El Andevalo

El Andevalo

El Andévalo is the name of a 'comarca' (region or area)  in the west of the province of Huelva. It is made up from 14 municipal districts and even more small villages.

The municipal districts are  Alosno, Cabezas Rubias, Calañas, El Almendro, El Cerro de Andévalo, El Granado, Paymogo, Puebla de Guzmán, San Bartolomé de la Torre, Sanlúcar de Guadiana, Santa Bárbara de Casa, Valverde del Camino, Villanueva de las Cruces y Villanueva de los Castillejos. 

El Andévalo is bounded on the west by Portugal, to the north by Sierra de Aracena, to the east by the mining comarca of Rio Tinto and to the South by Huelva City and the Costa de la Luz.   

The largest town is Valverde del Camino, which is known for hand  made boots and foot-ware and also furniture.

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Tharsis is situated in the heart of Comarca del Andévalo and part of the municipal of Alosno. Previously one… More →

Villablanca has beautiful squares, specifically Plaza de la Constitución, also known as Plaza del Consejo, which is the most popular due to their design to bring all the streets in Villablanca… More →

Aljarque is a town about 8km west of Huelva City with about 19, 800 inhabitants. We have included Aljarque in El Andevalo section although it is more considered a satellite town of Huelva City.… More →

Puebla de Guzmán is located in the western part of Huelva. With Thars is in the east, Villanueva de los Castillejos in the south and the border to Portugal several kilometres to the west, Puebla… More →

Paymogo is located west of the province of Huelva, only several kilometres from Rio Chança, the natural border between Spain and Portugal. To the east is Santa Bárbara de Casa and south is Puebla… More →

Zalamea la Real is situated in El Andevalo and sits very east on the border of the province of Huelva. Legend has it that it was founded by those coming from the East such as Salomea, daughter of… More →

Villanueva de los Castillejos is situated in the heart of El Andevalo. Once a thriving centre of factories creating products such as flour, buttons and hats, today it is mainly a rich agricultural… More →

Villanueva de las Cruces is situated in the heart of El Andevalo, with Puebla de Guzmán to its west and Calañas to the east, covering a surface area of 34km² and 124 metres above sea level. It has… More →

Valverde del Camino is at the very east side of El Andevalo. Most famously known nationally and internationally for the manufacturing of Spanish vaquero-style leather riding boots, it still has… More →

Santa Bárbara de Casa is situated very north of El Andevalo and has a large surface area covering 144km². It has 1093 inhabitants. From the dolmens of "La Zarcita" and its history there is very… More →

Sanlúcar de Guadiana is situated west of Villanueva de los Castillejos and sits on the very banks of the Rio Guadiana, border between Portugal and Spain. An idyllic location for water sports fans… More →

San Silvestre de Guzmán is located southwest of El Andévalo, along the Guadiana River. It has Villa blanca to its south and Villanuva de los Castillejos to its north. It has 755 inhabitants.

San Bartolomé de la Torre is surrounded by eucalyptus and located in a soft plain, north of the city of Huelva. It has defied the passage of time between meadows and forests belonging to the… More →

Located in the central part of Huelva province, Calañas has around 4000 inhabitants. The mineral wealth of Calañas attracted civilizations such as the Phoenicians and the Romans, who came in… More →

El Granado is located in the extreme west of the province, east of Villanueva de los Castillejos, only a few kilometres from the border with Portugal. Its mountainous landscape extends over an… More →

El Cerro de Andévalo is located west of Minas de Río Tinto in the Andevalo region of Huelva province. The word cerro, means hill, and the village was named for its situation south of the hill. It… More →

The name of this town refers to being surrounded by golden-coloured mountains which resemble blonde heads.

Berrocal is a charming village of approximately 400 inhabitants, located 305m above sea level in the eastern part of El Andévalo. The Rio Tinto river runs along the west side of Berrocal, between… More →

Alosno is set in the heart of El Andevalo, 43km from Huelva. The district of Alosno covers an area of approximately 200,000km2 and consists of 4792 inhabitants spread between Tharsis and Alosno.… More →

La Joya is an old mining settlement named after the Arroyo de la Joya, some 70km north of Huelva, close to the Atlantic and the Portuguese border in the Comarca (area) of El Andavalo, west of the… More →

Huelva Province Map and its areas
Map of Huelva province and its areas

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El Romerito

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a patio, El Romerito is located in Zalamea la Real. This country house provides free private parking, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. The property is non-smoking and is situated 49 km from Estación de La Junta.