Are you feeling like escaping from the busy and crowded cities and just relaxing in a luxurious hotel in the middle of a stunning natural landscape? Then the Parador de Fuente Dé is exactly the place you are looking for. Located in the mountains of the Picos de Europa National Park, in the region of Cantabria, this Parador is a getaway to nature paradise.
Besides relaxing, hiking and doing many other activities in the natural surroundings of this stunning Parador, you will also have the chance to visit some nearby charming villages that will definitely upgrade your experience and make it a perfect escape, combining relax, sports and a little bit of tourism.
Only 23km away from the Parador de Fuente Dé, you will find the charming village of Potes. The name of this villages comes from the many bridges and towers that there exist, such as Torre del Infantado and Torre de Orejón de la Lama. This town full of history will make you feel like you´ve been transported back in time, to a place with narrow streets made of stone and big cantabric-style houses with balconies. Besides the beauty and charm of Potes by itself, having the Peaks of Europe as the background landscape, make this place a unique landscape.
The easiest way to get from the Parador de Fuente Dé to Potes is by taking a short 25-minutes’ drive through the CA-185.
Lebeña is a small village surrounded by a beautiful landscape protagonized by woods with many natural species. Located only 30km away from the Parador, Lebeña is a rural destination in which you will find rural tourism and a beautiful and unique church. The church of Santa María de Lebeña is the main preromantic monument of Cantabria with Mozarabic style, and even though the church is small, visiting the interior is definitely worth it. Regarding the rural tourism in Lebeña, the highlight is the river Deva which has a big value for the fishing activity with a 5km long section filled with trouts.
A 40 minutes’ drive through the CA-185 and the N-621 is all it takes to get from the Parador de Fuente Dé to Lebeña. Also, given that Potes is in the way to Lebeña, you can take a tour and visit both villages on the same day.
In piasca, approximately 30k away from the Parador de Fuente Dé, you will find the Church de Santa María de Piasca, leftovers of a romantic monastery. Piasca was back in the day an important monastery from which some few things are well conserved today. One of those proofs of history is the church, which is totally worth the ride.
To get from the Parador de Fuente Dé to Piasca it takes only 40 minutes by car through the CA-185 road.
So, are you in the mood for a relaxing getaway in the most beautiful landscapes of Cantabria? The don´t let the time pass and book now at Parador de Fuente Dé and get ready to discover the Picos de Europa national Park and some charming villages of Cantabria!