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Posada San Marcos is Proud to announce…..

Posada San Marcos is Proud to announce…..

that we have been honoured with a Travellers’ Choice® award as one of the top 25 B&Bs and Inns in Spain. Travellers’ Choice award winners are determined based on the reviews and opinions of millions of TripAdvisor travellers around the world and are awarded to less than 1% of the 750.000+ hotels on the site. “We’re excited to recognize the world’s […]

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Iberian Ham School at La Posada de San Marcos

Iberian Ham School at La Posada de San Marcos

Your hosts Lucy and Ángel are passionate about the area and its food, wine and olive oils. During your stay you will develop a deep insight into the fascinating history of the area as Ángel and Lucy guide you all the way from a gourmet Andalusian breakfast to producing your own dinner with the products you have been discovering. This […]

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Iberian Ham School (Continuation)

Iberian Ham School (Continuation)

We are continuing to share the Iberian Ham School with our guests adapting the experience to time and budget constraits! The wonders of the Jamón Ibérico Puro de Bellota (Acorn fed Iberico Ham) and its properties is a must do visit when visiting the Natural Biosphere Reserve Parque Natural Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche and we are happy […]

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Iberian Ham School – Our first guests!

Eager to learn all about the Iberian Pig, I picked up our guests Gina and Steve, on Monday morning in Aracena. We start our Iberian Ham School with a visit to the Museum of the Jamón in the centre of Aracena where I give a guided tour of the museum; excellent students, they paid full attention as I explained about the way […]

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Heritage and Culture

Heritage and Culture

Heritage and Culture The whole area has managed to maintain the traditions and idiosyncrasies of by gone days due to the relatively recent improvements in the communication and access to the area from the major cities around. This has allowed the buildings, cobbled streets, traditional crafts and customs to remain intact to this day and thus achieving heritage status in […]

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Our Iberian Pata Negra Ham School made the @sundaytimes

Our Iberian Pata Negra Ham School made the @sundaytimes

We were very excited to receive a couple of emails from friends to tell us that our Iberian Pata Negra Ham school had been in the Sunday Times travel section this last Sunday (17th Feb 2013) Spain and Portugal 2013: Top 25 Holidays (subscription needed). Number 18 out of 25 for our well thought out gastronomic break only launched at the […]

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Flamenco in the Sierra

Flamenco in the Sierra

The Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche becomes a meltingpot of nature and cultural activities in autumn. That is why the Sala Raspa in Santa Ana la Real is going to organize from this weekend onwards flamenco weekends; precisely every first and third weekend of each month, there will be different flamenco/flamenco-fusion shows with reknown artists as you can […]

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Rodrigo La Trianera and the 3 Caravels

It was an early start, we’d packed the bags the night before and checked the weather forecast, here we were setting off at 7am to take the car for it’s yearly MOT and make the most of the day by spending it by the beach and it was all of 17º and CLOUDY! I mean how unjust can it get? […]

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Area

Area

Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park The 187,000 hectares was designated a natural park in 1986. It is the 2nd largest park in Andalucia and is by far the most varied thanks to the mixed Mediterranean and Atlantic climate we enjoy.  There are 4 ecosystems which allow an enormous variety of flora and fauna. You can spot birds […]

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Alájar

Alájar

Alájar is a typical picturesque village of the Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche with the impressive rocky outcrop towering above it, La Peña de Arias Montano which gives name to the place (Alájar means “the stone” in arabic). From the Peña there is a stunning view of Alájar, its fields of cork and holm oaks and the gently […]

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Posada de San Marcos: Calle Colon, 12, 21340 Alájar, Huelva, Spain
Posada de Alájar: Calle Médico Emilio González, 2, 21340 Alájar, Huelva, Spain

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Phone: +34 959 12 57 12 Mobile: +34 667 90 61 32 Email: info@posadasalajar.com

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