The Best Things to See in the Province of Cadiz

If you don’t know what to see in the Province of Cadiz, on TUDESTINO we offer an extensive list of cultural spots and natural spaces that you can visit and that will surprise you.

The Best Things to See in the Province of Cadiz
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Here you can find all the information of the main cultural and natural attractions of the province. There are monuments of thousands of years old and some places with unique natural diversity.

Culturally, the province of Cadiz has a spectacular collection of historical buildings, museums and exhibition centres, religious buildings, monuments, theatres and unique spots. All of them will be a delight for culture and history lovers. A reflection of a glorious past, inhabited during thousands of years by major civilisations.

One of the major assets of the province is undoubtedly the diversity of natural spaces. If you visit the province of Cadiz, you cannot leave without walking along fabulous natural areas and parks or the famous beaches of Cadiz. They will leave you speechless!

The province of Cadiz has 6 natural parks that are luckily all different and complementary to each other. They offer visitors natural richness and diversity.

You can choose from more than 70 beaches in Cadiz of all types such as urban, semi-urban or virgin. Wander and escape from reality there!

And you can find all these spots on TUDESTINO.

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Archaeological Complex of Medieval Walls
The Archaeological Complex of the Medieval Walls houses the remains of a defensive complex built in the late 13th century. It happened when Algeciras was under Marinid domain. In 1379, the Nasrid Sultan Muhammad V carried out the destruction of the city and the walls. Then, the city was uninhabited until the arrival of new...

La Chanca
La Chanca is undoubtedly one of the most legendary monuments of Conil de la Frontera. It was built in the mid-16th century. In its wide surface, tuna was produced and preserved. It was also used to store fishing gear, boats and equipment in times when the almadraba (tuna fish trap) was not operational. This walled...

Ingeniero Torroja Market
The Ingeniero Torroja Market, the Algeciras Market, is a rationalist building work of Eduardo Torroja Miret built in 1935. This modern, functional and transparent work, with very few decorative details on doors and pillars, is one of the landmarks of the 20th-century Spanish architecture. Today, it remains a reference for students of architecture. This market...

Parque del Centenario
Parque del Centenario (“Centenary Park”) is a green area located in the so-called Punta de San García, in Algeciras (province of Cadiz). With over 100,000 square metres, in this spot of Algeciras you can find some historical remains. One example is the Fort of San Garcia and the remains of the ancient battlement tower of...

Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación Parish Church
Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación Parish Church (“Our Lady of the Incarnation”) is located in Setenil de las Bodegas (Province of Cadiz, Andalusia). It is a temple built between the end of the 15th century and the first decade of the 16th century. It belongs to the late Gothic style. Inside, the image of the...

Hospital de Mujeres and Chapel of Nuestra Señora del Carmen
The Hospital de Mujeres and Chapel of Nuestra Señora del Carmen dates from the 18th century. There is an interesting collection of works of art, emphasizing on how the canvas La Visión de San Francisco con el Compañero de Espalda, dated around 1601. It is a work of El Greco, which belonged to the private...

Cadiz Museum
The origin of the Museo de Cádiz (Cadiz Museum) begins in 1835 with the deposit at the Academy of Fine Arts of a series of paintings. These were from various secularised monasteries. There is an interesting collection of archaeological finds and fine arts. The casual discovery in 1887 of the male Phoenician anthropoid sarcophagus in...

Puerta Matrera
Puerta Matrera is the only remains of the original walls of Arcos de la Frontera. It was key to the defence of Arcos eastward flank. It was flanked by two towers of which only one remains, known as Torre de la Traición (“Tower of Betrayal”). You will see some remains of the walls encased between...

Conde del Águila Palace
Conde del Águila Palace is a building of the 15th century in the Gothic-Mudejar style. Located in Arcos de la Frontera, it is one of the oldest in the province of Cádiz. We should highlight the décor of the façade, especially the windows with alfiz panels and two structures. The alfiz panel that frames the...

Playa Caños de Meca/Faro de Trafalgar
Playa de Caños de Meca / Faro de Trafalgar is one of the best known in the province of Cádiz. Its rocky coves contrast with the golden sand beach that is the Tómbolo de Trafalgar. This place is full of beauty and history, since here one of the best known battles in history took place....

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