Things to see and do - Almonte
Unmissable tourist sites
Almonte Travel guide
Almonte : Michelin's recommendations
Almonte is well known because of its proximity to the Doñana national park, the village of El Rocío (famous for its pilgrimage), and the popular beach at Matalascañas. This village of whitewashed streets embellished with wrought-iron balconies is also a wine-growing centre renowned for its white wine (Condado de Huelva). Almonte's two main buildings, the colonial-style church and the town hall, with its elegant gallery of arches, stand on the Plaza de la Vírgen del Rocío.
Tourist attractions Almonte : Things to see and do
This national park, one of the largest in Europe, occupies marshland at the mouth of the Guadalquivir river. It has a fragile ecosystem and is an ideal refuge for migratory birds. The park comprises three different areas: the salt marshes (marismas),..
El Acebuche is the main visitors' centre for the Parque Nacional de Doñana. It centralises reservations for tours and has a slide slow and an exhibition on the wetlands in the park. Paths lead to lagoon hides where you can watch sea birds.
The Palacio del Acebrón built in 1961 hosts an interesting exhibition called El Hombre y El Parque Nacional de Doñana, which recalls the development of the park and the human activity that has affected the unusual environment. There are fine views fr..
Sector Laguna Del Sopetón, 59-62 E - 21760 Matalascañas
Situated next to Doñana National Park, Carabela Beach & Golf Hotel features an outdoor pool surrounded by a sun terrace and gardens. It is a 10-minute walk from Matalascañas Beach. The Carabela offers rooms with air conditioning and a balcony. They ..
Avenida La Canaliega, 4 E - 21750 El Rocío
Situated in the heart of Doñana National Park, Rocio Doñana is situated in the famous equestrian town of El Rocio. Situated 15 minutes’ drive from Matalascañas beach, it offers elegant rooms feature a balcony, seating area, TV and fridge. The comfor..
Plaza del Acebuchal, 22 E - 21750 El Rocío
Set on the edge of the beautiful protected area of Doñana National Park, this secluded hotel enjoys a tranquil, natural setting and is ideal for exploring this most southern region of Andalusia. Hotel Restaurante Toruño is a traditional-style prop..
pl. del Acebuchal 22 E - 21750 El Rocío
Occupying its own building, this rustic, Andalucian-style restaurant is adorned with two fireplaces and offers fine views of the salt marshes. Good choice of traditional dishes.