The Ultimate Travel Guide to Cadiz

Welcome to Cadiz, one of the most fascinating cities in Andalucia! Cadiz is one of the oldest cities in Europe but it has such a young soul, reflected to the vibrant atmosphere you  will find on the streets of the old town. Cadiz has everything a traveller wishes: gorgeous sandy beaches, beautiful architecture, rich history, as well as great food. If you love fish, you will enjoy the local cuisine in Cadiz.

Cadiz has something for everyone, no matter if you are looking to explore its ancient culture, soak up in the sun, or indulge in the delicious food over a glass of wine in the fish market.

In this ultimate travel guide to Cadiz we will go on journey around the city and the region, to discover all the wonderful sights and experiences that you can have here.

Cadiz Itineraries:

These are my complete travel itineraries for Cadiz, which will help you explore every corner of this beautiful city. These Cadiz travel guides have been designed to make the most of your time in the city, no matter if you are here for a quick day trip or a longer holiday. There are plenty of things to do in Cadiz, so I’ve gathered the best of them in these itineraries, adding recommendations on how to best visit to maximise your time here, where to eat, at my favourite restaurants and in the fish market of course, as well as how to spend your evenings.

The Best Things to Do in Cadiz

If you are wondering what are the best things to do in Cadiz, this is where you will find them. From spotting medieval walls to exploring the magnificent Cathedral, from shopping in the fish market to enjoying the cooked fish at the same place in the afternoon, from laying on one of the urban beaches to dining with a view, there is something for everyone in Cadiz.

Discover the best things to do in Cadiz with my guides for this wonderful city!

The Best Beaches in Cadiz

Cadiz is a paradise for sunshine lovers and beach goers. Compared to the other places on the nearby Costa del Sol, the beaches in and around Cadiz are mostly wild, with dunes and soft sand. They are popular with water sport lovers and a great place to learn how to surf, especially during winter when the waves are perfect for beginners.

In my guide on the best beaches in Cadiz I highlighted both the urban cities in the city as well as remote, wild area where you may be the only visitors. I completed the guide with insider tips on where to find the best amenities, facilities, food and drinks. Grab your sunscreen, beach towel and surf board, and get ready to discover the coastline of Cadiz and Costa Ballena.

Cadiz Food Guides

Cadiz is not just a fascinating city but also a great place to try delicious food that reflects its historical importance. In these food guides for Cadiz I am highlighting typical dishes such as puntillitas or tuna from Barbate, as well as the best places to try them.

Join me on a culinary journey through the streets of Cadiz to discover the mouth-watering flavours the city has to offer.

Day Trips From Cadiz

Cadiz is a magnificent destination to explore for a few days, but there is so much more to discover in the surrounding area. From sleepy fishing villages to wild national parks, the region around Cadiz is filled with incredible places. In this section of my travel guide to Cadiz I am highlighting places which make some of the best day trips from the city, complete with inside tips on how to get there, what to see, and where to eat.


These day trips from Cadiz are no longer than two hour away from the city.