The soaring mountains, rolling hills and unspoilt coastline of Asturias provide for excellent and very varied walking possibilities. Below is some information on self guided walking, followed by a list of some of the best walks in the region.
It is very important to take adequate preparation before walking in the area. Take into consideration that this is a steep and precipitous mountainous region with few waymarks and a very changeable weather.
Hotel Posada del Valle we lend and sell maps of the area, and also produce detailed notes for self guided walkers. We have notes for over 15 different self guided walks in the area which are available to our guests. As we are walking these routes ourselves, and are in contact with self-guided walkers our notes are continually updated taking into consideration any possible changes.
Hotel Posada del Valle is an ideal base for walking holidays. Because of its location a great variety of excellent walks are within a short car drive from the hotel and some walks may be done starting directly from the hotel. Therefore it is possible to enjoy the great variety of walks the area offers, and select the best walk according to weather conditions.
DESFILADERO DE CARES: Sendero muy famoso sobre el desfiladero del Cares que divide el macizo occidental y central. Total 22 Km, Cotas: 200m-400m
LAGOS DE COVADONGA: Sendero atractivo alrededor de los lagos y la Vega de Bricial con un paisaje variado. Total 4km, Cotas 1100m-1200m-1100m
MIRADOR DE ORDIALES: Senda de montaña hasta el espectacular mirador con vistas sobre Ponga.. Total 16km, Cotas 1100m-1700m-1100m
SENDERO DEL ARCEDIANO: Antiguo camino que conecta León con Asturias por las montañas. 13km de ida solo, Cotas 950m-1500m-600m
VEGA DE ARIO: Senda de montaña hasta el refugio por encima del desfiladero del Carres, con vistas espectaculares del macizo central.. Total 15km, Cotas 1100m-1650m-1100m