Located in the heart of the Valdeón Valley of the province of León in Picos de Europa, is a small town called Santa Marina de Valdeón. Surrounded by mountains, water and vegetation which paints a beautiful image of wildlife and a distinct untouched landscape. Deer are abundant here and so are the colourful wild flowers. And so, because of its pure environment, amongst other secrets that are kept deep within the woods, those who visit Camping el Cares discover a divine connection with nature. The local town food also has a distinct charm as well, alongside multiple available activities in this paradise, you’re sure to feel close to heaven.

Caving in Picos de Europa, a new world is waiting to be discovered!

Caving is the art of exploring caverns, caves and other subterranean hollows and is a great chance to have fun in an extremely interesting and otherworldly environment. Venture below and discover the world underground with our specialist guides. Explore underground Underneath León in the Picos de Europa National Park, there is a spectacular yet almost […]

Nature workshops and family eco-tourism in Picos de Europa

Would you like to learn and get the most out of you ventures in to nature? Are you passionate with a hunger to learn? Do you want your little ones to share your appetite for the outdoors? Then come and take part in our exciting nature workshops! Our workshops are a fun way to discover […]

Eco-Circuit: plunge in to nature through play

Eco games for children and families, because learning eco values is more fun through play. At Camping el Cares we take pride in that we excel in ecotourism. Our activities teach ecological values and encourage an understanding of the natural world for both children and adults. We find that the most effective way to learn […]

Family hikes in Picos de Europa

See the Valdeón Valley from a unique perspective Hiking through the mountains has always been one of the easiest and most effective ways to fully immerse oneself in nature. Whether you are a child embarking on your first family trip, or an adult who has hiked all over the globe, every encounter in the Valdeón […]

Valdeón, the valley which guards the gate to the Cares route.

Valdeón is full of hidden wonders. The southern-most slope of the Picos Mountains is directly north of the Province of León. The slope is the starting point of the River Sella and is one of the world’s best conserved natural areas. The mountainside has a ‘villagey feel’ and exudes a natural rawness which give a […]