Region of the County of La Campiña, Huelva

Region of the County of La Campiña, Huelva

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Comarca of the County of La Campiña

The County of Campo Campiña: covers the municipalities of: Almonte, ElRocío, La Palma del Condado, Manzanilla, Niebla, Bollullos Par delCondado, Matalascañas. Important wine region: Wines D.O. Condado de Huelva.

  • To the mountain: town of La Campiña, which is near the village of Rocío, in the foothills ofDoñana national park. The Park is located in its municipal area.Monuments of Interest in Almonte:

    • Church of Our Lady of the Assumption (Pl.Virgen del Rocío): it is from the 15th century and rebuilt in the 18th century, in Baroque style.
    • Town Hall: reformed in 1967 and 1997. Currently, it is used as Presidential Mayor's Office.
    • Museum of the Village of Popular Uses and Customs: It is located in an old oil mill.
    • Chapel of Christ: It is from the 17th century.
    • Monuments to the May Crosses: there are several in the village. Las Cruces de Mayo It is a tradition in many places in Andalusia, in which the patios and squares of crosses made of flowers and dedicated to the Virgin are decorated. They even hold contests.
    • The Acebuche: Reception, Interpretation and Entrance Center to the Doñana National Park. It is located on the Almontea-Matalascañas road.
  • Dew: it is a village that is very close to Almonte, where the Hermitage of Ntra. Del Rocío, which is the object of pilgrimages and pilgrimages, to worship the white dove. The Mariana del Rocí pilgrimage takes place on Pentecost Monday and more than 1 million people attend. The Virgin of the Rocío She has a reputation for being miraculous. That Monday, the people of Almonte jump over the hermitage gate to catch the virgin and carry her on their shoulders. Touching her is a luxury and an honor. The key moments of the Rocío are: the arrival of the pilgrims with the brotherhoods to the village, the presentation of each one to the mother brotherhood of Almonte, the Pentecost mass, praying the rosary in the Plaza de Doñana and the jump of the fence. It is built in an Andalusian neo-baroque style.
    • HistoricalReligious Museum: demonstrates to the visitor the relationship of the inhabitants of Doñana with religion.
  • La Palma del Condado: town founded by the Romans, where they built the Fog Bridge. They did so in order to be able to cross the Odiel river with ease and thus be able to exploit the Rio Tinto mines and transport them to the port, to make it reach Rome.
  • Matalascañas: this town is in the municipality of Almonte, it is of National Tourist Interest. Perhaps the most touristic town of all. It is located next to Doñanay de Mazagón Park. Good hotel and service infrastructure Good beaches, have distinctive Blue flag, a golf along the coast, centers for relaxation, windsurfing, sailing, diving ... In addition, you can visit:
    • Museum of the Marine World: study cetaceans Doñana Park. 2 unique eco-spheres are on display in Europe.
    • Dunar Park (Tel.:959 43 00 19): There are 130 hectares located in Matalascañas and a cliff with a drop of 10 meters. High.
    • Almenara Tower (Tel.:959 44 12 41): located north of Matalascañas, there they have located a Interpretation Center of the Doñana Coast and the whole region.
  • Mazagon: town located 6 km from Matalascañas and nestled in the Doñana Environment Natural Park. It has an immense and wonderful beach, where the National Parador of Mazagón.
  • Fog: its origins are prehistoric, from the Iron Age and there are Roman and Muslim vestiges such as:
    • Castle of the Counts Fog: it is Almohad, but renovated after the reconquest.
    • Castle of "Los Guzmanes" (c / Castillo, Tel .: 959 36 2270): it is from the 12th century, but it was reformed after the reconquest. Its wall is 1,735 meters long / 16 meters. high / and 14 meters. wide. Its 3 gates are famous: Seville, Socorro, Ox and Water.
  • Bollullos Par del Condado: there is the most important cooperative in Huelva, Cooperativa del Condado Sociedad Cooperativa Andaluza, D.O. County of Huelva.

Region of the Mining Basin

  • Comarcade la Cuenca Minera: Campofrío, Granada del Río, Minas de RíoTinto.
    • Rio Tinto Mines: they have more than 5,000 years of history. It is known that they were exploited by the Celtiberians, the Tartessians, the Romans and the English. The town is divided into 2 neighborhoods. The Parque de las Minas de RíoTinto is the 1st of its characteristics in Spain. It has a Mining Museum (Tel .: 959 590 025), which includes the history of mining and metallurgy. You can visit everything by train: CerroColorao, the NecropolisRoman of the Dehesa and the English neighborhood.
      • Bellavista neighborhood: It was built in the 19th century by the English, who bought the mines and exploited them for a century.It was built by the English architect Alan Brace in Victorian style. Pensioner's Home and the Address House.
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