Hiking in the Picos de Europa
Small Group Holiday
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
Moderate or challenging
On foot, a/c minibus to / from trail heads
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.
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.
All breakfasts, 5 picnic lunches and 6 dinners included
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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