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4-day guided trek to Picos of Europa

Refuge Picos of Europa

Join Alvaro, an IFMGA certified mountain guide, on this exciting 4-day adventure to the peaks of the impressive Picos of Europa, Spain.

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Cantabrian Mountains

4 Days




Join me for an epic adventure to the impressive Picos of Europa. Located in the north of Spain, these mountains offer incredible views and challenging climbs. Get ready to enjoy an unforgettable 4 days!

Picos of Europa is the second most visited national park in Spain. Because of its proximity to the coast, it offers incredible and unique landscapes that you don’t want to miss. I’ve planned our itinerary for you to catch the best views of the mountains and discover some incredible places along the way. Some of the spots we’ll visit are Fuente De, San Luis Canal, Palanca, Jou de Cerredeo, Jou Negro, Celada, Collada Bonita, Horcada de la Canalona, amongst others. Additionally, you also have the option of hiring a second guide to climb Torre Cerredo or Picu Urriellu. You can check the itinerary described below for more information.

Because we will be doing over 5 hours of activity per day, you will need a good physical condition. Also, you will need to bring the appropriate clothing for the activity including sunglasses,  snacks, water and a personal hygiene bag.  I will be there every step of the way to help and guide you.

Are you ready for a unique adventure in Spain? Then book your trip now and explore this amazing Picos of Europa on this 4-day guided trek. 

If you are looking for more options, I also offer a guided ascent to Naranjo de Bulnes. Be sure to check it out.

Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 800 Each

Group of 2

EUR 400 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Personal insurance

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

Price includes safety equipment and insurance. Price does not include transport or additional expenses.


Day 1: Fuente De - Collado Jermoso

First, we’ll leave from Fuente De, in Cantabria and travel through the San Luis Canal. We will catch amazing views of Vega Liordes. Then, we’ll go through Colladinas up to Collado Jermoso, where we’ll spend the night.

Day 2: Collado Jermoso - Cabrones Refuge

First, we’ll ascend Palanca and then descend towards Horcadas, where we’ll get front-seat views of Torre Cerredo. Next, we’ll go through Jou de Cerredeo and Jou Negro, up to Cabrones Refuge, where we’ll spend the night.

Day 3: Cabrones Refuge - Vega de Urriello

On day three we’ll go to Horcada Arenera and Raso Pass. Finally, we’ll sleep at Vega de Urriello.

Day 4: Vega de Urriello - End of the trip

We’ll ascend through Celada to reach Collada Bonita. Then, we’ll go to Horcada de la Canalona and descend through Vueltona. To wrap up, we’ll take a cablecar and finish our adventure.


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About the guide

I am a Leonese and in love with the mountains, especially the Cantabrian Mountains and the Picos de Europa. I grew up in her, maybe that's where love arose and the desire to spend more and more time in her lap. It was for this reason that, early on, I wanted to learn to combine my two passions: education and guidance, in all types of terrain, around the world.

Guide of high mountain (UIAGM), sports technician in rock climbing and in half mountain (UIMLA) are the qualifications that go to me in the world of the mountain. These are inherently intertwined with another that, in his day, I considered necessary for a serious and rigorous teaching of any sports field: bachelor's degree in psycho-pedagogy and diploma in physical education.

All this added to my personal and work experience in the world of the mountain and the sport make that I can enjoy my work and teach with guarantees of quality.






Leon, Spain

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