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.
The municipal districts are Alcalá del Río, Alcolea del Río, Brenes, Burguillos, Cantillana, La Algaba, La Rinconada, Lora del Río, Peñaflor, Tocina, Villanueva del Río y Minas and Villaverde del Río y Minas.
The largest town is Lora del Río, rich in history and archaeological sites.
The town’s celebrations during Semana Santa have been declared of National Tourist Interest. More >
The name of the town is derived from an Arabic word meaning small fortification.
In the area known as the Poblamiento Tartésico de la Mesa de Setefilla, you’ll find Bronze Age ruins. More >
Ruins of Roman baths, aqueducts, and a harbour on the River Guadalquivir, have been found in the town. More >
In 1972, the government decided to cease mining activities in Villanueva del Río y Minas. More >