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Canoeing, Cave & Natural Park of Collados del Ason

Visit one of the famous caves in Ramales de la Victoria and enjoy canoening through the Ason river.


Feel the excitement of taking a canoe trip down the Ason River, fall in love with the landscape of Collados del Ason Natural Park and discover one of the famous caves in Ramales de la Victoria.

109.00 € / person
65.00 €/child . Per person
  • Duration: 10,5 hous approx.
  • Small Groups (4-8 people)
  • Cave (Covalanas or Cullalvera) and visit to the Natural Park of Collados del Ason
  • Activity: Canoeing
  • Languages: Spanish, English


  • Visit a Cave (Covalanas or Cullalvera, according to availability)
  • Discover the Natural Park of “Collados del Ason”
  • See the birthplace of the river Gandara
  • See the birthplace of the river Ason
  • Descent in Canoe on the Ason river (municipality of Udalla)



  • Departure: 09:15 am
  • Finish Time: 7:45 pm (approx.)
  • Pick-up in your hotel in Santander
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109.00 € / person TAX included
Per person:
65.00 € / child TAX included Per person

TOTAL: 109.00 €
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We will leave at 09:15 direction Ramales de la Victoria, where we will visit either Cullalvera or Covalanas cave (depending on availability). Cullavera is a majestic cave, formed by large cavities of easy access and where you can enjoy the cave's magic show of sound, light and water. On the other side is the famous Cave of Covalanas, also known as cave of red deer, is a World Heritage Site of Unesco since 2008. This is a cavity of reduced dimensions (barely 65m) and hosts rock representations of more Of 25,000 years (Upper Paleolithic). The importance of this cave rests in his figures endowed with realism and movement thanks to the reddish color of his paintings. Depending on availability, the visit to one or other of the caves will be made, without being able to be guaranteed a visit to any particular cave in advance.

Then we will then go have a meal at a nice restaurant in the region. After this break, we will go to the Natural Park of the Collados del Asón, a meeting with the magnificent mountains of the Soba Valley at 660 m altitude. In these mountains, the Asón River is born through a spectacular waterfall of more than 50m where the water and the abrupt landscape that offers the valley. But first, we will visit the lookout of the Gandara River. This river rises among gentle meadows, at the foot of an impressive natural cordage. Both rivers run through different valleys, those of Soba and Ruesga, to finally unify in Ramales de la Victoria. It is also worth mentioning the more native forest, especially in the highest part of the park, formed by oak beech forests and above.
Finally, we will go to the municipality of Ampuero. From this place, we will descent in Canoa on the Asón river (through the municipality of Udalla). We will meet there with more people who also will do this activity organized by a local company. The duration of this canoeing experience will be of about 2.5 / 3 hours. A fun experience basically for everybody (minimum age to make the descent in Canoa is 3 years, always accompanied by at least one adult).

Once the canoeing trip is finished, we will go back to Santander where we should arrive around 19:30 hrs.


Tour leader
Transport (hotel pick up/drop off in Santander)
Cave entry
Canoeing (life jacket, canoes and oars - neoprene suit and sneakers if required)
Accident and liability insurance 


foot, drinks
other entries tickets



Jacket (average temperature in the cave is of 14 ºC all year long)
Non-slip shoes and comfortable clothing
Sun glasses
Sun cream
A hat
A bottle of watter



You should be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the departure time.

The average temperature of the cave is 14 ° C, so we highly recommend you to bring a jacket

The caves are slick so we recommend to wear non-slip shoes
The company responsible for the canoeing excursion is Canoason, an active tourism company with more than 15 years of experience.

The minimum age for a child to do the canoeing excursion is 5 yo. Depending on the age and height of the child, he may occupy an independent place in the canoe or will descend in a canoe with at least 1 adult.
The maximum occupancy of a canoe will be 2 adults and one child. There are also individual canoes if desired.

The minimum group for the excursion to take place is of 4 people
The company reserves the right to cancel the excursion if the minimum group is not achieved or if the weather conditions are not favorable. In these cases, the company will reimburse you the total amount paid or give you another option for changing the tour date.

If you wish to book this tour in exclusivity for you, you can do so by choosing the PRIVATE TOUR option in the main menu box. Private tours give you the possibility of choosing the date to do it.


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