Day 1 - Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche (Duration ~11h)

8 a.m. - Departure from the hotel towards the famous Sierra de Aracena. Crossing picturesque landscapes dotted with white villages. The Sierra de Aracena was declared a natural park in 1989. With its 186,000 hectares, it is the second largest protected reserve in Spain.

We visit the Almonaster la Real mosque, declared a national monument in 1931. It was built in the 10th century and its design is unique in Spain. It is one of the many jewels that this Sierra contains. Overlooking the town of Aracena are the ruins of a castle built by the Portuguese in the 13th century and a Gothic church already rebuilt around 1300: the Iglesia Prioral de Nuestra Señora del Mayor Dolor. Below the castle is the Cave of Wonders (“Gruta de las Maravillas”) that we visit. A cave with 2,130m of galleries in total, of which only 1,200m can be visited. A fantastic phreatic reserve where stalactites and stalagmites mingle forming a dozen magnificent rooms, the most remarkable of which are those of the Grand Lake and the Nudes, without forgetting the rooms of the Shells, the Emerald and the Crystal of God... An authentic journey to the center of the Earth.

In order to better know or discover the secrets of the elaboration of the excellent “Pata Negra” ham from Iberian pork, we are welcomed in an Iberian charcuterie factory. A tasting is offered and we have the possibility to buy this famous local product or any other Iberian pork product.

Free time to discover Aracena, its crafts, typical steep streets and for lunch.

On the way back, almost a "forced" stop at Alajar and the unmissable site of La Peña de Arias Montano, called the balcony of the Sierra.

On the way back to the hotel, we cross the mining basin of the Rio Tinto region, a natural wealth exploited since Roman times and having been the economic pillar of this province until the 1960s. We stop at the Mirador of “La Peña de Hierro" mines - panoramic view of the Mines of Riotinto, spectacular open pit mines, the largest in Europe.

~7 p.m. - Back to the hotel.

Day 2 - Sea excursion at Isla Cristina (Duration ~4h)

9.45am - Departure from the hotel towards the port of Isla Cristina, where you board on a boat for a cruise lasting approximately 1h15.

You leave the port and you cross the marshes, a unique landscape freed from the hand of man, where you can admire the many native and migratory birds that surround you. You continue to the famous rafts of mussels to taste the wine and the authentic white shrimp, all from the county of Huelva, then you pass through the neighborhood of Punta del Moral and Isla de Canela before reaching the mouth of the Ria and finally return to the marina.

~1:30 p.m. - Back to the hotel for lunch.

Day 3 - Route of Christopher Columbus (Duration ~4h30)

8.45 am - Departure from the hotel, towards Huelva, then the Monastery of La Rábida: cradle of the discovery of America.

We start the visit with a first stop at the foot of Christopher Columbus Monument, dominating the city of Huelva. When we get at the site of La Rábida, we visit the monastery of Santa Maria de la Rábida, built in the 15th century, the place where Christopher Columbus lived from 1485 to 1492 with the Franciscan friars and where he found the most fervent defenders of his project.

After this “journey” in time and history, we go to the quay of the caravels to board the first 3 boats to have docked on the New World…. You have the opportunity to contemplate and visit the original reproductions of these discovery boats: La Pinta, La Niña and Santa-Maria, which float in the port (faithful reconstruction of the port of Palos de La Frontera from the 15th century , village of Huelva from where Christopher Columbus left).

~1:30 p.m. - Back to the hotel for lunch.