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.

Eco Circuit with camping el Cares

Eco Circuit: A whole new way to discover nature. Looking to your surroundings, you notice a calm river gently burbling by. Trees bursting with colour, all different in their own unique way. From the trees you hear thousands of sounds which indicate our friends in nature are nearby. A footprint, a leaf, a flower… all […]


Here we leave you the information of one of the routes that can be done leaving from the campsite El Cares. It is a simple half-day route but very beautiful. Much of the route is through the forest, perfect for walking with kids. It is also very quiet, it is usual not to meet anyone […]

Mountain orienteering: the most crucial of skills.

Orienteering up in the mountains is key to safely navigating through Picos de Europa. The Valdeón Valley boasts incredible scenery. If you ever have the opportunity to hike around this region, it is a fantastically enriching experience. Mountain orientation techniques. There are many ways to orientate yourself within the realm of mother nature without the […]

Horse riding in the Valdeón Valley, the heart of Picos de Europa

Horse riding is a relaxing way to connect with Valdeón’s natural beauty. Picos de Europa is a natural paradise and so one of the best ways to get around with minimal effort and revel in its beauty is on horseback. Lose yourself in the stream filled beech tree forests which surround our campsite. This unforgettable […]