Huelva Travel Guide

Huelva Travel guide - An upcoming Spanish tourist destination offering maybe the best Spanish white corned beaches. But not only beaches are what Huelva can offer you on your holiday. On this site you will find suggestions and ideas for activities in this area. The wide range of tours and things to do makes this region a unique place to visit.

CHRISTOBAL COLON TOUR - MONASTERY LA RABIDA

The history of Columbus is an important part of the history of Huelva. Proof of thatis the Columbus statue just outside of Huelva, close to the "Monastery of Santa Maria de la Rabida" which had strong links to the discovery of America, because of its support to Christopher Columbus before his first voyage. In the Monastery you can find interesting information about the different trips Columbus made and also the impact these tours had on the local population and the community.


CHRISTOBAL COLON TOUR – CARABELA PORT

Columbus's track tells us much about the navigation traditions in that times.On the interesting visit to the "Carabela Port" you will experience a journey into the past, with the opportunity to go on board two of the three true reconstruction of the boats "La Niña "," Sta. Maria "and" la Pinta ". used during Columbus's first expedition to America. Get a tastee of how the harbor area had an important part of the local community in the XV century.


RIO TINTO TOUR

Close to the village Zalamea la Real, you find the important old mine "Minas de Rio Tinto" in the city with the same name Rio Tinto (red river). You start with a trip on the restored train that takes you through the unknown and fascinating coppery landscape. The train that transported the metals in the mines to the capital of Huelva. You will also visit the highly interesting museum, and explore one of the now closed mine. Finally, we get an idea of how the mine influenced the local community by visitng one of the redecorated houses in the village.


BOAT TOUR GUADIANA

From Ayamonte, boarder village to Portugal, you will sail on the Guadiana river making an attractive boat trip along beautiful scenery and landscape, between the two countries, SPAIN & PORTUGAL.

You stop on the Portuguese side in a small village called Alcoutim. Here you visit a small village hotel where a typical lunch will be served. You will have time on our own to stroll around in the village, and may taste the typical home-made cake sold in the harbor. Feel free take the small transfer boat to the Spanish side and visit Sanlucar de Guandiana before return to Ayamonte.


ALGARVE - PORTUGAL

Algarve is a popular all year destination in the south of Europe. Why not visit many of the interesting places such as Lagos and Cape St. Vicent “the end of Europe”, Albufeira, well know boat harbors, Portimao and Vilamoura , Loule, inland town, with weekly marked, and much more. Would you like to organize a guided visit to Portugal.


NIEBLA TOUR

Find the way to the inland of Huelva. You will discover the hidden treasures of an ancient village, Niebla, far back in history before Jesus's birth. We go to the impressive Nieblas fortress, castle and walls that tell us an important part of Spain's history in this region.


ARACENA AND THE MARAVILLA CAVES

 In the small country village Aracena the capital in the Aracena mountain with the same name, is absolutely worth a visit. A stroll in the town with a stop in the village meeting point the square in front of the church and you have the opportunity to visit the "Wonderful caves" mandatory, known for its beautiful underground landscapes.


HAM FABRIC VISIT WITH TASTING

 In Huelva mountain district where the famous Spanish ham is made. We drive through a beautiful nature with pine trees and plains full of ash trees. We see black pigs (Iberian pigs) that wander around the grounds, our first stop is to see a real pigfarm with a short introduction on the breading of these animals followed by a visit to one of the most famous fabrics in this region and of course a tasting is obligatory


MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE HUELVA PROVINCE

Tours and excursions in Huelva  Huelva Tours and Excursiones

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