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It is said that who crosses the bridge of El Cares Campsite it is because he or she is ready to begin a great experience. Fate or pure chance, this bridge might be the beginning of a great discovery for you and for us, strangely enough those who stop by, leave a mark that transcends far beyond any holiday… Welcome to El Cares!
WIFI Internet service offered by the Cares Picos de Europa campsite
The Cares Bar, the experience of eating in high mountains
You will find everything you need for food, typical products (honey, sausages from the area, delicious Valdeón cheese, the best marcs ...), toiletries, pharmacy and energy (gas, batteries ...), and much more ...
The campsite facilities have a laundry service to facilitate the stay for our clients.
In camping the Cares we give great importance to the cleaning of the services, for that we try to have them impeccable. This will make you feel at home when you use them. Another important detail is the good water pressure as well as a pleasant temperature.
Camping with light
If you choose the camping with light you can reserve a space near a spot of light in the camping the Cares Picos de Europa. It is advisable to carry an extension to have the option of choosing in space without the need to be near the point of light. Currently there are 4 points of light where you can camp with the option to use electricity.
Courses and workshops in Picos de Europa
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Camping el Cares has the ideal characteristics for courses, workshops, spiritual retreats, business meetings ...
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E-bikes in Picos de Europa
Electric mountain bikes in Picos de Europa The e-bike is a fantastic means of transport that takes care of the environment and helps us practice sustainable mobility in Picos de Europa: it reduces air pollution, ecological footprint, and carbon emissions and besides being healthy, it’s a lot of fun! From Camping el Cares, we propose the electric bicycle as the best option to enjoy the winding environment of Picos de Europa, and especially the Valdeón Valley. Rates 3 hours – 35€ Day complete – 55€ More information in our blog
Horse riding routes through the Picos de Europa Horse riding routes are not available at the moment. For those who are looking for more passive activities, one of many options is horse riding, which undoubtedly puts you in touch with wildlife as it allows the rider to spiritually connect with his or her horse and experience the elegance of riding through the countryside. Live the experience of getting to know Picos de Europa on horseback. You will feel at liberty and in full connection with nature. The horses are taught to ride from the smallest. The routes run through beeches from which the majestic Picos de Europa glimpse at all times. We can also design customized routes. For those who are looking for more passive activities, one of many options is horse riding, which undoubtedly puts you in touch with wildlife as it allows the rider to spiritually connect with his or her horse and experience the elegance of riding through the countryside. Horse riding routes in valley of Valdeón, in the heart the Picos de Europa
Canyoning in Picos de Europa In the Picos de Europa area, we can offer you canyoning of different levels of difficulty, from ‘petit’ for children, to a higher level, depending on the age and experience that the client has in these aquatic activities. During the activity you will be accompanied by professional guides with experience in high level canyoning who will make sure that the group is comfortable, safe and enjoying the activity. Minimum group size 2 people Beginners level, from 6 years old. Price from 45€/adult and 40€/child. Intermediate level, from 12 years old. Price from 55€/person Advanced level, from 16 years old. Price from 75€/person Superior level, from 17 years old. Price from 90€/person IMPORTANT: If the client has never done the activity before, we will only do with them the initiation level or families, if they have already done the activity before they can go directly to the other levels. They can hire 4 days of canyoning in which we increase the level from basic to superior, this option of 4 days in the Pyrenees works very well. All levels include: Professional, qualified and experienced guides. Personal equipment (neoprene jackets, neoprene socks and overalls, helmet, harness with […]
Via Ferrata Itinerary Located in the Picos de Europa National Park, the Valdeón via ferrata is a simple route, ideal for those who want to start out on this type of itinerary that combines vertical and horizontal sections in a sublime way. In its little more than 1,200 metres, this route sums up an incomparable beauty. It is a perfectly equipped route, with multiple steps, very close to each other, which reduces the difficulty of the route. Besides, all the views that you will find have a perfect aesthetic, as it is located in the very heart of Picos de Europa, between the Central and Western massifs, in the gap that the Cares river carved for thousands of years. You can rent the equipment and we can even accompany you with a specialised guide with whom you will feel safe at all times. Minimum group 2 people. Beginners level, from 1’45m height and minimum weight 45 kilos. Price from 45€/person (between 2 and 3 hours). Intermediate level, from 16 years old. Price from 52€/person (between 3 and 4 hours) Superior level, from 16 years old with previous experience. Price from 80€/person (between 4 and 5 hours). IMPORTANT: If […]
Speleology Minimum group of 2 people. Beginners level, from 12 years old. Price from 40€/adult and 35€/child (between 2 and 3 hours). Intermediate level, from 14 years old. Price from 55€/person (4 hours approximately). Superior level, from 16 years old. Price from 75€/person (between 6 and 7 hours). IMPORTANT: If the client has never done the activity before, we will only do, the initiation level or families, if they have already done the activity before they can go directly to the other levels. All levels include: Professional guides, duly qualified and with extensive experience. Personal material (helmet with led lighting, except at family level that is not necessary). Collective material (ropes, self-rescue material, first aid kit). Accident insurance. Liability insurance. 21% VAT. For all levels, customers must bring: Comfortable clothes, long sleeves and long pants that can stain. Sneaker or mountain boot. Clothes to change when they finish the activity.
Speleo-canyoning Minimum group of 4 people and maximum of 10 people. Cave of Valporquero – León , from 14 years old -> Price € 90 / person Purón Cave – Asturias , from 12 years old -> Price € 90 / person Cueva del Tinganón – Asturias , from 12 years old -> Price € 70 / person All levels include: Professional guides duly qualified and with extensive experience. Personal material (jacket, bib and neoprene socks, helmet with electric lighting, harness with safety ropes and descents type eight). Collective material (strings, self-healing material, first aid kit). Accident insurance. Liability insurance. 21% VAT. For all levels, customers must bring: Swimsuit. Sneaker or mountain boot that can get wet, NO SANDALS. Underwear and spare shoes for when they finish the activity.
Trekking Minimum group of 2 people. Petit Level , 5-11 years -> Price: € 15 / person Initiation Level , from 11 years old -> Price: € 20 / person All levels include: Professional guides, duly qualified and with extensive experience. Accident insurance. Liability insurance. 21% VAT. For all levels, customers must bring: Comfortable clothes for walking. Sneaker or mountain boot. Backpack with 1 liter of water, sun cream, sunglasses, hat or cap and something warm.
Eco Circuit What is the Eco Circuit? Our ECO Circuit is a form of sustainable fun which gives focus to environmental education through workshops, exploration and gymkhanas. With the Eco Circuit, we try our best to do our bit for your child’s development of environmental and natural awareness. We believe that children who play outdoors develop an awareness to their natural surroundings which helps them understand and relate to the environment in an incredibly healthy way. Children have the innate ability to make friends wherever they go. In our Eco Circuit, little ones will interact with other kids from different cultures as, thanks to our bilingual staff, we attract a vast range of families from all backgrounds. This melting pot of different cultures, fun and games makes for a great way for children to spend their holiday! Why have we developed the Eco Circuit? The Eco Circuit was created for a number of reasons: to help to develop ecological values through sustainable tourism, to teach children how to coexist, to help children get out in the countryside and breathe its fresh air and finally, to appreciate what nature has to offer us. By exploring, self-educating and enjoying the natural environment, […]
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Ecotourism in Picos de Europa, a gift for life
Ecotourism in the Picos de Europa is the best way to enhance naturalist intelligence. That is the sensitivity to appreciate the details of the landscape and vegetation, one of the most important skills you can instil in your child through environmental education. You get this by making sustainable tourism and at the same time healthy. A simple activity, such as enjoying family time at a campsite in the highest village in the Picos de Europa National Park, is a gift with incalculable benefits for your child’s development. Ecotourism in Picos de Europa, where to do it? This is a high mountain area where you can enjoy hiking routes through forests of beech, oak and holly trees… or get close to the imposing limestone peaks, so characteristic of the area, or discover the famous Cares trail. It is an incentive to travel with the family to a natural destination such as the Picos de Europa, which together with Ordesa, are the oldest National Parks in Spain. The Valdeón Valley, together with the neighbouring Sajambre Valley, are the only urban centres within a National Park in Spain. It is made up of eight villages, surrounded by hundreds of mountains, where the level […]
Circular trail Camping the Cares, in Picos de Europa
If you have arrived at Camping el Cares you will already have a slight idea of the wealth of trail in the Picos de Europa and the Valdeón Valley. Surely you will be eager to get lost on the trails to discover all the magic that comes out of the raw nature that abounds in these parts… As an aperitif, we propose a circular route that starts from the Cares campsite, located in the Picos de Europa National Park, where you will not miss the varied diversity of ecosystems that this walk offers in less than four kilometers… Introduction to the “Circular trail of Camping el Cares”. It is a very easy route to do and at the same time with a lot of charm and changes in the landscape that surrounds us during the same, so it is recommended by the campsite for all types of public. To get started in the valley, to do with children or to warm up for the different excursions of greater difficulty, as it can be linked with several of those that we also propose. On this route, we will pass through different altitudes, albeit on a small scale. But they are enough […]