Hostal La Mina in Conil
Hostal La Mina, dedicated to the sulfur mine of Conil
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Discover The Treasures of Conil
The Hostal la Mina is the expression of an idea in which we have combined the roots of our own local history , which until now is a great unknown: Conil de la Frontera sulfur mine ; a mineral of extraordinary crystalline purity, considered one of the best in the world ; and on the other what we are able to discover from a municipality with great hidden treasures that need to be discovered by our own neighbors and especially by those who visit us.
At Hostal La Mina we want to present you the historical details of our old sulfur mine throughout of the centuries, the bibliographic details that we have and its link with the history that was happening at that time in our world. On this tour we will honor those who have tried to exploit it, who have studied our sulfur and who have spread it. Thus each room will be a very personalized discovery according to the moment lived in the sulfur mine of Conil, and we will invite you to know and deepen.
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Tourist Management La Pasajera expands its accommodation in Conil with Hostal La Mina.
At Hostal La Mina we want to present the historical details of our old sulfur mine over the centuries, the bibliographic details that we have and its link with the history that was happening at that time in our world. On this tour we will honor those who have tried to exploit it, who have studied our sulfur and who have spread it. Thus each room will be a very personalized discovery according to the moment lived in the sulfur mine of Conil, and we will invite you to know and deepen.
How was the Conil sulfur mine worked then? There were two very simple methods, one of them through a vertical well and the other with small galleries.
The botanist Simón Rojas Clemente in 1804 relates ” … opened a deep hole … and excavated the hill almost by the skirt … a cave was discovered covered in beautiful sulfur crystals. “
The Mining Engineer Ramón Pellico in 1845 will tell us “… the government opened some wells and short galleries … Today they are sunk and blinded ”
Throughout our history there were many companies that wanted to launch the exploitation of the Conil sulfur mine , but Not all achieved their goal. From Hostal La Mina, we want to pay tribute to some of the names that the exploitation of the Conil sulfur mine had throughout history, and we will link it with different events worth highlighting.
Your access to Hostal La Mina must mean discovering what our Conil sulfur mine meant on one side, and finding on the other wonders and treasures of our land , which is presented before our eyes with the graphic expression of a internationally renowned local painter, Adrián Torres , who has expressed some of our treasures with his pictorial conception that during your stay with us you can discover.
Hostal La Mina in Conil
Tourist Management La Pasajera invites you to discover Hostal La Mina in Conil de la Frontera strong>, a Thematic hostel dedicated to the sulfur mine of Conil , that of the relaxation of our guests a real wonder.
The Conil de la Frontera Sulfur Mine is located about 4 kilometers northeast of the municipality, in a valley at the foot of the Cerro de Las Gorrionas and Cerro de Cabezas Rubias . At present, the A-48 highway that connects Conil and Chiclana in the north and Vejer in the south serves as a nearby reference point.
This Sulfur Mine in the Conileño municipality has been a witness since the 18th and 19th centuries of the natural wealth of this land, removing the mineral from its entrails of sulfur, an authentic natural treasure that soon exceeded the borders of the municipality, since ancient times.
For many of the residents of the town of Conil, the Sulfur Mine is one of the unknown points within the municipality . A Point that from Hostal La Mina we invite you to discover from within.