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Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags
  • Beaches with Blue flags

Arenales with distinction

In the port category: the Gijón marina maintains its distinction. In the category of blue trails, the north coast path of Castrillón joins a list in which the pedestrian path of Artedo de Cudillero, Cabo Peñas in Gozón and the route of the viewpoints in Muros del Nalón are renewed.



Latitude: 43.5329933 Length: -5.3780651
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Blue Flag beaches must comply with certain requirements to obtain your qualification. We give you all the keys summarized so that you can get an idea of ​​the importance of this environmental distinction that is awarded at a European level.

· Environmental education. There must be panels with information on the beach, coastal ecosystems and, where appropriate, on nearby protected natural spaces, along with a code of conduct for them. The municipality where they are located must organize at least five environmental education activities per year.

· The water quality during the previous bathing season, it must be excellent, in all its sampling points, in accordance with the Bathing Water Quality Directive. A number of periodic water samples must be officially taken to determine the quality. Likewise, it must comply with the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive.

Regarding environmental management, the beach must comply with environmental legislation, especially the Coastal Law, and must be clean and have adequate waste management, including the selective collection of containers, paper, glass, etc. It should also have public restrooms. Urban beaches and/or at least one of the Blue Flag beaches in the municipality must have one adapted for people with disabilities.

Regarding security and services, the beaches must have easy and safe access; and urban beaches must be accessible to people with disabilities. There must be a first aid team, with adequate human equipment and lifeguard material.

This year 2023 in Asturias they renew the 13 beaches and boast of distinction.

So the blue flag will fly at: the sandbanks of Peñarronda (Wall), Arno (Castropoli), frejulfe (Navy), Otur, Third of Luarca and Cadavedo (Valdes), The Shell of Artedo (Cudillero), Aguilar (Walls of Nalon), Arnao, Santa Maria del Mar and Salinas (Castrillon) and La Ñora and Rodiles (Villaviciosa).

Peñarronda beach

The beach of Peñarronda

Beach on the western coast of Asturias. A natural treasure that goes unnoticed if we look at it from the…

The beach of Frejulfe

The beach of Frejulfe

Beach on the western coast of Asturias. We arrived at this beautiful maritime area and, without yet knowing its…

Otur Beach

Otur Beach

Located at the western end of the municipality of Valdés, it is located in the vicinity of the town…

Beach Concha de Artedo

Beach Concha de Artedo

The Shell of Artedo is, as we say the Asturians, a "beautiful beach", at times …

Aguilar Beach

Aguilar Beach

The Aguilar Beach is the busiest in the municipality of Muros del Nalón. It is more than 640 meters…

Salinas Beach and El Espartal

Salinas Beach and El Espartal

We talk about one of the largest sandy areas of the Principality in the town of Salinas, in the…

Óra beach

Beach of the Ñora

The Ñora is one of the most beautiful and secluded beaches of the Asturian coast, a plant sandpit ...

The beach of Rodiles

The beach of Rodiles

Beach of the Orient of Asturias. A minimum description that circulates on the network explains that Rodiles is…


Text: © Ramón Molleda for asturias.com Copyright Ramón Molleda



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