Welcome to Cadiz, Spain

Tourism in Cadiz

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Cadiz has been founded by the Phoenicians about 1104 BC and now it is considered the most ancient city of Europe. The Greeks named it Gadira or Gadeira, Romans - Gades. Later it fell under the power of Vandals, Visigoths and Arabs. During an epoch of Great geographical discovering Cadiz became the main port sending Spanish expeditions to America. Cadiz and Port of Santa Maria are in territory of Cadiz Bay's Natural Park in which all territory rare breeds of trees grow: a cork oak, a arbutus, a juniper, wild olives. It is impossible to hold back beaches. Extent of beaches of a province Cadiz — 138 km. The cleanest, with white sand, they pass in magnificent sandy dunes and pine forests. The province is rich with a handicraft industry. Home-made craft and wine cellars, as well as saddle industry in Jerez. Baskets and typical alpargatas from a feather grass. The guitars simulated manually. Ceramics in Arcos and Conil. Field leather bottles in Alcalá, joiner's business and mahogany furniture in Sanlúcar dе Barrameda and many other things.

Kitchen was influenced first of all by wines made in the province, and also by a wide spectrum of seafood peculiar to this coast: the gilthead, a sea perch, shrimps, sea crabs, etc. Confectionery is the richest, with a strongly influence of Arabs and the local monasteries nuns contribution. Delightful "tocino de cielo", delicacies from Medina Sidonia, "turrón" and "churros", roasted in oil, and well-known "pestiñas", the Christmas honey-coated pastries typical for all provinces. Visitors of a province should not miss possibility to visit any of impressing wine cellars of Jerez, Port Santa-Maria, Sanlúcar, or Chiclana where such refined wines as wine Fino, wine Manzanilla, wine Moscatel or a wine Sherry, "ambassador" of Spain worldwide, were created specifying this earth.
Petroglyphic painting "Tagus of Figures", two Phoenician sarcophagus in the Museum of Cadiz, or the Roman cities ruins as "Baelo Claudia" nearby Tarifa or "Carteia" in San Roque, more than 30 castles, the Cartesian abby or cathedrals of Cadiz and Jerez. Thanks to its climate, the province is ideal for fans of sports. Yacht regattas, surfing, diving, swimming, fishing, motor boats races, flysurf, free flight, speleology, a mountain bicycle and also, football, tennis, hunting, horse, an auto- and moto - sports.

 


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