About Cadiz - presentation, information, photos and recommendations
Cadiz is a city located on the Costa de la Luz, meeting the Atlantic, a region rich in spectacular scenery, fine sandy beaches, golden and enchanting rural villages, mostly built on hills, such as Arcos de la Frontera and Grazalema.
Andalusian port of Cadiz is situated around a limestone cliff into the sea occurred at the end of a 9-km long peninsula, which forwards the Gulf of Cadiz and is linked to the mainland by a bridge - Puente toll. Cadiz City is protected by violent waves using high walls of up to 15 m.
Cadiz are characteristic white houses with roof terrace and the famous towers wake - miradores, and parks with palm trees. Special charm of the city earned the reputation of Silver Plate - payment Taza.
Everywhere we see the influences of cultures and civilizations have passed through this port. Narrow cobbled streets of the historic center, giving the tiny squares reminiscent of old cities in northern Africa. Unfortunately, many visitors overlook the town of Cadiz historical value and rush to the beaches beautiful, or are attracted by the famous and extravagant Carnival, held in February.
Cadiz is one of the oldest cities in Spain, was founded by the Phoenicians 3,000 years ago, a peaceful settlement and a special charm, due largely white boxes and tropical vegetation.
Historical artifacts can be found all over the Old City and the Archaeological Museum in Plaza de Mina. Cadiz is the port from which Christopher Columbus set out in the second and fourth voyage.
Cadiz | Cadiz is a city located on the Costa de la Luz, meeting the Atlantic, a region rich in spectacular scenery, fine sandy beaches, golden and enchanting rural villages, mostly built on hills, such as Arcos de la Frontera and Grazalema
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