What to see in Chiclana de la Frontera
Marismas de Sancti Petri
This tidal marsh, located in the South of the Bay of Cádiz, is an area of high landscape value, since it is one of the few places that still has not been altered to use as salt evaporation ponds. The island status and the existence of significant woodland (Pinar of the Coto de la Isleta) in the highest areas, contribute clearly to provide a picture of what the dominant natural landscape must have been like at another time in the Bay of Cadiz.
Playa de Sancti-Petri
It´s a beautiful beach with a high ecological value. It is separated from La Barrosa beach by the cliffs Farallon de Laja Bermeja, but to reach on foot at low tide.
It’s worth to visit the old fishing village of Sancti Petri.
Laguna de la Paja
It’s a marshy wetland formed in a flat area with shallow waters usually maximum around half a meter deep, the depth may vary depending on the volume of rain fallen. The wildlife living in the lagoon is one of the main attractions, especially birds, and also its vegetation is what characterizes it.
Iglesia y convento de Jesús Nazareno
It is considered the most important Baroque work in Chiclana. It was built in the 17th century, thanks to the contributions of benefactors and thanks to the business trade with America.
Iglesia de San Sebastián
This Church was built between the late 16th and early 17th century. Being a period of epidemics, it was dedicated to this saint, popularly regarded as the protector against them.
It is close to the coast and is situated within the township area of Chiclana de la Frontera, a town famous among tourists for its beautiful beaches. It’s very interesting as well for its recreational possibilities which made this park possible, it has a great scenic and environmental interest as well.
Complejo Endorreico de Chiclana
It consists of the Jeli and Montellano Lagoons and its natural surroundings. It is situated in an area of countryside with gentle hills and some not very steep elevations.
Iglesia Parroquial de San Juan Bautista
Este templo es un bello ejemplo del estilo neoclásico. Construido entre 1.773 y 1.814, según proyectos de Torcuato Cayón y Torcuato Benjumeda, ha sido declarado Bien de Interés Cultural.
Ermita del Santo Cristo de La Vera Cruz
It is the oldest temple in Chiclana and was built in the second half of the 16th century.
Playa de la Barrosa
It has an approximate length of 6 km. Here you will find 2 things in one. The first section has a beach promenade with cafes and restaurants and other services. The second, known as Torre del Puerco, is more natural and surrounded by some hotels.
Castillo de Sancti Petri
The fortress was built between the 17th and 19th centuries. This unique place is a cultural and environmental reference in the province, located in the place where the classical texts say the famous Temple of Hercules was situated.
Museo de Chiclana
This museum has an exhibition space composed of ten rooms containing content related to the history of the city from its first inhabitants to the present day. It also hosts the room of the Legacy of the Foundation of Fernando Quiñones.
Iglesia San Telmo
This temple in the neoclassical style was built at the end of the 18th century on top of an old hermitage. In it is venerated the image of the patron saint of the city.
Bahía de Cádiz
It is situated on a large area of wetlands. The special ecological characteristics of the area are given by the influence of the nearby ocean and the mild Mediterranean climate.
La Torre del Reloj
It is one of the most emblematic buildings in Chiclana. It is a civil construction of the 18th century, originally part of the old Cabildo.