Points of interest in the neighbourhood
When planning a visit to Andalucia most people think of Malaga, Sevilla or Cordoba, or the natural landscape - but only a few are aware that this Spanish region and even Malaga, Sevilla and Cordoba do have a rich industrial history and heritage
There are a number of guides and textbooks available online
Belmez and Peñarroya-Pueblonuevo are both situated in the province of Córdoba - which as much to offer to visitors. Of course there is Córdoba itzelf, once capital of Muslim Spain. But since a couple of years one is also developing the industrial tourism in the province - see for example the guide on industrial turism for the province of Córdoba (online available, but only in Spanish) while on Amazon you can order a book on mining heritage tourism in the province, Turismo industrial minero en la zona norte de la provincia de Córdoba: Posibilidades de desarrollo (2012)
A good source fior what to see, what to do and where to stay is the Andalusian tourism department
Looking for a hotel ?
The Andalusian tourism department has a list of hotels and B&Bs on its website and can provide you with a lot of information, guidebooks and even apps to plan your visit and your stay in the province.
tourism in Andalucia :
One can also contact the tourist information offices of
There are not plenty of hotels in Belmez and Peñarroya - so don’t wait till the last moment to book.
However, we have been able to book 20 rooms at University Residence in Belmez for September, 27 and 28 - including breakfast (see registration form). These will be available on a first come first served basis, although we have to give priority to students taking part in the weekend.
For those who prefer to stay in a hotel we can mention in Peñarroya-Pueblonuevo
In the region you also have some interesting and nice rural hotels and B&B - but those are generally situated outside the city centers - so you need to have a car to reach them
- for example near Belmez hotel Rural El Criadero
For other pensions, B&B, see the website of the Tourism department of Andalusia
Alternatively, find hotels and cheap internet-bookings in Belmez or Peñarroya-Pueblonuevo through
A good source is also the Guide Michelin - offering maps, hotels, and points of interest