Picos de Europa
Around the Picos
Plants & Wildlife
Welcome to The Picos de Europa,
your complete English guide to these beautiful mountains of Northern Spain.
Here you'll find information on the area's wildlife in the nature pages which are part species identification guides on plants and animals found around the Picos de Europa and part English translations of Spanish news regarding rare species such as the Cantabrian brown bear or threats to their habitat such as the San Glorio ski resort project. Check out the special interest holidays too, such as bear-watching and birdwatching.
Find a friendly place to stay in Picos Holiday Rentals from our selection of self-catering holiday houses and apartments to let in Asturias, Cantabria and Castile-León.
For planning excursions into the mountains you'll need to check current weather conditions and forecasts for the Picos de Europa.
We hope you enjoy your visit to the Picos de Europa, whether virtual or real!
Guide to the Picos de Europa mountains
Picos Rock and Snow are delighted to announce their collaboration with a new project, Wolf & Bio, run by a locally based wildlife tour company, WildWatching Spain and the Association of Spanish Wildlife Photographers, Aefona. For each client booked on one of our activity holidays we will
New birdwatching holidays in the Picos de Europa are being developed by an Asturian, English-speaking guide with more than 20 years' birding experience. Take advantage of his local knowledge
No Ski Resort!
This last Tuesday, the 29th of January, Mike and Cato were skiing from the Piedraslenguas pass in Palencia province near the border with Cantabria. This is what they found.
New for 2013 - a Cantabrian Brown Bear watching holiday in Somiedo, In Search of the Littlest Grizzly. Led by Teresa Farino and John Muddeman of Iberian Wildlife Tours along with wardens from the Brown Bear Foundation
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