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|SUN||More than 300 days of sunshine per year
Infinite beaches and miles of coastline
|CULTURE||More than 3,000 years of history
Fusion with infinite cultures and civilizations (Romans, Greeks, Arabs…)
Home of the first Spanish Constitution in 1812
Intangible Culture Heritage of Humanity “El Flamenco”
Cheese and “Chacinas” from the Province of Cádiz (Quesos y chacinas)
Fried fish and Shrimp Fritters (pescaito fruit y tortillitas de camarones)
King Prawns from Sanlúcar (Langostinos)
Vegetables from Conil (Verduras y hortalizas)
Wild Red Tuna from Barbate (Atún rojo salvaje)
Wines from Cádiz: Designation of Origin Jerez-Xeres-Sherry, Brandy, and it’s famous vinegar
Native beer from Cádiz
European City of Wine 2014 “Jerez de la Frontera”
|NATURE||White towns in the Province of Cádiz (Ubrique, Grazalema, El Bosque, Villaluenga del Rosario, Zahara de la Sierra, Olvera, Setenil de las Bodegas, Algar…)
Natural Parks (Los Alcornocales, Grazalema, Marismas de Barbate, El Estrecho y Bahía de Cádiz)
National Park (La Doñana)
Salt Marshes (San Fernando, Puerto Real, y Chiclana)
Nature Activities Caving, Hiking, Parachuting, Climbing, Hot Air Balloon rides, Canoeing, Canyoning, Visits in the Salt Marshes, Bird Watching, Horse rides, Route of the Bull…
Sports Surf, Paddle Surf, Windsurf, Kite surf, Golf, Horse Riding, Scuba diving, Sailing, Tennis, Paddle…
Motorcycling World Championship
The Jerez Horse Fair
|CITIES TO VISIT CLOSE BY||San Fernando
El Puerto de Santa María (Puerto Sherry)
Sanlúcar de Barrameda
Jerez de la Frontera
|VILLAGES TO VISIT||Chiclana de la Frontera
Arcos de la Frontera
Vejer de la Frontera
Conil de la Frontera
|BEACHES TO VISIT||Santa María del Mar Beach
La Victoria Beach
Bolonia Beach (Bolonia - Tarifa)
Los Alemanes Beach (Zahara de los Atunes)
La Barrosa Beach (Chiclana de la Frontera)
Las Calas de Roche (Urb. Roche)
La Fontanilla Beach (Conil de la Frontera)
Valdelagrana Beach (El Puerto de Santa María)
|Central Market||On the site of the garden of the convent of the Descalzos, known today as the Plaza de la Libertad, disentitled in the decade of 1830; Torcuato Benjumeda designed a neoclassical quadrangle as a Dorian arcaded Plaza. In 1928 the grand space was occupied by two market halls designed by Juan Talavera.
Address: Plaza de la Libertad
Zip Code: 11005
Location: Bay of Cadiz - Cadiz
Chronologyía: 20th Century
|Las Cortes de Cadiz Museum||Through a municipal agreement on June 6, 1997 and in the framework of activities previous to the Bicentennial of the Constitution of Cádiz (1812-2012), the museum officially recovered its foundational denomination of: Iconographic and Historical Museum of the Courts and Site of Cádiz. (From 1964 to May of 1997 it was known as the Municipal Museum of History).
The building is found on Santa Inés Street, in the very centre of the old town of Cádiz and right next to the historical church-oratory San Felipe Neri (headquarters of the Courts of Cádiz and location of initial discussion and approval of the famous Constitution of 1812)
|Litography Museum||Historical Review of Lithography:
The lithographic technique was invented between theyears 1796 and 1798, complementing the printing industry. The latter is based on printing by moving characters, but when it was intended to reproduce a drawing was very difficult, and it is also impossible to obtain it with colors.
The Lithographic Workshop Museum:
It has a very important collection formed by more than a thousand lithographic stones, coming from the quarries of Bavaria and of a great quality; Being some of them true works of art as far as old drawings and engravings are concerned. These stones are properly preserved and exposed to the public.
|Contemporary Creation Place (ECCO)||The ECCO was born of the vocation of public service of the City Hall of Cádiz to bring culture to the citizens. This space is located in the Paseo Carlos III, in the cultural axis called "Mirador de las Americas" that surrounds the three thousand year-old historical center of Cádiz.
This new cultural infrastructure is the result of the rehabilitation and transformation of the old building of Barracks of Carlos III in cultural equipment. It consists of 3,600 Plaza meters of surface, of which 2,100 are used for exhibition distributed between outdoor spaces and buildings. This adaptation in the rehabilitation of the building resulting in consecutive buildings, allows to traverse the facilities following an order with rings of circulation. The facilities also feature a museum space, lobby and a 300-Plaza-meter landscaped courtyard.
|Puppet Museum||Permanent Exposition “Puppets of the World” - (Expositions)
Date: May 29, 2013 - May 31, 2020
|Santa Catalina Castle||Chronology: 16th Century
Hours:Mondays to Wednesdays 10:00-19:45. In summer it stays open until 20:45. Closing schedule subject to change on concert days
Price: Free entry
Address: C/Antonio Burgos, s/n (La Caleta Beach) - Cadiz - Zip Code:11002
Phone: 956 22 63 33
|Centro Cultural Reina Sofía||Estilo Neoclásico
Horario: De lunes a sábado: de 9 a las 21 horas. Domingos y Festivos de 9 a 15 horas
Precios: Entrada Gratuita
|Bastion of La Candelaria||Cronology: 17th-18th Century
|Flamenco la Merced Art Centre||This new center, located in the most flamenco neighborhood of Cádiz and in La Merced Plaza (1867), is designed to contribute to the promotion and education of the art of flamenco. It hosts a program with a variety of different activities related to flamenco such as concerts, classes, expositions, etc. It has a total surface area of 740 Plaza metres. The centre consists of six soundproof classrooms - guitar, song, and dance - in small groups, and a large stage for master classes and shows. The main building can host up to 200 chairs.
Comments:Building reformed in 2006. Open from Monday to Saturday, from 10:00 to 14:00 and 18:00 to 21:00.
Address: Old Central Market, La Merced Plaza
|Gran Teatro Falla||Built between 1884 and 1905 on the ashes of the old Grand Theatre, it was designed by Adolfo Morales de los Ríos and constructed by Juan Cabrera Latorre, who would introduce important novelties to the theatre. The exterior of Mudéjar style red brick of the main façade faces the Fragela Plaza, highlighting the richness and color of it’s interior, also in the Arabic/Spanish architectural styles
Address Plaza Fragela s/n - Cadiz - Zip Code: 11003
Phone: 956 22 08 34 // Fax: 956 22 03 54
|La Tía Nórica Puppet Theatre||
|The House of Iberoamerica||The Casa de Iberoamérica (The House of Iberoamerica) was inaugurated in January of 2011. Since then the Municipal Society of Cádiz 2012 and the Ibero-American Theatre Festival (FIT) have had it’s headquarters there.
The building was designed by one of the most important architects of the time, Torcuato Benjumeda, in 1794, although the project was not finished until 1836. The building has two floors and eight multidisciplinary rooms built around a central patio and two laterals. The façade is decorated with huge Tuscan pilasters. The main façade presents an advanced body with four Tuscan columns and pillars on both extremes, and above them, a classic entablature. There have been two important restorations throughout its history. The last and most important was in the year 2009, when the building had stopped housing the Courts of the city and was once again managed by the Cádiz City Hall..
Hours:Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 14:00 and 16:30 to 19:30. Sundays from 10:00 to 14:00. Closed Mondays.
Consult for entrance free.
For more information: www.casadeiberoamerica.es
|Palace of Congresses and Expositions of Cádiz||The Palace of Congresses and Expositions of Cádiz is located in the old Tobacco Factory, in the heart of the historical centre and next to the train station and the Port of Cádiz. The Palace of Congresses and Expositions has become one of the most emblematic buildings in the city.
The building, with a surface area of almost 7,500 square metres, has three floors available to local businesses and entities. Its diverse offices allows accommodation for all types of events: Congresses, conferences, expositions, business meetings, etc.
THE GROUND FLOOR has an ample auditorium with a capacity of about 1,000 people, a restaurant/cafeteria, shops, and exhibition hall.
THE FIRST FLOOR accommodates three conference halls, with a capacities ranging between 144 and 311 people. Inside there are also four commission rooms, two multipurpose rooms, and an exposition area which is the “VIP room” of the building. All of them are equipped with the most modern technical elements.
THE SECOND FLOOR has 1.900 m2 diaphanous and equipped with all kinds of services. This area adapts perfectly to any type of exhibition or event.