The oldest city in Europe is also one of the most recommended for those who seek to live authentic and overflowing places of their own character. In Cádiz this is possible thanks to an offer of leisure that throughout the year boasts parties, gastronomy, culture and a special predisposition to enjoy the best of life. Known as the little silver cup, the city is permanently flooded by a light that envelops its streets always full of life. Getting lost in them without direction, feeling the essence of Cádiz in our wake, already seems like a perfect plan. If you also want to end your trip completely in love with her, you can not miss the keys to discover her charms.
Founded in 1100 by the Phoenicians, the city presents numerous samples of its past, which is worth discovering through its streets. The oldest neighborhood in the city, El Pópulo, is perfect for walking between arches, cobblestones and buildings with history. In addition to taking the opportunity to visit the impressive Cathedral (the use of two types of stone is due to the fact that it took more than 110 years to build it), this area is ideal to go out for tapas and enjoy the unmistakable Cádiz atmosphere.
In the historic center, guarded by the castles of San Sebastian and Santa Catalina, we find one of the most recommended areas of the city: La Caleta. A walk along this beach of fine sand will give you sunsets that you will only find here, as well as some impressive photographs of memories. And you will understand what they say about the light of Cádiz.
There is a time of the year during which Cádiz is more Cádiz than ever. The carnival of the city, declared a Festival of International Tourist Interest, during which the Gran Teatro Falla is filled with humor, irony and art. You cannot miss this temple of Cadiz character, which stands in a characteristic red brick building with three large horseshoe arch doors in its facade
The gastronomy of Cádiz can be enjoyed in many ways, but our favorite is served in the form of a tapa. As a good coastal city, Cádiz abounds with fresh quality fish, prepared here in an exquisite way. You cannot leave without trying a bite of the famous fried fish, accompanied by a cold glass of sherry wine. Truly delicious!