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Santuario de la Virgen de Covadonga

Covadonga, Cangas de Onis, Spain
+34 985 84 60 35
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Busloads of tourists, lots of cars, we decided to turn around as we do not like these overcrowded... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
Definitely worth a visit.

Visited here on our way to the lakes at Covadonga. It is a famous tourist site but nevertheless... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mike B
Torquay, United Kingdom
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Covadonga, Cangas de Onis, Spain
+34 985 84 60 35
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Busloads of tourists, lots of cars, we decided to turn around as we do not like these overcrowded places at all.

Thank msluis
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited here on our way to the lakes at Covadonga. It is a famous tourist site but nevertheless still worth visiting. It is set in beautiful surroundings and the little chapel built into a cave in the wall of the cliff and accessed by many...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful church in a spectacular setting. Outside is a nice statue of Pelayo (although you can find him everywher in northern Spain) and the outside of the church does look impressive. Inside it also looks spectacular - full of historic artifacts, carvings, altarpieces, etc....More

Thank peetajohn
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a very, very touristic attraction, but with a reason. The red church rises up between the trees and the chapel in the cave is kinda special too. Nature is all around you and busses drive up and down to the lakes of Covadonga....More

Thank MeInTheClouds
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We visited this when we lost our way to one of the walking areas ! It is spectacular - stunning from the outside and especially nestled in such a mountainous area. The shrine and spring and tunnel are quite moving, when we were there they...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This shrine is well worth a visit. It is one of the ancient shrines of Spain, set high in the mountains. There is a fine basilica here, as well as the original shrine accessed through a narrow cave. Parking in the area is quite a...More

Thank Michael25042014
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I've always heard about this place! I was stunned when I went! Love the views, love the place ! Just one word yo describe it, amazing!

Thank bgoual
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This place was a real surprise to us on our way to Lagos de Covadonga. For us being unknowing and not catholic it just cam out of the mist. The whole complex of church, chapels and surroundings are very fairytale like. From the small chapel...More

Thank SkyDK
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Fascinating church built on the site of where the Spanish defeated the Moors unexpectedly hundreds of years ago and wasthe Moors first defeat in spain. A statue is erected outside the church to the Spanish hero whose name escapes me. An interesting museum here too...More

Thank geoffviking
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Visiting the church and having mass at the cave was worth the experice. This place is just 20 minutes away from the lake area.

Thank gorichville
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