Lake Covadonga, Cangas de Onis

4.7
Set in Spain’s oldest national park amongst mountains and green meadows lies Lake Covadonga, which is in fact two lakes. The first is Lake Enol, 1,070 m (3,510 ft) above sea level. Walk around the lake and look for free-roaming cows. Then set off to Lake Ercina, 1,108 m (3,635 ft) above sea level. Ambitious walkers can explore further from here, accessing more remote areas of the park. Refuel and rest weary legs in the cafe at this lake. Cars are not permitted to drive up to the lakes in the height of the tourist season, but a bus is available. Outside of tourist season, nervous drivers should opt for a tour bus or taxi, as the road is very winding and can get misty. To visit Lake Covadonga on your holiday in Cangas de Onis, and find out what else Cangas de Onis has to offer, use our Cangas de Onis online trip builder .
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  • We had already been, but that magic if you can have to enjoy. Pd. Notè The Lakes Fuller, I imagine that by the snowfall Ateriores
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  • An unforgettable day with the best scenery in Spain, a place to visit once in life. We went in February and we were practically alone, I guess Q in season will be less accessible and more complicated, careful with road.
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  • One of the places that have impacted me most... It boasts to impress the traveler, when you go up the road from Covadonga when you arrive above is a luxury for the view and the senses.
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  • The best place to visit with no doubt in the north of spain!!!
  • Amazing!
  • Visited in August, during this month, visitors will be required to park in the allocated parking spaces in Cangas de Onis or closer to the Covadonga Sanctuary and take a coach from there. Once on the lakes, the views are absolutely stunning, we saw lots of cows, bulls, falcons, mountain goats and even a few vultures. Not worth visiting if it's too cloudy, I'd say.
  • Really enjoyed our day and hiking with my family. If possible, take bus from one of the parking lots or take the bus directly from Cangas de Onis.
  • Beautiful place to spend the day
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