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Monte Naranco

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Address: Avenida de los Doctores Fernandez-Vega,, Oviedo, Spain
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Great view

Steep climb, but not to long, to rewarding view of Oviedo and large part of central Asturias. Enjoy.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steep climb, but not to long, to rewarding view of Oviedo and large part of central Asturias. Enjoy.

Thank es-travler
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Me and my grandfather decided to walk up to Monte Naranco as we'd heard that there was excellent views of Asturias. We'd already visited the cathedral, so thought this would be a good thing to do for a day. On the way up we realised that we were passing the Santa Maria Del Naranco and the San Miguel Del Lillo,... More 

2 Thank CallumBradfield
Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We rode the motorbike to the top where there is a small car park. The road only has a couple of tight corners. Hardly any traffic. The views from the top are spectacular. Worth the trip.

Thank penelope_pit_stop123
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

If you visit the preromanico sites and the weather is fine, you can drive up to the top of Monte Naranco from where you can really enjoy a full panorama of Oviedo and surrounding area including the Picos de Europa. You can head for the big staue of Jesus, then you will be three.

Thank Plus_Ultra_2013
Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

You can see all whole fantastic view of the Oviedo city. I was there in sunny day. Fresh air and good for biking here.

Thank Patcharavalai1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I finally hiked up Naranco this past Saturday to El Cristo. The hike was short, it has a bit of a steep incline in some spots, but overall a nice Saturday morning challenge. The views of Oviedo at the top are great! You can see the whole city and the statue of Christ is impressionable. There are two picnic tables... More 

Thank Angela P
Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

When you see the 9th century Pre-Romanesque churches of San Miguel de Lillo and Santa Maria del Naranco, you are on the Monte Naranco. You can get good views of the city of Oviedo and the countryside from there.

Thank BennyMalaga
Leuven, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Take the bus to Monumentos and hike all the way up, past the church ruins—so worth it! On a clear day, you'll get some of the best views of Asturias and Cantabria; you can see all the way to Gijón and the coast!

1 Thank Vicente C
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

I thought it was unlucky of me that i visited it in a cloudy day but when you are up the top, you feel like you are above everything! It felt like magic! Totally recommended if you have time.

Thank Emma J
Pribram, Czech Republic
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

If you´d like to have a nice view it´s almost like an obligation to go there. It depend on way, you can walk there and make a picnic there or go up by car just to look around.

Thank Kristina k

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