Region: Northern Spain

Riaño Mountain Range

Found in the far northern province of León, the little-known mountain range of Riano sits to the south of the spectacular Picos de Europa National Park and forms part of the extensive Cordillera Cantábrica that traverses Northern Spain. The landscape is characterised by extensive forests of beech, holm and Pyrenean oak, and broom covered hillsides … Continued

Hotel Tierra de la Reina

Located on the edge of the picturesque village of Boca de Huérgano, this is a small and simple but cosy and authentic rural guesthouse with plenty of atmosphere.

Hotel Apartamentos El Meirel

Situated in the heart of the mountainous Somiedio Natural Park, this traditional stone-built guesthouse offers an excellent base for exploring this wild and remote corner of the Cantabrian Mountains.

Picos de Europa National Park

Named the “Peaks of Europe” for being the first land visible to sailors returning from the Americas, this spectacular limestone mountain range stretches for 20 km across Asturias, Cantabria and Castilla y León in Northern Spain. The oldest in Spain, the National park contains a stunning landscape of jagged mountain peaks reaching 2,648m in altitude, … Continued

Bay of Biscay

One of the most productive whale watching areas in the world, the Bay of Biscay is a huge gulf of the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean to the south of the Celtic Sea which borders Spain and France. The deep waters found off the continental shelf around the Santander and Torrelavega Canyons are rich in marine life … Continued