The Descend of The Sella River

The International Descend of the Sella is commonly known as “Les Piragües”, celebrated the first Saturday of August between the cities of Arriondas y Ribadesella, a 15km travel along the Sella River.

Around the descend it is celebrated the “Fiesta de las Piraguas” declared fiesta de Interés Turístico Internacional.

FEVE puts that day at the disposal of the fans the “Fluvial Train” that travels parallel to the river where the competition happens, with stops and different spots where you can get off and have a closer look of the competition.

At the end, a typical asturian food is served in los Campos de la Oba (Lloviu) that consists of beans and rice pudding and the trophies are handed in.

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