Aracena

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  • From Seville: Full-Day Aracena & Rio Tinto Mines Tour

    1. From Seville: Full-Day Aracena & Rio Tinto Mines Tour

    Discover a completely different area to the rest of the world, so much so that NASA has set a base to study this mysterious land. Rio Tinto and its surroundings have been exploited for its copper, silver and gold content for more than 2000 years which changed the landscape of this area so much that it now resembles Mars. The main river here runs among the old mining fields, transporting the minerals of the soil. These metallic minerals turn the river into a reddish color with acidic waters, making life in the river nearly impossible.  From Seville, visit the biosphere reserve of Dehases de Sierra Morena. The reserve offers you the chance to see some of the bulls and Iberian pigs which inhabit the area. Continue to the town of Aracena, where you can visit the castle and the Gruta de las Maravillas, literally "Cave of Wonders." Visit the Peña de Arias Montano, where you will explore the M...

    Brilliant experience. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable on the local culture and history. Very friendly and welcoming. 100% recommend

  • From Seville: Iberian Ham Full-Day Tour to Aracena

    2. From Seville: Iberian Ham Full-Day Tour to Aracena

    Ever wondered why Jamón ibérico is one of the most precious delicacies in Spanish gastronomy? Learn about a product as natural as the verdant fields where the Iberian breed grazes and as ancient as the centuries old Spanish tradition. Discover the secret behind Iberian ham — Spain´s top gourmet delicacy, by joining this day tour where you can acquire the skills to distinguish its distinctive flavor, rich scent and fine texture. This culinary expedition will take to you to the heart of the Natural Park of Aracena where you can get to know the whole artisanal process. Indulge in a sumptuous tasting of Jamón ibérico at 1 of only 4 production areas in the whole of Spain, Sierra de Jabugo. After tasting this Spanish delicacy, visit the charming village of Aracena set in a natural park and renowned for its famous architecture, gastronomy and la Gruta de las Maravillas, one of the best-preser...

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Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 66 reviews

This tour is simply amazing! You get to visit few of the most amazing and unique places in Spain (I'd say in the world!) with the comfort of a private car and a personal guide, Enrique, who is prepared, nice, kind and knows the best hidden gems in the area. Super happy!

Miguel was an incredible guide, totally recommended to enjoy these places, he is passionate about what he does, and as such, he does it excellent.

Brilliant experience. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable on the local culture and history. Very friendly and welcoming. 100% recommend

Very impressive. The cave is beautiful and the largest open pit mine in Europe shows amazing landscapes.

It was really great, with a good group and a good guide!