Central Cordillera Cantabrica

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointTorrecerredo (2648 m/8688 ft)
States/ProvincesCastilla y León (75%), Asturias (16%), Cantabria (9%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area29,022 sq km / 11,205 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent355 km / 221 mi North-South
201 km / 125 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 32' N; 5° 15' W
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Map of Central Cordillera Cantabrica
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Central Cordillera Cantabrica.
Cordillera CantabricaLevel 3 (Parent)
         Western Cordillera CantabricaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central Cordillera CantabricaLevel 4
                 Picos de EuropaLevel 5 (Child)
         Eastern Cordillera CantabricaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Montes VascosLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Central Cordillera Cantabrica

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Torrecerredo26488688Picos de Europa
2.Torre de Llambrión26428668Picos de Europa
3.Peña Vieja26148576Picos de Europa
4.Torre Blanca26098560Picos de Europa
5.Tiros Navarro25998527Picos de Europa
6.Peña Santa de Castilla25968517Picos de Europa
7.Torre de la Párdida25848478Picos de Europa
8.Peña Prieta25398330 
9.Peña de Infierno25378323 
10.Naranjo de Bulnes25198264Picos de Europa
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Torrecerredo26488688Picos de Europa

Photos of Peaks in the Central Cordillera Cantabrica

Morra de Lechugales
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Trepada final de la Morra de Lechugales (2012-06-05). Photo by Ima Intxa.
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Pico Jano
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Pico Jano (Liébana) (2016-08-11). Photo by Filippo Ceragioli.
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