Valdezufre Posada Hotel is nestled in the Parque Natural Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche.
Located at the western end of Sierra Morena and north of the province of Huelva, the Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park is characterized by extensive forested, high rainfall, a mild climate and natural and cultural heritage that arouses curiosity and interest of the visitor.
The spacious pastures predominate in this mountain environment have favored the breeding of the Iberian pig, around which has risen an industry that sustains the economy of towns like Cumbres or Jabugo. Do not leave without trying their delicious sausages and, course, its ham Huelva Designation of Origin. In the Museo del Jamón de Aracena you can learn more about the tradition of the area chacinera.
The scenery changes depending on altitude and humidity. Holm oaks populated are replaced by oaks in some areas, while in the higher elevations are common oak forests rebollos, as in the place of the Solana Bonales; in return, populations as Fuenteheridos, Castaño del Robledo galaroza or landscape consists of brown; and in the beds of rivers as it Múrtigas by forests galleries abound where large trees as poplars, ash, willows and alders, with brambles and creepers. The latter environment provides an ideal break for the visitor.
This forest provides an interesting variety faunal wealth. Inside the park you can observe mammals like the mongoose, the genet or the nutria huidiza. The birdlife is also diverse; the skies of the natural environment, can be contemplated, inter alia, vultures, storks and black kites. A good option to learn about this natural heritage is conducting walking tours for some of its marked trails or take a leisurely horseback ride.
Tour their people and enjoy their interesting heritage is a must for visitors to the Park. You can visit the monuments of Almonaster, composed of the castle, church and mosque, Castle Cortegana, one of the best preserved in the area or the strength of Sancho IV Cumbres. Another possibility is to enter the Cave of Wonders in Aracena or visit the Peña de Arias Montano Alajar, claims that are two undoubted natural interest.
Moreover, the region has also varied cuisine: game meat, Goat cheese, chacinas y, course, Chestnut, that prepare all varieties. One of his culinary products, Mushrooms, gathers each year in seminars and courses to lovers of mycology, inviting them to recognize and know their properties, being possible to enjoy this delicacy during the harvest season.