The Cares Trail
It is the most popular route in Picos de Europa, connecting the Leonese town Posada de Valdeón with the Asturian one, Poncebos.
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, […]
COURSE FOR EXEMPLARY CANINE HIKERS
THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL COURSE FOR EXEMPLARY CANINE HIKERS The course will take place at the El Cares campsite, (see dossier) located in the Valdeón valley in the southern part of the Picos de Europa, without a doubt a unique and beautiful place surrounded by nature, where we will enjoy its landscapes and hiking trails. Accommodation and meals are available at the campsite upon reservation. When will it take place? 11, 12 and 13 June 2021. The duration of the course will be three days and two nights, time that we will take advantage of to learn and to walk through its beautiful places in our free time. This could be a great opportunity to combine fun and educational experience. There is a minimum of 10 people and a maximum of 15. The price is 60€ for an adult and a dog, and the family nearby can attend some of the recreational blocks. You can make your reservation from the campsite’s own website. If you are unable to attend due to force majeure, we will reimburse you the amount of the reservation. INFORMATION OF INTEREST All of us who have decided to adopt a dog as a companion animal, have at […]
MusiC Festival 1st and 2nd July 2023, MusiCares If there is anything as inspiring as the crags, rivers and beech forests that surround us, it is the idea of holding a music festival in this magnificent environment of which Camping el Cares is a part. We have organised some fascinating daytime events, with delicious food, children’s entertainment, performances, craft stalls and great artists who will transport us to their diverse worlds of melodies, guitars and percussion. With the theme of “World Music” we want to offer different musical styles that enjoy a recognized prestige, Folk, Blues, Bossanova, Rock … but in reality, what really enhances this third edition of the festival MusiCares is to have very special artists who reveal their personality with such sincerity that the result is none other than beauty and authenticity. Camping el Cares is an authentic mountain campsite from which you can explore countless routes, taste its rich gastronomy and enjoy the best live music, outdoors and during the day. It combines the best circumstances for all the members of the family to have an unforgettable holiday. […]