The coast of Cádiz is part of the Costa de la Luz and has a variety of golden sand beaches that range from urban to extensive, almost virgin. Discover one of the provinces of Spain with the greatest biological diversity.
Some of the most iconic points to visit in the city are:
- Cádiz Cathedral : It is located in the historic center of Cádiz, almost on the edge of the sea, and is visible from almost any point in the city. It has visiting hours for both the interior of the temple and the Clock Tower. The same entrance to the cathedral is used to access the Cathedral Museum of Cádiz, located in Plaza Fray Félix, next to the Old Cathedral.
- Torre Tavira : Torre Tavira is the tallest watchtower in the old city of Cádiz (Andalusia, Spain), with approx. 33 meters high above the ground and 45 meters above sea level, and the second highest point, only surpassed by the towers of the Cathedral, at approx. 58 meters high above sea level.
A selection of the 3 best beaches to visit during your stay in Cádiz.
- Playa de la Caleta: La Caleta is a beach located in the historic center of the city of Cádiz (Andalusia, Spain). It was a natural port where Phoenician, Carthaginian and Roman ships anchored next to the channel that separated the archipelago from the islands. (Eritea and Cotinussa) that made up Cádiz then.
- Tarifa: Another of the most beautiful and interesting beaches to visit in Cádiz is Tarifa. Tarifa's Playa Chica is a small but very cozy family beach.
- Zahara de los Atunes: About 1600 meters long and 70 meters wide, this beach is famous for its beautiful sunsets. Zahara de los Atunes beach has a high influx of tourists during the summer months, which is why it provides surveillance equipment, danger signage, Local Police, Red Cross and maritime rescue services.
Of all the cities currently inhabited, Cádiz is the oldest in Spain and also in Europe, in addition to being the southernmost one on the entire continent. It was founded around 1100 BC
The history of Cádiz is that of a city marked by its strategic military and commercial location, straddling the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. It is a Phoenician settlement with a Tyrian foundation; Gádir. During this time more than five hundred equites (a caste of notable citizens) lived in the city, rivaling Padua and Rome itself.