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Rock Climbing in Picos de Europa National Park

Choose from a wide range of routes on a rock climbing adventure to remember.

The many limestone peaks of the Picos de Europa make for an amazing place to rock climb. There are over 1,000 climbing routes that vary in difficulty, length and styles. Plus, it tends to be a largely unknown rock climbing spot by people not from Spain. This means you don’t have to share it with hoards of crowds (for now anyway). Situated in the North of Spain in the Asturias region, these peaks are located just 130 km from Santander.

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

There are so many different areas to climb here and something to suit all levels. Whether you just want to climb for a couple of hours or want to take a multi-day climbing trip, you'll find what you're looking for here. You'll also find, multi-pitch with a mixture of bolted and trad climbs here.


Good to know:

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The winters are cold and wet and the summers are dry and humid

How to get there

Fly into Santander Airport, then get a bus or taxi to the national park

Best time to visit

The best months to visit for rock climbing are the summer months. The best months June and September as they are more quiet


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