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What does the Free Tour Cadiz consist of?

Possibly your best option to get to know Cadiz in a fun and authentic way.

Free Tours through the center of Cadiz

A moment of culture and fun for everyone.

Enjoy your free tour in Cadiz as a couple, with friends or in a group!

Free tours of Cadiz are the perfect excuse to take some time to learn more about Spain’s cultural heritage.

The free tours Cadiz are free tours organized by guides that show the most emblematic tourist sites of a town or city. These tours are usually done on foot.

While there are several options and types of free tours in Spain, most are usually tours that include approximately 10 to 12 people. and last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the planned itinerary.

In any case, always check the detailed information we provide to know all the details of your free tour: schedules, cancellation policy, meeting point and all the information you need to make the most of your experience without having to worry about anything.

What to see and do in Cadiz?

Cadiz is located in the extreme south of Spain, in the province of the same name. It is a city with a very rich history: it was founded by the Phoenicians in 1100 BC, and later occupied by the Romans, Arabs and Christians. Cadiz is also known as the “City of the Three Cultures”, due to the coexistence of these three religions for centuries. The location of Cadiz makes it an ideal place to practice water activities, such as windsurfing or kitesurfing; it is also a good destination for those looking for sun and beach.

Carnival of Cadiz
The Carnival of Cádiz is a traditional festival that is celebrated annually in the Spanish city of Cadiz. It is a very popular event that attracts tourists from all over the world. The Carnival of Cadiz takes place during the last days of February or the first days of March, just before Ash Wednesday. The festival has its origins in Roman and medieval celebrations and today is known for its music, dancing, costumes and humor. During Carnival, the city is transformed into a place full of joy and fun.

Cathedral of Santa Cruz
The Cathedral of Santa Cruz was built in the 18th century and is located in the Plaza de la Catedral. The cathedral has a Latin cross plan and is dedicated to the Virgin of Candelaria. The exterior of the cathedral is baroque and the interior is neoclassical. The cathedral has twin towers that are located at the ends of the building.

Santa Catalina Castle
The Castle of Santa Catalina is one of the most representative monuments of the city and is located on a hill overlooking the sea. The castle was built in the 16th century by order of King Philip II to defend the city from pirate attacks. Currently, the castle is open to the public and you can visit its gardens and terraces, which offer a magnificent view of the sea.

 

Itinerary

At the appointed time, we will meet at the central plaza San Juan de Dios Square. Are you ready to get to know the history of one of the oldest cities in the world? We start the free tour!

In the square we will find the Town Hall founded in Phoenician times. We will begin to unveil some of the curiosities about the origin of Cádiz
as we head to the neighborhood of the Pópulo, the oldest part of the city. This area has some of the most important monuments of Cadiz, such as the Santa Cruz Cathedral and the Plaza de las Flores.

Our free tour would not be complete without getting to know the local culture of the city. To do so, we will visit the Mercado Central de Abastos, where we will find the famous tuna from the bay, a delicious product.

We will continue to explore the traditions of Cádiz by walking through the neighborhood of La Viña. Here you will find the famous theater of Falla
one of the most relevant buildings of the Carnival of the city of Cádiz. Photo moment!

We will continue the guided tour in the beach of La Caleta natural harbor where the Phoenicians, Romans and Carthaginians arrived with their ships. We will enjoy the view of this charming bay framed by the castles of San Sebastian and Santa Catalina.

After a two-hour free tour of Cadiz, we will say goodbye at La Caleta beach.

 

Meeting Point and Duration

Plaza San Juan de Dios. The duration will be approximately two hours.

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