2 Best Sights in La Rabida, Andalusia

Muelle de las Carabelas

Set two kilometers (1 mile) from La Rábida's monastery, on the seashore, is a reproduction of a 15th-century port. The star exhibits here are the full-size models of Columbus's flotilla, the Niña, Pinta, and Santa María, built using the same techniques as in Columbus's day. You can go aboard each and learn more about the discovery of the New World in the adjoining museum.

Paraje de la Rábida, La Rábida, 21071, Spain
959-530597
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Rate Includes: €4, Closed Mon.

Santa María de La Rábida

The Mudejar-style Franciscan monastery of this church has a much-venerated 14th-century statue of the Virgen de los Milagros (Virgin of Miracles). There are relics from the discovery of America displayed in the museum and the frescoes in the gatehouse were painted by Daniel Vázquez Díaz in 1930.

C. del Monasterio, Ctra. de Huelva, La Rábida, 21070, Spain
959-350411
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Rate Includes: €4, Closed Mon.