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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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TripAdvisor
  • Is those sites there that fail to see... lovely place with great history... spectacular views
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  • Once in life you have to visit this place and a whole which is made up of the shrine, the basilica and the Lakes. Is a unique beauty
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  • As seen on TV but a huge gratitude. You must not miss it as end of the visit or tour to the Lakes of Covadonga.
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Google
  • Excelente vista
  • Very nice and amazing area. It is worth the climb to see the santina. Good routes for hiking with incredible views. Worthy of visiting every year.
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  • This place is really nice, especially for its location and for the environment. Placed in a very difficult, the exterior looks impressive while inside you'll find a very dark place.
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  • Spectacular views, it is worthwhile to go to visit the Virgin of covadonga
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  • A basilica and a sanctuary immersed in the Woods, the one with its grandeur to remember a place of worship where Christians won the Moors, beginning the reconquista, the other, small and carved into the rock, is one of the most famous Marian sanctuaries of North and venue de la Santina. Under the sanctuary, a waterfall and fountain, which is tied up a legend for single girls. In and around this complex there are the Lakes of covadonga, easily accessible
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