Sunflower Books Landscapes of Picos de Europa Car tours and Walks

Car tours walks picnics; Author: Teresa Farino
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Landscapes of Picos de Europa Car tours and Walks guide book fits easily into your pocket if walking, and includes a pull-out map.  The guide has one car tour with several detour options, 18 long and short walks, 6 easy walks for motorists, 5 picnic suggestions: 128 pages.

The Picos de Europa, one of Europe's last mountain wilderness areas, are the high point of a long ridge of mountains which runs along the north coast of Spain, the Cordillera Cantabrica. Ranging in altitude from 150m to 2648m (about 500-8700ft), the Picos are divided into three spectacular limestone massifs separated from one another, and from the surrounding ranges, by precipitous gorges - a truly spectacular area in which to walk or tour.This guide contains a wealth of information about the dazzling array of plant and animal life you can expect to see when exploring the range by car or on foot. The author, an all-round naturalist and Spanish correspondent for BBC Wildlife, has also contributed to Spain - the Rough Guide. Teresa Farino has been living in the Picos de Europa for almost twenty years.

  • Best time to walk: Walk here between June and September.
  • Where to Stay:
    • For the southern reaches, the best base is Potes as there is plenty of accommodation and buses serving the three valleys that diverge from the town.
    • On the northern side, Cangas de On's would be a good choice.
    • For the Cabrales region, including the Cares Gorge, Arenas would be the best choice.
Product Details
PublisherSunflower Books
SeriesThe Landscape Series
Product TypePaperback
Pages128pp
Dimensions101 x 210 x 11 (mm)
Date2017
Item weight0.19 Kg

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