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Santuario de la Virgen de Covadonga

Covadonga, Cangas de Onis, Spain
+34 985 84 60 35
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Motorbike touring

Did a quick stop here after a great twisty ride. Incredible place but very busy even at the end of... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Devon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Don't let the crowds deter you

We were kind of lost when we arrived because there were so many people parking wildly on the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Community of Madrid, Spain
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Covadonga, Cangas de Onis, Spain
+34 985 84 60 35
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Did a quick stop here after a great twisty ride. Incredible place but very busy even at the end of September. So its difficult to find the peace and tranquility this place should offer.

1  Thank Shifti
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were kind of lost when we arrived because there were so many people parking wildly on the streets leading to the town. We finally found a spot and started asking people. It was practically in front of us the whole time. It's a chapel/sanctuary...More

1  Thank soycolleen
Reviewed 8 October 2017

breathtaking scenery, wonderful walks around, must see this area. But go early as there is limited parking available.

1  Thank 2307pas
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Busloads of tourists, lots of cars, we decided to turn around as we do not like these overcrowded places at all.

1  Thank msluis
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Visited here on our way to the lakes at Covadonga. It is a famous tourist site but nevertheless still worth visiting. It is set in beautiful surroundings and the little chapel built into a cave in the wall of the cliff and accessed by many...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 19 August 2017

A beautiful church in a spectacular setting. Outside is a nice statue of Pelayo (although you can find him everywher in northern Spain) and the outside of the church does look impressive. Inside it also looks spectacular - full of historic artifacts, carvings, altarpieces, etc....More

1  Thank peetajohn
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a very, very touristic attraction, but with a reason. The red church rises up between the trees and the chapel in the cave is kinda special too. Nature is all around you and busses drive up and down to the lakes of Covadonga....More

Thank MeInTheClouds
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We visited this when we lost our way to one of the walking areas ! It is spectacular - stunning from the outside and especially nestled in such a mountainous area. The shrine and spring and tunnel are quite moving, when we were there they...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This shrine is well worth a visit. It is one of the ancient shrines of Spain, set high in the mountains. There is a fine basilica here, as well as the original shrine accessed through a narrow cave. Parking in the area is quite a...More

Thank Michael25042014
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I've always heard about this place! I was stunned when I went! Love the views, love the place ! Just one word yo describe it, amazing!

Thank bgoual
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