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Huelva, Costa de la Luz
Holidays in Huelva

 
 

Huelva is also one of oldest cities in Spain in Costa de la Luz, on the south west of Spain. Huelva is located on the mouth of the River Odiel and it is an old Andalusian city with an ancient mining tradition.

Attractions & Things to Do in Huelva

The Huelva province offers a great attractions & sights for the holidaymakers. The monastery of La Rábida is a nice sight worth a visit and see that where Christopher Columbus stayed just before leaving for the discovery of the America and the port of Palos de la Frontera from where he started the discovery.

La Merced Cathedral
of Huelva is one of the nicest landmarks in Huelva.

As for the beaches in Huelva; El Espigon beach is a very long and unspoilt beach where the nature setting is excellent. The beach also popular for surfing. Also in the Huelva region; there are some of the best beaches on the Andalusian coast such as the beaches of Punta Umbría, Isla Cristina and Matalascañas.

As for the museums in Huelva; Huelva Museum and Casa Colón are the two museum worth a visit.

As for nature; a visit the Doñana National Park which has been declared a World Heritage Site is a must.

There is also a one nice golf course in Huelva for golf lovers.

As for beaches and sunbathing; the closest town and resort is the nearby
Punta Umbria, that is a popular tourist destination with magnificent beaches and surrounded by pine groves on the coasts of Costa de la Luz.

 
 


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