What to See in Chipiona

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What to See in Chipiona
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This town has a great offer on must-see beaches, besides a historic center of great beauty and many spots with cultural and historical interest.

You can visit Playa de la Regla, Playa Cruz del Mar and Playa de las Canteras, in the urban area. Visitors can get all the necessary services and products and enjoy the town’s local cuisine and do many different activities.

You can visit the beaches Playa del Camarón/ Tres Piedras, playa del Montijo, places of matchless tranquility and spectacular views. You can pay a visit to the fish pens if you are interested in the fishing tradition.

Its history and culture are reflected on its streets and squares. You can visit historical buildings like Chipiona’s Lighthouse, one of the tallest of the world, and Castillo de Chipiona (Chipiona’s Castle), on Cruz del Mar beach.

To finish your cultural visit, don’t miss the religious buildings Santuario Virgen de Regla and the parish Parroquia Nuestra Señora de la O.

Another clue attraction of this town is the monument to the artist Rocío Jurado, born in Chipiona.

On ”TUDESTINO” we provide you with all information you need to enjoy a visit filed with culture and new experiences.

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Playa de Montijo
Playa de Montijo, in Chipiona, has an extension somewhat larger than 2 kilometres. It is located on the border with the municipality of Sanlucar de Barrameda. Semi-urban beach composed of rock, thick golden sand and gravel, with a low level of occupation and waves. There are not many services: Red Cross, wastebaskets, Local Police and...

Playa de Regla
Playa de Regla, in Chipiona, has an extension of just over 1 kilometre. It is considered the reference beach of this town. City beach of fine golden sand, it has a high occupancy rate. It is preferably familiar, since its level of waves is low or moderate. It has easy accessibility to tapas bars and...

Chipiona Fishing Weirs
The Chipiona Fishing Weirs are enclosed areas surrounded by a wall of porous stone. These were built by hand and distributed along the Cádiz coastline. They form a unique landscape, legacy of a rural fishing culture many centuries old. It was presumably Roman or Arabic. The stones are joined by a marine conglomeration, ostiones (a genus...

Castle of Chipiona
The Castle of Chipiona is in a special little spot of the city. Perched on a rock very near to the Cruz del Mar beach, it was built to protect the fish weirs that were at the waterfront. It was built on top of another castle of Arabic origin at the end of the 13th...

Chipiona Lighthouse
There is evidence of the existence of the Chipiona Lighthouse since the Roman times. The general Quintus Servilius Caepión built a tower, near the present site, to avoid the danger from Salmedina. Unfortunately, the remains of that construction have not been discovered yet. The current lighthouse was built in a place known as Punta del...

Rocío Jurado Mausoleum
The Rocío Jurado Mausoleum is a tribute from the town of Chipiona to its international local star. It is located in the Cemetery of San Jose, in the city centre. It consists of a sculpture of the artist made out of bronze on a stepped marble structure. A glass pyramid crowns the piece. It represents...

Church Nuestra Señora de la O
Nuestra Señora de la O Parish Church is a beautiful temple in Gothic style built in the 16th century in Chipiona. It is believed that it was formerly an Arabic mosque, and that the remains of these lay bellow. The current appearance of the Church is the result of reforms that took place at the...

Playa del Camarón / Tres Piedras
Playa del Camarón / Tres Piedras, in Chipiona, has an extension of just over 1.5 kilometres. It is located next to the Playa de Regla. Semi-urban of fine golden sand, with a medium degree of occupation and a moderate level of waves. You can practise all kinds of sports. Its services include access on foot, rental...

Virgen de Regla Sanctuary
The Virgen de Regla Sanctuary (Santuario de la Virgen de Regla) is probably the most important temple in Chipiona. It originated from a castle that was owned by the Lords of Chipiona. Over the centuries, it underwent many modifications to adapt it to religious uses, while maintaining the looks of a fortress. The present temple...

Playa de las Canteras
Playa de Las Canteras, in Chipiona, is small in size (around 500 metres) and is located next to the town’s Lighthouse. Urban beach, rocky, with medium-high occupancy and a calm level of waves. With a good level of service, it is not highly recommended for swimming but it is ideal for diving. The promenade has...

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