By the kilometerpost 6, opposite to the Casa Asprón,
starts a path without a signpost (200 m). About
100 meters from this path towards Cangas de Onis, opposite to a parking
place, was in autumn 2008 a path with a signpost for "Cruz de Priena".
This is the wrong path. Be sure that you select the right path.
The steeply ascending path goes first through a forest and starts
then to zigzag on a grassy
slope. When the
path forks (27min) (350 m), go left. The views over the sanctuary of
Covadonga are fine all the
At the next fork (43min) (460 m), take the path to the right. Walking
in a forest of maples and oaks, you encounter another fork (56min) (550 m), and go left. When the forest ends, you enjoy views over Covadonga to
plains, valleys and the
mountains of Picos de Europa. By the
(1h20min) (725 m) opens up a
Return on the same way back to the parking place (2h35min).