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From Seville to Aracena and Gruta de las Maravillas

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Join an unforgettable trip to Aracena and see the magical Grotto of the Marvels (la Gruta de las Maravillas). Learn the secrets of productions of famous Spanish ham, jamon iberico, with an exclusive tasting and visit an ancient distillery.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German

Pickup included

You will be picked up from your hotel (city center only)
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 7 days in advance for a 50% refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • See twelve natural and beautiful caverns
  • Learn the secrets to production of jamon
  • Taste Spanish ham and local wine
  • Visit the old distillery
  • Enjoy wonderful landscape
Full description
Aracena is a town located in the north of Huelva province. It is the largest town in the Parque Natural Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche, an environmentally protected area that has been declared as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO.

You will visit La Gruta de las Maravillas (The Cave of the Marvels) which is the spectacular main attraction. It is a source of inexhaustible beauty created overtime time, through the merging of water and stone, making a strange underground scenery that awakens the imagination. Its 12 caverns contain long corridors, stalactites and stalagmites arranged in wonderful passages and the impressive hall of the Big Lake. The tour of the Cave of the Marvels is available in English or Spanish. 

Continuing your trip you will visit one of the oldest jamon and Iberian sausages storehouses in Huelva. This experience is divided into three parts. First you will visit the pigs' pasture (Dehesa). Where you will see in detail the habitat of the Iberian acorn pig. Secondly you will see the nature larder and learn the secrets of productions of this famous Spanish ham.  The third part is an exclusive tasting of  Bait and Acorn 100 per cent Iberian race D. O. Jabugo, in the private dinning room. This tasting is prepared by the family who has worked in the storehouse for four generations.

At the end of the tour you can visit  an ancient destilery founded in 1870 known for its production of gins, anisettes and firewater, liquors and creams.

Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport in a private vehicle with air-conditioning
  • Expert multilingual driver
  • 2.5 hour guided private tour through a jamon storehouse
  • Tickets to the Gruta de las Maravillas
  • Visit to distillery (optional)
What’s Not Included
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tips for the guide and driver (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please note it is forbidden to take pictures or video in the Caves
• Please inform the tour provider if you have coeliac disease so the are able to accommodate for you