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Picos de Europa

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The gentle clang of a cowbell; the aroma of cave-matured cheese; the colour of a spring meadow. However you explore, there's something in these coastal mountains to engage every sense.

Walking in the Picos de Europa

Walking in the Picos de Europa
It continues to confound us just how little-known the Picos remain. Still, all the better for those of us who love the simple pleasures of walking in the peace and quiet of unspoilt nature... Read More

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Slowing to a Picos pace
A five-hour walk through beautiful scenery here can easily become eight hours as you stop to watch the birds, soak in the views and enjoy an extended picnic in the hills. ... Read More

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A different kind of luxury
Luxury in the Picos is not related to thread count or spas. We prefer small inns which represent the rural culture and character of the Picos, and a very different kind of luxury... Read More

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Cheese and cider
There are, unofficially, 150 varieties of cheese in Spain, of which 42 are from Asturias. So it’s quite possible that Asturias does cheese - and cider - better than anywhere else... Read More

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Beautiful beaches
You can eat a midday picnic on a Picos summit, take a late afternoon swim in the sea and then sit down for a slow seafood dinner within shouting distance of a bustling fishing harbour... Read More

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Wildlife encounters
If there’s one thing to elevate the already searing beauty of the views here, it’s a family of griffon vultures swooping into view above your suddenly upward-craned head... Read More

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Tales from the Reconquest
As you soak in the all-pervading sense of peace and quiet of the Picos, it's difficult to imagine a time when the first roar of the great Reconquest was heard in these mountains... Read More

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Walking in the Picos de Europa
Slowing to a Picos pace
A different kind of luxury
Cheese and cider
Beautiful beaches
Wildlife encounters
Tales from the Reconquest

Walking in the Picos de Europa

Walking in the Picos de Europa
It continues to confound us just how little-known the Picos remain. Still, all the better for those of us who love the simple pleasures of walking in the peace and quiet of unspoilt nature... Read More

1 of 7

Slowing to a Picos pace
A five-hour walk through beautiful scenery here can easily become eight hours as you stop to watch the birds, soak in the views and enjoy an extended picnic in the hills. ... Read More

2 of 7

A different kind of luxury
Luxury in the Picos is not related to thread count or spas. We prefer small inns which represent the rural culture and character of the Picos, and a very different kind of luxury... Read More

3 of 7

Cheese and cider
There are, unofficially, 150 varieties of cheese in Spain, of which 42 are from Asturias. So it’s quite possible that Asturias does cheese - and cider - better than anywhere else... Read More

4 of 7

Beautiful beaches
You can eat a midday picnic on a Picos summit, take a late afternoon swim in the sea and then sit down for a slow seafood dinner within shouting distance of a bustling fishing harbour... Read More

5 of 7

Wildlife encounters
If there’s one thing to elevate the already searing beauty of the views here, it’s a family of griffon vultures swooping into view above your suddenly upward-craned head... Read More

6 of 7

Tales from the Reconquest
As you soak in the all-pervading sense of peace and quiet of the Picos, it's difficult to imagine a time when the first roar of the great Reconquest was heard in these mountains... Read More

7 of 7

Walking in the Picos de Europa
Slowing to a Picos pace
A different kind of luxury
Cheese and cider
Beautiful beaches
Wildlife encounters
Tales from the Reconquest

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