Picos de Europa National Park & Potes, Bilbao

Embark on a private guided tour from Bilbao to explore the stunning Picos de Europa National Park.


Embark on a private guided tour from Bilbao to explore the stunning Picos de Europa National Park. The tour includes a visit to Potes village, a scenic 4WD adventure through the park's breathtaking landscapes, and a thrilling ride on the Fuente Dé cable car. Throughout the day, indulge in delicious local cuisine, tapas, and alcoholic beverages while learning about the region's rich history and culture from your knowledgeable and passionate guide.


  • Explore the breathtaking Picos de Europa National Park on a private 4WD tour
  • Savour delicious traditional meals in the picturesque villages of Potes and Sotres
  • Ride the Fuente De cable car to witness stunning views at 1,823 meters high
  • Discover the hidden gems of the Hermida Gorge, Sierra Del Oso, and Aliva
  • Experience a personal photographer capturing memorable moments throughout the tour

Know before you go

9 hours
Recommended for
All ages
Private group

What you'll do

Embark on a private guided tour of the breathtaking Picos de Europa National Park, starting with a hotel pick-up in Bilbao. Be prepared to satisfy your appetite as your foodie guide will share the region's culture through tapas, alcoholic beverages, and a full meal.
From Bilbao, you'll drive for about an hour through the picturesque La Hermida gorge, stopping at a local bar for tea or other refreshments. Continuing through the gorge, you'll arrive in the stunning valley of Liebana, where you'll engage in a bit of off-road adventure in a 4WD vehicle to explore less-known spots.
Next, you'll visit the charming village of Potes, the capital of Liebana, where you will stroll through the beautiful streets and have the option to visit the historic Torre del Infantado.
Lunchtime calls for a visit to one of the local restaurants for a traditional meal, such as the renowned "cocido lebaniego." The journey continues up the Deva river to Fuente De, a glacial circus surrounded by towering limestone walls. Here, you'll have the option to take the cable car up the mountain for an unforgettable experience.
Travel further off-road to reach the magnificent open landscapes of Aliva, where you can choose to spend the rest of the day, or venture on to the remote village of Sotres.
Finally, you'll make your way back to Bilbao, with the option to stop for dinner in Laredo or another nearby village.

Throughout the day, your guide will act as a personal photographer, capturing your memories amid the natural beauty of the Picos de Europa National Park. The tour includes snacks, lunch, dinner, alcoholic beverages, Fuente De cable car tickets, and all entrance fees to cultural buildings and museums.

Itineraries with Picos de Europa National Park & Potes

Discover Spain, North to South - 18 Days

Discover the highlights of Spain's cities and nature on this tour, starting in Picos de Europa National Park near Bilbao, and heading into Madrid via the UNESCO city of Segovia with its ancient Roman aqueduct. Visit the region of Andalucía, exploring the cities of Granada, Seville, and Ronda, plus hiking the Caminito del Rey, exploring the white villages, and enjoying an optional beach day. End your trip on the island of Mallorca, discovering its historic inland villages and coastal harbors, as well as its caves, mountains, and wineries.