"Covadonga is a sacral place" Covadonga by LanaFromRiga
Covadonga Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 73 photos
In Covadonga is the Shrine of Our Ladyof Covadonga (Santuario de Nuestra Senora de Covadonga), an enclave whose magic ambience is rivaled only by its great scenic beauty. Hollowed out of the rock is a grotto in which the Virgin of Covadonga is housed. Below lies the source of the River Auseva.
Covadonga symbolises Astur-Cantabrian resistance to Moorish domination and is the mystical spot from which the Reconquest began.
Further 12-kilometres climb along a superbly scenic road, brings you out at the Lakes Enol and Ercina. You are welcome to take a look around the Picos de Europa National Park.
- Pros:Amazing nature, kind people, comfortable infrastructure
- Cons:Too clowdy, sometimes unsatisfactory visibility
- In a nutshell:Enjoy the nature, the history and the religion!
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