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La Vega

La Vega

La Vega is the name of a 'comarca' (region or area) in the north to north east of the province of Seville. It is made up from 12 municipal districts and even more small villages.

Villaverde del Río sits to the right of the River Guadalquivir and also has the Siete Arroyos River on its eastern side. An ideal location for tranquillity with nature. It has about 7700 inhabitants.

Villanueva del Río y Minas was formed by combining the previous mining town of Villanueva del Río with those houses belonging to the miners of the area. It has about 4900 inhabitants.

Tocina has Neolithic archaeological remains showing clear signs that it was inhabited in prehistoric times. The small hamlet of Los Rosales is included within its municipal. It has about 9600 inhabitants.

Peñaflor is located at the north east border of the province of Seville. Visitors to the town should pass by the eighteenth century, Iglesia de San Pedro, which has some beautiful neoclassical altarpieces and gold work. It has about 3600 inhabitants.

Lora del Río offers views of both the Sierra and of the flatter countryside. It has about 19, 100 inhabitants.

La Rinconada has one of the biggest rose farms in the world and it is worth visiting its casco antiguo (old town), with its cobbled, winding streets and beautiful houses whose facades are decorated with flowers. It has about 38, 200 inhabitants.

La Algaba offers a great highlight during its festival in September; the Feria de los Toros that has been declared of National Tourist Interest. It has about 16, 200 inhabitants.

Cantillana holds an annual popular and well-known festival known as Fiesta de la Divina Pastora that has been declared of interest to tourists. It has about 10,800 inhabitants.

Brenes is situated in the very heart of the Seville province and is very well known for its furniture production. It has about 12,600 inhabitants.

Burguillos is a very suitable destination for people who love open air activities such as hiking, horse riding and hunting. The town, situated on the foothills of the Sierra Morena, has a varied landscape that visitors can enjoy. It has about 6400 inhabitants.

Alcolea del Río is situated on the Rio Guadalquivir and whose name derives from the Muslim 'Al-Qulaya', diminutive of 'Al-Qalat', meaning 'small fortress'. It has about 3400 inhabitants.

Alcalá del Río is an ideal location to visit during Semana Santa (Holy Week) where the town's celebrations have been declared of National Tourist Interest. It has about 11, 800 inhabitants.