El Cuélebre

Activities

All adapted to the different tastes and abilities of our students, and always, of course, in Spanish.

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Hiking..

Our favorite, basic activities are the walks, to discover the wonderful natural and human surroundings of Somiedo natural park, declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in the year 2000. The Park has a wide range of unforgettable itineraries designed for all types of users, from the beginner to the more advanced and experienced hiker: we will design the outings so that the required effort corresponds to your physical condition.

In each season you will enjoy an exuberant natural beauty. Millenary chestnut, beech and oak forests; beautiful lakes, rivers, springs and waterfalls; a fauna that can be seen or hinted at and that includes bears, wolves, eagles, vultures, foxes, chamois, deer, every kind of bird and many more; the snow-covered mountains, the green meadows, the thousands of flowers, the colourful autumn forest… All this landscape dotted about with the traditional local constructions or cabanas de teito , grouped in the peculiar brañas 

Just on the other side, five away minutes by car, in the Province of Leon, we also have the impressive Luna and Babia Natural Park, with a climate and character different from Somiedo, with its wide, slender and beautiful valleys and limestone peaks. The versatility offered by the location of La Peral is almost unbeatable.

Our school is fortunate to be located in the very heart of the Cantabrian Mountains, which is the largest protected natural area in Europe: one could say that it is an immense Natural Park of more than 10,000km2, today the greatest treasure of mountain biodiversity in Western Europe.

 

Cooking.

You could say that food is almost one of our obsessions, and we love to share everything we know about the varied and delicious Spanish and Asturian gastronomy.

 

Outings to other interesting. places out of the park.

Within 90 minutes driving distance there are some very interesting and beautiful cities like Oviedo, Gijón and León. If you want, we can go on guided visits to these cities, each of them with its peculiarities and charms. We could also go to the coast. where you can enjoy the loveliest corners of the still very well preserved Asturian seaboard: beautiful beaches, lovely and genuine fishing villages, spectacular cliffs, etc.

Google and Tripadvisor reviews

El Cuélebre
5 Stars - Based on 51 User Reviews
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  • What a delightful couple ! Jimena and Alfredo are two well-experienced Spanish teachers, sensitive and attentive to your particular needs in learning their language - with least effort. They welcome you into their home into a spacious room with en-suite... read more

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    Judith Christie
    3 months ago
  • 5 star ratingExcelente manera de aprender español ¡Qué encantadora pareja! Jimena y Alfredo son dos profesores de español con mucha experiencia, sensibles y atentos a sus necesidades particulares para aprender su idioma, con el menor esfuerzo. Le dan la bienvenida a su hogar en una habitación espaciosa... read more

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    Judith C
    3 months ago
  • 5 star ratingAprende español y camina en las montañas de Austuria. Pasé 6 días encantadores con Alfredo y Jimena aprendiendo español; Formalmente en las mañanas y de manera informal durante las comidas y mientras camina por las hermosas montañas del parque nacional de Somiedo. El Cu lebre se encuentra en un... read more

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    CDtrabel
    5 months ago
  • 5 star ratingUna experiencia maravillosa aprendiendo español Me quedé con Alfredo y Jimena durante 9 días, con la intención de mejorar mi español como vivo en Asturias ahora, pero obtuve mucho más de lo que esperaba. Una de las grandes cosas es que te adaptan el curso... read more

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    ruth_heronmoor
    6 months ago
  • Yo disfruté el curso muchisimo!!!!
    Alfredo and Jimena are great hosts and go to a lot of effort to tailor the course to your particular situation. OF course the walks in Somiedo are fantastic, seeing the footprints of a brown bear...
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    Ruth Credo
    6 months ago
  • If you’re reading this review, you’re probably reading the others here, too. From our personal experiences, every glowing comment about El Cuélebre is absolutely true!

    We are a retired couple from Arizona, USA, and have just ended 2 incredible weeks studying...
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    Mary Jane
    11 months ago
  • I took the courses for 2 weeks, and every single day was fantastic! Alfredo and Jimena were very attentive and passionate, they explained thoroughly the tons of questions that I asked about Spanish and the Hispanic culture, and it was... read more

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    陳又紅
    1 year ago
  • 5 star ratingUna experiencia increíble para aprender español y la cultura española en profundidad Tomé los cursos durante 2 semanas, ¡y todos los días fueron fantásticos! Además de los cursos en el aula, Alfredo y Jimena fueron muy atentos y apasionados, y tuvimos muchas conversaciones mientras comíamos y hacíamos trekking, lo que hizo que... read more

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    Traveler729654
    1 year ago
  • If you want to escape the rat race and immerse yourself in Spain's language and culture, this is the place for you. La Peral is a stunning location, so peaceful and beautiful. Your hosts, Jimena and Alfredo, have created a... read more

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    James Kelly
    1 year ago
  • My short review is: I went to El Cuelebre. I loved it. I want to go back.
    My longer review is: The mountain setting is beautiful. The walks are exhilarating and will give you an even better idea of the beauty...
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    Nigel Cooper
    1 year ago
  • 5 star ratingUna experiencia fantastica Me quede con Alfredo y Jimena en las montanas seis dias en invierno. Era una experiencia fantastica. Me encanto las lecciones con Alfredo y los paseos en las montanas y los pueblos. Habia mucha nieve! Mi... read more

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    juliahockey
    1 year ago