Located 20 kilometers inland off the coast of northern Spain, in the provinces of Asturias, Cantabria and Castilla y Leon, the Picos de Europa mountain range and National Park is home to the most amazing hiking trails in the country, making it a true paradise for hikers. This region of dramatic limestone peaks and lush valleys is situated in what is known as “Green Spain”.Take a pick from our Picos de Europa National Park hiking tours selection and hire a certified guide. The mountains are calling!
You will find amazing hiking routes around the high peak from the Fuende Dé cable car, and from the subterranenan funicular at Poncebos. The Ordiales Ordiales Scenic Balcony Trail offers some of the most beautiful views in its 11-kilometer route.
Visiting the Picos de Europa National Park for a hiking tour is a great opportunity to explore three very different Spanish regions: Asturias, Cantabria and Castilla y Leon. Visit traditional fishing villages and enjoy a dramatic coastline in Cantabria and discover the rolling green countryside and delicious cheeses of Asturias. Castilla y Leon is a place to discover ancient palaces, castles and famous historical cities, like Salamanca.
Cooler conditions make this region of northern Spain quite comfortable for a hiking tour in summer, and there is less chance of rain.Winters are cold. Bear in mind weather changes fast in this region, so you should pack rain gear.
You can fly into Santander Airport, and take a taki or a bus from there to the national park.
May to October. The most popular areas get very crowded in July and August. Spring and autumn offer mild conditions, beautiful flowers and the magic of fall colors.
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