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Whole day Canoe experience in Sella river

Introduction to the world of canoeing or kayaking for all ages!


This activity gives you a chance to try out one of the most popular and fastest growing water sports ever. This funny experience will gets you from Arriondas to Llovio through 15km (9.3 miles) descending by Ribadesella. This place is perfect for canoeing trip down the lovely River Sella with a  picturesque scenery and ideal water conditions. All sessions are tailored either for complete beginners or for those with some previous experience to ensure everyone and has enjoyable and constructive time on the water.

Once you have arrived to our PaddleinSpain center in Arriondas and be welcomed, your day will begin with a thorough safety briefing covering the techniques and safety aspects of canoeing. Once you get change at our facilities, our staff will transfer you to the wharf and the beginning point.

You can start between 11am til 1pm and from Arriondas you have 2 points to finish your descent and disembark:

  • first is going to be after 7km (4.35miles) in Toraño
  • Second and end point after 15km (9.3 mi) in Llovio

Fortunately, you can stop when and where you like, eat your picnic, have a drink, admire the wonderful scenery, stretch your legs, have a swim, and explore the riverbank other than with your head.

When you finally reach your destination downstream between 3 to 5 hours later (depending on your faster paddling) you are picked up and driven back to base camp. An excellent day out, and a real achievement on every level.

Be advised: this activity and Picos de Europa its a very welknown area, and in summer time its busy, and Sella river in August usually crowed. 

PRICE FOR KIDS UNDER 12 Y. = 20€ x kid (put on comments on your booking request the ages of your kids)


  • Minimum age: 5 years 
  • Juniors must be accompanied of an adult 
  • All participants must know how to swim
  • Before your booking, please inform to the centre if you are exceptionally tall or overweight, or if you have any medical conditions, disabilities which affect your ability to partake in the activity

Place: Asturias - Picos de Europa >> Arriondas - Sella River

Duration: 4 hours



This activity is available the whole year - except from Dec to mid March for weather conditions this activity need to be under request.

Departures between 10.30am until 12.30pm

Let us know your preferences and your schedule will be confirmed upon availability.

Required people: 1pax - large groups can be handled

It's included:

  • All the equipment required for the activity (canoe, life jacket, paddle..)
  • Picnic (1 sandwich + fruit + bottle of water)
  • RC and accident insurance
  • Transfers
  • Digital photo service (optional, not included on price)

It's not included:

  • Please wear basic sports clothing, which you don't mind getting damp or wet, wearing old trainers, sandals, or wet shoes. 
  • A towel and complete change of clothes and shoes are necessary. 
  • If you wear glasses its a good idea to secure them with elastic. 

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