GUIDED TRIP CANTABRIAN RANGE

Guided fly fishing in the best rivers of the Province of León, next to the Biosphere Reserve of the Ancares leoneses. Enjoy trout fishing in the cradle of the leon rooster and next to medieval villages through which the Camino de Santiago runs.

The best rivers in León are located in the Bierzo area. Villafranca del Bierzo, our operations center, is a town with a perfect location for fly fishing in the region.

Trip details:

Species: brown trout and rainbow trout.

Time of year: end of March to October 15.

Scenarios: within a radius of 1 hour, we have nine different rivers.

Nearby cities: León.

Transfers: airport and train station of León.

Recommended: We recommend Villa Franca del Bierzo for those travelers interested in fly fishing, culture, historical heritage, nature, and green landscapes.

Activities for companions: hiking, cultural visits, bear watching, and food tours.

Lodging: Parador Nacional de Villa Franca del Bierzo.

Material: Includes all the necessary materials to develop the guided fishing activity.

Fly Fishing Guides Leon
Trout Fly Fishing Leon

EXAMPLE OF GUIDED FLY-FISHING TRIP DEVELOPMENT IN THE PROVINCE OF LEÓN

Our fishing trips are centralized in the Parador Nacional de Villafranca del Bierzo. Within a radius of 30 minutes to 1 hour by car from the hotel, we have more than 9 different rivers for fly fishing. El Bierzo is the fly fishing paradise of the province of León.

We offer transfer services from Leon airport or Leon train station. León is connected in just 2 hours with Madrid by AVE high-speed train.

  • Reception of participants at the established place and time.
  • Transfer by vehicle to our operations center located in Villafranca del Bierzo.
  • Dinner at the hotel.
  • 8 a.m.: Breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
  • 9 a.m.: We will leave for the fishing area.
  • Guided fishing during the morning.
  • 2 p.m.: Lunch type picnic or in a restaurant by the river.
  • Afternoon fishing.
  • Return to lodging and dinner at the hotel. The customer sets the return time.
  • 8 a.m.: Breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
  • Transfer to the airport or train station of León.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

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not included

OUR HOTEL FOR FISHERMEN IN THE PROVINCE OF LEÓN (OPERATIONS CENTER)

Our operations center to offer fly fishing holidays in León is located in Villafranca del Bierzo. This is the famous Parador Nacional de Villafranca del Bierzo.

Villafranca del Bierzo is a small town that will make you fall in love at first sight when you walk through its cobbled streets. It is one of those places to visit if you travel to Spain. During your visit, you will be surprised by its historic buildings that take you back to medieval times. Among the places worth visiting during your stay in Villafranca del Bierzo are the church of Santiago Apóstol, the Castle of the Marquises of Villafranca, Calle del Agua, the Collegiate Church of Santa María or the Church of San Nicolás El Real.

Additionally, very close to our operations center, you can enjoy the incredible landscapes of Las Médulas, the Castle of the Templars, or towns such as Peñalba de Santiago or Molinaseca.

The hotel has modern rooms, elegantly decorated with parquet floors, and includes flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer.

In addition, it has a restaurant that serves traditional Spanish cuisine and specializes in local sausages, cheeses, sweets, rice with botillo, and other traditional dishes of Bierzo.

Fly Fishing Leon Lodge
Fly Fishing Leon Lodge

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT GUIDED FLY FISHING IN LEÓN

The material that we must take with us for this fishing trip is the following:

FISHING EQUIPMENT

Wader and feltless boots.

Boxes of flies (dry, nymphs, and some streamers): CDC flies, deer tricoptera, parachutes, small nymphs for the tandem, and some streamers of inconspicuous colors.

Rod: 9 feet #4 or #5.

1 reel with floating line.

Polarized glasses.

Fishing Net.

Cap.

Thread, thread cutter, fat for flies…

NUTRITION AND MEDICATION

Paracetamol, ibuprofen, antihistamines and all the medication you need.

SAFETY AND SECURITY

Sunscreen and polarized sunglasses.

Cellphone and charger.

 

CLOTHES

Essential clothing varies depending on the months of the year, but we always recommend bringing the following:

  • A fleece.
  • T-shirts and light pants for walking.
  • Poncho or raincoat for rain or humidity.

We insist on the importance of all travelers being covered by cancellation insurance.

For example: sometimes the trip has to be canceled due to an illness of the client or a close relative. If the trip is canceled less than 30 days in advance, only 50% of its price is refunded (it meets the expenses incurred and losses caused by not materializing the trip).

Taking out cancellation insurance will refund 100% of the money paid for the trip.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE GUIDED TRIP FROM VILLAFRANCA DEL BIERZO: