This village lies in the heart of Los Alcornocales
Nature Park and faces the bay on two kilometre stretch
of coast from the mouth of the River Guadarranque
to that of the River Palmones, forming a beautiful
natural area on the tidal marshes of the latter river.
It is part of the route of the bull and the great
richness of its surroundings makes Los Barrios a perfect
place to look for peace and harmony. All you have
to do is rent one of the cabins to be found in the
park and learn about its flora and fauna on guided
tours by mountain bike, horseback, by mule or on foot
over the instructional trails prepared so that you
won’t miss a single detail.
If you want you can even practice rested traveller
to explore the El Pósito building, the Urrutia
House or the parish church of San Isidro Labrador.
Visit the Museum of Natural History to see the marvels
concealed in nature. If you come in April you will
learn everything about the world of bulls, expositions,
novilladas, bullfighting spectacles…But the
best date may be for Resurrection Sunday with its
traditional toro Embolao fiesta, which consists of
releasing a horned bull, its horns protected by leather
balls, down some 400 metres of town streets to the