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Fuente Dé. 39588. Fuente Dé, Cantabria
Parador de Fuente Dé, Fuente Dé, Cantabria, Spain

This modern mountain refuge located on the foothills of the Picos de Europa and opening onto the fertile Liébana valley, shows nature in total freedom. It is surrounded by the dramatic slopes of the Picos de Europa, woods and hillsides, in a region which is split into modest hamlets. The building is located at the bottom of the cable car which goes up to the Áliva viewpoint, at a privileged meeting point for lovers of outdoor activities. 

Aerial View / Vista exterior
Terrace / Terraza
Parador / Vista exterior

The classical mountain style and the warm wood and leather furniture recreate the much-appreciated home warmth, to which are added the homemade dishes of traditional Cantabria cuisine.
Communal area / Salón
Guest room / Habitación
Guest room / Habitación
Guest room / Habitación

Typical Cantabrian cuisine

This is an ideal shelter for mountaineers and hunters, where you will enjoy the traditional Cantabrian cuisine. With such dishes as Liébana stew, cockerel salad, sirloin steak with Tresviso cheese, venison with blueberries sauce, veal chop, and tea mousse. 
Parador and garden  / Parador y jardin
Restaurant / Restaurante
Parador / Vista exterior

Hotel Facilities: 
  • Banquet facilities
  • Cocktail bar
  • Conference facilities
  • Currency exchange 
  • Parking facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Safe deposit box 
Room Facilities: 
  • Air conditioning
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Mini bar 
  • Private bathroom / Ensuite
  • Telephone 
  • Horseback ride 
  • Mountain bikes 
  • Paragliding 
  • Trekking 
  • 4x4 Routes 
  • Potes (23 km). Lebeña (26 km). Piasca (26 km) 
  • Caín-Poncebos. Route to the Divine El Cares Gorge 
  • Cable car-Áliva-Naranco de Bulnes. The cable car offers access in 3.5 minutes to the foothills of the Picos de Europa 
How to get there:

The Parador is located at the end of the road leading from Potes to Fuente Dé. 
To reach this road from Santander, follow the A-8 motorway to Unquera. In Unquera, you will exit the A-8 and take the N-621 highway towards 'Potes-Parque Nacional de los Picos de Europa', and follow the 'Desfiladero de la Hermida' mountain pass to Potes and Fuente Dé. 

From Madrid, take the N-1 highway to Burgos, where you will then turn onto the N-623 highway, heading towards Aguilar de Campoo. From Aguilar, take the P-212 road towards Cervera de Pisuerga until you reach Potes and Fuente Dé. The Parador is 135 km from Santander. 

Typical festivals:
  • Procession (La Santuca) 2 July, Puertos de Áliva, 15 km. 
  • Livestock fair 2 November, Potes, 23 km. 
  • La Cruz 14 September, Potes, 23 km. 

Additional Information: 

  • Distance to airport:   130 km 
  • Distance to railway station:   130 km
Distances to nearest paradors
  • Cervera de Pisuerga: 80 Km. 
  • Santillana: 101 Km. 
  • Santillana Gil Blas: 101 Km. 
  • Cangas de Onís: 109 Km. 
  • Limpias: 156 Km. 
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