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Lake Covadonga, Cangas de Onis

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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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Lake Covadonga and many more Cangas de Onis attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cangas de Onis trip generator.
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  • The scenery is spectacular, there is a route to visit which begins and ends in the parking lot where for the bus. If not you can climb by car there are buses every 20 minutes, € 8. There are private companies that carried out the route for €10.
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  • The rise gave us fear because you can not upload with your car before eight o'clock in the afternoon and the Sun there was a time that we blinded but... already in the Lakes, was once a beauty to see the peaks of Europe with the lakes at the foot. The rest was magical to watch dusk as I know down.
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  • The most spectacular views I've ever seen in my life. The road was a bit risky as I'm afraid from heights and on the way back it was foggy so absolute caremust be taken driving up the mountain, but at...  more »