to the cape of Vidio on your left.
hermitage, the route continues along a paved walkway gently
uphill. After passing a recreation area, the
walkway with signs for "Senda
Costera de Muros de Nalón" bends right close to the sea. By the first
fountain, you encounter tables and benches (18min) (110 m).
The route continues to the
lookout spot of Atalaya (24min) (110 m),
where you enjoy a view of the idyllic
cove with the islet of El Paso.
From the left hand side of the lookout spot, you find stairs down to a
walkway snaking its way through a forest.
By the next recreation area you find another fountain and a
spot with a view over the
of Conchiquina (28min) (115 m). Later the
route is marked with signs for "Senda
Costera de Muros de Nalón" and "Playa Aguilar". When you encounter a
sign for "Playa de Atalaya" and Playa de Cazonera" pointing to a path,
which branches off right (33min) (105 m), you can take this path to a
lookout spot with a bench (38min) (75 m). The path goes all the way to
the beaches of
Cazonera, but we recommend that you turn back from the lookout spot.
Walking ahead on the
walkway, ignore all side ways. The winding
walkway takes you to a bridge (57min) (80 m). Soon you cross another
Not far from the bridges, you come to the
lookout spot of Las Llanas
on your right (1h) (80 m), where you find
tables and benches. Before you
continue along the main route gently uphill, take the walkway from the
right hand side of the lookout spot downhill to the
lookout spot of Los Glayos (1h02min) (75 m). From this spot you have an outlook to many
capes as well as over the beaches of
Llanas and Aguilar.
Return to the main route and ignore the path downhill to the right
with a sign for Playas de Llanas. Again you pass a recreation area with
a fountain (1h09min) (110 m). When the walkway forks (1h12min) (125 m),
follow the sign for "Playa de Aguilar" to the right. From the next
lookout spot (1h14min) (115 m) you see both the
sea and the highlands of
Walking through a beautiful
forest, branch off right to a wide
(1h18min) (90 m) to visit another
lookout spot. When the wooden railing
ends (1h21min) you look down to the
beaches of Xilo/Silo and Aguilar
together with the Punta de los Glayos.
Return to the main route, which continues along stone steps down to a
road (1h33min) (20 m). You can take the stairs to the
beach of Xilo,
before you follow the road to the
beach of Aguilar (1h37min) (5 m).
Return on the same way back to the beach of El Garruncho (3h10min).