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And Paladín are towns of the council of Las Regueras and belong to the parish of Valduno, being both in the Primitive Way. Paladín is irrigated by the waters of the river Soto that flows into the river Nalón and close to Premoño is the river Andallón that does it. As in the whole council, in the landscape low mountains and green valleys dotted with farmhouses are mixed in harmony. The origin of Premoño and Paladín, as of the rest of the places of the council, is very old. Prehistoric sites, pre-Romanesque past, forts such as the Castle of the Vallaos and El Castriyón, both in the parish of Valduno; old communication routes between the Meseta and Gijón used since long ago by shepherds, everything speaks of the existence of population centres in the area. In Roman times, the reuse of this route left its mark on names, steles... In the nearby village of Valduno, belonging to the same parish to which it gives its name, the remains of some thermal baths have been discovered, next to the parish church, which belonged to a Roman villa.

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To discover What to see in Premoño and Paladín?

 

In Premoño you can admire beautiful examples of the traditional architecture of the area, the chapel dedicated to Santa Ana, from the seventeenth century, looks at the Way as if wanting to link its existence to the old hospital that could bear the same name, because according to references "There is a hospital in this place of Premoño that is said and named after Santa Ana who only serves as a refuxio and hostel for pilgrims who pass from pilgrimage to the Apostle Santiago de Galicia ...". The interior of the chapel houses an image of Santa Ana showing a book to the Virgin girl, original of the XVIII century. Also in Premoño you can see one of the oldest hórreos of the council, has remains of painted decoration of Villaviciosa style. From Paladín you can see the palace of Bolgues, belonging to the nearby village from which it takes its name. The visit to these peaceful villages can be completed by taking a beautiful walk through woods and fields, following the route of the palaces, imagining what it was like for the inhabitants of that Roman villa to rest from day to day in the thermal baths of Valduno or approaching the banks of the River Nora to discover the Pre-Romanesque Church of San Pedro de Nora.​

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Festivities

 

Premoño celebrates its patron saint Santa Ana in July. Among the acts of the celebration stands out a traditional pilgrimage in the surroundings of the chapel.

 

Traditions

 

Tradition has it that the reason the chapel is dedicated to Santa Ana is based on its relationship with the extinct hospital to which pilgrims arrived battered feet and legs, since the grandmother of Jesus, Santa Ana, is a lawyer for the lame and crippled. An Asturian copla sings it like this: All the coxos go to Santana, here I go with my pata galana. ​

 

Curiosities

 

Famous are, and not without reason, Valduno's chestnuts. In November and practically all over Asturias, the magostada or amagüestu is celebrated, which is a traditional celebration in which sweet cider is drunk with chestnuts. The Celtic people already celebrated amagüestu, a pagan festival in which the chestnut was intimately related to the souls of the deceased, each chestnut that was eaten liberated a soul. In the Valduna Chestnut Festival, one of the main dishes is an amagüestu, roasted chestnuts, washed down with good sweet cider.

Hermitage of Santa Ana in Premoño

The Legend

 

In Premoño the name "El Dios de Premoñu" (The God of Premoñu) is spoken and popularly known. It is said that when in the past there was no school there, a good man taught the children in the sacristy of the parish, but the priest did not like this too much and wanted to expel him from there. Faced with the teacher's refusal, the priest put him on trial and in one of his homilies he commented that the trial was going to be won by God, thinking that justice was going to prove him right, but what would be his surprise when he was won by the self-sacrificing teacher, who after this was named El Dios de Premoño (The God of Premoño). 

 

 

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Get to Premoño and Paladín by car

 

In the N-634 that joins Oviedo and Grado we will find, in the section that goes from Llera to Vega de Anzo, the detour that leads to Premoño passing before by Valduno. This same road, but in the other direction, joins Premoño with the AS-234 in Santullano. Also from Valduno and from the AS-234 but at Puerma we will find roads that reach Paladín

 

By bus

 

The nearest bus stop to Premoño is in Vega de Anzo, more or less a kilometre and a half from the town.

 

By train

 

The nearest railway stop to Premoño and Paladín is located in Peñaflor.

 

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