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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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Electric mountain bikes in Picos de Europa
Electric mountain bikes in Picos de Europa The bicycle is a fantastic means of transport that takes care of the environment and helps us practice sustainable mobility: it reduces air pollution, ecological footprint, 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. More information in our blog
Horse riding routes through the Picos de Europa 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. To book it Horse riding routes in valley of Valdeón, in the heart the Picos de Europa
Canyoning In the area of Picos de Europa we can offer you ravines 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 that will be at all times pending that the group go comfortable, safe and enjoying the activity.
Via Ferrata Itinerary Located within the National Park of the Picos de Europa, the Via Ferrata de Valdeón is simple, ideal for those who want to start in the practice of this type of itineraries that combine in a sublime way the vertical and horizontal sections. In its little more than 1,200 meters, it is via summed up an incomparable beauty. It is a perfectly equipped route, which has multiple steps, very close to each other, which lowers the difficulty of it. In addition, all the views that you will find keep a perfect aesthetic, since it is in the very heart of Picos de Europa, between the Central and Western massifs, in the breach that Cares river carved for thousands of years. You can rent the material and we can even accompany you with a specialized guide with which you will feel safe at all times. more information in our blog
Speleology Minimum group of 2 people. Petit Level , 5-11years -> Price € 30 / person Initiation Level , 11-15 years -> Price 35 € / person Medium Level , from 16 years old -> Price € 45 / person Advanced Level , from 16 years old -> Price € 60 / person Vertical Speleology – Asturias , from 16 years old. -> Price € 120 / person IMPORTANT: If the client has never done the activity before, we will only do with them 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, ares “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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Electric mountain bikes in Picos de Europa
The bicycle is a fantastic means of transport that cares for the environment and helps us to practice sustainable mobility: it reduces air pollution, our ecological footprint, carbon emissions and, in addition to being a form of healthy exercise, is a lot of fun! From Camping el Cares, we recommend electric bikes as the best way to enjoy the winding trails of Picos de Europa and especially the Valdeón Valley. There are many advantages of using an e-bike and one of the biggest is that it allows us to explore the Valdeón Valley. We recommend a route that we are sure will fascinate everyone who dares to experience it. We will give you a taste of adventure! During the day we will familiarise you with curiosities about the history, customs and festivities that enchanted the lives of the humble inhabitants of these lands. You will visit places of architectural, ethnological and even mythological interest, where imaginations will spark. And saving the best until last, we will end the day touring the famous Cares route, endowed with unmatched beauty. But there’s more! We guarantee you will love our e-bikes from the first minute, from the moment you push down on the […]
Courses and workshops in Picos de Europa
Courses and workshops in Picos de Europa The ideal space for outdoor activities. Camping el Cares is the perfect setting for courses, workshops, spiritual retreats and conferences. A place in the heart of Picos de Europa which allows us to connect with nature during activities. The ideal space for families to enjoy and learn in a unique environment. Activities we run: Family English courses, with activities such as our eco-architecture workshop, making use of natural materials, map interpretation, orienteering, and learning about the rural environment. Learning English while we play is the best way to unlock motivation in little ones towards this new language. And if done as a family, we can normalize learning and generate a positive aptitude. The beech forest that surrounds us houses numerous treasures rich in colour, texture and form which with a little imagination will help us create memories to take home. On this course we will learn English, develop creativity in nature and have fun as a family. All this will help you take advantage of your stay in a unique environment. Family yoga course and healthy eating. We practice the ancient discipline of yoga which strengthens our muscles and joints. We open our […]
GEODESIC STRUCTURES COURSE
The course takes place at the El Cares campsite, (see dossier) located in the Valdeón valley in the southern part of the Picos de Europa. It is an undoubtedly unique and beautiful place surrounded by nature, where we can enjoy its landscapes and numerous trekking routes. Available accommodation options are: four-person cabins (until capacity is reached), tents, or if you prefer you can use your own sleeper car if you have one. In the case of not having camping equipment, we can definitely help you out. You don’t have to worry about food as you will have full board in our Camping el Cares. Please notify us in advance if you have any allergies, intolerances or specific dietary needs. When will it take place? from Thursday, July 16 in the afternoon until noon on Sunday, July 19, 2020. The course is 22 hours in total, spread over four days and three nights, ample time to take advantage and learn about geodesic structures and explore the beautiful national park in your free time. This is a great opportunity to combine fun and educational experiences. The minimum requirement of places for the course to run is 10 people, and maximum 15 people. […]