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Santuario De Covadonga, Cangas de Onis

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A chapel tucked into a cave perched in the Picos de Europa mountain range, is impressive. Asturians speak of the mysticism and the history of Covadonga in the same breath. The Battle of Covadonga began the Christian reconquest of the Iberian peninsula. Here you’ll find the remains of several important and early members of Asturian royalty. Make Santuario De Covadonga a part of your Cangas de Onis vacation plans using our Cangas de Onis vacation trip planner.
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  • I really enjoyed the visit to see the sanctuary and to learn about the history of this cave and area and its impact on Christian Spain.The scenery is absolutely stunning because it is so high up in th...  more »
  • Nice location and sanctuary. If you're in the area, don't hesitate to spend part of your time to go visit him, it is worth
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  • A beautiful place worth seeing. The cave where is the Virgin, is beautiful, with spectacular views. The Hermitage and the entire environment, wonderful!
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  • Gorgeous!
  • The score of the Lord of the rings have as background music in the Basilica. Specifically "Concerning Hobbits".
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  • Wonderful place.
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  • Re-fuel when you go to Asturias. I never tire of the views, the Grotto and the Basilica.
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  • You never stop amazing. Few places in the world can boast of joint. some such as the Basilica and the Holy cave architectural wonders in a place of such extraordinary beauty
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