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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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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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Mountain Biking

Another area full of potential! Would you like to be the one to discover a virtually unexploited area where MB is still a virgin sport? As with all sports there are different levels of abilities and difficult paths. One of the many active sport companies listed below will be able to guide you depending on your level.(In Spanish but we […]

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Mushrooms Galore

Mushrooms Galore

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

Wild Flower explosion

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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Birdwatching

Birdwatching

Birdwatching in the Aracena is a pleasure with the close proximity to the declared Biosphere Reserve “Dehesa de Sierra Morena” since 2002 and part of the Red Natura 2000 network the park was first declared an Important Bird Area (IBA) and is now a Special Bird Area (SBA / ZEPA). More than 170 different species of birds can be observed […]

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Walking

Walking

With over 1000 km of paths that connect villages all the way through this Natural Park it is a wonder that this little known part of Spain is still so unspoilt. The park authorities are fully aware of the irregular and unauthorized way marking within the area and are slowly trying to correct and improve things however there are official […]

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Sustainable Creation

Sustainable Creation

Our carbon footprint becomes more important everyday which is why we decided to create a low impact, environmentally friendly hotel. By staying at La Posada de San Marcos you too will be helping preserve the environment and be able to enjoy the sensation created by energy efficient, carbon neutral accommodation while maintaining an excellent standard of quality.   We have […]

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Our Environmental Policy

Enviromental Policy We follow an environmentally friendly management policy at both Posadas, taking the preservation and protection of natural resources into account in everything we do. We are keen to play a part in keeping this unique place special for you and your children and  and need your understanding and support to help us do this. Over the past years we have taken […]

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