Picos de Europa Accommodation and Activities Links
Picos Holiday Rentals - offer a selection of personally chosen, self-catering places to stay, from large houses to small apartments, in the Picos de Europa and the surrounding Cantabrian mountains of Asturias, Cantabria and Castille-León.
www.abdet.com - Self-catering accommodation in the Costa Blanca.
www.wildsideholidays.com - Discover Spain with an active holiday. Walking, bird watching, cycling, horseriding and more. Explore the Wildside Holidays listings for accomodation, tours and guides in Spain.
www.wales-walking.co.uk - Guesthouse accommodation and walks in Wales.
Hotels in Barcelona - Barcelona hotels, Spain. Discount reservation. Cheap, budget and luxury Barcelona hotels. Accommodation at four, five stars and very cheap hotels in Barcelona.
www.spain-houses.com - Find the best value villas, apartments, houses, and property for rent in Javea, Jalon, Calpe, Senija (Costa Blanca - Alicante- Spain)
Casa Rafaela - A beautiful cottage in the tiny village of Fígols de Tremp, in the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees
Picos de Europa Wildlife - information and news on the wonderful variety of animal species found around the Picos de Europa.
www.iberianwildlife.com - Wildlife holidays, guided wildlife tours and natural history excursions at numerous locations throughout Spain and Portugal. Iberian Wildlife Tours will take you in search of birds, butterflies and wildflowers in the stunningly beautiful scenery of Extremadura, the Picos de Europa, the Spanish Pyrenees, Andalucia, Catalonia and many other destinations.
www.iberianature.com - A guide to the environment, climate, wildlife and landscape of Spain. Comprehensive information.
www.fapas.es - Fund for the Protection of Wild Animals. Spanish conservation group with some translation in English.
www.faunaiberica.org - Info. in Spanish on Spanish wildlife, eco-systems and the laws that protect them.
www.fundacionosopardo.org - The Brown Bear Foundation, NGO concerned with the study and conservation of the Cantabrian brown bear and it's habitat.
www.quebrantahuesos.org - The Foundation for the Conservation of the Bearded Vulture in Spain.
www.signatus.org - Information on, and in defense of, the Iberian wolf.
www.loboiberico.com - ASCEL. Association for the study and conservation of the Iberian wolf.
www.gia-anillamiento.org - El Grupo Ibérico de Anillamiento, a non-profit making association dedicated to the investigation of wild birds through ringing.
www.wwf.es - WWF Spain, the Spanish branch of the World Wildlife Fund.
www.ellinceiberico.com - Website about the Iberian lynx.
Zona Osera - Excellent blog with fantastic photos of wildlife in northern Spain.
Iberianature Forum - the best place to find information about the nature and geography of Spain!
Some international animal welfare links
Four Paws International - For almost two decades, FOUR PAWS has consistently and successfully focused on one goal: to help animals - abused due to economic, scientific or other reasons - to their rights.
(Much of their work centres on sanctuaries for rescued bears.)
IFAW - The International Fund for Animal Welfare's mission is to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout the world by reducing commercial exploitation, protecting wildlife habitats...
(Includes information on the particularly cruel practice of hunting hibernating bears, leaving the cubs orphaned and open to abuse.)
WSPA - The World Society for the Protection of Animals. For a world where animal welfare matters, and animal cruelty ends.
Born Free - Born Free Foundation - Keeping wildlife in the wild.
Help Save the Bears - A site highlighting the plight of Bears WorldWide.
vetsure.com - How to become a veterinary surgeon.
Picos Rock & Snow - Guided walking, trekking, scrambling, snowshoeing and ski touring holidays in the Picos de Europa.
nineonesix - Guided Walks and Scrambles in the Torridon Mountains of Scotland.
Alpinism and Ski Wanaka - your top choice for mountaineering adventures in New Zealand.
www.caingram.info - High Adventure Around The World by Alan Ingram.
www.alpine-club.org.uk - The Alpine Club, the world's first mountaineering club, is Britain's only national club for Alpinists.
www.summitpost.org. - Mountaineering, Climbing, Hiking.
www.w-o-w.com - Outdoor activity articles and information.
www.alpineskiclub.org.uk - The Alpine Ski Club. Check out their receiver hire scheme.
www.planetmountain.com - Mountain, Rock, Ice and Snow Information.
www.outdoor-resources.com - Information on outdoor activities.
www.spanishadventures.com - Trekking and Cycling in Spectacular Spain, with Aussie Garry.
www.snow-forecast.com - Active Weather for Active People.
www.uk-active.co.uk - Extreme sports.
www.todovertical.com - Guías e instructores de Escalada en Roca, Montaña y Alpinismo. (Mountaineering and rock climbing guides and instructors.)
www.rockclimbing.com - Go to RockClimbing.com for the Internet's most popular community of the latest rock climbing news, gear, photos and much more!!
www.eagleskiclub.org.uk - The UK's largest and most active ski touring and ski mountaineering club.
www.smc.org.uk - One of Scotland's oldest private mountaineering clubs.
www.cicerone.co.uk - Guides for walkers, trekkers, mountaineers, climbers and cyclists.
www.upandunder.co.uk - South Wales' finest outdoor equipment retailer.
www.j2ski.com - Ski Resorts and Ski Weekends, Snow Forecasts, Hotels and Chalets, Skiing and Snowboarding Technique and Chat for the Independent Skier.
www.snsc.demon.co.uk - SNOWSPORT SCOTLAND, The National Governing Body for Skiing and Snowboarding in Scotland.
White-Peak Ski Holidays - Ski & Summer holidays in the Portes du Soleil ski region of France & Switzerland.
First Tracks!! Online Ski Magazine - The ski and snowboard world at your keyboard.
www.snowshoemag.com - Snowshoe Magazine.
Ski Club of Manchester - Providing ski-related activities in the Manchester and surrounding area.
www.expeditionguide.com - Rock Climbing and Mountaineering Courses.
www.walkingworld.com - Welcome to Britain's largest online walking guide. This is the place where over 180 local contributers share their favourite routes with you.
www.walkingeurope.info - The hub for a range of web sites dedicated to walking in Europe.
Adventureline - Walking Holidays around the world with Martin Hunt.
Walking Holidays Spain - A comprehensive directory of guided and independant walking holidays in Spain.
Wildside Holidays - Nature, wildlife and culture walking holidays in the Sierra de Grazalema, Spain.
The Grazalema Guide - Website tourist information portal for Grazalema and surrounding areas.
www.globetrotters.co.uk - The Globetrotters Club is an international network for independent travellers around the world. If you'd like to join us, receive our bimonthly newsletter and membership listing offering hospitality, information and advice.
www.tigercarrental.com - Tiger Car Rental provides low cost car hire in thousands of locations throughout Europe and Worldwide.
Final Destinations - Summer and Winter Holidays - Final Destinations - For Holidays in the Sun, Winter Holidays, Flights, Cruises, Car Hire, hotels and more.
www.pricelessethiopia.net.et - Ethiopia Travel and Tour Operators.
Green Day Out - Where you can search ideas for days out in England, Scotland and Wales.
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The Picos de Europa - Your complete English guide to the Picos de Europa mountains of Northern Spain.
www.iberianwildlife.com/picos-de-europa - Teresa Farino's page with detailed information on the flora and fauna of the Picos de Europa and her wildlife walks.
www.picoseuropa.net - Mountaineering info. routes and more on the Picos de Europa. Lots of photos. (Spanish).
www.liebanaypicosdeeuropa.com - Interactive multimedia guide. English/Spanish.
www.birdforum.net - The Nets' Largest Birding Community Dedicated to Wild Birds.
Julian Sykes Wildlife - Birding and other wildlife holidays.
Birding Picos de Europa - English-speaking birdwatching guide.
Iberian Wildlife Tours - Birdwatching Holidays in Spain.
Ski Schools Guide - Worldwide Ski Schools Directory
www.linkcentre.com - Linkcentre Directory and Search Engine
www.ski.co.uk - The world's independent ski & snowboard directory
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