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Canoing and Collados del Ason Natural Park

Discover one of the most spectacular Natural Parks in Cantabria and enjoy a pleasant canoe route

  • Get to know the Collados del Asón Natural Park

  • Admire the birth of the Asón and Gándara rivers

  • Visit the Cave of Cullalvera

  • Enjoy an exciting canoe route along the Ason river


  • When: To be agreed

  • Duration: 10.5 h approx.

  • Meeting points: to be agreed

  • Languages: Spanish, English

  • Private Group: minimum 4 people

€ 115 pers.


Feel the excitement of a canoe excursion on the Asón River, fall in love with the landscape of the Collados del Asón National Park and discover one of the most important caves in Ramales de la Victoria.

First, we will visit the cave of Cullalvera. This cave has a magnificent entrance that stands out, emerging from a lush of Cantabrian holm oak of great ecological value. Inside the cave, you will enjoy the natural show of the sounds of the cave's water, light, and shadows. This is indeed one of the most important caves in the region. During the visit, you will learn about the history of this cave and of other caves in the area.

Alternatively, you could visit the Covalanas cave, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008 due to its prehistoric paintings. To access this cave, you have to take an uphill walking tour that lasts about 20 minutes. Moreover, the visit to this cave is subject to availability (entrance tickets are very restricted, that's why you have to book well in advance if you want to visit this cave in high season).

Second, we will do a scenic drive tour through the Collados del Asón nature park. There you will see waterfalls, forests, and cows. You will definitively enjoy the panoramic views left by this natural and spectacular area of ​​Cantabria.

Finally, you will make a canoe descent on the Ason river (8km - duration 2.5 hours approx). It will be a fun experience and for which you do not need previous experience but it is a route of medium difficulty with some small jumps to make the route more exciting.

It will be an intense and fun day that you will not forget.

Not included
  • Food Drink
  • Tour leader
  • Transportation by minivan
  • Pick up at your hotel (in Santander, Suances, Torrelavega, Isla, Noja, Santoña or Castro Urdiales).
  • Tickets to the selected cave Canoe route (including wetsuit, vest, etc)
  • Accident insurance 
  • Liability insurance
You must wear
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Booties or plastic /water shoes
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear
  • Picnic lunch (although there is a restaurant in the area, we recommend taking a picnic to enjoy more nature and make better use of time)
  • Warm clothes for the visit to the cave is highly recommendable (the temperature inside is 12 ºC)
  • Rowing gloves, if you have them

The minimum age for this tour is 6 years old.
You need to know how to swim to do the canoe route.
You must be at the meeting point at least 5 minutes before departure time. This activity is only reserved PRIVATELY for a minimum group of 4 people. The company reserves the right to cancel the departure if the weather conditions are not favorable or if there is no availability for the requested date. In such case, you would be given the option to change the tour date or refund.

You can cancel this reservation free of charge up to 72 hours before the start of the excursion.


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