Holiday cottage in fabulous setting, Picos de Europa, Cantabria

Liebana, Cantabria, Northern Spain Property Ref: AC12
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    2 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps
    Sleeps 4/5
  • Property Ref: AC12

What a location! An alpine scene of thick forests, dramatic canyons, high mountains and deep gorges, replete with tales of wolves and bears. The cottage with its lovely garden offers a unique rural experience. Sleeps 4 plus a child.

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  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 10 am.

  • Pets may be permitted on request, in which case a returnable cash deposit might apply. Please ask.

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  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 10 am.

  • Pets may be permitted on request, in which case a returnable cash deposit might apply. Please ask.

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Summary

What a location! An alpine scene of thick forests, dramatic canyons, high mountains and deep gorges, replete with tales of wolves and bears. The cottage with its lovely garden offers a unique rural experience. Sleeps 4 plus a child.

Facilities

  • Bedrooms
    2 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
    2 Bathrooms
  • Beds
    Sleeps 4/5

Enjoyment

Spanish TV; Portable barbecue; 2 Sunloungers.

Self-catering
4-ring vitroceramic hob; Microwave/grill (no oven); Kettle; Coffee pot; Toaster; Blender; Fridge-freezer.

Practicalities
Washing machine; Hairdryer; Iron; Oil-fired central heating; Open fireplace (firewood included); Cot, highchair and baby bath (on request); Garden furniture; All bedding and towels provided (except for outdoor/beach use). Extra child bed (on request).

Layout

Ground floor
Open-plan main room of kitchen with breakfast bar,  living & dining areas and open fireplace, leading to garden and porch area; WC with washbasin.

First floor
Bedroom 1: Double bed (1.50 m); Bedroom 2: Twin beds (0.90 m and 1.05 m); Bathroom/WC (shower only, no bathtub).

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Overview

Where Barago village dwindles into superb countryside, we find this endearing stone-built mountain cottage, living out its days in peace and privacy.

Not a luxurious villa, it is instead an authentic, pleasant cottage for self-catering holidays, that incorporates local architectonic styles.

The location is the magical Liébana area.

The spacious pine-ceilinged main room has an open fireplace (firewood provided) and a wooden staircase goes up to the bedrooms.

The two bedrooms have been enlarged (there used to be three) and improved in 2014. One bedroom overlooks the garden, while the other looks out onto the mountains. If the bedroom's decoration remains a touch rustic, the view of the majestic Picos more than makes up for it.

The garden has a flat green lawn and outside areas are all fenced off, so this property is good for children. Otherwise, the garden with its flowers and furnished porch is just the spot to tune into mountain stillness. There is extra seating to one side of the garden to afford different perspectives according to the time of day.

At this cottage, exploring is a must. From the doorstep of the cottage, a local path takes you to adorable little Dobres. Longer walks to Pico Jano, Puerto San Glorio or Pico Coriscao compete with each other to present you with views of two very different worlds and climatic zones. Unmissable!

There are very few bears left in Spain. In this area, however, they are often seen by shepherds and villagers. When we were here, they told us stories about the bears startling cows or breaking into beehives for the honey. This is not your scary North American grizzlie, of course, simply a beautiful local animal threatened with extinction.

The trekking and active tourism options in this part of the Picos de Europa are among the best in Europe and as good as anything in the Pyrenees or Alps. Not everyone is a mountaineer, though, and to them we recommend taking the cable car from Fuente Dé way up (800 metres) among the high peaks. You won’t forget or regret it. It’s a journey into the sky, a breathtaking climb.

While it is nature’s heartbeat you feel here, history also plays a background tune. Numerous medieval churches and chapels, some quite remarkable, have drawn pilgrims to this remote region for centuries. For those with an historical bent, it is well worthwhile looking into the culture of this area of Cantabria.
 
If it’s cheese and local produce you want, then be sure to make a trip to nearby Potes on market day. The Monday street market in Potes, the local capital, has been held uninterruptedly for centuries. Not surprisingly, it is said to be one the oldest in Spain. A serious hit with youngsters is the zip wire activity over the river at Potes.

In summertime, you may wish to try out the new open-air public pool 4 km from Vega. The only date in summer to be aware of is August 16th, when the local fiesta of San Roque takes place. Tradition has it that the village celebrates all night with live music, so sleep will be hard to come by!

As one of your holiday documents, before you come we'll send you our tips for walks, restaurants, beaches, activities and places to visit, including a narrow gauge railway ride and spectacular caves.

Financial Times journalist Sue Norris stayed at this cottage and wrote an article about her holidays: A wild corner of Europe - A walking trip in Spain's Liébana Valley yields bears and vultures – but few people.

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Location

Setting

Village in alpine mountain forest with views to Picos de Europa. Liebana region.

Location

On the edge of a hamlet (no services), 7 mins drive from Vega (some facilities)

Vega 7 min
Bank, bars, restaurants, pharmacy
Potes 15 min
Most facilities, Monday street market
Fuente Dé 40 min
Cable car up the Picos de Europa
San Vicente Barquera 1 hr
Fishing town, beaches
airport Nearest Airports
Santander (SDR) & Ferry 1 hr 40 min
Asturias (OVD) 2 hrs 30 min
Bilbao (BIO) & Ferry 2 hrs 30 min

Prices

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Sleeps 4 people plus a child 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -5
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
€410
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 16 Apr 201716/04/2017
€810
17 Apr 201717/04/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
€640
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 25 Aug 201725/08/2017
€810
26 Aug 201726/08/2017 29 Sep 201729/09/2017
€640
30 Sep 201730/09/2017 02 Jan 201802/01/2018
€410
Sleeps 4 people plus a child 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -5
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
€410
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 16 Apr 201716/04/2017
€810
17 Apr 201717/04/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
€640
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 25 Aug 201725/08/2017
€810
26 Aug 201726/08/2017 29 Sep 201729/09/2017
€640
30 Sep 201730/09/2017 02 Jan 201802/01/2018
€410
Sleeps 4 people plus a child 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -5
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
£376
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 16 Apr 201716/04/2017
£743
17 Apr 201717/04/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
£587
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 25 Aug 201725/08/2017
£743
26 Aug 201726/08/2017 29 Sep 201729/09/2017
£587
30 Sep 201730/09/2017 02 Jan 201802/01/2018
£376
Sleeps 4 people plus a child 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -5
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
$442
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 16 Apr 201716/04/2017
$874
17 Apr 201717/04/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
$690
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 25 Aug 201725/08/2017
$874
26 Aug 201726/08/2017 29 Sep 201729/09/2017
$690
30 Sep 201730/09/2017 02 Jan 201802/01/2018
$442
Sleeps 4 people plus a child 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -5
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
AU$656
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 16 Apr 201716/04/2017
AU$1,296
17 Apr 201717/04/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
AU$1,024
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 25 Aug 201725/08/2017
AU$1,296
26 Aug 201726/08/2017 29 Sep 201729/09/2017
AU$1,024
30 Sep 201730/09/2017 02 Jan 201802/01/2018
AU$656
Sleeps 4 people plus a child 
DatesPrice per week
FromTopax1 -5
01 Jan 201701/01/2017 07 Apr 201707/04/2017
CAD$987
08 Apr 201708/04/2017 16 Apr 201716/04/2017
CAD$1,950
17 Apr 201717/04/2017 30 Jun 201730/06/2017
CAD$1,541
01 Jul 201701/07/2017 25 Aug 201725/08/2017
CAD$1,950
26 Aug 201726/08/2017 29 Sep 201729/09/2017
CAD$1,541
30 Sep 201730/09/2017 02 Jan 201802/01/2018
CAD$987

Booking information for AC12

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 10 am.

  • Pets may be permitted on request, in which case a returnable cash deposit might apply. Please ask.

Changeover day for AC12

  • The start and finish day has some flexibility.

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Booking information for AC12

  • Normal check-in time: 4 pm – 10 pm; Normal check-out time: 10 am.

  • Pets may be permitted on request, in which case a returnable cash deposit might apply. Please ask.

Changeover day for AC12

  • The start and finish day has some flexibility.

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YOUR REVIEWS

Rebecca | July | 2017

We had a wonderful family holiday in this cottage, exploring the stunning Picos National Park. We especially loved the quiet seclusion of this property, and the superb views as we sat outside and ate dinner each night. We left more relaxed than we have felt for years! The directions to the cottage were superb and we enjoyed going to some of the recommended sites (Soplao caves, San Vicente, Fuente De, Care Gorge). The cottage itself was comfortable and well-equipped with everything we needed (except a sharp knife!). Thank you for a great holiday - we are definitely coming back to this amazing part of Spain."

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We have informed the property manager about the knives, and she said that she will replace them with sharper ones.

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Steve | June | 2017

This cottage was delightful. We did miss some kind of oven, and there was no nearby place to eat, but we knew all that before we booked and to be honest the cottage is only improved by its tranquil and somewhat isolated location. The pictures are spot-on with the slight caveat that the view of the mountains up the lane does not show how really close they are in reality. If you love mountains like we do you're going to love this cottage. If you should need the heating it is astonishingly effective, warming the property up in 15 minutes. The shower is a good one and the bed was very comfortable. Enjoy the sunsets from the front porch. Drink in the sounds of birds and of a thousand cow bells- a non-stop background symphony! I simpy cannot fault this cottage. The owner Marie Angeles was on hand immediately if we needed her, but generally speaking we didn't see her. The villagers were all friendly and always greeted us with smiles, nods and waves. There is a small place to park your car, bur don't rely upon it because it looks like it may belong to another villager's property. It was very welcome though because it would have been a trek up the steep road with the cases and shopping. You'll need to get provisions; stop in Potes at the supermarket just before the left turning for La Vega. It's open until 9 or 9-30 and stocks everythig you'll need. (Sidre for example!) We would certainly consider returning, but I note from all the emails and onslaught of targetted internet advertising that Rustical Travel have many other enticing cottages,but this- our first experiece of Spain leaves us as converts. The information package sent to us by Rustical Travel was top notch. The directions were completely unambiguous and the area information was as good as any guide book, better in fact. Rustical Travel were very accommodating when I was trying to tie up other bookings such as air travel, car hire and dog sitting. You will definitely need a car, if only for the mandatory visit to the spectacle that is the Fuenté-Dé cable car (arrive early or not at all!) but even to get into La Vega or Potes for some food. On car hire- avoid Avis and Hertz. We had to queue for over an hour for our car while the Six-T desk was empty. Avis were too focussed on fleecing upgrades out of everyone. The drive through the gorge was as spectacular as it was hair raising thanks to the devil-may-care attitude to blind bends and narrow roads adopted by those that commute there regularly. When walking trails watch out for the shepherding dogs, according to the Cicerone guide book they'll fight to the death to protect their charges. We didn't know that and carried on straight through the herd of goats while two of these lumbering great beasts barked at us ferociously. Later we met two Spanish lady walkers who raised their eyebrows and told us that they'd found another way to bypass the goats. You have been warned! When you go, thank Marie Angeles again for us as we were left with wonderful memories. ;"

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Mike | May | 2017

We found the communication and service from Rustical Travel to be spot-on. The property was lovely and had everything needed in terms of facilities so cooking utensils etc, towels, soap, iron etc and hot water was plentiful. Some older feedback implied that you would need to buy a few cooking utensils but this is now not the case; the only thing to sort out is your own food including the likes of cooking oil. We left unused coffee etc for the next folks to help out. We were largely blessed with good weather and the walks in the whole area are awe-inspiring and the wildlife abundant. If this is your bag, it's incredible. Do allow far longer than the times indicated on walking routes especially if you want to take it all in and stop for photo's. Do take waterproofs, the occasional thunderstorms can be dramatic! Do take the cable-car at Fuente De but be there early to avoid queues. The view from the top is truly grand. Nearby Potes is a nice little town with a proper old-style market on Monday morning worth a visit with local cheeses and meats. Eating out is a bit of a lottery, more rustic than cordon bleu but plenty of it and mid-day seems to be the norm for big meals with less on offer in the evenings. Overall. loved it!"

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Pauline | October | 2016

Beautiful house scenery amazing holiday d a fantastic h"

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Elena | September | 2016

We had a lovely time in Picos de Europa in September. Great customer service from Rustical Travel. Definitely our first choice for holiday accommodation in Spain. The cottage in Barago was very cosy,  beautifully decorated, with the most amazing views. The landladies were very hospitable. Neighbours were also very friendly. We would love to visit again. Thank you."

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Liza | August | 2016

We had a wonderful week in Bàrrago, and the cottage and setting were exactly as described. We were unable to telephone the owners on our journey from Santander because of phone signal problems, which continued throughout our visit (this was of no concern to us, but might be worth noting for others). The owner is just a few houses away and would, I know, have helped in any way had we needed her to. She brought beautiful tomatoes from her garden for us as a way of welcoming us, but beyond that we did not see her - or need her assistance - for the whole week. Bàrrago is some miles from the nearest shop. We went prepared for the first evening's meal, and were able to sort ourselves on the Sunday morning in nearby La Vega. But it might be worth warning future guests that there is literally nothing in the food cupboard (no salt, no pepper, no oil, no coffee, no sugar etc.). English people who are used to English holiday cottages will usually find at least the basics in some form. This is in no way a complaint! We were delighted with our week and were blessed with some magnificent weather."

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David | August | 2016

We had a great week here in August 2016. The village where the cottage is situated is not that far from the tourist crowds around Potes, but equally just far enough to feel you have escaped into peace and quiet! The locals are really friendly and often said hello and had a short chat which was nice. The views from the front porch are just fantastic and we spent many an hour relaxing there. There are also some really nice walks in the area, not least straight up the track that leads from the house! As a small bit of feedback to the owner, a few more pillows would have been good as would a sharp knife for cooking. That said though, we would really recommend the cottage if you are going to the Picos area."

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Christopher | July | 2016

Lovely cottage in a stunning location. Everything went to plan. Found Rustical Travel very helpful with all the information they provided. Would certainly look at their range of cottages again when we next travel to Spain."

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Maaike | June | 2016

We had a good stay in this very nice cottage! Quiet, beautyfull views and friendly villagers. Cottage had everything you need and is decorated with care."

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Amanda | April | 2016

Just had a fantastic week here in early April. Still snow on the mountains, but excellent walking to be had in the sheltered valleys all around. Cottage is warm, comfy and charming with everything you could wish for. Landlady very helpful but doesn't speak English. Rustical travel will send you a detailed and informative guide to the local area -I thoroughly recommend this company. There's a general store and some restaurants in the next village, and Potes has a supermarket and farmers market. You do need a car. Roads are very twisty but empty. Wildlife amazing - bears and vultures! - incredible scenery - total peace and quiet. Don't come if you need discos and cinemas."

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Ian | April | 2016

We arrived to a great welcome, and were shown all aspects of the cottage. We immediately felt totally at home. Everything we could need was taken care of. The views were spectacular, the peace and tranquility amazing. Cow bells and friendly faces are lasting memories."

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Lucy | September | 2015

We had a lovely time - the property was wonderful and couldn't have been in a better location. Just a shame we had to leave a couple of days early. We did try to leave a brief thank you note when we left but our Spanish isn't great! Please do pass on our thanks to Elsa and Mari. We've also been really impressed with the service from yourselves and will definitely be using you again".

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John | September | 2015

What a beautiful, peaceful spot. We found enough to occupy us without travelling very far afield; walking up into the hills was fabulous and we loved the nearby village of La Vega. Potes has more than enough shops, restaurants and bars to occupy any inquisitive tourist and the drive up to Fuente Dé and its cable-car ride are unmissable. The house in Bárago is comfortable and well-equipped, with plenty of hot water and a good supply of towels, linen and kitchen equipment, although we were surprised not to find an oven. Just make sure you shop accordingly. The barbecue works perfectly well if you can keep the cat away. The directions to the cottage were excellent and all the local people we met were warm, friendly and welcoming. Don't expect to hear English spoken though. (This was never a problem)."

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Richard | September | 2015

The location and views from the property exceeded our expectations. The property was well equipped and we cooked most of the time. The bed and pillows could be improved as we woke with backache. The extra toilet downstairs was welcome. All the reference books were in Spanish, an English one would be useful. The local villagers were extremely friendly. Overall we were very happy with our stay and would gladly return."

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Philip | August | 2015

This is perfect for a quiet rural retreat situated in a small hamlet above Potes with remarkable views over Picos towering rock faces with vultures soaring above. The owners are affable, the place easy to find with all but the last few yards on a metalled road. Although on the edge of the Picos it is well placed for exploring. The cottage was immaculately clean and it was reasonably equipped. Our only problem was that the hot water supply seemed very restricted from the on-demand boiler. Perhaps we were at fault and being limited in our spanish we did not ask the owners for help. This place was recommended to us by young family who said they had had one of their best holidays ever there. We agree with their advice. We hope to return sooner rather than later."

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Alistair | July | 2015

What a superb location and it was just what we wanted. The house and garden were to an excellent standard and we enjoyed meeting both Marie and Elsa. To wake up each morning to the sight of Griffon Vultures circling into the air, and to hear the sound of cow bells in the evening was magical. On occasions the hot water in the shower was a little "cool" but overall the property was fantastic. We walked in the hills every day and were so impressed with the provision of mapboards in most of the villages and the high standard of maintenance of the public rights of way. Brilliant holiday"

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Caroline | June | 2015

The holiday cottage was exactly as described in a beautiful hamlet with lovely views of fields, mountains and woods. The property was very well cared for, spotlessly clean and tastefully decorated with a homely feel, not just a bland house with minimal comforts as some rental accommodation can be. The house had all the facilities required to enjoy a home-from-home experience and ensure a relaxing time. The garden area was well tended and had several options for seating including the under cover area which was useful if it was rainy or too sunny! There were plenty of varied walks directly from the property and it was also reasonably close to the other regions of interest in the Picos e.g. Potes, Fuente De etc. I would certainly recommend this property to anyone looking for an off-the-beaten track, peaceful holiday home which you are free to enjoy without disturbance and anyone who enjoys unspoilt tranquil (though occasionally taxing!) walks."

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John | September | 2014

Many thanks for this holiday. The location was great, and the house, and we really enjoyed our time there. Can you pass our thanks onto the owners. We had to get away early on the Saturday for our flight and our Spanish isn’t very good anyway so we didn’t get to say goodbye."

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Marion | September | 2014

The holiday was wonderful. We loved the area and did many breathtaking walks both from Barago/Cucayo and on the massif. In the three weeks, we did almost everything recommended by yourselves and others, but feel there is so much more to do there. I would be very happy to return there next year, but my husband is never keen to return to the same area twice. It might be worth mentioning in the casa description that there is now an open air swimming pool at La Vega. It was free while we were there, but we do not know if that will always be the case. Many thanks."

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Ricardo | August | 2014

The house we stayed in Cantabria was absolutly devine. The view could not be better. It was the real rustical feel we were looking for. My compliments for the service and handling."

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Stephen | August | 2014

Beautiful area, nice spacious house fairly well equipped. pleasant, friendly neighbours (even the dogs were friendly). We enjoyed our two weeks enormously. Only one minor problem in that the electricity supply overloaded and the fuses shut down. Unfortunately the fuse panel is hidden behind a picture and I was unable to find it which meant I had to phone the owner and explain the problem in my very bad spanish. I must of succeeded as a short time later someone appeared and removed the picture exposing the fuse box. It might be helpful to label or indicate the location of the fuses. Toda en toda una vacacione estupendo.. neuventa nueve por ciento perfecto. Bien hecho. Gracias Stephen."

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Paul | August | 2014

hi! we had an amazing holiday. i think you really offer an excellent service... the house was perfect for us and the local information was really very useful and done with good taste. thanks!"

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Anne | July | 2014

We had a fantastic week in a perfect cottage in a lovely rural setting. We arrived on the agreed time and the friendly owner showed us our holiday cottage, which is situated very nice at the end of the small village, the cottage was clean and very complete with a small but perfect private garden."

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Suzanne | June | 2014

We stayed in this same cottage 2 years ago and came back to it because of its wonderfully peaceful location and so many excellent walks around that area. We were not disappointed. The owners have made some very useful improvements, making 2 larger bedrooms instead of 3 tiny ones and improving the kitchen (they do still need to put a wire cover over the kitchen extractor fan outlet). This time we stayed in late June/early July, and the weather was a bit warmer although it's still quite fresh so high up. All the birdsong, the butterflies and flowers were absolutely wonderful. The owners were very friendly and helpful - advising us to switch the heating on for some of the time as it was quite cool in the evenings. Also it was lovely to receive gifts of fresh eggs and lettuces! An excellent cottage for a really peaceful stay in a totally rural and remote location with lots of walks."

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Kath | May | 2014

We had a fabulous holiday. The owners were lovely and the house was great. More rural than we expected, but fantastic. We went to a lot of places that you recommended and ejoyed them all. The only comments I would make is that the complete walk to Cucayo was much too hard for us but we enjoyed what we did do. It would be helpful if your information about the cave-chapel at Cambarco included a few directions i.e. walk down to the river, cross the bridge then turn right and follow the river to the cave. We also took the FEVE train from Umbraco to Ribadesella which was on time and very cheap. Thank you again from all of us for your help."

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Cath | April | 2014

I felt I must pass on to you our thanks for such a lovely holiday in Barago! We had a fantastic time – the cottage was spotless and the location was idyllic... It was great to experience the Spanish culture and be away from all the tourists! Your recommendations in the area were very useful and we had meals at Asador Lorente, Meson de Vega and a particularly good lunch at Posada de Curacaya. After two days of rain we had two days of hot sunshine, followed by showers and sunshine. Our two boys were not bored and, besides eating lots, we went to the Monastery, Fuente De and our youngest son got to go on the zip wire over the river in Potes – he was thrilled!!! It was a truly memorable trip and we look forward to trying out some more Rustical Travel accommodation in the future. Thanks for all your hard work, you have been very kind!"

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Adrian | October | 2013

Our second time at this property and hopefully not last! Amazing location in the Liebana valley, close to Potes and many amazing walks A very warm and welcoming house. The owner, Maria who lives at the end of the road made us feel part of the local community even if just for 8 days! Highly recommend! We stayed with little children-1 and 3 they just loved it! Thank you Rustical Travel!"

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Alan | September | 2013

Hello, There were 3 of us in the party and we were all very impressed with the cottage, the area, the scenery etc. We only met one of the owners (mum) - it is owned by Mum and daughter - but she made us extremely welcome. The cottage had everything we needed plus a BBQ - which we cooked on every night, mum (I do apologise as I can't remember her first name) even gave us a dozen fresh eggs and fresh tomatoes for our supper one evening. There was also plenty of local maps, information booklets supplied, should you need them. We felt very at home and chilled out for the whole week. Our closest town - Potes - had all the amenities we needed, supermarket, shops, street market, petrol station etc. which was brilliant. The area was superb, it was a joy to have such beautiful surroundings and so peaceful. We headed in a different direction every day and we were not disappointed with anything we saw. We would most certainly consider returning in the future. Northern Spain is an absolute gem!!!"

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Jan | August | 2013

Everything as expected. The cottage was very well cleaned as we arrived"

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Hilary | April | 2013

Just like to say, for the record, how lovely this property is. Owner very helpful, area fabulous. Great to have two toilets which don't often appear. Thought this review might help future guests.

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We are very conscious and respectful of your right to privacy.

In order to process your booking and to ensure that your holiday arrangements run smoothly and meet your requirements, we must, of course, use the information you provide such as name, contact details, special requirements etc. But we take full responsibility for ensuring that proper security measures are in place to protect your information.

We must pass the information on to the relevant suppliers of your holiday arrangements such as property managers, keyholder-caretakers and related service providers. The information may also be supplied to public authorities such as customs/immigration if required by them, in accordance with the law.

If we cannot pass this information to the relevant suppliers, we cannot administer your booking or arrange the holiday. In making this booking, you consent to this information being passed on to the relevant persons.

We will not pass on any personal information to any individual or organization not responsible for part of your holiday arrangements. This also applies to any sensitive information that you provide, such as details of any disabilities, or dietary/religious requirements.

We don’t like spam ourselves and we restrict our own promotional mailings to two typically non-aggressive instances:

  1. When a new user actively requests that we send details of special offers, or similar.
  2. Occasional promotional mailings to former clients that they can opt out of at any time.

Otherwise, we never use your  personal information for any purpose other than arranging your holiday booking.

You are entitled to a copy of your information held by us. If you would like to see this, please ask us. (We may make a small charge for providing this to you).
Your data controller is: Rustical Travel

If you need personal assistance, please contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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