PICOS DE EUROPA
The Liebana area is a great geographical depression surrounded by the awesome heights of the Peaks. The contrast between the limestone, which these mountains are made of, and the green meadows is the main characteristic.
THE GORGE OF LA HERMIDA'S PATH
An awesome gorge, named Desfiladero de La Hermida, is the only way of Access from the coastal area.
Due to their perfect natural conditions, the forests of Liébana were one of the main reasons for the creation of the National Park of Picos de Europa.
A walking tour is included, guided by a specialized professional. It is an easy path but nor for disabled people. Good shoes, water and some food will be necessary. Sun block is also recommended.
The Liébana paths are very popular among mountaineers, both amateur and professional alike. Pilgrims also visit this area on their Camino to Santiago de Compostela.
A TYPICAL VILLAGE
Some places are unforgettable.
Potes is the main village in the area, and here we find the whole range of products and produce the local gastronomy has to tempt us with.
The most important monument in Potes.
SANTO TORIBIO OF LIÉBANA MONASTERY
Santo Toribio preserves the biggest piece of the Holy Cross in the world so, for this reason it is one of the Holy Sites that receives pilgrims, constantly.