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Picos de Europa

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Paradise for nature lovers

great hikes, amazing place. so much to see and so many hikes to do ! Views views views ! incredible... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sgoorts
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Monroe, Michigan
Much more than I hoped to see!

Stay in Potes in the heart of the Picos. you will not be disappointed. Amazing views and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alexandra4466
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cable car” (14 reviews)
“cares gorge” (7 reviews)
“cabrales” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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"cares gorge"
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"cabrales"
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"hard work"
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"stunning views"
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"national park"
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"roads"
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"peaks"
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"walks"
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"fuente"
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"scenery"
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"europa"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great hikes, amazing place. so much to see and so many hikes to do ! Views views views ! incredible beauty

Thank sgoorts
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stay in Potes in the heart of the Picos. you will not be disappointed. Amazing views and the ancient village is a wonderful discovery with it's tiny winding streets. Very "Alpine"

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have a theory as to why no-one has heard of Picos. It is because it covers three rival regions, who don’t promote it. Shame, it’s stunning.

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Reviewed 16 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

1  Thank SojurnSal
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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

1  Thank madeleineblue
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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

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 29 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

Thank Andy G
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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

3  Thank Henry W
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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.

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