Cadiz is a city and port which lies in the province of Cadiz in the Southwest of Spain. The city is located on the Mediterranean coast and has always been an important seafaring town with strong ties with the African continent from where the adventurers and merchants came and opened up the New World to the Americans.
Due to its long and fascinating history, you will see numerous monuments and museums around the area. There are many bars and restaurants which are also themed around the Cadiz rich history.
Cadiz is also a renowned yacht charter destination and hosts 4 marinas on its bay: Puerto America with 184 berths for yachts measuring up to 32 m long, Alcaidesa Marina 624 berths for yachts having a maximum length of 50m, Centro Nautico Elanco with 244 berths and Real Club Nautico de Cadiz with 160 berths.
The marinas in Cadiz are located in between Puerto Sotogrande and Marina Tarifa in Algeciras.
During your visit in the area, you will find out that Cadiz offers more than a city could offer.
Its coastline extends over more than 250 km from Sanlucar de Barrameda which is just below the National Park of Donana and all the way along the coast as far as Sotogrande on the Costa del Sol.
The coastline of Cadiz offers an unforgettable sailing experience where you will discover some of Spain’s most beautiful golden beaches in a region of outstanding beauty.
During your visit in Cadiz, you are particularly recommended to visit Arcos de la Frontera, Zahara de la Sierra, Grazalema and Setenil.
You will also discover the fascinating wildlife which abounds the interior of the land with numerous species of eagles and vultures which contribute to make the area a spectacular birdwatchers paradise.
One of the most popular towns worth visiting is the Jerez de la Frontera which is renowned for its sherry industry and hosting numerous cellars (bodegas).
You can also visit its Royal Andalucian School of Equestrian Art where you can appreciate a few fabulous displays by the dancing horses.
The town of Cadiz is an ideal starting point to discover the interesting surrounding towns in the area.
You can make Seville your first stop-over destination, where you will discover its wealth of art, monuments and the love of the Flamenco dancing, sherry and bullfighting.