5 charming villages in the Northern Way

The Northern Way to Santiago has a lot of incredible places to visit, villages, towns, beaches… In this page we wanted to give you information about 5 charming villages that you will be able to visit if you do this route.


Getaria is a fishing town that was founded by the Romans to hunt whales, and has been on the sea for centuries before it joined with San Antón island. Getaria is well known for its wars and soldiers, the gastronomy, fashion, and the production of txakoli. The Balenciaga Museum is also a must-see in this city.

puertos pesca getaria

Castro Urdiales

The seaside town of Castro Urdiales, on the eastern coast of Cantabria, preserves an interesting an interesting conduction of the artistic and historic which, joined with its beaches, makes it one of the most beautiful and highly-visited places in the province.

Dónde dormir en Castro Urdiales


In the Western coast of España, is the modern city of Comillas, Cantabria. Visit our page on the history of Comillas if you wish to learn about its beautiful monuments. Another interesting alternative is the active tourism options that are detailed in the plans specializing in active tourism in the province of Cantabria page. And now, where to sleep, what to eat, and what are the best restaurants in this area.

Capricho de Gaudí en Comillas


The beautiful seaside town of Cudillero has many attractive places to walk and monuments like the Quinta de los Seglas, but not in such quantities as to be entertained for more than a day. It is located in the middle of protected landscape of the Asturian West Coast, which itself can be found in the vicinity of a number of beaches for all-all tastes great beauty naturally and the Bog of Dueñas, the largest lagoon of Asturias.

Panorámica que ver en Cudillero


Also called Enriba do Eo (above the river Eo), Ribadeo is the capital of the beautiful region of Mariña Oriental, bordering the Principality of Asturias. It has one of the greatest natural attractions of Biscay.

Torre de los Moreno
Torre de los Moreno

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