Dramatic limestone peaks and green valleys make up the mountain range in Spain known as the Picos de Europa.  It is a tranquil area made for walking and many bird and animal species thrive in this inaccessible wilderness.  Discover all this from your centrally located family-run hotel offering stunning views of the highest mountains in the area.  Two levels of hikes, moderate and challenging, are offered on alternating dates.
Dramatic limestone peaks and green valleys make up the mountain range in Spain known as the Picos de Europa.  It is a tranquil area made for walking and many bird and animal species thrive in this inaccessible wilderness.  Discover all this from your centrally located family-run hotel offering stunning views of the highest mountains in the area.  Two levels of hikes, moderate and challenging, are offered on alternating dates.
Spain

Hiking in the Picos de Europa

Small Group Holiday

8

CA$

days from

1895

Dramatic limestone peaks and green valleys make up the mountain range in Spain known as the Picos de Europa. It is a tranquil area made for walking and many bird and animal species thrive in this inaccessible wilderness. Discover all this from your centrally located family-run hotel offering stunning views of the highest mountains in the area. Two levels of hikes, moderate and challenging, are offered on alternating dates.

Activity / Theme

Country

Hiking

Spain

Comfort Level

Physical Rating

Moderate

Moderate or challenging

Transportation

On foot, a/c minibus to / from trail heads

Accommodation

Small family-run hotel, all rooms en-suite

Months of Operation

April, May, June, July, August, September, October

Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:

April, May, September and October see cool weather with the possibility of snow.  

Itinerary

We offer two different itineraries for this trip, a moderate version (indicated below as "m" and suitable for active people) or a challenging version (for those looking to be active all day, indicated below as "c").
DAY 1 Start Arenas de Cabrales.
DAY 2 Arenas de Cabrales valley; pastures of Vanu (m) or Cares Gorge Walk (c)
DAY 3 Pandescura peak (m) or summit of Juan Robre (c)
DAY 4 Cares Gorge walk (mor summit Main range (c)
DAY 5 Free day for optional activities
DAY 6 Summit of Peña Main (m) or Lakes of Covadonga & Peak Pandescura (c)
DAY 7 Summits of Mancondiu (m and c)
DAY 8 End Arenas de Cabrales.

Inclusions

All breakfasts, 5 picnic lunches and 6 dinners included
All accommodation

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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