Sierra de Aracena

Linares de la Sierra

This quaint village is located a short drive from the local main town of Aracena, and has steep, cobbled streets. The village, with a population of 300, lies at 500m above sea level, and has been declared of cultural interest by the regional government. It is a very medieval-looking village, built on the side of a steep hill, without many public spaces.

El Repilado

El Repilado is one of the dependant villages of Jabugo located within the Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park, 4kms west of Jabugo. There are two theories for the origin of the name; the first argues that El Repilado is named after the first family that settled in these lands.

Las Chinas

Las Chinas is located in the Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche, 1.7 kms from Galaroza. The village is shared between the municipalities of Galaroza and La Nava. It has approximately 30 inhabitants.


Navahermosa is a small hamlet tucked away in the Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche, belonging to the municipality of Galaroza.It is ideal for lovers of rural tourism, especially hikers, with routes of varying steepness surrounded by beautiful countryside. It has around 60 inhabitants.

Santa Olalla del Cala

Santa Olalla del Cala is situated within the Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche natural park, in the foothills of the Sierra Morena mountain range. The village is in the very north-east of Huelva province, about 5km from the province of Seville, on the old Ruta de la Plata.


This town is a few kilometres from the border with the region of Extremadura and the province of Badajoz. Its population is about 1300. Cala is within the Parque Natural de la Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche. The name Cala comes from the Latin word callentum meaning beautiful.

Arroyomolinos de León

Arroyomolinos de León is at 609m above sea level, with a population of about 1000. It is located east of Cañaveral de León within the Natural Park of the Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche on the border between Huelva province and Extremadura region, offering beautiful natural scenery. Like Cañaveral de León.

Cañaveral de León

Cañaveral de León is located within the Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park to the north of Aracena and only one kilometre from the Extramadura border. It has a population of about 400. The centre of Cañaveral de León boasts typical Andalusian-style houses along cobbled streets, as well as several mansions that are beautifully preserved.


Hinojales is located within the Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park, in the far north of the province, west of Cañaveral de León. It is situated within limits of villages in Badajoz (Extremadura, the region north of Andalucia) and has approximately 392 inhabitants.


The old centre of this tiny, ancient hilltop village, stunningly located within the Parque Natural Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche, has been declared of Cultural interest. Cortelazor itself was founded in the mid-13th century, and these days its economy is based on livestock.