Top ChoiceGastronomy in Huelva


Celebrating the flavours of his native Huelva, Chef Xanty Elias's exuberant mutli-course menus have earned him Michelin star status since 2015. Reserve ahead for a table in the sleek stone-walled dining room, and...

Top ChoiceAndalucian in Huelva

Restaurante Juan José

Locals regularly pack into this humble, friendly neighbourhood restaurant 1.5km northeast of Plaza de las Monjas for its fabulously gooey tortilla de patatas (potato-and-onion omelette). The tuna (fresh from Isla...

Top ChoiceTapas in Huelva


Join the sophisticated local crowd squeezing into this narrow tiled tapas bar in the heart of Huelva's pedestrianised downtown. Busy, helpful waiters are quick to deliver cheese and jamón (ham) platters,...

Museum in Huelva

Museo de Huelva

This wide-ranging museum is stuffed with history and art. The permanent ground-floor exhibition concentrates on Huelva province’s impressive archaeological pedigree, with interesting items culled from its Roman...

Spanish in Huelva

La Mirta

This popular restaurant/wine bar on the bubbly Gran Vía specialises in local flavours blended with contemporary flair. Chocos get served with everything from linguine to four-cheese fondue; other creative...

Historic Site in Huelva

Muelle-Embarcadero de Mineral de Río Tinto

An odd legacy of the area's mining history, this impressive iron pier curves out into the Odiel estuary 500m south of the port. It was designed for the Rio Tinto company in the 1870s by British engineer George...

Tapas in Huelva


'To know how to eat is to know how to live' is the motto of this innovative tapas maker, which specialises in novel variations on choquero mainstays, attractively presented in cool minimalist surroundings (with a...

Cultural in Huelva

Fiestas Colombinas

Huelva celebrates Columbus’ departure for the Americas (3 August 1492) with this six-day festival of music, dance, cultural events and bullfighting.

Chapel in Huelva

Santuario de Nuestra Señora de la Cinta

Of Gothic-Mudéjar origins but reconstructed in the 18th and 19th centuries, this pretty white sanctuary looks out across the Odiel estuary from its peaceful hillside spot 3km north of the centre. Columbus...

Historic Building in Huelva

Casa Colón

Huelva's salmon-pink Casa Colón was constructed as the city's original luxury hotel in the 1880s to accommodate guests of the Rio Tinto company. It now contains the town's archives and hosts conferences.

Tapas in Huelva

El Picoteo

On the north side of Pablo Rada is this casual tapas joint. It's often packed but the kitchen can handle any size crowd. Bacalao (cod) is prepared in all kinds of ways (in lobster or Pedro Ximénez wine sauce) and...