The village of El Rocío

The village of El Rocío

The village of El Rocío

This town is located in the south of the province of Huelva, 45 Km. from the provincial capital and 64 Km. from Seville.

The municipal district comprises three distinct urban centres: Almonte, El Rocío and Matalascañas. It is primarily a farming area, gradually giving way to dense scrubland and, finally, Doñana, with its marshes and dunes.

How to get there?

By car: From Huelva, take the A-49 motorway and at exit 50 follow the A-483 secondary road leading to Almonte (11 Km.), as well as El Rocío and Matalascañas. From Seville, take the A-49 motorway and at exit 48 follow the A-483 secondary road, as for the directions from Huelva.

By air: The nearest airports are Seville-San Pablo (64 km), Jerez de la Frontera (146 Km.) and Faro (156 Km.), the latter in Portugal. To obtain flight information: Seville-San Pablo (0034) 954449000; Jerez de la Frontera (0034) 956150000; and Faro (0351) 289800800 or www.aena.es

By bus: The bus company DAMAS operates routes to the three places the Almonte from Huelva, Seville and other towns in the province. For bus times: (0034) 959256900 or www.damas-sa.es

By train: The nearest railway stations are La Palma del Condado (14 Km.), Huelva (45 Km.) and Seville (60 Km.). For train times: 902240202 or www.renfe.es

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