To see the best (and worst) times to visit, please read our reviews of our recommended places to stay
NB, please do not rely solely on this information for your travel planning.
THE NORTH: BY AIR
From the UK: carriers include easyJet, clickair, Iberia, Ryanair and Air Europa.
Within Europe: try Spanair, Air Berlin, Vueling, Ryanair and easyJet.
By ferry from the UK: There is a P&O ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao. From Bilbao the Picos are a 2.5-hour drive west.
If you want to hire a car to get about see our car rental recommendations.