Cadiz…The province, which has more natural elements so you can enjoy them to his whim. Know our surroundings with the help of the recommended routes.
THE COAST ROUTE
The province of Cadiz has more than 260 km. which are characterized by spectacular and transparent waters, fine warm and golden sand. All this, together with the climate that has, makes it a much desired place as a vacation destination that surprises throughout ancient history that hides and for his work to protect traditions and landscape. As natural landscape, you highlight the cliffs and coves in Conil or los Caños de Meca; and the wild and unspoilt beaches of Bologna where lie the Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia, that no one should miss. The coastal route begins in Sanlucar de Barrameda and continues for Chipiona, City of Singer Rocio Jurado · Rota, the most American from Cadiz enclave · El Puerto de Santa Maria. Cradle of the sailor poet Rafael Alberti · Puerto Real, Geographic center of the Bay. Stands out, besides for its affordable cuisine and quality, by the two parks that are in their domains: The Bay of Cadiz and Los Toruños; for cycling, hiking and picnicking in family. · Cadiz. Oldest city in Europe Western. · San Fernando. Where lived singer flamenco world known as Camaron de la Isla. · Chiclana de la Frontera. The beach has been considered the best urban beach in Spain for several consecutive years. · Conil de la Frontera. Other of the best beaches for excellence and sailor village preferred by outsiders. · Barbate. Living monument of exquisite red tuna from the almadraba. · Vejer de la Frontera. One of those white villages more beautiful of Cadiz with one of the more unspoiled beach with more bohemian movement. · Tarifa. Capital of windsurfing and wind. · Algeciras and La Línea. End points of our route.
THE WHITE VILLAGES ROUTE
The white villages route is located in the north-eastern part of the province and has an area of apprximately 170 km. On the slopes of the mountains, set on the rocks or on top of hills; these villages shine by their whiteness. In fact, they are called "White Villages". Notable for its extraordinary wealth of environmental, architectural and gastronomic; In addition to being living witnesses of the daily life of the Al-Andalus, the territory that belonged for centuries to the Muslim culture. The route of the white villages includes nineteen villages: Arcos de la Frontera, Algar, Espera, Bornos, Villamartin, Puerto Serrano, Algonodales, Olvera, El Gastor, Setenil, Alcalá del Valle, Torre Alhaquime, Zahara de la Sierra, Grazalema, Villaluenga del Rosario, Benaocaz, Ubrique, El Bosque and Prado del Rey. We hope you enjoy it.
THE CASTLES ROUTE
The province of Cadiz has always been subjected to invasions of other towns to be located between two continents. For its continuous surveillance, were built to different castles, towers, fortresses and alcazars. The route of the castles of Cadiz includes the following visits: · Santiago Castle, Gothic style, situated in Sanlucar de Barrameda · Small Castle of Chipiona, also of descent Gothic, erected by Guzman El Bueno. · Moon Palace Castle of Rota, where the Town Hall of the village is installed. ·San Marcos Castle in El Puerto de Sta. Maria, stating, came to reside Cristobal Colon when he came to ask the Duque of Medinaceli help to make your dream a reality. ·The walls of San Carlos, Santa Catalina Castle, San Sebastian Castle and the Bastions of the Martyrs; In addition to Santa Barbara, La Candelaria and Santiago; You can visit in Cadiz. This binds the defenses of cut, used during the siege of the Napoleonic and which are located very close to the bridge Jose Leon de Carranza.
THE WINE ROUTE
Through the wine route, we will make a tour of cities such as Jerez that have brought world fame to the wine of this land. Visit a set of attractive tourist unique, among which stand out them localization vineyards, them visits to them centuries-old wineries and to a series of monuments of maximun interest historical and artistic. We start the route in Chiclana de la Frontera, and then go to El Puerto de Santa Maria. We will continue by Rota, Chipiona, Sanlucar de Barrameda and Trebujena; and we will finalize in Jerez de la Frontera.
THE BULL ROUTE
This path together, along with its local color and its artistic monuments of true value, the uniqueness of which - along its route - can be seen different herds of bulls grazing in their fields. You can observe to the Toro bravo in its area natural. A picture which, undoubtedly, will result you unusual beauty. When in the eighteenth century the spectacle of bullfighting passes become chivalrous distration to professional activity, brave livestock is obliged to undergo a parallel evolution. In this evolution, Cadiz was innovating. At the beginning of the 18th century, Don Jose Gijon had been a livestock whose copies highlighted by its height, greed and lightnees. From Jerez de la Frontera, this route includes the cities and towns of San Jose del Valle, Paterna de Rivera, Medina Sidonia, Alcalá de los Gazules, Benalup, Los Barrios, Castellar de la Frontera, Jimena de la Frontera, San Roque, Algeciras and Tarifa.
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