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Santuario De Covadonga, Cangas de Onis

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Church Tourist Spot
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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  • Visiting the church and having mass at the cave was worth the experice. This place is just 20 minutes away from the lake area.  more »
  • The church up on the hill is very impressive on the outside, yet rather simple on its interior. Walk through a tunnel near the parking lot and you arrive at a small chapel built into the rocks. Beneat...  more »
  • Well worth stopping off here on your way to the lakes. The Basilica itself is fairly 'bare' but worth visiting. Obviously popular for coach visitors.  more »
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  • Gorgeous!
  • Beautiful super views. You should go.
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  • This place is full of God. It is an ideal place to share religious feelings and tell the mother everything that worries you.
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  • Tremendous views and all well maintained. Compulsory visit.
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  • The score of the Lord of the rings have as background music in the Basilica. Specifically "Concerning Hobbits".
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