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Mountain Climbing in Picos de Europa National Park

One of the most impressive mountain ranges in Europe, which attracts thousands of mountaineering fans every year.

Talking about Picos de Europa National Park necessarily implies mentioning some emblematic spots, such as Cabrales, Sotres, Cares Gorge and, of course, Naranjo de Bulnes or Urrielu, one of the most important peaks in the area. Sotres is the highest place in Asturias (Spain), and is a famous starting point and base camp for many mountaineers who want to conquer some peaks of this mountain range. Find out here below our wide range of guided mountain climbing trips in Picos de Europa National Park.

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Picos de Europa National Park

Most of the trails in Picos de Europa are the result of native shepherds who moved their cattle to different heights of the valleys. Locals have evolved through grazing their livestock, cutting wood for construction and using the force of water to grind grain. You can follow all these traces until today.


Good to know:




Spanish is the official language. The Asturian is a traditional language although it is little used

Best period

The best time to climb in Picos de Europa is summer (preferably June or September, to avoid the most tourist season)

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