Cádiz is air, sea, calm, music, magic

This land used to be where the oxen of legendary Tartessian king Geryon used to pasture, with a deeply-rooted heritage of great beauty.

Archaeological heritage

Such as the Roman city of Baelo Claudia in Tarifa; the archaeological site of Doña Blanca and the Caves of San Cristóbal in El Puerto de Santa María; the archaeological site Gadir; the Roman theater and the Archaeological Museum in the city of Cádiz.

Architectural heritage

Such as the Wineries of Sanlúcar, Jerez, and El Puerto de Santa María; country estates and haciendas scattered throughout the serene lands; mills in the mountain range in the White Villages like Zahara de la Sierra, Setenil de las Bodegas, Arcos de la Frontera, Olvera, or Grazalema.

Wine presses and vineyard estates around Jerez, which constitute an ensemble with its very own characteristics. Castles such as the Luna Castle in Rota; San Marcos Castle in El Puerto de Santa María; Sancti Petri Castle in Chiclana; the 11th-century Alcázar compound in Jerez, or the Santiago Castle in Sanlúcar de Barrameda
Churches, convents, and old monasteries such as the Charterhouse of Santa María de la Defensión, declared a historic-artistic monument; the Church of San Miguel and the Church of Santiago in Jerez; the Cathedral of Cádiz.

Artisanal heritage

In regard to Cádiz’s craft heritage, you can find barrel makers for wineries, guarnicionería (decorative items for horses), weaving workshops in Grazalema, leather workshops in the mountain villages, handcrafted furniture in Prado del Rey and shops that sell items made of wicker, bulrush and esparto.

Natural heritage

The province has six different natural parks: Bay of Cádiz, Breña and Barbate Marshes, the Gibraltar Strait, Doñana, Los Alcornocales and Sierra de Grazalema.
There are a wide range of beaches in the province. You can find beaches with fine white sand nearby in Rota and Chipiona, unspoilt beaches, urban beaches, beaches with quiet waters, windy beaches with choppy waters ideal for windsurfing, snorkelling, fishing, sailing, etc. You can also find unique beaches in Tarifa, opposite the African coast just one hour from Tangiers; in Cádiz, which, like the song says, is similar to the one in Havana; and in Vejer, known as Playa del Palmar, filled with beach bars and street markets.