Things to see and do - Covadonga
Unmissable tourist sites
Covadonga Travel guide
Covadonga : Michelin's recommendations
The sanctuary of Covadonga is tucked away in an impressive setting in a narrow valley surrounded by high mountains, making it easy to imagine the famous battle in which Pelayo defeated the Arabs in 722, signalling the beginning of the Reconquest.
Tourist attractions Covadonga : Things to see and do
Carved by the River Sella out of an exceptionally thick layer of limestone, the river rushing down this 10km-long defile is too fast-flowing for anything except the occasional tree to have put down roots on its sides. It is however wide enough for th..
Deep gorges cut by gushing mountain rivers filled with fish, impressive defiles and high jagged snow-capped peaks, form the majestic backdrop to the Parque Nacional de los Picos de Europa. Created in 1995, it incorporates the former Parque de la Mont..
The road climbs steeply after Covadonga, turn back and admire the extensive panorama behind you. When you reach the Mirador de la Reina, you will be able to see the entire Sierra de Covadonga and its succession of rocky pyramids stretching out ahead.
Carretera General s/n E - 33589 Covadonga
The Auseva hotel is a tastefully converted country house surrounded by mountains and woodland, at the entrance to the Pico de Europa National Park. The hotel retains many of its period features such as exposed beams and a charming stone exterior. It..
Covadonga, 25 E - 33589 Covadonga
Set in the Picos de Europa National Park, this rural hotel is next to Covadonga Sanctuary. Rooms at Hotel Rural - Restaurante El Rincón de Don Pelayo have private balconies with mountain views. Each heated room features wooden floors and have a safe..
El Repelao s/n E - 33589 Covadonga
Hotel El Repelao is in the village of Covadonga, in the Picos de Europa National Park. It offers free Wi-Fi in public areas and has a restaurant with a terrace. All rooms at the Repelao come with a TV and a private bathroom with hairdryer. They also..