The Sierra del Cuera, the Picos de Europa and the river Cares are the natural orographies that mark a landscape and a landscape with a unique personality. Peñamellera Alta has been and still is a land of shepherds, livestock farmers, cheese makers, fishermen and, in short, people who live and love nature. Trout, salmon, chamois, roe deer or goats are often the figures of a dream natural scenery that fulfils the expectations of fishermen, hunters, walkers, canoeists and in general of those who enjoy activities in an unspoilt nature.
Peñamellera Alta has a deep Indian mark - especially in Alles, the capital of the council, and also has a deep prehistoric mark, taking into account that in the Llonín cave some of the best paintings of all European cave art are kept safe in the caveof Llonín. Rozagás, Ruenes, etc. are other names of towns and villages where Asturian rural life has stood still in time. Cheese, honey, bees and salmon, such as those that can be seen in the crystal-clear waters of the Cares at dawn in reserves such as Niserias... or at the height of La Vidre Bridge. This is Peñamellera Alta.
Population: 643 inhabitants.
Surface area: 92.19 km2
- Alles and its Indian architecture, and the Sierra del Cuera.
- Llonín and its Quesu cave.
- Niserias and its salmon preserve.
- La Vidre Bridge.
Spout formed when, in times of storm, a wave enters with force into the borehole created in the rock.Bufones de Arenillas 8.2 Kms Llanes
The highest peaks of the Cantabrian Mountains are found in this place where the legendary history of Asturias was born.Picos de Europa National Park 9.79 Kms Amieva,Cabrales,Cangas de Onís,Onís,Peñamellera Baja
Museum that reviews the traditional history of Asturias.Ethnographic Museum of Eastern Asturias 11.58 Kms Llanes
The Archivo de Indianos, located in the impressive Quinta Guadalupe, preserves and exhibits the historical memory and creations of successive generations of Asturian emigrants.Archivo de Indianos Foundation - Emigration Museum 14.11 Kms Ribadedeva