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Covadonga, Cangas de Onis, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

Thank Ale P
Reviewed 24 August 2018

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

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.

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.

Thank Hernandez1697
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Luckily we arrived early so were able to park easily. Consider this if you are mobility impaired as it is a hilly site. Clearly a centre for religious pilgrimage but worth seeing if you are not religious as it is unusual and spectacularly set in...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Absolute highlight of our visit to Asturias. The complex is compact with spectacular views in all directions. The sanctuary, situated in a cave with waterfalls gushing from the wall of the cliff beneath into crystal clear water, is an active pilgrimage and ceremony site. Votive...More

Thank Arxitexter
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We spent 10 days in Picos da Europa. It's a marvelous region, getting more turists every year. Make sure you don't delay your trip.

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