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Iberian Ham School – on the move

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I have just returned from a trip to Vitoria-Gasteiz where our Iberian Ham School was invited by Iñaki Gutiérrez,  head chef at the catering school,  to do a carving and tasting course in English to the students at the Hotel and Catering School in Gamarra (Escuela de Hostelería de Gamarra) as part of their 25 Anniversary celebrations. I was also lucky to be asked to do […]

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Iberian Ham School at La Posada de San Marcos

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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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Heritage and Culture

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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

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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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Area

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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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Nordic Walking

A new initiative to promote the Sierra de Aracena as an ideal area to practice this sport has really taken off. We have attended a couple of courses to learn a little more about the sport and are in contact with the companies which are more than happy to do training or take you out on the designated routes in […]

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Restaurants in Alajar and beyond

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When we explain what to do and see in the village and rest of the park we always mention places to eat. There are lots of restaurants in the area and we haven’t been able to try them all despite the time we’ve been here – too committed! There are a couple of things that need to be mentioned:  the […]

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Great Atmosphere at Las Posadas

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This Easter we have welcomed a group of 11 Irish walkers to Posada de Alájar; their humour and resistance amazed us! I’m not sure if you know but we have just had the wettest March in Spain for 66 years but this did not deter our intrepid guests! They managed to get 2 decent days out of the five but […]

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Mushrooms Galore

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Observe, study and collect the wide range of wild mushrooms and fungi that flourish in the sierra in Spring and Autumn. There are over five hundred types many being edible however many are also toxic and some  even lethal, so we don’t recommend you pick them yourselves but join guided groups which can take you to the most prolific areas. […]

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Wild Flower explosion

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Due to a high rainfall over the winter, warm springs and summers and a distinct lack of pesticides and pollution the profusion of wild flowers is breathtaking. Orchards, peonies, lavenders, wild pea, Jerusalem sage, iris, heathers are rife in Spring. Rock rose (Cistus), yellow broom, rosemary, fruit and nut trees are in abundance, alongside the ancient forests of Sweet Chestnuts, […]

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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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