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Cadiz – the top 10 attractions!

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Known for its famous architecture and stunning Mosque, Cadiz boasts a wide choice of attractions. If you are planning to stay on the Costa del Sol this year, why not take a day trip to Cadiz?

Ten of the top attractions in Cadiz include:

1. The Old Town

Visit the Old Town of Cadiz with its many Plazas, fountains and the majestic Cadiz Cathedral. Situated on the tip of the peninsula, this part of the city is buzzing with life and offers plenty of great places to stop off for coffee, drinks or tapas. This lively part of town is buzzing with activity and places to visit.

2. Cadiz Carnival

Cadiz Carnival is the biggest and most vibrant festival of its kind outside Madrid and Barcelona, and the streets light up with colour, music and dancing. Held in February each year, this is one party not to miss. The Festival de San Juan in June is also worth joining in.

3.The Torre Tavira

Climb up the Torre Tavira, the highest of the old watchtowers and enjoy a panoramic 360º view of the Cadiz city. Don´t forget your camera.

4.Cadiz Beaches

Enjoy a day at one of Cadiz´s beautiful beaches and hang around in one of the many beach bars until sunset in summer time. Caleta Beach comes highly recommended.

5.Cadiz by Video

Enjoy watching a 3D video of Cadiz at the city walls, where visitors can see a virtual tour of the city in the 18th Century.

6. Cadiz Restaurants

Cadiz boasts a wide choice of excellent fish restaurants. Try the sardines at the beach, the mixed fried fish dishes, the prawns pil pil or the tasty Octopus salad or grilled squid. And don´t forget the Sangria!

7. Cadiz flamenco show

Flamenco is very much at the heart of Andalucian culture, and nowhere more so than in Cadiz. Book to see an authentic flamenco show and enjoy some of the very best guitar music and traditional dance southern Spain has to offer.

8. Cadiz walking tour

Take your time to enjoy a walking tour around the city. Go solo or book a guided tour to point out all of the most interesting points around the city. The tour can be as long or as short as you like, and there are plenty of places to stop of for refreshments along the way.

9. Jerez day excursion

Book a day excursion to Jerez and enjoy a sherry tour around the bodegas, see the Andalucian horses perform or simply enjoy the sights and sounds of this lively city on foot, stopping along the way for lunch or refreshments.

10. Wine tasting Cadiz

Book a wine tasting tour in Cadiz and enjoy some of the finest local wines as well as some of the better-known national treasures. Book in advance if possible as these tours are very popular (hic!)

Whenever you visit Cadiz you will find a great range of things to see and do. Check out the local tourist office for brochures and leaflets about places to visit.

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