Culture in Cadiz Province
If you are one of the people who likes to take advantage of your holiday or leisure time to get closer to the culture, the province of Cadiz is the ideal place for it, a province with more than 3,000 years of history, with large and important historical and touristic sites, a province where the people are open, with a warm soul and above all very hospitable. Here you have a wonderful opportunity to enjoy all these things.
It is a province with a lot of diversity, in the capital city of Cadiz we can find the entire history of a city that was founded by the Phoenicians more than three centuries ago, on the coast we encounter incredible beaches of enormous extent, while in the mountains we can enjoy a great gastronomic offer.
In the province you can enjoy various forms of cultural manifestations and extensive knowledge, which are expressed daily through the traditional life of its people.
You can visit fantastic theaters, ancient sites, the most unique corners, archaeological or modernist museums, historical buildings, churches with a lot of history, various festivals, pilgrimages and fairs …
For all that has been said, it is worth visiting the province of Cadiz and on our page you can find all the information you need to spend a fantastic stay in the province.
Iglesia de San SebastiánChiclana de la Frontera
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.
Convento de las Monjas ConcepcionistasVejer de la Frontera
The portal of the Church is in the Renaissance style. Next to it is the most emblematic street of the city, the so called Arch of the Nuns, consisting of a series of buttresses supporting the lateral wall, placed as a result of the earthquake that struck the town in the 18th century. Today the building houses the Municipal Museum of Customs and Traditions of Vejer.
This center is a new part of the Museum of Cadiz rehabilitated by the Ministry of Culture.
Castillo de Castellar de la FronteraCastellar de la Frontera
It is closely related to the history and origin of the villa which is situated in the 10th century. Strolling along its narrow streets, visiting its terraces and enjoying the surrounding views are unique spectacles.
Parque del CentenarioAlgeciras
It’s a vast recreation area where we find combined historic ruins, green zones and spectacular views of the Strait of Gibraltar.
Museo de Historia Natural, Los BarriosLos Barrios
This museum shows its visitors an interesting collection of 10,000 fossilized pieces, minerals and insects, some of them hundreds of millions of years old.
Casa de los JesuitasArcos de la Frontera
It’s where the current market place takes place in Arcos de la Frontera. This building began to be built in mid-18th century to accommodate the Order, but remained unfinished after the first expulsion of the Jesuits from Spain ordered by Carlos III.
Auditorio de la MercedSanlucar de Barrameda
Beautiful building built in the 17th century in the Proto-Baroque style. Although nowadays it hosts cultural events, it was once a convent.
Castillo de LunaRota
Este Castillo fue construido en el S. XIII sobre un convento fortificado musulmán o ribat. De planta rectangular cuenta con cinco torreones almenados y ha sido residencia de la familia Ponce de León.
Arco de los BlancoCádiz
The Arco de los Blanco was known as Puerta de Tierra, not to be confused with the current one, and was located right beside the village`s castle.
Iglesia Nuestra Señora del SocorroBenalup-Casas Viejas
It’s an Eclectic style church, which was been given a deliberate Medieval, Romanesque and a Mudejar look, with canted arches and bricks. Curiously, the funds raised for its construction came from the sale of materials recovered from the Hermitage and from donations from neighbors.
Ayuntamiento de VillaluengaVillaluenga del Rosario
It is a civil architecture building which owes its importance to the town being the capital of the estate of the seven villas.
Museo Etnográfico de AlcaláAlcalá de los Gazules
In this Museum there are on display typical customs and objects that existed in the Alcala de los Gazules area and in the Natural Park of the Alcornocales since several decades ago.
Palacio de la DiputaciónCadiz
This palace was built in the 18th century as the Customs headquarters. It has been featured in several episodes of great historical importance.
Iglesia Santa María del ValleAlcala del Valle
It is a baroque building dedicated to the patron saint of Alcalá del Valle built between the 17th and 18th centuries.
Capilla de Nuestra Señora de las Angustias (Caminito)Cádiz
The Little Chapel of Nuestra Señora de las Angustias was built on the initiative of the Capuchino Fray Pablo de Cádiz in the early 18th century, as the seat of the spiritual group Virgen del Camino, from where its popular name Capilla del Caminito comes from.
Poblado Nazarí – Iglesia Mayor de ZaharaZahara de la Sierra
It is a site that stretches over the top of the rock where the village sits. There we can find the “Medieval Village” in a space defined by two defensive lines.
Posada del MesónCadiz
It is one of the best preserved examples of buildings of this type in the city. It is from the 17th century and is organized around a courtyard with large arches on pillars in the first part and wooden galleries in the second.
Yacimiento Arquelógico Doña BlancaEl Puerto de Santa María
Along with its spectacular level of conservation, the site has the keys for the correct research and interpretation of the Phoenician presence in the Bay of Cadiz, its relationship with the indigenous people and other chronological aspects related to this.
Arco de la RosaCádiz
The Arco de la Rosa gets its name from a small chapel that houses and is dedicated to the Virgen de la Rosa.
Iglesia Nuestra Señora de la InhiestaPaterna de Rivera
In the Mudejar style, this 16th century Church has three naves. Standing out are its three chapels: la del Sagrario, la de los Bautismos and the Virgen de la Soledad.
Plaza Andalucía, CastellarCastellar de la Frontera
It is the heart and center of the new town of Castellar. It was built in the 1970s, given the difficulty of inhabiting the old village, in this corner the Town Hall is located in and the sanctuary of the Santísimo Cristo de La Almoraima.
Palacio del MayorazgoArcos de la Frontera
It is a beautiful building from the 17th century, which currently houses the House of Culture of the city.
Monasterio de la VictoriaEl Puerto de Santa María
This building was constructed on the outskirts of the city. Since its foundation, this building has gone through various vicissitudes and different uses.
Yacimiento Romano de la Mesa del EsparragalAlcala de los Gazules
This site is a settlement of Phoenician and Roman origin. There the “Bronze Lascuta” was found, a relic from the year 189 B.C. considered the oldest document in Latin in Spain.
Yacimiento Prehistórico y Romano AcinipoSetenil de las Bodegas
This site has important prehistoric remains from various eras such as the Neolithic, the Copper and the Bronze Ages. From the Roman period noteworthy are the scene and amphitheater.
Centro Alfonso X El SabioEl Puerto de Santa María
In this center there is exposed a facsimile reproduction of the world map of Juan de la Cosa, conducted in the Puerto de Santa María in 1500, along with documents of the stay of Christopher Columbus in the city.
Ermita de El CalvarioBenaocaz
It is a religious building in the popular style .Its date of construction dates back to the beginning of the 18th century. Emphasized is its simplicity, a single white nave with a Bell Tower, and the visual effect that makes its location look atop of a peak.
Centro de Interpretación Cádiz PrehistóricoBenalup-Casas Viejas
This Centre shows us the primitive life system using new technologies. During the visit we can learn about evolution, the useful and indispensable tools used during the ancient times.
Mercado Ingeniero TorrojaAlgeciras
This modern, functional and transparent work, with very few decorative details on doors and pillars, is one of the landmarks of 20th century Spanish architecture. Today, it remains a reference for students of architecture. This market is the dynamic element of the commercial sector in this area of the city.
Santuario Santisimo Cristo AlmoraimaCastellar de la Frontera
It’s located in the Plaza de Andalucía, known for its modern architecture and for keeping in its interior the venerated statue of the Holy Christ of La Almoraima.
Palacio del Conde del ÁguilaArcos de la Frontera
It is a building in the Gothic-Mudejar style, making it one of the oldest in the province.
Museo Arqueológico Municipal de JerezJerez de la Frontera
In this museum you can learn about the history of the city, it is divided in three main thematic blocks: “Jerez, before Jerez”, “Madinat Sharish” and “Xerez de la Frontera”.
Iglesia de San AntonioCadiz
This Church built on a hermitage was inaugurated in the 17thcentury. It has undergone several reforms, the most important during the 19th century.
Iglesia de San Agustín – CadizCadiz
It was built in the first half of the 17th century. It houses the sculpture of the Cristo de la Buena Muerte, a polychrome carved wood figure of the crucified Christ made in 1649 and is considered one of the masterpieces of Spanish sculpture works of the seventeenth century.
Iglesia de San Miguel, Jerez de la FronteraJerez de la Frontera
It is a beautiful temple built during the 15th to the 18th centuries, which contains elements of three architectural styles of each era, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque.
Iglesia de Santa AnaAlgodonales
It is the most important religious monument of Algodonales. Built in the late 18th century, it combines various architectural styles, from Baroque elements on the façade to an interior where the neoclassical style is dominant.
Museo del IstmoLa Línea de la Concepción
It is an exhibition space that reflects the history of the city of La Linea de la Concepcion since the late 19th century to the present day.
Castillo de los GuzmanesTrebujena
Also known as ” of the Guzman ” or ” of Guzmán el Bueno ” it is a defensive structure that has as a singularity that it is not seated on its own foundations, since the whole wall was built directly on the ground.
Mirador entre Catedrales, CádizCádiz
This viewpoint is located right in the existing gap between the new Cathedral and the Santa Cruz Church (the old Cathedral).
Plaza de San Juan de DiosCádiz
It is located in a very interesting place for tourists. Close to the Plaza de San Antonio, the Falla Theater, the Genoese Park and the Alameda Apodaca, its construction began in 1755 to complete that part of the town.
Ermita Santuario de Nuestra Señora de los SantosAlcalá de los Gazules
Esta ermita es una casa de oración que se ha convertido en el hogar de todos los habitantes de Alcalá de los Gazules. El actual santuario es del siglo XVII, aunque su origen se sitúa tres siglos antes.
Puerta de la Villa, ConilConil de la Frontera
It was formerly called from Vejer for being the beginning of the road leading to the neighboring village. It is one of the four main gates that remain of the old walled city.
Iglesia de la CaridadRota
This temple is one of the greatest examples of the Baroque style that can be found in Rota.
Plaza de MinaCadiz
It is one of the most popular entertainment venues in the city. Transformed into a public space after the disentailment of the Mendizabal, it has many interesting gastronomic, cultural (Cadiz Museum and Casa Pinillos) and architectural sites to see and visit.
Palacio Ducal de Medina SidoniaSanlucar de Barrameda
Beautiful building whose origin lies in the known as Alcázar Viejo, residence used by Guzmán el Bueno to seat the Lordship of Sanlucar, obtained at the end of the 13th century. It preserves the archive of the Ducal House of Medina Sidonia and is home to the ‘Foundation Medina Sidonia.
Colegio Nuestra Señora de las NievesArcos de la Frontera
It was founded as a convent in 1675 by the Jesuits and after their expulsion by Carlos III two years later it is occupied by Mercedarians until the confiscation of Mendizabal.
Panteón de Marinos IlustresSan Fernando
It is a Neoclassical building from the 18th century in which it has several mausoleums of the most illustrious sailors.
Casa Palacio de los MoraCadiz
Designed by Juan de la Vega, its physiognomy responds to the Elizabethan style and can be considered as one of the most outstanding 19thcentury civil buildings in the city.
Casa de las Cuatro TorresCádiz
The House of the Four Towers (Casa de las Cuatro Torres) encompasses four fully independent houses, but designed with a unitary spirit.
Museo y archivos catedraliciosCadiz
In this center there are exposed tables, paintings, ivory and sculptures of great value, as well as the custodies, chalices and other important works of goldsmith and silverware mostly belonging to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Real Teatro de las CortesSan Fernando
It is one of the most important historical buildings in San Fernando. It was opened in the early 19th century; here the first sessions of the general and extraordinary courts that led to the first Spanish Constitution were held.
Puerta de TierraCadiz
It is one of the symbols of the city of Cadiz. It´s the result of growth of the medieval city and the need to build a new defensive wall at the end of the 16th century.
Yacimiento Arqueológico GadirCadiz
During the excavation of the site of the Puppet Theatre residues that make up the archaeological site were found. Gadir was the name given to the city as a Phoenician settlement almost 3,000 years ago. The scarcity of previous architectural remains, make this site a must place to discover the lifestyles of the former Phoenician culture.
Puente RomanoAlcalá de los Gazules
It’s situated on the river Barbate, next to the now existing bridge, where some remains are left of it.
Oratorio de la Santa CuevaCadiz
It is one of the treasures to discover in Cadiz. It belonged to the Congregation of Spiritual Retreat, founded in the city in the 18th century and which had among its members some of the most prominent figures of the Cadiz society at the time.
Ermita de Santa AnaChiclana de la Frontera
It is one of the most representative buildings in Chiclana, it is visible from the entire region, given its height above the city.
It has been the scene of many important chapters in the history of Algeciras and is one of the most significant and popular places in the city.
Torre del HomenajeZahara de la Sierra
It is a monument that has arrived in good shape to our days from the old Moorish town of Zahara de la Sierra and an excellent vantage point from where you can see all the surrounding.
Parque La ToyaTrebujena
Perfect place to go with kids and has many varieties of native plants and trees. It hosts all kinds of cultural and sports activities. It has a good child and leisure equipment.
Calzada Romana de CastellarCastellar de la Frontera
It is a paved road that runs from the area known as “La Jarandilla”, at the beginning of the road leading to the old town, and reaches the castle walls.
Parque Genovés – Jardín botánicoCadiz
It is the largest green area of the old town. In the middle of the19th century a large wooded park was created, called “De las Delicias”, which ended in a garden and at the end of the century, the Mayor Eduardo Genoese undertook the definitive refurbishment.
Museo Municipal de El Puerto de Santa MaríaEl Puerto de Santa María
It is the local public center responsible for the conservation, restoration and to disseminate the most outstanding archaeological items, artistic and ethnographic historic Portuense heritage.
Museos “La Atalaya”: Palacio del Tiempo y Misterio de JerezJerez de la Frontera
They are found in the monumental Centre of the city and are part of the inescapable tourist town nucleus where you can enjoy the charm of the city. The Palace of Time is probably one of the greatest jewels discovered in the province.
Teatro de Títeres de la Tía NoricaCadiz
Recently opened it occupies the site of the old Comedy Theatre in the city. Accommodating up to 330 people, it has focused mainly on theatrical plays, including those related to puppets and marionettes, especially those of the Company of Tia Norica.
Molinos de Viento Las Tres AveMaríasVejer de la Frontera
Built to preserve the tradition of the village which was always identified with the silhouette of this type of constructions. You can take a guided tour to learn about the functioning of the mill or take different hiking routes around the mills. a guided tour to learn about the functioning of the mill or take different hiking routes around the mills.”
Iglesia de Santa María, CádizCadiz
The Church of Santa Maria is part of the Franciscan order, first convent to be erected in the city. In 1527, it was rebuilt after the Anglo-Dutch assault in 1596.
Parroquia del Santo Ángel CustodioCadiz
This temple is the result of the remodeling during several centuries of a primitive hermitage from the 17th century. Reconverted first into a Chapel and then during the 19th century it was transformed into a hall church.
Fuentes de AlgodonalesAlgodonales
Algodonales has an impressive collection of crystal clear water fountains spread throughout the town. Highlighted is the High Fountain, the Lower Fountain, the Christopher Gomez Fountain, Manantial of the Dornajos, Cabera Fountain, Orihuela Fountain and the so called Vipers Fountain.
Iglesia de Santiago, CádizCadiz
This Church hosted the College of the Society of Jesus in this city. The building had to be refurbished after the assault and sacking of the city by the Anglo-Dutch.
Centro Cultural Santa Catalina (Iglesia de Santa Catalina)Conil de la Frontera
The building is an old church from the 16th century; it is a place of tourist and cultural interest that houses a hall for exhibitions and other events.
Catedral de JerezJerez de la Frontera
It is a beautiful temple from the 17th century built on the primitive Mosque of the city and the ancient Church of El Salvador.
Iglesia Mayor Parroquial de San JorgeAlcalá de los Gazules
This Church was built on a Muslim mosque. The present church has a Latin cross plan and was built during the 16th and 18th centuries. It has pieces of great value.
Museo del Arte EcuestreJerez de la Frontera
It is a lively museum, with interactive audiovisual media that invites you to experience the origins and the evolution of the equestrian art in Andalusia and in the world, showing the key of this art so that everyone can enjoy it with their five senses.
Iglesia de San Juan de DiosCadiz
The Church is located in the heart of the old town, in the square that bears its name and is attached to the building of the Town Hall.
Ermita de los AngelesGrazalema
It is a small temple from the late 19th century which houses the patron saint of Grazalema. It is located in a beautiful spot on the outskirts of the village. In its interior standing out is an altar with a beautiful statue of Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles.
Santuario de la Virgen de ReglaChipiona
The present temple was built in the early 20th century, after the demolition of the old church. In the Neo-Gothic style, it opened two years after starting the works and three later they ended the construction of the main tower.
Casas ConsistorialesSan Fernando
It is in the Neoclassical style and is considered the largest in Andalusia. Built in the 18th century, standing out are the façade and the Elizabethan-style marble lobby.
Here on September the 24th of 1810 members of the first general and extraordinary courts met and elaborated the first Spanish Constitution.
Complejo Arqueológico de las Murallas MedievalesAlgeciras
This site houses the remains of a defensive complex built in the late 13th century, when Algeciras was under Merini domain.
Necropolis de los AlgarbesTarifa
It is an important archaeological complex of the Chalcolithic and Bronze Age in the third millennium B.C. It consists of fifty funerary structures and artificial caves, built at different heights.
Plaza de Candelaria y Monumento a CastelarCádiz
It is a garden area, organized around a central roundabout, where the bronze statue of Emilio Castelar stands, a politician and writer from Cadiz who was President of the Executive Power during the First Spanish Republic.
Gran Teatro FallaCádiz
The Gran Teatro Falla lives up to its first name””Gran Teatro de Cadiz”. It hosts all types of works related to the performing arts throughout the year, and is known for being the stage where the Official Carnival Groups Contest of Cadiz that takes place during the month of February.
Built on the same site where once several rooms were located, was completed in 1910 by the architect Adolfo Morales. This is an exempt building, neo-Mudejar style with a brick exterior decorated by horseshoe arches.
Casa del CabildoAlcalá de los Gazules
It is an interesting building from the 16th century. In the Renaissance style, it stands out for the contrast of colors and the overlapping of architectural orders on its façade as for its solidity and austerity.
Museo de VillamartínVillamartín
Exhibition center created to fully manage the existing archaeological and historical cultural property in the town.
Iglesia y convento de Jesús NazarenoChiclana de la Frontera
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.
Plaza de Toros de VillaluengaVillaluenga del Rosario
It is one of the most beautiful bullrings due to its location in a stunning natural landscape and its construction atop dry stone rock.
TORRE TAVIRA – Cámara Oscura – Cadiz
This monument is an observation tower from the 18th century and became a tourist attraction of Cadiz. The tower offers a wonderful view of Cadiz at 360 °.
It is a palace owned by the Rosa family built in the early eighteenth century. Standing out is the white marble portal, the courtyard and the conventual type stairs.
Iglesia de la EncarnaciónGrazalema
It was built after the Reconquest of the village at the end of the 15th century. Built on a former Mudejar temple, the shaft of the minaret was transformed into a bell tower and has elements of monastic architecture.
Sala Hospitalito y AuditorioEl Puerto de Santa María
This showroom is an extension of the existing Municipal Archaeological Museum. It has an interesting collection of items from Islamic- Andalus Archaeology and from the early and late Middle Ages.
Iglesia de Santa Cruz (Catedral Vieja)Cadiz
It is the most historic temple in the city. Built on the site of a former Muslim mosque, at the behest of Alfonso X el Sabio, was built as a cathedral in 1263. The original building was Gothic-Mudejar style but has undergone several modifications.
Convento de la EncarnaciónArcos de la Frontera
It was founded as a convent in the first half of the 16th century being the work of Don Alonso de Baena. It has been used as a chapel, a hospital and a brotherhood. Highlighted are the main portal in the Plateresque style, and other portal beside in the Gothic-florida style.
Capilla de Nuestra Señora del PópuloCádiz
The Real Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Pópulo is built on top of the Arch of the Pópulo, which was the primitive gateway to the sea in the medieval city. It has its origin in the year 1587, when a canvas representing the Virgen del Pópulo was placed on the outside of the opening of the arch by the painter Antonio Franco.
Ermita del Calvario, UbriqueUbrique
The chapel was founded by Fray Buenaventura. It is small and simple, but it shines high above Ubrique. It is easily accessible, even if you have climb up hundred steps, you will be compensated with a beautiful view.
Catedral de CádizCádiz
This temple designed by Vicente de Acero, is a spectacular architectural work of art and is very original managing to combine the traditional Spanish architecture with baroque forms from Italy.
Casa de IberoaméricaCádiz
This Cultural Center hosts events and exhibitions of all kinds including those related to Latin America.
Castillo Ducal de ArcosArcos de la Frontera
During the Arab domination it functioned as a fortress or a military citadel and its construction is prior to the 11th century. After the reconquest it became the residence of the Dukes of Arcos and several reforms were undertaken which have given it its current appearance.
Teatro Principal, Puerto RealPuerto Real
The building of the 19th century, noted for its beauty and for being inspired by the aesthetics of Italian theaters of that era. It has an interesting program.
Iglesia de CapuchinosCádiz
This temple was part of the convent that the order kept open in the city since 1639 until its demolition in the mid-20th century. The building had an important group of paintings, which can be seen in the Museum of Cádiz.
La Torre del RelojChiclana de la Frontera
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.
Fundación Rafael AlbertiEl Puerto de Santa María
This foundation has its headquarters in a two thousand square meter building, where the poet lived during his childhood. It contains the donation made by Rafael Alberti and his first wife María Teresa León to the hometown of the author, one of the greatest representatives of the Generation of the 27.
Oratorio de San Felipe Neri-Centro de Interpretación de la Constitución de 1812Cadiz
This temple in addition to its artistic interest, has a special historical significance for being the headquarters of the Courts that elaborated the first Spanish Constitution in 1812. The building beside is the Interpretation of the Constitution of 1812 Center.
Iglesia San TelmoChiclana de la Frontera
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.
Damajuana Café Bar – Jerez de la Frontera
This pub is located in an old palace house right in Jerez historic city centre. It hosts all kinds of leisure and culture activities. Here you will find a cafe- bar, a tabanco where they serve their own food, concerts and exhibition hall. It is a perfect place to go out and meet up with friends.
This walk, of spectacular beauty, is located on the walls next to the bay and is one of the most frequented places in the city.
Los Pozos, Alcalá de los GazulesAlcalá de los Gazules
They are several wells of Arabic origin and are a good example of the architecture of Alcalá de los Gazules. They receive the following names: the high well, the middle well and the lower well.
Convento del Corpus ChristiBornos
It is one of the most important monuments of Bornos. Created to house nuns, its construction was authorized in 1593 by Pope Clemente VII.
Museo de Usos y Costumbres José María El TempranilloEl Gastor
It is dedicated to the memory of this Andalusian bandit closely linked for sentimental reasons to the village of El Gastor. This building is respectfully restored and recreates the decoration and furnishings of the era and has a display of objects, old tools and utensils that have been part of the life of the inhabitants of this town.
Museo Histórico Municipal de San FernandoSan Fernando
This museum allows you to discover the town’s history from its origins up to the present day.
Iglesia Nuestra Señora del Carmen, San FernandoSan Fernando
It’s the oldest temple that has reached our days left in San Fernando and it is dedicated to the patron saint of the city. Here the municipality was awarded its current title of City in the year 1813.
Parque de los AnimalesPrado del Rey
This corner is a fun Green space that offers an interesting range of activities to do for the whole family.
Santuario de Nuestra Señora de EuropaAlgeciras
It is one of the places you have to visit if you are in Algeciras. Located in the Plaza Alta, this small building houses the statue of Christ Tied to the Column and María Santísima de Las Lágrimas.
Plaza de las Flores y Edificio de CorreosCadiz
It is one of the most famous and popular locations of the old town. A meeting place for many locals and singing groups during the carnival, highlighted by the colorful flowers that different shops sell in the square and some emblematic buildings.
Antiguo Balneario de la Palma (Centro Andaluz de Arqueología Subacuática)Cádiz
The Balneario de la Palma is one of the most unique buildings of the city. Opened in 1926, it replaced the traditional Baños del Real.
EL Cao (El Canal de Artilleria de Carlos III)Jimena de la Frontera
It was a water conveyance that served the surrounding mills, blast furnaces, canon factories and iron batteries installed by Carlos III in the late 18th century.
Conjunto Arqueológico de Baelo ClaudiaTarifa
The Roman town has its origins in the late 2nd century B.C. and was built on a former Phoenician-Punic settlement known as Bailo Baelokun. It was an important commercial port due to its proximity to Africa.
Torre de GuzmanConil de la Frontera
It is one of most important historical monuments of Conil de la Frontera. Proof of this is that it is the principle item of the coat of arms of the town. Built in the early 14th century by Alonso Pérez de Guzmán, “Guzmán el Bueno”, it is in the Gothic style. It was the center element from which the urban expansion of the city began.
Castillo del Fontanar – Palacio de los RiberaBornos
This ancient Arabic fortress preserves some paintings of the wall and tower. In the 16th century it was completely restored and transformed, receiving the name of Palace of the Ribera.
Iglesia Mayor PrioralEl Puerto de Santa María
This Church is built on the high part of the city, its existence being documented since 1486, coinciding with the peak stage of promoting the Dukes of Medinaceli in the villa.
Plaza del Cabildo – Ayuntamiento de ArcosArcos de la Frontera
The Plaza Cabildo is probably one of the most emblematic corners of the city. In it we can find buildings or places as important for Arcos as the National Parador, the viewpoint of the Nueva Peña, the Santa Maria Church and the Ducal Castle. As its name suggests, it is houses the Town Hall of the villa.
Castillo de FatetarEspera
The set fits perfectly to the steep terrain of the hill and is surrounded in part by a pit dug into the rock of very outstanding features. It is composed of two lines of walls and the fortress, well worth the visit.
Iglesia de San Juan, GrazalemaGrazalema
It is a temple from the 18th century built on an ancient mosque which has preserved some elements. Most notable is its tower, divided into several sections and a Moorish arch at the lower part. It currently hosts a Youth Cultural Center.
Mausoleo de Rocio JuradoChipiona
This monument was inaugurated on the 18th of September, 2007, coinciding with the birthday of the artist; you can visit the monument in the Cemetery of San José.
Centro de Interpretación Ciudad de ArcosArcos de la Frontera
In this center they try to highlight the spectacular Historical Complex of the town and show the tourist the many possibilities the town and its surroundings have to offer.
Puerta de RotaSanlucar de Barrameda
Known in Sanlúcar de Barrameda as the Arquillo, was part of the old gate of la Fuente, one of the open accesses through the wall which protected the town.
Museo Arqueológico de EsperaEspera
In this museum the valuable historical and cultural heritage of the village is shown. In it multiple pieces that were found at different sites and historical places of the municipality are exposed.
Iglesia Vieja, San José del ValleSan Jose del Valle
It was part of the old Convent of the Carmelites. The building, which has undergoing an extensive restoration, has become a Cultural Center.
Antiguo Hospital MilitarCádiz
Made in the Baroque style and rectangular shaped, it began to be built next to the Hermitage of Santo Ángel in 1667. It is organized around three courtyards with arches supported by white marble columns.
Paseo de la CornisaAlgeciras
In this open space surrounded by green areas, you can find the headquarters of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Navigation of Gibraltar, sports facilities, schools, or the remains of the tower popularly known as “Del Polvorín ” or Torrealmirante.
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora Divina PastoraSan Fernando
It is a temple in the Neoclassical style, built at the end of the 18th century. It highlights the retable of the main altar by Angel Bugatto in the Neoclassical style. On both sides of the altar there are two paintings attributed to Juan de Herrera.
In this exhibition center where contemporary art is exhibited mainly created by artists from the province
Castillo de SantiagoSanlucar de Barrameda
This building was built in the second half of the 15th century by the 2nd Duke of Medina Sidonia, being considered a demonstration of power of the Duchy
Casa del AlmiranteCádiz
It is one of the most significant examples of the houses of shippers to the Indies preserved in the city. Emphasized is its great Baroque façade, made of red marbles of Genoese origin.
Iglesia del RosarioCadiz
The Church has its origin from a hermitage of the 16th century that was home to the Augustinian nuns. It has been renovated several times and the current style is the work of Torcuato Benjumeda.
Alcázar de Jerez y Cámara OscuraJerez de la Frontera
It is the oldest monument in the city and one of the few examples of Almohad architecture preserved in the peninsula. We must make a special mention to the Palacio de Villavicencio, in whose tower is located the Dark Chamber.
Fuerte de San GarcíaAlgeciras
Located in the Centenarian Park in Algeciras, it is a valuable example of defensive architecture from the 18th century.
Iglesia Parroquial de San Juan BautistaChiclana de la Frontera
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.
Bosque de PinsaposZahara de la Sierra
Zahara is the only town that has a forest of firs within its city center. This noteworthy tree and unique of its kind, is a relic of the Quaternary.
Templo Parroquial Santa Maria de las VirtudesVillamartín
Beautiful Mudejar temple built in the early 16th century, shortly after the founding of Villamartin.
Calzada Romana de BenaocazBenaocaz
It was the old road connecting Ocuri (Ubrique) and Lacilbula (near Grazalema) and had a key role in communications, so while walking the road you can find interesting archaeological remains.
Iglesia Santo Domingo de GuzmanBornos
It is the most important religious monument of Bornos. There is not an accurate record of when exactly it was built, although it is believed that it must have been around the late 15th or the early 16th century.
Capilla de La MisericordiaArcos de la Frontera
It was built by the Marquis of Cádiz in the late 15th century as a shelter for abandoned children and a women’s hospital. Currently it has now been converted into a conference room.
Castillo de Sancti PetriChiclana de la Frontera
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.
Antigua fábrica de salazones romanaCádiz
This factory was built on the banks of one of the arms of the old Bay-Caleta channel and remained active until the early fourth century AD. The preserved area is an area of covered pools of different sizes.
Iglesia de la MercedCadiz
This temple was part of the Convent of the barefoot mercedarian order, founded in the 17th century at the behest of the Dukes of Medina Sidonia, who were protectors of the order.
Yacimiento arqueológico de CarteiaSan Roque
Located in the House of Culture of the City Hall of San Roque it is a museum devoted exclusively to exhibit materials and objects from Carteia, the first Latin colony outside the territory of Rome.
Casa de los LeonesEl Puerto de Santa María
This building from the 18th century, popularly called “Casa de los Leones” (House Of The Lions) named like this because of the reliefs of this animal which are found on the pilasters that frame the façade, is one of the most characteristic of the civil architecture of the Baroque Cadiz examples.
Dolmenes de TomillosAlcala del Valle
They make up a megalithic burial site from the Chalcolithic Period, prior to the year 2000 BC at the beginning of the Age of Metals.
Iglesia de la PastoraCadiz
The Church de la Pastora was built to host the archconfraternity of the same name. It has a Greek cross plan and on the facade you can see a marble statue of the Divina Pastora.
Claustros de Santo DomingoJerez de la Frontera
It is in the Gothic style and is a very large processional Cloister of great artistic value. Both its galleries and its various units are occasionally used for exhibitions of various contents.
Ermita del Santo Cristo de La Vera CruzChiclana de la Frontera
It is the oldest temple in Chiclana and was built in the second half of the 16th century.
Teatro Romano de CádizCadiz
This monument from the first century BC was part of the urban expansion of Gades developed by Lucio Cornelio Balbo” the Old “and his nephew Balbo” the Young “. Resulting of this project Neapolis was built, a new neighborhood was also endowed with an amphitheater.
Convento de Caños SantosAlcala del Valle
It’s situated near the place where, according to popular belief, the Virgin appeared resulting in it its current name. It was built in the 16th century.
Colegio de la SangreBornos
This is an interesting building from the late 16th century which was also been used as a hospital. It was built to house twelve hidalgo servants, squires of the house of the Lord Duke and other good and clean blood men from their state.
Iglesia Parroquial Divino SalvadorVejer de la Frontera
It is the most important temple in Vejer de la Frontera. Built on ancient Moorish mosque it consists of two clearly differentiated parts corresponding to the two stages of its construction: the Gothic-Mudejar apse of the 14th century and an extension built in the late Gothic style during the late 15th and early 16th centuries.
Iglesia del Carmen, RotaRota
This temple from the 18th century was also called “The Cilla House”, because of being the place where the tithe was stored.
Castillo de San SebastiánCadiz
This fortress is used mainly as an exhibition area in the interior areas and venue for concerts and other entertainment events on the outside areas. Getting there, along the Fernando Quiñones promenade is a true spectacle.
Museo de las Cortes de CádizCadiz
This Museum hosts numerous objects from the 18th and 19th centuries, mostly related to the siege of the city by Napoleonic troops between 1810 and 1812 and the promulgation of the 1812 Constitution: weapons, copies of the constitution, medals, flags…
Iglesia de San Francisco, San FernandoSan Fernando
Temple built in the 19th century by the Navy. It has a sober façade; its interior features a series of paintings by Salvador Maella, court painter and director of the Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando.
Parroquia de San Pedro, BenaocazBenaocaz
It is a Renaissance-style building built on the remains of an ancient mosque and an Arabic minaret, which it uses as a foundation for the Bell Tower.
Conjunto arqueológico “Hornos Púnicos de Torrealta”San Fernando
In this archaeological site is where the remains of two major pottery workshops associated with the city of Gadir are displayed: the pottery from the late-Punic era of Torre Alta and the Phoenician furnaces from Sector III of Camposoto.
Convento de la CaridadArcos de la Frontera
It is an admirable architectural complex in the colonial style, built in the late 18th century.
Castillo de ChipionaChipiona
Perched on a rock very near to the Cruz del Mar beach, it was built to protect the fish weirs that were at the waterfront.
Murallas de San CarlosCádiz
These walls are part of a semi-bastion, built at the end of the 18th century, an ambitious plan of Defense and remodeling of port facilities and buildings of this area of the city.
Centro Interpretación Etnográfico Sierra de CádizPrado del Rey
It is an interesting exhibition space that allows you to get to know the culture, customs and traditions of the villages of the Sierra de Cádiz.
Ermita de San BlasBenaocaz
This Hermitage was built at the beginning of the 18th century; it is interesting to see how its walls are painted imitating architectural elements, such as altarpieces and niches.
Plaza del MentideroCadiz
It is located in a very interesting place for tourists. Close to the Plaza de San Antonio, the Falla Theater, the Genoese Park and the Alameda Apodaca, its construction began in 1755 to complete that part of the town.
Arsenal de la CarracaSan Fernando
First military establishment created in Spain used for constructing and repairing ships and storing and distributing weapons and ammunition.
Puerto de CádizCadiz
Because of its geographical position, it has been located throughout its history as the South Gate of Europe. In recent years it has become a major cruise ship port stop and has an interesting range of public transport to Rota and to the Puerto de Santa María.
Iglesia de San MiguelArcos de la Frontera
This Church was transformed into a Hermitage in the mid-15th century. Before that it had been an Arab fortress. And it is currently used today as a showroom and a conference hall.
Depósitos y Fuente Romanos de la SaladaAlcalá de los Gazules
Recently excavated and of Roman origin, they were built to take advantage of a spring that appeared unexpectedly from the rock. Dated back to the 2nd century B.C., the set consists of reservoirs, triumphal arches and the foundation of a temple which has not reached our days.
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la ORota
The Church, from the 16th century is a temple that combines various styles, from Gothic to the Elizabethan, Plateresque, Baroque and Renaissance.
Centro Municipal de Arte Flamenco La MercedCadiz
The Centre is located in the heart of Santa Maria, the epicenter of flamenco in Cadiz.
La CartujaJerez de la Frontera
It is possibly the religious monument with the highest artistic value of the province. Its architectural style is in the late Gothic style and dates back to the 15th century.
Plaza de San Francisco, CádizCadiz
It is one of the busiest places in the old city of Cadiz. The starting point of one of the most popular streets of the city, with which it shares its name, this little part of the city has a long tradition in the catering and hotel business.
Plaza de San Antonio: Casa Pemán, Banca Aramburu y Casino GaditanoCádiz
It is one of the nerve centers of the city. During the 18th century it became the hub of urban expansion and complement to the Plaza de San Juan de Dios in different acts
Palacio de Orleans y BorbónSanlucar de Barrameda
Beautiful building built in the mid-19th century as a summer residence of the Dukes of Montpensier and other royal members of Spain. Currently it houses the City Hall.
Faro de ChipionaChipiona
There is evidence of the existence of the Chipiona Lighthouse since the Roman times. The current lighthouse was built between 1863 and 1867, is considered the highest lighthouse in Spain (69 meters) and one of biggest in the world.
Museo de CádizCadiz
The origin of this Museum begins in 1835 with the deposit at the Academy of Fine Arts in the city of a series of paintings from various secularized monasteries. It has an interesting collection of archaeological finds and fine arts.
Plaza de España y Monumento a las CortesCadiz
It is one of the most iconic and well known places of the city of Cadiz. In the center, surrounded by gardens is located the Monument to the Courts.
Casa de las Cadenas (Archivo Histórico Provincial)Cádiz
The Casa de las Cadenas (House of Chains) is currently the headquarters of the Provincial Historical Archives. The facade retains a monumental baroque portal of Genoese marble.
The Calle Ancha (Wide Street) is, since the eighteenth century, the heart of the city.
During the period of the Cortes of Cadiz in 1812 it became the hearth of the developing sessions, as reflected in the work of Benito Perez Galdos.
Molino de los DiezmosEspera
The old Cilla House is an interesting baroque building that was intended to collect and store the products of the tithes, a tribute that was offered to the Church. It also had a wine press and a mill, which activity has continued to this day and age.
Centro de Interpretación de la Cultura AndalusíAlgeciras
This center aims to spread the medieval history of Algeciras detailing the importance of the town as a doorway to the Al-Andalus and great political and military influence.
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la AuroraGrazalema
It is a temple from the 18th century and was undoubtedly the most important building in the whole historical set of Grazalema. Unfortunately, it is in ruins, which prevents access to it.
Yacimiento Arqueológico de OcuriUbrique
The Archaeological Site reflects the importance of this Roman village, strategically located on top of the so called Salto de la Mora.
Museo del QuesoVillaluenga del Rosario
This museum invites visitors to go through a series of explanatory panels and two audiovisuals of how this product originated, its importance in the Mediterranean diet and its craftsmanship.
Parque de las AcaciasAlgeciras
It occupies the known as Villa Smith. It is an impressive space with a building with Victorian architecture which was owned by a British tycoon who lived there since the late 19th century to the early 20th.
Plaza de España, VejerVejer de la Frontera
This plaza has its origins in the 16th century when the city exceeded the existing walled enclosure. The current appearance of this corner, including the central fountain is due to a remodeling carried out in the mid-20th century.
Iglesia San Miguel ArcángelVillaluenga del Rosario
Temple from the 18th century built with a Mudejar and Baroque dome plant. It has very venerated carvings such; the Virgen del Rosario, the Crucificado and a sculpture of the Niño Jesús dated back to the 18th century.
Barrio de San IsidroAlgeciras
In the hearth of the city of Algeciras is one of the most picturesque corners of the city. Cobbled streets and steep hills make this a very special area of the city.
Centro Cultural “Reina Sofía”Cadiz
The Center is an exhibition space that has as its main attractions the works of art of Juan Luis Vassallo from Cadiz, one of the best Spanish sculptors of the 20th century, fulfilling the desire that his work was exposed in his hometown.
Pinacoteca Municipal y Jardín AndalusiArcos de la Frontera
In it are held artwork exhibitions from local artists and the first prize painting competition “City of Arcos”. There we can find a beautiful garden in the Andalusian style.
Yacimiento arqueológico de la Casa del ObispoCadiz
This archaeological site located between the old and new cathedrals, allows checking the evolution of the city from the 8th century BC to the 18th century AD.
Mercado Central de CádizCadiz
This market was the work of Torcuato Benjumeda, who proposed a neoclassical quadrilateral square on Doric style. The market offers many stalls where you can buy fruit and vegetables, fish and seafood, meat, varies frozen foods, bread y pastries, olives… Furthermore, every day of the week it hosts the Gastronomic Corner.
Arco de ReglaRota
Old gate of Chipiona, also known as Puerta de la Carne (gate of the meat), since here they used to sell and buy meat and other derivatives.
Museo Naval de San FernandoSan Fernando
In this museum you can find naval issues related to the maritime area in which it is located.
Museo José Cruz HerreraLa Línea de la Concepción
Gallery dedicated to the local painter José Cruz Herrera (1890-1972). He was a specialist in portraits of Andalusian and Moorish woman, known for his colorful painting and custom themes.
Dolmen de AlberiteVillamartín
Impressive funerary monument of more than 6,000 years old. It is a great large sized gallery where the painting and engraved decoration is preserved, representing suns, snakes, weapons and human forms.
Iglesia Santa Maria de la MesaZahara de la Sierra
Beautiful temple from the 17th century, built over an ancient hermitage. It has one of the richest museums in the province in the art of jewelery and embroidery with examples of the Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque and Neoclassical styles.
Ecomuseo del aguaGrazalema
The museum shows the inhabitants many uses of water since ancient times. It has pieces of the old mill machinery and other hydraulic equipment.
Iglesia San Francisco, VillamartínVillamartín
Temple from the 16th century dedicated to Vera Cruz. Inside we find carvings of great interest such as the Cristo de Vera Cruz, part of the neoclassical Altar donated by Fernando VII.
Baluarte de la CandelariaCádiz
The Candelaria Bastion was built on a projection angle of land in 1672, whose strategic location between San Felipe and the fortifications near the Caleta meant a great improvement for the protection of the western front.
Teatro VillamartaJerez de la Frontera
It is a beautiful building from the early 20th century and has a quality program of all the performing arts and classical music: theater, classical and contemporary music, dance, opera and zarzuela.
Casa Palacio Marqués de TamarónVejer de la Frontera
Manor house built in the late 17th century and renovated and expanded in the 18th century by the Marquis of Tamaron. Today it houses the Casa de la Cultura (Culture House) and the Municipal Library.
Santuario Nuestra Señora de las MontañasVillamartín
It is Marian pilgrimage center of the entire region of which Villamartin forms part. Its origin is closely related to the wine growers in this area and a popular pilgrimage is held on September the 8th.
Fundación Pedro Muñoz SecaEl Puerto de Santa María
This foundation hosts the permanent exhibition “Pedro Muñoz Seca: The Humor inside and outside the theater,” which provides an overview of the portuense author using the same humor that characterizes his life and work and turned him into a myth of laughter and ingenuity.
Castillo de Santa CatalinaCadiz
It is an important example of military architecture of the Modern Age and has survived to this day and age without serious changes. Today it has become a major cultural and recreational space.
It is the oldest and most interesting part of Benaocaz. Of medieval origin, it is well preserved and it was one of the last areas of Muslim rule, not turning into Christian hands until the War of Granada.
Ermita de PalomaresTrebujena
Inside the main altar that has a retable from the mid-18th century stands out and which houses a 15th-century carving of Nuestra Señora de Palomares, patron saint of the town.
Cipo FunerarioPrado del Rey
This element usually consists of a pilaster, a pedestal or a piece of column that was placed in the tombs to honor the deceased. In this case, it is dedicated to Fabia Fabiana, a woman who belonged to one of the most influential families in the area.
Iglesia Parroquial de Santa María de Guadalupe, AlgarAlgar
It is the most important religious monument of Algar. From the 18th century, its construction is closely linked to the founder of the town, Mr. Domingo López de Carvajal.
Iglesia de San José, CádizCádiz
The Church of San José was built as a parish church in the area outside the city walls in the late 18th century. It is the work of Torcuato Benjumeda and has a Latin cross plan. Outside there is a statue of San Jose made out of marble, contemporary to the church and on both sides of the facade bell towers are located.
Iglesia de San José, GrazalemaGrazalema
It is a temple from the 17th century and was part of a Carmelite convent. The temple contains some gems like the paintings on the dome of a pupil of the Mater Murillo or the statue of the Immaculate Conception.
Real Instituto y Observatorio de la ArmadaSan Fernando
It is one of the most important scientific centers in the world. It’s where the official time of Spain is established and it is the first geomagnetic observatory in Spain and it also has a seismograph station.
La Chanca, Conil de la FronteraConil de la Frontera
It is one of the most emblematic monuments of Conil de la Frontera. It was built in the mid-16th century and was along with that of Zahara de los Atunes one of the great historical alambrabas of the province.
Iglesia Parroquial de Santa María de Guadalupe, El BosqueEl Bosque
This modest church in the Neoclassical style is where the statue of the patron saint of the town, San Antonio de Padua is worshiped.
Museo de ChiclanaChiclana de la Frontera
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.
Convento de las MercedariasArcos de la Frontera
It is founded for this very purpose in the mid-17th century thanks to the contributions of Ms. Beatriz de la Calle. Inside, highlights the Chapel and its Baroque altar and statues of Nuestra Sra. De la Merced, San Jose and the child Jesús de la Roldana.
Museo Taller Litográfico de CádizCadiz
This center is one of the few of its kind existing in Spain and the most complete. It houses an important collection which consists of more than a thousand lithographic stones from the quarries of Bavaria of high quality.
Puerta MatreraArcos de la Frontera
It is the only remains of the original walls of the town. It was the key to the defense of Arcos eastward flank.
Fuente GrandeAlcala del Valle
It captures its natural water from a spring named alike which flows through five caños, ending in the old communal laundry, today recovered for ornamental use and protected with a base.
Museo del EngancheJerez de la Frontera
Property of the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art much of its heritage is displayed, more specifically the horse saddles and other pieces, the twelve most significant carriages and purebred horses.
Iglesia de Santo DomingoSanlucar de Barrameda
It is mixture of Renaissance and Mannerist styles; it belonged to the former convent of the same name. Inside noteworthy are the main altarpiece, a Baroque work of the 18th century, and paintings such as the Christ of Miracles by Miguel Adam and the Descent from the Cross by the Flemish painter Jacob Jordaens.
Plaza de Toros de El PuertoEl Puerto de Santa María
Having a monumental personality it was inaugurated in 1880, its extraordinary size and architectural style, are influenced by the bullfighting history of the town and their circumstances at the time of the construction.
Museo del TítereCádiz
This Museum is a space whose main objective is to exhibit, document and preserve the memory of the activity of the puppeteers, companies, craftsmen and artists both Spanish as well as others from the rest of the world.
Plaza del Emigrante, Alcalá del ValleAlcala del Valle
It is one of the largest in Alcalá del Valle. In the center there is a statue that honors all civilians who had to emigrate and leave their homes to work.
Iglesia de la PalmaCadiz
The Church of the Palma is a Baroque style building, dated to the mid-18th century. The origins of this temple are tied to the Capuchin order and public rosaries, promoted by Fray Pablo de Cádiz at the end of the 17th century, from which arose several companies, being the Virgin de la Palma the oldest.
Iglesia de San Lorenzo MártirCadiz
This Church was built at the beginning of the 18th century. Latin cross plant, it gave the district of la Viña a parish aid.
Restos del castillo y murallas musulmanasAlcalá de los Gazules
They are located near the San Jorge Square, occupying what was the courtyard of the castle. Of the fortress only a tower remains, because the rest was blown up during the War of Independence. You can also visit the Puerta de la Villa.
Convento de Santo DomingoCadiz
The construction of the present monastery complex started in 1645, with the financial support of the Basque merchant Domingo de Munárriz. The convent buildings are centered around a Baroque cloister, dated around 1660, organized into four “crujias” of three bodies each.
It is one of the most important monuments to visit in Bornos. The exterior of the building, built in the 18th century is in the Neoclassical style, noteworthy for its sobriety and the simplicity of the lines of its façade,
Ayuntamiento de BenaocazBenaocaz
It is an interesting Baroque building divided into two floors with an Arab-tile roof. In its interior it has an archive of historical documents from the 16th century.
Castillo de Vejer de la FronteraVejer de la Frontera
Built on top of another castle of Arabic origin, it is possibly the oldest inhabited area in Vejer. It is included within the Group of “Minor castles” because it has only one entrance and one exit placed where it was most accessible and easiest to defend.
Plaza de Toros de AlgarAlgar
It is one of the cultural references of the town. The portal stands out, made out of stone and the inside of stone and masonry; the stands are arranged in concentric circles around the arena.
Torre del RelojZahara de la Sierra
It is one of the oldest monuments in Zahara de la Sierra. It was built in the 16th century; this ancient bell tower marked the rhythm of life in the town, indicating the duration of the workdays and the worshiping activities.
Torre de la MercedRota
It belonged to the former Convent of la Merced, being the only architectural remnant that remains of it. The original building was completely destroyed by the earthquake that struck Rota in 1722.
Basílica Menor de Santa MaríaArcos de la Frontera
It is the biggest and the main Church of Arcos de la Frontera. It was built between the 13th and 14th centuries on the remains of the old Arab Mosque and mixes different styles.
Parroquia de la Purísima ConcepciónTrebujena
It is the most important temple in the city and it has undergone several changes throughout its history. Some place its origins in pre-Arab domination times, although the current plant has its origin in a building from the 17th century from which it still preserves some elements.
El Tajo de las FigurasBenalup-Casas Viejas
“It is considered one of the most important cave painting collections of the entire peninsula. These caves were discovered in 1913 and were declared Architectural Artistic Monument in 1924 and have become a benchmark for prestigious national and international historians and researchers.
Museo Municipal de AlgecirasAlgeciras
In this center you can discover the history and archeology of the area. Highlighted are the pieces that allow you to learn about the prehistory of the Campo de Gibraltar, the Roman-Byzantine, medieval, modern and contemporary Algeciras
Iglesia de la Conversión de San PabloCadiz
This little Church was part of a charity house founded in 1680 by Bishop Juan de la Isla.
Its present appearance was designed a century later by Torcuato Benjumeda in the year 1787.
Iglesia Mayor de San Pedro y San PabloSan Fernando
Temple in Neoclassical style and built in the late 18th century. It is home to San José, patron saint of the city and here took place the oath which was made by the members of the general and extraordinary courts on September 24, 1810.
San Juan de Dios, ArcosArcos de la Frontera
Although currently it is a Senior Residential Center, in its Baroque Church highlighted is the main altarpiece made out of Flanders pine without browning, the statue of Christ of the Veracruz and Nuestra Señora de la Antigua.
Restos del acueducto romanoCadiz
It was an extraordinary work of engineering of the first century BC by Balbo from Cadiz, who managed to supply water from the Tempul spring, more than fifty kilometers from Cadiz to the new town which were the neighborhoods of Santa María and the Pópulo.
Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la O, ChipionaChipiona
It is a beautiful temple in the Gothic style built in the 16th century. It is believed that it was formerly an Arabic mosque and that under it lays the remains of these. The current appearance of the Church is the result of reforms that took place at the end of the 18th century.
Castillo de Guzmán el BuenoTarifa
Built in the middle of the 10th century by order of Caliph Abd al-Rahman III. This fortress had a very important role during the reconquest, the defense of attacks by Barbary Pirates in centuries after and the War of Independence.
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la PalmaAlgeciras
It began its construction in 1720, because the Shrine of Nuestra Señora de Europa was too small to accommodate the increasing population of the city.
Iglesia de San Roque, RotaRota
The origin of this temple is located in a small chapel on the outskirts of the town of Rota.
Iglesia Nuestra Señora del CarmenPrado del Rey
It is a late 18th century Neoclassical temple. We can highlight its curious domed structure and some very valuable pieces that lay inside.
Mercado Central de RotaRota
This market from 1928 is distributed around a central arcaded courtyard and originally had stalls selling meat, fish, eggs, vegetables, fruits, etc…
Casa Palacio de AranibarEl Puerto de Santa María
The Palace of Aranibar, from the 17th century, preserves a remarkable coffered ceiling of Moorish origin with geometric shapes. It is one of the best examples of Houses belonging to the so called Chargers to the Indies.
Iglesia de San FranciscoAlcalá de los Gazules
It is popularly known as the Victoria Church. It was part of the Convent founded by Minim friars following its establishment in Alcalá de los Gazules in the 17th century.
En su interior destaca la imagen de Jesús Nazareno, obra de José de Montes de Oca.
Castillo de Tavizna o AznalmaraBenaocaz
It is situated on a hill that rises in the middle of a valley, around five hundred meters away from the river Tavizna. The fortress is now in ruins, although you can visit a huge courtyard. It was formerly known as Aznalmara Castle.
Iglesia del Carmen, CádizCadiz
Temple of great artistic and historical importance as the place where on March 19, 1812 the solemn Te Deum was held in thanksgiving for the completion of the Constitution of Cadiz, which was proclaimed the same day.
Hospital de Mujeres y Capilla de Nuestra Señora del CarmenCadiz
The Mujeres Hospital and Chapel of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, from the 18th century, has an interesting collection of works of art, emphasizing on how the canvas Vision of San Francisco with fellow back, dated around 1601, the work of El Greco.
Arco del PópuloCádiz
The Arch of the Pópulo was the primitive Puerta del Mar (“Doorway to the sea”), since it was the main access to the port area of the city.
Calle Virgen de la PalmaCádiz
The Virgen de la Palma Street, or simply de la Palma, is the central axis of the popular neighborhood of la Viña. It is the most traditional and epicenter district of the Carnival of Cádiz. It is a traditional fishing community and is situated looking towards the beach of la Caleta.
It has a long tradition of hospitality and is presided over by the Church of La Palma. It is a must see in the city.
Iglesia de Santa Maria, EsperaEspera
It is a beautiful Renaissance-style temple and is a magnificent example of Andalusian architecture from the second half of the 16th century. It is dedicated to the worship of Santa María de Gracia and standing out in the inside are some impressive paintings at the main altar by Pablo Legote.
Iglesia de San PedroArcos de la Frontera
This Church was built in the 14th century on the remains of an ancient Arab fortress. The main facade is Baroque from the 18th century influenced by the Sevillian School.
Iglesia de San Agustín – ArcosArcos de la Frontera
This Church was part of the Convent of San Juan Letrán, founded in the first half of the 16th century and occupied at the end of it, by the Augustinian fathers. Of the complex only the church remains, which emphasizes the statue of the Nazarene, which enjoys great popular fervor of all the local people.
EcoMuseo histórico de BenaocazBenaocaz
In its galleries you can see pieces over 100,000 years old, and Roman and Medieval objects. It is an interesting experience where you can discover the highlights of our history.
Casa de las Cinco TorresCádiz
Known as La Casa de las Cinco Torres (The House of the Five Towers) is a group of different houses built on a block of large proportions. It was built around 1771 and is in the Baroque and transitional Neoclassical style.
Cámara de ComercioCádiz
This building is in the Neoclassical style and was designed by the architect José Gabarrón. Built in 1801, its façade includes all the technical repertoire of this style.
Iglesia San José, El GastorEl Gastor
Temple of neoclassical structure built in the mid-18th century. It had to be rebuilt after being looted during the Civil War. Before that episode valuable paintings were housed inside.