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Top Choice Tapas in Huelva

Azabache

After a taste of traditional Huelva? Squeeze into this narrow tiled tapas bar where busy, helpful waiters are quick to deliver cheese and jamón (ham) platters, scrambled gurumelos (local wild mushrooms), fried choco…
Andalucian 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 Cr…
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 temptation…
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 Barcl…
Tapas in Huelva

Ciquitrake

'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 gl…
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.
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 and …
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 allegedly …
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.
Historic Building in Huelva

Ayuntamiento

Overlooking the Gran Vía.