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In Ayamonte the population is concentrated in 4 areas: Punta del Moral, Isla Canela, Isla Cristina and Pozo del Camino. Ayamonte is located in a natural setting at the mouth of the Guadiana River and with magnificent beaches in Isla Canela and Punta del Moral.
The exact origin of Ayamonte is unknown but it is suspected that it could have been an Iberian settlement.
Ayamonte was part of the kingdom of Al-Andalus until its conquest and later taking an important role in the discovery of America; several sailors who participated in the event were from this county.
From this municipality was the Marquis of Ayamonte who tried to provoke the independence of Andalusia so he was arrested and sentenced to death.
What to do and see
In Ayamonte there are many religious buildings that can be visited and other defensive buildings and remains of ancient civilizations that have settled in the area:
Roman mausoleum of Punta del Moral
Bastion Las Angustias
Castle of Ayamonte
Tower Isla Canela
Palace Marques de Ayamonte
Mill El Pintado
How to get to Ayamonte
From Malaga take the A-49 to Seville and from there to Huelva; without leaving the highway A-49 after passing Lepe you take the exit of Ayamonte.
In the map below you get the exact route that you should take:
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