Aracena and Riotinto mines day tour from Seville
Excursions & day trips

Aracena and Riotinto mines day tour from Seville

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$95.00
Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish
Availability: Mondays and Fridays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Travel to the town of Aracena and see the castle and the Cave of Wonders
  • Explore the mosque of Almonaster la Real, the Rio Tinto mines and a forest full of chestnut trees
  • Visit a farm of wild bulls (optional)
What to expect

From Seville, we will go to Santponce where we reach the Roman Amphitheater in Italica (open from Tuesday to Sunday). We will then proceed to visit the Biosphere Reserve Dehesas de Sierra Morena. The reserve offers you the chance to see some of the bulls and Iberian pigs that inhabit the area. The tour will then continue to the town of Aracena where you can visit its castle and the Cave of Wonders.

Other important places include the Peña de Arias Montano where we will explore the Mediterranean forest reveling in the stunning environment. Other places to discover among the scenery are the Mosque of Almonaster la Real, the Rio Tinto mines as well as a forest full of chestnut trees. The tour also offers the possibility of visiting a farm of wild bulls.

On this tour, you will discover a completely different area to the rest of the world, so much that NASA has set a base to study this mysterious land. Riotinto and its surroundings have been exploited for more than 2,000 years. In all these years many civilizations got the copper, silver and gold content on the ground and changed the landscape of this area so much that it looks like Mars. The main river here runs among the old mining fields, transporting the minerals of the soil. These metallic minerals turn the river into a reddish color with acidic waters, where life is almost impossible.

After Riotinto mines, we head to Aracena, a small town located in the middle of Sierra Morena. This is the capital city of Natural Park Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche, a paradise for those who seek freedom and peace. Aracena offers our visitors amazing trails through its Dehesas full of cork trees and oaks, where the Iberian pigs live in freedom and peace. Once in Aracena we will visit the Grutas de las Maravillas, a natural cave almost 2,000 meters long, full of stalactites and stalagmites formed by the water running in the limestone.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Roundtrip shared transfer
    • Pick-up and drop-off service
    • Entrance fees
    • Tour through the natural surroundings of the Sierra de Aracena
    • Access to the Grotto of the Wonders
    • Visit to the Riotinto mines
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Optional visit to a farm of wild bulls
    Where
    Meeting point:
    - At 8:45 am at Calle Trajano nº6 - At 8:50 am at the Hotel Don Paco (Plaza Padre Jerónimo de Córdoba nº4) - At 9:00 am at Calle Rastro 12A
    What to remember
    • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • The tours in French and Italian require a minimum of 4 participants
    • The optional visit to the farm of wild bulls has an extra cost of €18
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    Provider
    Naturanda Turismo Ambiental S.L.
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins. If you cancel up to 24 hours before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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