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Virgin of El Rocio

Almonte, Spain
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Almonte, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an Incredible place.You won't see anywhere else like it unless you watch wild west films. It's just like a western or mexian western movie set. The church is beautiful and dominates the town. It has an amazing gold alter. Take your time to walk...More

Thank Keith70
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Incredible place. Like a film set on a western movie!! The church stands powerful in its setting. Amazing gold alter. Take your time to walk around the sandy streets. Wear comfortable shoes. It gets very hot here. Men riding horses pass by casually. Make a...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The village is a must to see. Firstly the lakes, they have flamingoes, spoonbill's and black ibis. Go to the end of village to the bird watching centre. The village on a Sunday becomes a horse town. The Spanish come in coaches and on horses,...More

Thank sidmothian
Reviewed October 18, 2016

El Rocio is a typical very special western village with sand routes and local people travelling by horses. The white church is a beauty outside and inside, the houses are very typical, the weather is always TOP, In the week,the village is also very quiet....More

1  Thank PaulV20142014
Reviewed March 29, 2016

As others before me, the best way to describe this place is 'wild west', no tarmac roads one you are in town, great architecture and located on the side of a fabulous lagoon teeming with wildlife. A birdwatcher's paradise. We arrived about 17.00 on a...More

2  Thank CareySJC
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a town that hosts one of the most beautiful Vírgenes, the Virgen del Rocío. It's amazing to walk in a town that has been almost the same for many years, like walking by the Far West. The church is gorgeous and we were...More

1  Thank Beach-Dew
Reviewed January 24, 2016

Very Pretty architecture , but not a great deal to see or do if the Fete isn't on. The Church is beautiful

Thank vjpearson
Reviewed October 28, 2015

We rode into here as part of a week-long horseback adventure: and the seven horses puffed out their chests and picked up their hooves with pride, to wheel around the wide sandy boulevards and pose in front of the cathedral. There was something lovely, too,...More

1  Thank JandKMac
Reviewed September 28, 2015

We dropped by for a couple of hours and the town was quiet... I wonder where are the people... There are restaurants and stores but not busy...I believe it's simply catered to the locals...we visited the church and it's pretty nice size and it's worth...More

Thank Travellers8787
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Visiting outside of the festival dates is obviously not as exciting but makes sense as Rocio is not the most comfortable town. Its great to visit though, like an old wild west town. a good experience

1  Thank Kenshare
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