Here you will find our section regarding useful information for your trip to Huelva capital. In these pages you will find relevant information you might need when traveling to this historic city!
With this information about Huelva, we look to offer general and specific data, depending on exactly what you may need to avoid having problems when planning your trip, but always looking to leave a little to the imagination as not to spoil the surprise of what awaits! So feel free to browse this section and learn more about this section of the famous Costa de la Luz coastline.
The most important thing to know is to how to get to Huelva, whether it be by road, by sea, by air or by rail! Once you have arrived to the city, you can move with ease across the city by public transport, with nine urban bus lines and a taxi service, and bus stops in all districts. And if you want to make a trip out of the capital to discover one of the nearby towns or villages, or even the Sierra de Huelva, you can use the DAMAS bus service or even a taxi, although the latter option is naturally more expensive.
Fancy checking out the citys varied culture offer and monuments? They wont leave you with time to get bored thats for sure! Huelva is closely linked to the discovery of America, as it was the port of Palos de la Frontera where Christopher Columbus departed. You can see exactly what routes Columbus took along with many other interesting exhibitions in the Monastery of La Rabida, and you can also visit the three 'Carabela' ships in the 'Muelle' dock.
Back in the capital, the Monument of the 'Fe La Descubridora' in 'La Punta del Sebo', records the gratitude of the American people to our people. And with a relaxing stroll, you can explore the city centre admiring the history of this small settlement.
Towns and cities across the province are extremely popular among tourists, especially for their peculiar local customs. Among the most important are the pilgrimages of different peoples of Huelva. The most well-known is the Rocío Pilgrimage, with the patron 'Virgen del Rocío'. For a week the pilgrims live in this village with unpaved streets, with horses and carriages...all singing, dancing, eating and drinking and getting visits from friends and family.
Jumping the fence ('El salto de la Reja') is the most awaited by all, early on Monday of Pentecost. They then take the Virgin on their shoulders from thousands of Almonte, among thousands upon thousand of watching eyes, and walk through the streets until noon, passing through all the religious brotherhoods that are there to greet them. According to most regulars, this journey is the most beautiful and moving of all events during this massive celebration.
As for the festivals in Huelva, try to make your break coinicide with one of them as you'll be in for a treat!
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