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Covadonga, Cangas de Onis, Spain
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All reviews beautiful location the cliff holy cave beautiful shrine nature lovers peace and tranquility small chapel set high we arrived early early morning national park an amazing place sanctuary tunnel cathedral virgin pelayo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here on our way to the Picos de Europa park. The pictures don't do it justice. You must go there to experience this location high up in the hills. There's a little free film near the church that is worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank canoeboy
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Although my title my make people think I'm religious, but I am not. I never go to church, but I do believe in something, just not sure what. Well this is a very spiritual place, there is no doubt about it. Breath takingly beautiful, with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JaguarAudi
Reviewed 26 October 2018

What an amazing place, set high in the hills! In October, at lunchtime, no problem parking. It is a quiet, beautiful sanctuary that is a surprise set in the mountains! How did they build such a large, beautiul building perched so brilliantly for all to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LaTuque51
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The place is in the Picos deEuropa mts.,in a mystical place in the mountains.so much dedication to built this religious place for Our Lady of Covadonga.its has a Cathedral,a holy Cave of the Mother Mary , a hotel, a retreat house and restuarant forthe pilgrims....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gianna Marla M
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

The Cathedral de Covadonga is like a fary tale . It was snowing and the siluehete hiding in the forest was magical.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The sanctuary is nice, but I strongly feel the views are the best the place has to offer. I would’ve enjoyed visiting the lakes, but to get up there from june to september you have to take a 9€ bus or a 10€ cab. A...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gala B
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

It’s a quite charming trip towards arriving to Covadonga. It might be really crowded so try to either arrive early or go on lunch time so theirs less people. It’s a really nice monastery Look for the cave and discover the Covadonga Virgen. It’s just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ale P
Reviewed 24 August 2018

absolutely astonishing view from the Catedral, you should at least stop for an hour and contemplate!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andre10braga
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived early so as to avoid the cars and to be able to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Its a short uphill walk to the sanctuary. It's in a stunning location. The place is well laid out with cafe restaurant.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hywel H
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Go to this Sanctuary in the middle of Spain Country. Espectacular views, and the cave of the Sanctuary, impressive. Beautiful Church at the hill and a very recomfortable place. Another special hidden gem of Spain.

Date of experience: July 2018
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