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El Teixu and La Reigada are located on the slopes of the canyon valley that forms the river Nison between the mountains of Fonfaraón, La Marta and Pachón, in the west of Asturias, and are part of the parish of Pola de Allande in the council of Allande where the Primitive Way passes. The Romans left their mark on these lands still today marked by the wounds of their gold mines. In these places, and taking advantage of the current of the river, mills, forges, fulling mills were constructed and some hydraulic ingenuity was put in practice, being all this property of the Count of Peñalba. The latter leased it to ferreiros who supplied the town with their pans, pots or tools for the fields.

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To discover What to see in Peñaseita, El Teixu and La Reigada?

 

At the foot of the houses of El Teixu, at the bottom of the valley, you can enjoy a beautiful forest and refreshing waterfalls formed by the Nison. A pleasant walk between fields, groves and bucolic places, accompanied by the melodious whispering of the water and splashed from time to time with some house of work, joins El Teixu, Peñaseita and La Reigada. Between Peñaseita and La Reigada, on this same path, there is a cosy and quiet place where the Regueiru de Fonfaraón, which comes down from the mountain range of the same name, cedes its waters to the river Nisón. Trees, water and an idyllic wooden bridge, called the Xestu Molín, decorate the surroundings.

El Teixu

Festivities

 

Peñaseita, El Teixu and La Reigada, like the rest of the council of Allande, celebrate the 8th of September in honour of Nuestra Señora del Avellano.

 

Curiosities

 

In all this municipality there are many hórreos and paneras in the style of allandes that began to be built in the 18th century. This style is characterised by its decoration with carvings on the side facades and on the door. A very characteristic decorative motif is that of clocks. It is also common to see the date and the craftsman who made it.

La Reigada

The Legend

 

In the paths and neighboring ways sometimes it is seen, by the slopes that descend towards them, loose stone, fact this that is related to the millenarian Roman gold exploitations and the procedure of wrugia or ruina montium that consisted in demolishing the land from the interior of the mountain by means of canalizations of great quantities of water that made pass through tunnels with the purpose of extracting the veins of gold.

 

 

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Get to Peñaseita, El Teixu and La Reigada by car

 

Peñaseita, El Teixu and La Reigada are reached by the AS-14 road that connects with Pola de Allande and Grandas de Salime, being shortly after leaving Pola de Allande when we find the respective accesses that lead to these places.

 

By bus

 

Peñaseita has a bus stop on the Grandas de Salime-Tineo route. The telephone number for further information is 985 969 600.

 

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