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From Oviedo: Covadonga Lakes and Cangas de Onís Bus Day Trip

From Oviedo: Covadonga Lakes and Cangas de Onís Bus Day Trip

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Discover Spain's first national park on this bus day trip to from Oviedo to Picos de Europa National Park. View the sparkling waters of the lakes of Covadonga and visit the town of Cangas de Onís.

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Duration 11 hours
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Spanish, English


  • Explore facinating tales from Asturian history at the Basilica of Covadonga
  • Take in stunning views of the lakes of Covadonga from the Entrelagos viewpoint
  • Make a stop to purchase lunch in a typical Asturian restaurant in Cangas de Onís
  • Ride to each destination in a comfortable, spacious, and air-conditioned bus
  • Learn about the mountains and lakes in the Picos de Europa National Park
Full description

Explore the natural beauty of Spain on a guided day trip from Oviedo in a comfortable and air-conditioned bus. Travel to a viewpoint overlooking the lakes of Covadonga, dive into local history at the Basilica of Covadonga, and stop to purchase lunch in Cangas de Onís.

Meet your guide in centrally-located meeting point in Oviedo. Sit back and relax on a spacious bus on the ride to the Entrelagos viewpoint to enjoy unbeatable panoramic views of the Ercina and Enol lakes. Learn details about the Picos de Europa National Park from your guide. 

Continue to the Basilica of Covadonga, which was built between 1877 and 1901 in the neo-Romanesque style. Hear about the origin of Don Pelayo and the beginning of the time of reconquest, a story that every Asturian boasts about. 

Find out where the expression "Asturias is Spain and the rest is conquered land" comes from. See the cave of the Virgin of Covadonga, where the tomb of King Pelayo is located. Admire the wooden Virgin Mary statue which holds a child and a golden rose.

Stop for lunch in Cangas de Onís, a city full of typical Asturian food establishments where you can buy a refreshing local cider. Enjoy the Asturian drink to the fullest, without worrying about driving.

Have two hours of free time to eat or explore the local area on your own. Get recommendations on sites to see like the Roman bridge which dates back to the High Middle Ages. Return to the meeting point in Oviedo early in the evening.

  • Guide
  • Ticket to Lagos de Covadonga
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

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  • This tour includes a moderate amount of walking
  • The activity is offered in Spanish with explanations in English (bilingual)
  • If there are more than 6 participants, the tour will be offered with a guide in English
  • Choose an option, among those offered, in the language that suits you
  • The trip may be subject to changes for reasons beyond the company's control. The activity provider is not responsible for any variations suffered as a result of events that could not be foreseen or, if foreseen, could not be avoided, including but not limited to weather conditions, pandemics, fire, sea damage, and acts of nature.
Customer reviews

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4.1 /5

based on 31 reviews

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First of all, I clearly booked an English speaking tour. It was not an English speaking tour. Initially, this made me quite upset. But the tour guide tried to help me as much as possible and it worked out well. The tour was amazing. Very beautiful. Would have liked a little more time at Covadonga. I highly recommend this tour. But it would help if you spoke Spanish.

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May 23, 2022

Esmeralda fue una guia estupenda (profesional,divertida,puntual,facilitadora de cualquier información,preocupada por los pasajeros ,hasta por los q se equivocaron con el tour eligiendo el mismo en un idioma q no era el suyo, buscándonos/recomendándonos lugares para comer , …) Amante d su tierra y consiguió transmitir lo bonita q es esta tierra y la importancia de su historia para el resto de España. Recomendaría el tour y a la guía sin dudarlo…y como no a Tino !!!q llevaba ese autobús por esos precipicios con una precisión y seguridad q nos tranquilizaba!!

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October 31, 2022


As always, Get tour guide has not let us down. We have spent a great day, discovering new corners, new landscapes, learning a lot from everything the guide has told us. To repeat!!!

August 21, 2022

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