Aracena and Riotinto Mines Day Tour
Escape the Seville city and immerse yourself in the beauty of Andalusia’s Aracena Natural Park. This hidden gem, located in Huelva, offers a unique and authentic experience for those seeking adventure and nature. The park spans over 31,000 hectares and is home to a diverse array of flora and fauna, including the Spanish Imperial Eagle and Iberian lynx, charming villages, and stunning caves such as the Gruta de las Maravillas (Cave of Wonders).
Take a guided tour through the Gruta de las Maravillas and marvel at the thousands of years old stalactites and stalagmites, enhanced by an interesting audio and light show. The park also offers breathtaking views from its historic medieval castle in the picturesque village of Aracena, where visitors can explore its narrow cobblestone streets, colorful houses, and traditional white-washed buildings.
Go for a hike on one of the park’s trails, like the Sierra de Aracena or the Sierra de Picos de Aroche, and enjoy the stunning views of surrounding hills and valleys. The Aracena Natural Park is the perfect excursion for those visiting Seville, offering a unique and authentic experience in the heart of Andalusia’s natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Book your trip today and discover all that Aracena has to offer!
RIOTINTO MINES: A HIDDEN GEM IN ANDALUSIA:
The Rio Tinto mines have a rich history dating back to 3,000 BC, when the metal-rich red waters were first used by ancient civilizations. Here are three important data points to know about the Rio Tinto mines:
Location: The mines are located near the Rio Tinto river in the Huelva province of Andalusia, Spain.
Mineral Resources: The mines are renowned for their rich deposits of copper, gold, silver, and other minerals, making them an important source of mineral wealth for centuries.
Environmental Impact: The mines have also had a significant impact on the local environment, with the acidic and heavy metal-laden waters of the Rio Tinto river causing significant ecological damage. However, efforts are underway to mitigate this impact and restore the ecosystem.
– Regular tour Mon - Fri.
At Rastro Street 12A. (Check the calendar for the avalaible time. Please arrive 10/15 minutes before the scheduled time to do the check-in.). Contact us when you receive your voucher to confirm the meeting point and time 24 or 48 hours before the tour if you have any questions
Approximately 10 hours.
The Aracena Rio Tinto Mines Tour Full-Day from Seville includes:
– Hotel pick up is not included.
– As a general rule all our activities have a free cancellation policy up to 24 hours before the tour.