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Monte Naranco is home to two World Heritage sites and a 35 meter tall statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Monte Naranco was not on our initial list of must-see places in Oviedo...mainly because we didn't... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Valencian Country, Spain
Fantastic not to be missed.

Absolutely fantastic views from several garage points. A long precarious winding road up to summit... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
William H
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

Monte Naranco was not on our initial list of must-see places in Oviedo...mainly because we didn't know how to get there. Lucky for us, some friends of our suggested a drive there and we were glad we did. The 35 meter high statue of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

This horrible symbol of the worst religious fanatisms has been built in a beautiful spot on the top of the mountain, they destroyed all the natural area to build that pile of stones, financed by some radical religious groups during the dictatorship. I hope the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic views from several garage points. A long precarious winding road up to summit. Many people walk or cycle. Couple restaurants near the top. Not suitable for people with mobility problems. Gets very busy at certain times so parking can be a problem. Couple...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank William H
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Drive up on a Sunday afternoon, to visit the Romanesque church. Views over Oviedo literally a bit clouded.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

A most revealing place for Oviedo ! 1. Worth jogging all the way up (or cycling !) 2.the view is great and wide and round like nowhere else ! 3.the topographic view of Oviedo allows to identify how TINY this city was 300 years ago...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

This place offers a fantastic view of the Asturian valleys. Located near Oviedo, on the top of this hill, there is a nice belvedere. Locals come here for picnics, hiking and uphill bike.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

After asking friends for a place to enjoy great views of Oviedo, they all seemed to agree on Monte Naranco as the best place! Place is great, surrounded by nature and very easy to get there, although I must confess be careful with some GPS...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

I love this region of Spain! So my son and decided to go out for a quick walk to the local park nearby to think about what we will do for the day, and my son notices a large figure atop the mountains...it didn't seem...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Despite visiting the city on more than 10 occasions this was my first time visiting the monument. As I had a hire car I chose to drive up, almost to the top. The drive wasn't too bad but you need to be looking at all...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank BennyBlue
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Ok, I did the hike. It was really challenging and I wasn't sure that I'd make it to the top. It's not the easiest climb, but I took a few stops and kept pushing. The view is absolutely amazing, even in the afternoon. There are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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June 10, 2018|
Response from sgriff0 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! No, Benidorm is in Southeastern Spain in the Valencia region. Monte Naranco is in Northern Spain in Oviedo, Asturias.