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Andalucia government has approved two plans to be prepared deal with peaks of 4.500 Coronavirus patients in Andalucia. Steps are now being taken to identify and ‘medicalize' hotels.

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Jimena de la Frontera is a historic village located about 35 kilometers inland from San Roque on the road and railway to Ronda. Surrounded by the Los Alcornocales Natural Park and at around 200 meters above sea level, Jimena is a surprising contrast to the coastal affluence of the nearby golf and polo belt in the exclusive area of Sotogrande below. Many British people have chosen to settle there.

The bus stop in Jimena is on the circular turn round at the top of Avenida de Deportes near Calle Roma. There is another bus stop in 'Estacion de Jimena' district on the A-405 near Calle Gaucin. There is a bus service four times a day Monday to Friday from Jimena de La Frontera to San Pablo and to Castellar, Estacion San Roque and Algeciras; and another service once a day to La Linea.

Being surrounded by stunning countryside and located next to the Los Alcornocales Natural Park, as well as being a place of great historic and cultural significance, it is no surprise that Jimena de la Frontera welcomes many tourists all year round. A popular destination for expats too, there is an abundance of hotels and villa self-catering holiday accommodation in Jimena.

This is the mine which is open to visitors. It is10 km from Minas de Rio Tinto village - you drive in convoy leaving from the mining museum, following your guide in his vehicle (it's too complicated to explain on a map).

If you are considering visiting Las Minas de Rio Tinto you may find our maps a useful tool, we provide three maps, one of the region of Andalucia with Las Minas de Rio Tinto highlighted. The second handcrafted map gives the location of Las Minas de Rio Tinto with the corresponding local road network.

In 1990 the new Atalaya golf course was built next to the village of Minas de Rio Tinto; the original was founded in the 19th century within the Rio Tinto copper mine. The course is 2,300 metres long, with grassed greens but the fairways are bare earth, reminiscent of the original course used by miners and engineers.

The Rio Tinto area of Huelva boasts 3,000 years of mining history, from the Phoenicians then Romans, right up to to the 1990s. Today, as part of the Rio Tinto Mining Park you can visit the museum in the old hospital, the Peña de Hierro mine, and a Victorian-era British house; and take a 22km train ride.

If you are considering visiting Jimena you may find our maps a useful tool. We provide three maps, the first is of the region of Andalucia with Jimena highlighted. The second handcrafted map gives the location of Jimena with the corresponding local road network. Thirdly, in order to help our readers we have also embedded a Google map which is centered on Jimena.

Being surrounded by stunning countryside and located next to the Los Alcornocales Natural Park, as well as being a place of great historic and cultural significance, it is no surprise that Jimena de la Frontera welcomes many tourists all year round. There are plenty of hotels and self-catering rental accommodation in Jimena to choose from.

Casa Number 21 is a three-storey villa built in 1885, that was carefully restored in 2013 to show how a British family would have lived in late-Victorian Andalucia, complete with furniture, toys, jars of food and other domestic accoutrements. Its owner was a middle-ranking engineer, and his children, who lived there, helped advise on its decoration for the period restoration.