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6-day Hiking Tour of the Laciana Valley

Join Vicente, a UIMLA mountain leader, on a beautiful 6-day hiking adventure in the best peaks of the Laciana Valley, Spain.


Private and Group


Iberian System


6 Days


Apr - Nov




All levels


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  • Ascend to the most iconic summits in the area.
  • Enjoy 6 hiking days away from the crowds.
  • Explore beautiful routes with stunning views and local wildlife.


Let me take you hiking to the mesmerising Laciana Valley in the Cantabrian Mountains, Spain. For the length of our 6 day trip, we’ll explore some of the most iconic summits in the valley and enjoy the breathtaking views this place has to offer. You won’t be disappointed!

We’ll meet at Villablino, where we’ll be staying for the nights. Each day, we’ll travel to a different municipality and hike circular routes to different peaks. Some of them include the iconic Cornón, Peña Ortiz, Muxivén and Nevadín.  Additionally, we’ll also get to discover the local wildlife such as the capercaillie and brown bear. You can read the itinerary below for more information on what we’ll be doing each day.

All hiking levels are welcome on this trip. The routes do not present any technical difficulty. However, you do need to be physically fit to enjoy this excursion since we’ll be hiking at least 10 kilometers each day.

So book your trip now and get ready to spend 6 exciting days in a beautiful location. I would love to be your guide.

And, if you are looking for more adventures in Spain, join me for a day trek in La Pedriza or a day hike in Fonda Real.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Price per person for group of 9: 595€, price per person for group of 10: 550€. Price does not include guide's expenses, transport to the start of the trip or during the trip or meals.

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Day 1: El Cueto de Arbás

We’ll meet at Villablino, where we’ll be spending our nights. Then we’ll go to the Leitariegos port for a loop trail to the Cueto de Arbás.

Distance: 10 kms. Elevation gain/loss: +460/-460m.

Day 2: Muxivén ascent

We’ll go to Robles de Laciana to ascend through the Braña de Robles route to the Muxivén peak.

Distance: 17.5 kms. Elevation gain/loss: +830/-830m.

Day 3: Nevadín Summit

From Salientes, we’ll hike the ciurcular route to the Nevadían Summit.

Distance: 13 kms. Elevation gain/loss: +940/-940m.

Day 4: Cornón Peak

From Lumajo, we’ll ascend to the 2188-meters-peak of Cornón, one of the most iconic in the Cantabrian Mountains.

Distance: 15 kms. Elevation gain/loss: +860/-860m.

Day 5: Peña Orniz

We’ll go to La Cueta for a circular route to the Peña Ortiz summit.

Distance: 15 kms. Elevation gain/loss: +810/-810m.

Day 6: El Cueto Nidio

Finally, on our last day, we’ll ascend the Cueto Nidio, another beautiful peak with stunning views of the Laciana Valley.

Distance: 15.5 kms. Elevation gain/loss: +850/-850m.


More info

Make sure to bring: -30 liter backpack -Long pants for hiking -Hiking boots -Food and 2 liters of water -Waterproof jacket -Hat -Sunscreen -Sun glasses -Flashlight and bateries -Hiking sticks -Trash bags -Backpack cover -Extra change of clothes.

Meeting point

Villablino (León)

About the guide: Vicente

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Mountain Guide

My name is Vicente Reyes and I am an accompanying mountain guide or also called a Sports Technician in high Mountain qualified by the CFEM de las Rozas (Madrid) in 2016 and also holds the first level of Technician / guide titled in 2015 by EMAM (Madrid High Mountain School) and also associated with the AEGM (Spanish Association of Mountain Guides) with membership number 1073.

As you can see in each of our excursions, I am a big fan of the mountains, I love to breathe fresh air, enjoy nature in all its splendor, and escape from the stress of big cities, and consequently this love for nature and the mountain took me to get my degree as a mountain guide that I currently own.
I love being able to teach people what nature offers us, what we sometimes have so close to our homes, places so incredible that we do not imagine that they exist within a few kilometers, and also teach to respect nature and take care of it as she does do with all of us.

Among my other hobbies you can also check in our trips that I am a great passionate about meteorology and climatology, a hobby that as a mountaineer always comes in handy to foresee possible changes of time in advance.
Without more here I leave this little presentation about me and I hope we will see each other soon learning and sharing a nice time on the mountain. You will not regret it !!

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