Downriver in scenic nature: Sella descent by canoe from Arriondas

Discover the magic of Astrurias on the Sella descent by canoe from Arriondas. The unguided tour starts in Ribadella and from there you will be taken to the starting point. Downriver, you will go in canoes for 1, 2 or 3 people along the Sella river past picturesque and breathtaking landscapes - an adventure for young and old in northern Spain.

  • Tour / activity duration: approx. 3.5 bis 4 Std.
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Transfer: Pick-up and drop-off from and to Ribadesella
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Exciting and varied Sella descent by canoe from Arriondas

A day full of unforgettable impressions in picturesque surroundings awaits you on the Sella descent by canoe from Arriondas to Llovio. Experience the beauty of Asturias from the water.

Price overview

  • Sella descent by canoe from Arriondas - per adult (from 13 YRS)25.-€
  • Sella descent by canoe from Arriondas - per child (5-12 YRS)15.-€
Fun and adventure in a unique nature

Booking option: Fantastic Sella descent by canoe from Arriondas to Llovio

The varied Sella descent by canoe from Arriondas takes you through the beautiful Asturian landscape of northern Spain. You start in Ribadesella and there you will get the equipment, if seasonal necessary also a wetsuit and food and drink for a small picnic. You will be taken to Arriondas, the starting point, and you will be briefed. Now the unguided Sella descent by canoe downriver the 14 km long route to Llovio can begin. There is an alternative halfway point in Toraño, where you can stop the tour, if the whole route is too long for you.

Let yourself be fascinated by canoeing on the Sella descent, especially in the beautiful surroundings of Asturias. In summer, numerous river beaches invite you to linger. There you can have a relaxing break with friends, alone, your partner or family to enjoy a picnic and the breathtaking view of the mountains of the Cantabrian National Park Picos de Europa. The Sella descent by canoe ends in Llovio. There you will be picked up and taken back to the starting point of Ribadesella, where changing rooms and showers are available for you.


  • Duration: ~ 4 hours
  • Start times: 10:15 AM clock, 11:30 AM
  • Days: daily
  • Months: possible all-year
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Difficulty level: easy
  • Starting Point: Ribadesella / Costa Verde


  • Introduction, third party insurance, accident insurance
  • Canoe with paddle, life jacket, wet suit (if necessary), waterproof container, picnic bag (sandwich with chorizo and cheese , 0.5 liters of water, something sweet, fruit), briefing, pick-up and drop-off, access to changing rooms, showers and toilets
Important information


  • Ability to swim
  • Minimum age 5 years

Please bring along:

Towel, sunglasses, sun blocker, spare clothes, hat, snickers or water sandals

Detailed description

Fun, adventure and pure nature at the Sella descent by canoe from Arriondas very close to the Cantabrian Mountains

The Spanish Costa Verde offers many possibilities for an eventful an exciting day. On the Sella descent by canoe you will explore the beautiful Asturian landscape from the waterside. A complete package with equipment, transfer and food awaits you. After a briefing, you will start the unguided tour on your own to go downriver by canoe along the charming course of the Sella to the end point in Llovio. The route is easy to navigate by canoe and has a length of about 14 km. Depending on the season, you will pass small rapids. During the Selly descent by canoe you can decide by yourself which of the attractive sandbanks or river beaches is the perfect place to enjoy the picnic, that is included in the price.

The international Sella descent by canoe is an annual spectacle in Asturias that you can now experience for yourself. It is a canoeing competition on the Sella, which takes place every year in August. It is one of the oldest and most important canoeing events in the world with more than 1000 participants. You can take it more relaxed while canoeing during the Sella descent to enjoy the charming surroundings. Only a few kilometres away from the Spanish National Park Picos de Europa you will experience exciting hours in the Asturian idyll. If you want to do a outdoor activity in a unique environment during your holiday on the Costa Verde, the Sella descent by canoe is just the right trip for you.


Valid on the reserved day or for 12 months after date of purchase if no date has been selected. You will receive the tour operator's details with the purchased ticket. Attention: reservation is required! The reservation can be made through sunbonoo as part of the booking process or later by contacting the tour operator directly via phone or email.

Customer Reviews Exciting and varied Sella descent by canoe from Arriondas

Pascal wrote on Feb 8, 2018
Overall rating
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Excellent activity

It has been an excellent day, an activity of the best thing that I have done because we could go to our rhythm and for the magnificent place that is the rio sella. It has been completely worth it, the price is very good. The small lunch could be eaten.

Exelente actividad

Ha sido un día exelente, una actividad de lo mejor que he hecho porque podiamos ir a nuestro ritmo y por el magnifico lugar que es el rio sella. Ha valido completamente la pena, de precio está super bien. El pequeño almuerzo se podia comer.

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