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Santuario De Covadonga, Cangas de Onis

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
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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  • Sanctuary which has the tomb of Pelagius, who started the Christian Reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula. Mystical and pleasant location.
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  • Great site of pilgrimage, encounter with God and our Santina. Peace. History of reconquest and salvation of Christianity in Spain. The basilica of the Holy cave Museum... Its architecture and details. Re-fuel for people and peoples with faith in God and the Blessed Virgin Mary.
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  • A place of fabulous views, by both the religious sense, but too crowded but recommended
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  • Simply impressive. But at Easter the car reach the sanctuary is a bad idea. Leave it in the parking lot 4 and then given a paseíllo to up is best.
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  • The sanctuary of Covadonga is striking for the situation that has, fascinating is the least that can be said. Don't you miss it, it is one of the must-see. The meaning of "Covadonga", comes from "Cova da onnica" and means the source of the cave. The Muslim chronicles about the battle of Covadonga say that in this cave retreated forces of Pelayo, feeding on honey left by bees in crevices of the rock. Christian Chronicles say that the miraculous intervention of the Virgin Mary was instrumental in the victory, to repel attacks on the cave.
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  • A site unique and spectacular, I advise you to come on a normal weekend, outside parties or holiday periods. you will enjoy much more.
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  • Located in a spectacular area. More beautiful on the outside to inside, although his visit is essential
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  • A spectacular landscape.
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