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Picos de Europa Mountains

Spain
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Incredible Place

We did have some nice hikes around the mountains exploring the rocks, and watching mountain goats... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joed D
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Athlone
impressive mountain massive

Being in the region we die a bit of exploring by car of the Picos de Europa coming from the Cangas... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Lia G
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3 weeks ago
“Incredible Place”
11 Apr 2017
“impressive mountain massive”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did have some nice hikes around the mountains exploring the rocks, and watching mountain goats. Very impressive scenery and relaxing strolls that allow you to connect to yourself.

Thank Joed D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Being in the region we die a bit of exploring by car of the Picos de Europa coming from the Cangas de Onis side we drove to the two lakes Enol and Ercina

Thank Lia G
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

If you are lucky with a nice sunny day, the view from the is stunning, both lakes. The problem is parking in busy day. make sure you wear you jogging shoe to walk around

Thank Ricardo M
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The Picos, through Fios Parres on December 2016 was the best mountain hiking family vacation we ever had with our five kids in tow.We had sheep, cows and horses for company.We even stumbled on a wild boar who looks like Pumba up in the mountain...More

1  Thank 31ProvMom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Visited the mountains during a trip in April / May 2016. Ample parking, and a short walk up to the Telerifico to the top. We arrived on a very warm spring day with clear views expected, and the top didn't disappoint. We had a beer...More

1  Thank LosClarks
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Visited in October 2016. This place is an absolute must if you enjoy mountain walking. We completed the Fuente De walk and the Cares Gorge walks both ways in perfect weather and I honestly think it has to be some of the most stunning walking...More

4  Thank STEVEUK1
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

On a motorbiking holiday down into Portugal we were originally only passing through this area on the way back to Santander for the ferry home. What an amazing party of the world this is! Such beautiful scenery, smooth roads with awesome bends, twists and turns...More

4  Thank j0blackcat
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The whole area is incredibly beautiful, easy to get to and unspoilt. The funicular is a useful short cut to some good walks, but little else. It is ridiculously expensive too!

Thank dcolenso
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The Picos de Europa are one of Europe, and Spain's lesser known gems. They are spectacularly beautiful, and totally different from any mountain range in my own country of Scotland. The Picos are higher than the Highlands and more jagged. The drives through the gorge...More

5  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This area is my favourite in the whole of Europe. We are touring by motorbike. The roads are in brilliant condition. Crash barriers are well maintained too. Hardly any traffic on the roads, those that are there, are respectful to other drivers and motorcyclists. The...More

4  Thank penelope_pit_stop123
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abjc21
which is best town to Bbase yourself in for 2 nights (coming from north east and heading out north West) to see park?
2 March 2017|
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Response from STEVEUK1 | Reviewed this property |
Potes is by far the biggest town and has the best facilities. I'm not sure about the north of the park. Sorry and apologies for the delay in answering.
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Geetika20
Hi all, I'm headed to Picos De Europa in August, I was wondering how are the road conditions like as I will be driving solo for 3 days around the park, not much of a hiker. I will be driving from Santander to Potes,Covadonga and the area nearby and also to the Cares Gorge. Any advice will be greatly appreciated! Thanks
8 May 2016|
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Richard C
Hi. We are planning on visiting the area in September 2016. Have flights booked from UK to Bilbao. Will we need to book hotels in advance or will we be able to turn up and get a room?
7 February 2016|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
It depends when it September. At the end, the area is fairly quiet but at the start there will still be lots of people around. You could probably turn up and look for a room even in early September but if you have driven a... More
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