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Majestic Mountains

Wonderful Hiking possibilities. There is the Cares River / Gorge Hike. Absolutely breathtaking. The... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
SojurnSal
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Cathedrals In the Air

If you're a hillwalker you will have the best fun planning routes and traversing these stunning... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
madeleineblue
,
Dublin, Ireland
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Carved into 3 distinct ranges by 2 rivers, these mountains in Northern Spain contain one of the most famous walks in the country.
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“cable car” (14 reviews)
“cares gorge” (7 reviews)
“cabrales” (5 reviews)
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Wonderful Hiking possibilities. There is the Cares River / Gorge Hike. Absolutely breathtaking. The Cable Car at Fuente de takes you up out of the valley and into the clouds. The mountains are spectacular and we were lucky enough to see the Rebecos which are...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

If you're a hillwalker you will have the best fun planning routes and traversing these stunning precipitous mountains. The views along the way will make the hard work worth it. The area is a national park. So there are marked routes (with blazes), and proper...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you have a car drive into the Picos de Europa , park up and stroll along the side of the massive valleys and enjoy the most stunning views, watch out for the soaring eagles, really recommend this, not so good if you suffer with...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We decided to go here even though it is relatively unknown from the USA. It has been worth it. Whether you cannot hike or walk a long ways or want to backpack, this place is spectacular! Drive any of the roads in the park and...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is a must visit. No matter how you plan your day you cannot go wrong. We went swimming in the Ocean in Llanes early in the morning and then drove up to Fuente De. We picked random spots to stop and walk along a...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

The Picos is a area of mountains that often comes as a surprise. Only a couple of hours from Santander/Bilbao it is a must for anyone who enjoys walking or cycling in mountains. The way in/out is a windy gorge following road or a steep...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Phenomenal place. Beautiful full of nature. Avoid July and August. In June it was cool Empty and perfect. Drive all the way up. And stop st côvadonga On the way back.

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

I did not expect to find this place to be one of the most rewarding walks I 've done. The picos de europa walk was inspiring and awesome. I did the walk of the gods in amalfi coast and I can say that it does...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful treks led by our licensed guide and homegrown from Asturias . We enjoyed walking ruta Cares and enjoyed the majestic views of the Picos at Fuentes De and climbed one of the peaks - horcados Rojos . 7 days is short -- must come...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

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.

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ColinBuchanan
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Thankyou for this, being mountainous I suppose anything is possible !!!!
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