Cangas de Onís is one of the oldest municipalities in the region of Asturias. It is located in the north of Spain, specifically in the east of the principality. To the north of Cangas de Onís is Ribadesella municipaly, to the south the province of Léon, to the east are Onís and Llanes and to the west the municipalities of Amieva and Parres.
The Sella and Güeña rivers intersect in the valley where the county town is located – Cangas de Onís – surrounded by breathtaking views of the mountains and nature. Within the perimeter of the Picos de Europa National Park and just a few kilometers from Cangas de Onís is the mythical village of Covadonga – best known for the incredible Basilica and Sanctuary of Saint Covadonga, as well as its magnificent natural lakes – Enol, Ercina and Bricinal.
There are several accesses to reach the municipality of Cangas de Onís, either by national roads or highways, such as:
- Autonomous road A-8: going towards N-632 (Ribadesella) and N-634 leaving at Arriondas;
- National road N-625: through the north entrance in Arriondas or south in Mansilla de las Mulas;
- Autonomous road AS-114: towards the Picos de Europa (AS-340) at the Cangas de Onís exit;
- Autonomous road AS-262: Towards Cangas de Onís-Covadonga, entering AS-114;