Living in Huelva

playas-huelva-confortelHuelva is a pleasant city with superb beaches, wonderful seafood and an outstanding province, with all kinds of riches such as gastronomy, landscapes, crafts, legends, culture, monuments, history, trails, customs and diversity of ecosystems from the marshes to the mountains and last not least the mining area.

Huelva is one of the provinces in Spain with a lower degree of urbanization in its coastline, offering 122 km of large white sandy beaches framed by green pine forests.

Although most of the old town of Huelva was destroyed by the Lisbon earthquake in 1755, it is worth looking at some city buildings like the City Hall, the Theatre, the old train station, palaces and manor houses from the early twentieth century such as the Palacio de Mora Claros, Archeological Museum, Cathedral de la Merced, Parish church of San Pedro, parish church of la Concepcion, sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de la Cinta, parish church of La Milagrosa, hermitage de la Soledad, the pier of the river Tinto, laborer district from the early 20th century, Casa Colon and Columbus Monument.

The Monastery of La Rabida is one of the most outstanding historical monuments of Huelva province, as it is directly related to the discovery of America. Columbus was staying there before leaving to his journey and received important intervention from the monks in order to convince the catholic Kings to finance the mission.

We recommend not missing the sunsets. From the Cabezo del Conquero, the santuario de la Cinta or from the second floor terrace of Aqualon in the port can be enjoyed excellent views.

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