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Lake Covadonga

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Address: | Carretera a los Lagos, Cangas de Onis, Spain

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Perfect day in a beautiful area

I agree with the other review that the view of the lakes and surrounding area was worth the drive. It's not a long drive but there are a lot of curves. The lakes are very pretty... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
TC c
Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I agree with the other review that the view of the lakes and surrounding area was worth the drive. It's not a long drive but there are a lot of curves. The lakes are very pretty and the hike around the 2 lakes took a few hours. It was rocky in places but worth it. The cows are hilarious! I... More 

Thank TC c
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

E arrived in a partly cloudy day. The way was amazing and vlear. But on the way to the lake the sky covered and rain started and visibility dropped to below 100 meters. Specracular view when sky cleared It was worth every moment of the trip to reach the lake and see the views. So calm and peacefull. It is... More 

1 Thank Yaakov S
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're hungry, visit the small bar on the left before you reach the carpark. It is less busy than the one at the car park and served lovely food.

Thank alis0n60
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For those who just want to get out of the city and be outdoors: The lake and the mountains surrounding it are beautiful. The scenery here is excellent and it is a great place for people to explore and experience nature. It is easily accessible and there are clearly marked walking areas. There are many bus options to take tourists... More 

1 Thank Miller_World_Edition
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be put off by the narrow,winding roads up to the lakes. The scenery and fauna along the way is well worth it. Beautiful lakes set among majestic mountains and breath-taking views.

Thank Graham15354
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lake is set down in a dip between the mountains. There are great views on the road up and in the area. A good place to start and end walks. The Picos de Europa are a little known area to Brits yet they are fantastic. Give the area a try. You'll not be disappointed.

1 Thank MilkoHastings_UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb views great photography plenty of walking but pick a dry day for your expedition but the mist can suddenly descend we were there in August 2016 but were prevented from driving up to the lakes due to a lot of cars/ tourists and coaches so for €8 each it was well worth the trip along the narrow roads to... More 

Thank Peter J D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you're gonna go hiking or you just come by bus and walk to the lake, Picos and especially this region offer spectacular views. The Lakes are the beautiful and serene, absolutely worth a visit!

Thank Andreea_Cl
Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Covadonga the night before and then drove up the lakes road early in the morning. The drive up was straightforward however low cloud made progress interesting at times, but prevented us enjoying the views. We parked at the main car park and walked the longer circular walk which even in low cloud is by well marked either... More 

Thank Rob1965
Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

The most beautiful place I've ever visited! The views are stunning! The road up is narrow and there are cows on the road, so be aware! Lots of traffic up and around noon the line for parking is long, so probably best to get there early, or later in the afternoon. Make sure to visit on a clear day to... More 

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