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Parque Nacional de Picos de Europa

Spain
+34 985 24 14 12
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It's a beautiful paradise

Where can I start? The view, the wonderful view, the fresh air, the nature so close, all the... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Gi A
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Lisbon, Portugal
Unique hiking opportunity

If you're feeling a little adventurous, I recommend at least a day hike that starts with a ride up... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Dan B
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Where can I start? The view, the wonderful view, the fresh air, the nature so close, all the beautiful landscapes. It was a great trip! If you have the chance, visit. You won't regret it!

Thank Gi A
Reviewed 16 January 2017

If you're feeling a little adventurous, I recommend at least a day hike that starts with a ride up to the top of the mountain from the Fuente De cable car. I have hiked a lot in North America, but these mountains are very rocky...More

1  Thank Dan B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We put in for an overnight hike from the Lagos de Covadonga and stayed at Refugio Vega de Ario. I was a little worried because the parking lots and well established trails around the lakes were very crowded. But, it quickly became evident about 95%...More

1  Thank Miller_World_Edition
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We began this walk from Poncebos near to the Bulnes funicular. Parking was difficult as this is a very popular walk, especially at the weekend. As you drive from Arenas to Poncebos you'll pass through a short tunnel and the road swings to the left,...More

Thank Rob1965
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The scenery is breathtaking with many spectacular walking trails. The many villages within the park contain restaurants serving local foods. Local cider is very popular. Staying in the smaller villages is like taking a step back into the past with cows walking down the narrow...More

Thank Aussielins
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Hiking is a thing you should do while you visit them. There are many routes that you can download before going, the easiest way is to catch the Bulnes funicular in Poncebos or "El cable" in Fuente De. Remember to take enough water with you...More

3  Thank Guy N
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Decided to take a scenic drive on a lovely clear and sunny day....not the best travellers for mountain roads but it was worth it and not quite as bad as expected!! Started at Cangis de Onis via Covadonga and then joined the N625 to Riano...More

4  Thank L C
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We took and eight day hiking tour through the park in a figure of eight to try to visit the best parts and make use of public transport. The part is really varied with rocks, snow (even in August), wildflowers (even in August). moon-scape land...More

4  Thank Trekbud
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I spent a day hiking in these mountains and I wish I planned longer. Gorgeous views and beautiful trails.

Thank foodtravelsavy
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We did a two day trip through these gorgeous mountains. The sharp gray peaks, swift flowing rivers and contrasting green scenery provide some of the best scenery in Europe. We stopped to shop in a delightful quaint old village called Santillana del Mar and then...More

6  Thank Jim O
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makapaka
Hello, I know there is a large bronze statue of a stag, but I am unable to locate it on any map and Google is of no help. A map reference or coordinates would be sooo appreciated. Thanks
7 January 2017|
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Response from Rob1965 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I never came across this on my travels.
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schmoz805
Hi! My girlfirend and I are planning a trip to Picos De Europa. We are thinking about flying into Bilbao, Spain and renting a car to drive to Picos. Sounds like you had a great two day road trip to Picos! Do you mind letting me know the details of your route? Any websites on suggested reading for planning something similar? Thanks so much! Cheers.
17 July 2016|
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Response from Sara D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Definitely it is a great option. If you fly to Bilbao is a 4 hour roadtrip by car with amazing views. I have also gone from Madrid AirPort to Picos by car, 4.5 Hrs aprox, but you can pass the wine zone ribiera del Duero... More
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