Pedro Pidal Visitor Centre

Go to Image Pedro Pidal' Visitor Centre
The centre bears the name of the driving force behind the National Parks Act of 1916, who was responsible for the first park being the Montaña de Covadonga in 1918, the predecessor of the Picos de Europa National Park.
Pedro Pidal' Visitor Centre
GPS: 43.276944,-4.983298

01/10 to 15/10, 21, 22, 28, 29, 30, 31 October and 01/11: 10:00 to 17:30 h.

02/12 to 10/12: 10:00 to 17:30 h.

Guided tours:

General public:
Guided tours of the centre are available for groups (by prior reservation and out of high season).
Groups maximum 50 people.

Educational community:
The Park has an environmental education programme for schoolchildren.
Guided visits are made to the surroundings of the Lakes, the Interpretation Centre and the old Buferrera mine.
Field booklets are available.
Maximum group size: 50 pupils.


The Pedro Pidal Visitor Centre is located in the vicinity of the Covadonga Lakes.

To get there you have to arrive at the Buferrera car park, to the left of Lake Enol, and take the pedestrian access that starts at the end of the upper platform of the lake.