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Covadonga Day Trip
US$ 78.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before
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Staying in Gijón? Then you can't miss this day trip to Covadonga. You'll see the lakes, the Santa Cueva, the basilica and Cangas de Onis. A wonderful day out.

Holy cave of Covadonga
Stone crosses in Covadonga
Holy virgin of Covadonga
Lakes of Covadonga
Covadonga lakes
Santa María la Real de Covadonga Basilica

Covadonga Day Trip

We'll pick you up from your hotel in Gijón at 9 am. We'll get on a minibus and head east until we reach Covadonga, one of the emblems par excellence of Asturias.

First, we'll visit the wildest part of Covadonga. We'll head to the Ercina lake and the viewpoint of Entrelagos, from where you'll get to enjoy unforgettable views of the lakes of Covadonga.

After admiring these breathtaking views, we'll go to the Holy Cave of Covadonga, home of the "Santina" and King Pelayo. While exploring the area, we'll learn about the tradition behind worshipping this virgin, as well as the history of the Battle of Covadonga

To complete the tour of Covadonga, we'll go to the Basilica of Santa María la Real in Covadonga and explore its interior. Also, during the tour, we'll learn about the history of Covadonga and its famous battle. Are the stories all true? We'll find out!

The next stop of the day will be Cangas de Onis, where you'll have an hour of free to explore or have some lunch in a local restaurant. The gastronomy of this area is delicious! We'll meet up again and, to end the day in the best possible way, we'll visit the Roman bridge and the Santa Cruz chapel.

We'll finish the excursion by returning to your hotel in Gijón at approximately 5 pm.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 6 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
  • Alcoholic drinks are not available.
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Adults Children under 12 years old Children under 5
US$ 78.20
US$ 39.10
not permitted
  • Adults

    US$ 78.20
  • Children under 12 years old

    US$ 39.10
  • Children under 5

    not permitted

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8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport by minibus.

English speaking guide.

Not included


When to book?

You can book up until 3 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.


No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.



Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 78.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.