The second weekend in May, beginning in early morning the pilgrimage of Nuestra Señora La Bella, patron saint of Lepe, takes place to the remains of the Franciscan convent that has housed the Virgin since 1498.
Tourists who come to Lepe will be impressed by the devotion inspired by the second most important pilgrimage in Huelva after that of El Rocío. The pilgrimage consists of a march on foot on horseback or in oxcart through a landscape of wheat fields and almond groves with views of the tidal marshes.
When the sanctuary is reached offerings and petitions are made
there is dancing and the guest are attended to in the cottages
of the compound. After so much excitement, Lepe offers relaxation
on the beaches of Islantilla, where a modern tourist complex with
all necessary infrastructures for an enjoyable vacation has been