Do as the sign says, “Sit yourself down in the clouds.”
Sign showing 2014 rates for taking the cable car up the Picos de Europa.
This mountain range was named the ‘Peaks of Europe’ because they were the first visible landmark for sailors arriving in the south of Europe. This is a view of the peaks from inside the cable car.
A grate with the Picos de Europa beneath my feet.
Sign describing the crows and ravens found in the mountains.Wherever there’s a steep drop-off there’s someone taking a dangerous selfie. Don’t step back!
There are trails galore all over northern Spain and the Picos was no exception.
From the top one can head off to the villages beyond.
It didn’t really matter which way you went – the views were spectacular in every direction.
Map of showing the string of tiny villages between Potes, where we were staying, and Fuente Dé where we went up into the Picos de Europa via the teleférico.