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Top Choice Jamón in Guijuelo

Alma de Ibérico

Part shop, part jamón-tasting centre, part small bar, this fine place combines many impulses in one. We especially like it for the opportunity to sample a range of cured meats, or a ración of its best jamón with a g…
Museum in Guijuelo

Museo de la Industria Chacinera

Despite the rather functional name, this interactive museum is dedicated to jamón and nothing but. In the first room, videos demonstrate the production of jamón and the other embutidos (cured meats) for which Guijue…
Food in Guijuelo

Sabor Guijuelo

You could pick any of the shops around town selling embutidos (cured meats), but this excellent little place is just a stone's throw from the Plaza Mayor and the tourist office. Pick up a sliced, prepackaged jamón i…
Spanish in Guijuelo

El Pernil Ibérico

Spanish cooking – good and traditional – dominates here, alongside excellent jamón and a recommended menú de degustación. The tapas, too, are excellent – there's no better place to order a ración of Guijuelo's fines…