Villarrasa stands some 36 km from Huelva, and belongs to the judicial district of La Palma del Condado, covering an area of 71.8 km2 and with a population of 2082 according to official figures from 01.01.1998.
The main industry is agriculture, particularly growing wheat, vineyards and olive groves. There are currently two types of agriculture: the traditional rainfed type, and intensively irrigated, recently introduced, for fruits such as kiwi and orange.
The industrial sector includes two metal, and three wood workshops, a small pre-cooked products industry, and “agribusiness” companies in the South.
On the outskirts a necropolis has been found from before the Christian era.
Its history is linked to the county of Niebla.
Shrine of Ntra. Sra. de las Angustias, siglo XVI.
Church of Ntra. Sra. de los Remedios.
Church of San Vicente Mártir
Shrine of la Cruz.
The goat population provides good meat, which is prepared in traditional ways, such as popular dishes like lamb stew, or grilled over wood.
The spinach and chickpea stew, and traditional cakes (“roscos”) that are prepared for the fiestas, are the highlights of the towns cuisine.
Leave Huelva and take the A-5000. Pass San Juan del Puerto. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit. Continue along the A-472. Pass Niebla and continue to Villarrasa.
Distances from Villarrasa
Beas 22 km
Huelva 36 km
Trigueros 27 km
Bonares 12 km
Niebla 7,5 km
Moguer 27 km
Lucena del Puerto 19 km
Palos de la Frontera 36 km
La Palma del Condado 5 km
Rociana del Condado 9,5 km