- 4X4 tour Costa Verde with Caín-Poncebos hike - per person36.-€
- 4x4 tour Costa Verde through the National Park Picos de Europa - per person54.-€
Overview / General Information
4X4 Tour to the Picos de Europa National Park
The all-day jeep tour on the Costa Verde takes you from Cangas de Onís in the region of Asturias through the mountains of the Spanish National Park Picos de Europa. Discover the fascinating landscape with its diverse flora and fauna with or without hiking.
- Duration: ~ 10 hours
- Days: daily
- Months: possible all year round, except on snow-covered days
- Difficulty level: easy
- Starting Point / Pick-up included in the price from: Arriondas or Cangas de Onís
- Driver Guide, information about landscape and culture, binoculars, maps, insurance
- Pick-up: from the surrounding area possible
Option 1: Four-wheel drive tour on the Costa Verde with a hike Caín-Poncebos
After enjoying some free time in the small mountain village of Caín de Valdeón during the jeep tour on the Costa Verde, the "Ruta del Cares"starts, a 2-3-hour unguided but easy 12 km hike to Poncebos. The hiking route leads you through an incredible mountain landscape, with the peaks of the Picos de Europa above and the Cares river below you. During the jeep tour on the Costa Verde you will walk past steep slopes, some of them go 800 meters into the depths and you should be free from vertigo.
The path is rather flat and relatively broad and comfortable. Parts of the route lead through natural tunnels with windows, but mostly you walk with a clear view to the sky. On the bridges of Los Rebecos and Bolín you will cross the river Cares twice during the hike. The exceptional hiking route "Ruta del Cares" will inspire you and you will enjoy the wonderful views in Spain's Pico de Europa National Park. The jeep tour on the Costa Verde ends in Poncebos, and from there you return to your starting point together with the group.
- Hours: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Option 2: Four-wheel drive tour on the Costa Verde in the National Park Pico de Europa
On the jeep tour on the Costa Verde you will be picked up in Arriondas or Cangas de Onís in the morning. You start the route with your guide in a 4x4 four-wheel drive jeep through the beautiful mountain scenery towards Caín. You will drive through the Beyos Gorge, one of the most imposing gorges in northern Spain and get to know a salmon area along the Sella river. The jeep tour on the Costa Verde continues leading you over the old mountain pass through the Sajambre Valley to Soto, where you will visit an old corn mill from 1873. The route continues towards Vegabaño to a viewpoint at 1500 meters above sea level. An ancient Roman road leads you during the exciting jeep tour to Oseja de Sajambre, a small beautiful mountain village, where you will stop briefly.
During the Jeep Tour along the Costa Verde, you will now follow the new mountain pass, passing other imposing viewpoints like the source of the river Sella and the two passes Pontón and Panderruedas to "Mirador del Tombo". From there you can see the highest peaks of the Picos de Europa National Park. On the way to Posada de Valdeón and Caín you stop at the "El Chorco de los Lobos", a very old trap in the forest that used for catching wolves. Around 2 p.m. the jeep tour takes you to Caín on the Costa Verde. There you have free time and can you eat something in the picturesque mountain village (not included in the price), before continuing the tour in the Spanish National Park Picos de Europa with a hike from Caín to Poncebos or by jeep, depending on the booking option you have chosen.
After your stay in Caín de Valdeón, the jeep tour on the Costa Verde in your 4x4 SUV will take you up to the Valdeón Valley in the mountains of the Picos de Europa National Park. Passing by the Pandetrave-Pass, you will reach Fuente Dé, famous for its glacier basin and the cable car. The jeep tour on the Costa Verde will take you to Áliva. Enjoy indescribable panoramic views over the imposing mountainous region of Spain's second largest national park in the midst of magnificent beech forests. Your guide will then take you down to the small village of Sotres, known for its blue cheese Cabrales. The jeep tour on the Costa Verde ends in Poncebos, where you together with the group will travel back to Cangas de Onís or Arriondas. Spend a diversified day in the impressive Cantabrian mountains.
- Hours: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
- In winter the tours start and end 1 hour earlier.
- No fear of heights
- Children only if accompanied by an adult
Please bring along:
Sunglasses, sun blocker, snacks, sports- / hiking shoes, long trousers / jacket, hat, camera, drinks, mobile phone, rain jacket
Jeep tour on the Costa Verde through imposing mountain scenery - with or without a hike through the Cares Gorge
The jeep tour on the Costa Verde takes you through Spain's second largest national park after the Sierra Nevada. You will be amazed by the beauty and diversity of the landscape. Experience adventures and an impressive flora and fauna on a pure jeep tour or in combination with an eventful hike in the Cantabrian Mountains in Asturias through the Cares Gorge. You will be picked up in the morning in Arrionda or Cangas de Onís on the Costa Verde in the all-day jeep tour on the Costa Verde. The route starts with a guide in a 4x4 jeep with all-wheel drive through the beautiful mountains towards Caín. Up to the small village, there is no difference between the two booking options. You will pass imposing mountain formations and passes, stop at view points with magnificent panoramic views and visit among others an old corn mill and the "El Chorco de los Lobos", a very old wolf trap.
After enjoying some free time in Caín during the jeep tour on the Costa Verde in Caín, you can either start the "Ruta del Cares" hiking route through the Cares Gorge or continue by jeep to the central mountains of the national park. The hike leads you past deep steep slopes, cross the Cares river on small bridges and you enjoy indescribable views over the mountain landscape of the Picos de Europa. The difficulty of the 12-kilometre-long hiking route is low, as the path is relatively flat and easy. If you choose the jeep tour on the Costa Verde without hiking, drive deeper into the national park, explore even higher uplands and discover picturesque mountain villages in the middle of the imposing Cantabrian Mountains. Enjoy an adventurous and eventful day in untouched, beautiful nature and learn a lot of interesting facts from your guide.
Valid on the reserved day or for 12 months after date of purchase if no date has been selected. You will receive the tour operator's details with the purchased ticket. Attention: reservation is required! The reservation can be made through sunbonoo as part of the booking process or later by contacting the tour operator directly via phone or email.
Customer Reviews 4X4 Tour to the Picos de Europa National Park
Jeep along the national parkThis jeep safari must necessarily have done. The Picos de Europa landscape is breathtaking Can only be recommended !!
Jeep entlang dem NationalparkDiese Jeep-safari muss man unbedingt gemacht haben. Die Picos de Europa Landschaft ist atemberaubend Kann man nur empfehlen!!
Top jeep tourPrice-performance ratio is really top on this jeep tour. We had a lot of fun all day and the area is very nice, the guide and the other tourists very nice
Top JeeptourPreis-Leistungsverhältnis ist bei dieser Jeeptour echt top. Wir hatten den ganzen Tag viel Spass und die Gegend ist sehr schön, der Guide und die anderen Touris sehr nett
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