Rural Life & Mountain Hikes in the Picos de Europa

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Experience the full variety and beauty of the Picos de Europa...

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... From the mountains to the lush Green Coast

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Visit red-roof villages hidden in sweeping valleys...

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Meet the local wildlife...

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Ride the cable car up to the craggy highlands...

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... And cut through the extraordinary Cares Gorge

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You'll stay in small welcoming hotels...

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Enjoy delicious cave-matured cheese...

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... And walk to the relaxing clang of cowbells

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Walk between rural inns, and from mountain to meadow to medieval village, on the richest and most varied Picos experience you can have on two feet.

  • Stunning mountain hikes
  • Rich rural culture
  • Packed with local flavour
  • Finish on coast
  • Beautiful small hotels
  • Time to relax
  • Navigation made easy
  • Lugagge transfers
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

8 nights small independent hotels

All breakfasts

4x lunches

6 x dinners

Private airport transfers

Luggage transfers throughout


Guided Activities

Walking notes and GPS for self-guided walks

Welcome briefing


5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Holiday Guide with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Exclusive departure date


Please note: International travel not included.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1

Settle into your inn overlooking the Picos


A friendly face will be waiting on arrival to take you to a peaceful red-roofed village overlooking the hills. Sit down with them to go over your trip and then linger over a tasty homecooked dinner.

Day 2

Enjoy a first walk in the hills


Day 3

Walk to a pretty medieval town


Day 4

Hike a lesser-known Camino route


Day 5

Relax by the pool or keep hiking


Day 6

Hike below high cliffs


Day 7

Rest up or reach the heights of the Picos


Day 8

Finish your hike with the iconic Cares Gorge


Day 9

Head for home, or stay for longer


Memorable moments you can look forward to...

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