You can visit Rio Tinto and Arecena from Isla Canela You will find history right beneath your feet during your time in Andalusia with a tour of the region’s mining towns. Explore communities full of character, charm and history that have been established around the operations of international mining giant Rio Tinto.
With the help of a knowledgeable guide who can inform you in Spanish, English or German, your tour begins with an overview of the area’s important mining areas such as the English neighbourhood of Minas near Huelva, Isla Canela. Stroll the town’s centre before a trip to the mining museum, brimming with fascinating facts about this important industry for the people of Andalusia. You will then we head for the picturesque town of Aracena, the largest town in the Parque Natural Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche. Here you can relax and enjoy sweeping, panoramic views of the city.
As a final treat to end your day of underground discovery, delve into Andalusia’s Cave of Wonders or ‘Gruta de las Maravillas’, the largest cave in Spain. Known as ‘Aracena’s most cherished treasure’ this natural subterranean wonder is a source of local pride, employment opportunities and a significant tourist attraction.
This trip is suitable for young and old alike. The duration is between 8 or 9 hours and is available every day. in the summer months.