When we are asked about Southern Spain as a place for living, we usually think of Malaga, but we forget places like Palos de la Frontera. Before looking for a property in Palos de la Frontera, letâ€™s talk about its main touristic sites and the importance worldwide.
Palos de la Frontera is located in the southwestern province of Huelva in Andalusia. This city is well known as the â€œCuna del Descubrimiento de AmÃ©ricaâ€ (cradle of the Discovery of the Americas). From Palos de la Frontera Christopher Columbus and the PinzÃ³n Brothers sailed the first travel from Europe to the Americas. The PinzÃ³n Brothers are natives of Palos de la Frontera. This is why many of the touristic places and monuments are related to the Discovery of the Americas.
Sites related to the Discovery of the Americas
With a visit in Palos de la Frontera you can see the followings main sites related to the Discovery of the Americas:
- The house of MartÃn Alonso PinzÃ³n.
- Monument to MartÃn Alonso PinzÃ³n.
- Old hospital of Mercy.
- San Jorge MÃ¡rtir Church.
- Monument to PinzÃ³n Brothers.
- The Fontanilla fountain.
Main sites of Palos de la Frontera
But also you can visit these main sites:
- Commander RamÃ³n Franco Square.
- Prince Park.
- Christ of the Bloodâ€™s monument.
- Americasâ€™ Avenue.
- Castell of Palos.
- The viewpoint of the port.
- La Calzadilla dock.
- PeÃ±a del Viento Park.
- The Caravelsâ€™ dock.
Then, you can find peace and relaxation through the natural attributes of Palos de la Frontera. Then, you have: MazagÃ³n beach, seaport of MazagÃ³n, Lagunas de Palos Natural Park and the botanical garden of JosÃ© Celestino Mutis.
Palos de la Frontera as the cradle of the Discovery of the Americas is a good reason for looking for a southern Spain house.Photo:Â flickr.com/photos/vito7/2173372772