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Our most recommended Cadiz Day Trips

Sancti Petri: 1-Hour Sunset Catamaran Cruise

1. Sancti Petri: 1-Hour Sunset Catamaran Cruise

See the Bay of Cádiz from the water with a shared catamaran cruise from the Port of Sancti Petri. The 1-hour trip takes you towards Sancti Petri Castle and the Costa de la Luz towns of Chiclana, San Fernando, and Cádiz. Relax aboard the catamaran, take in views of the amazing sunset, and enjoy a glass of cava or a soft drink. You can choose to add live music by a saxophone player, if you select the option. The cruise will end back at the port of Sancti Petri. Enjoy its beach and traditional tapas bars at your leisure.

Chiclana de la Frontera: Bay of Cadiz Catamaran Tour

2. Chiclana de la Frontera: Bay of Cadiz Catamaran Tour

Discover the dynamic coastline along the Bay of Cádiz Natural Park on this catamaran tour from Poblado de Sancti Petri Marina in Chiclana de la Frontera. Admire the 13th-century fortifications of the Sancti Petri castle. Select the longer tour and see the golden sands of La Barrosa beach.  Check in at the local partner's ticket office and board the catamaran. Get your camera ready for pictures of the marshland, beaches, and sand dunes of the Bay of Cádiz Natural Park.  Continue past a small island with a uniquely-shaped Moorish Sancti Petri castle. Pick the extended tour to cruise by the golden shores and turquoise waters of the 6-kilometer long La Barrosa beach. Return to Poblado de Sancti Petri Marina in Chiclana de la Frontera at the end of your tour.

Sancti Petri: Catamaran Cruise with Optional Lunch

3. Sancti Petri: Catamaran Cruise with Optional Lunch

Commence your catamaran trip to Sancti Petri Castle from the Port of Sancti Petri. The Catamaran will take you on a journey through the natural water park of Cadiz Bay. Discover three towns from the sea: Chiclana, San Fernando, and Cadiz. Relax onboard the catamaran, take in views of Costa de la Luz from the sea and enjoy a drink from the bar. Once the catamaran arrives at Sancti Petri Castle, observe the castle from the boat. The catamaran will anchor, so you can take a refreshing swim in the sea and use the water slide and water mats onboard. After enjoying the water, get back on the catamaran for the journey back along the coast to the port of Sancti Petri, where you can enjoy the beach and local bars.

From Seville: Cadiz and Jerez de la Frontera Day Trip

4. From Seville: Cadiz and Jerez de la Frontera Day Trip

Learn about the history of Cadiz and Jerez on this guided excursion from Seville. Enjoy local tapas, relax on the beach and explore the charming streets of the historic center of Cadiz. Start in the Bay of Cadiz and see its beautiful seaside, the Costa de la Luz. First, stop in Jerez de la Frontera, where you will have the chance to visit a traditional bodega and taste the famous wines from the South of Spain. Then, travel to Cadiz, a city with delightful beaches and tasty tapas, whose residents are famous everywhere for their joyful attitudes. Visit the city center and the magnificent cathedral, and, little by little, discover the oldest city in Europe with more than 3 millennia of history. Afterward, enjoy the afternoon on one of the beaches or walk the narrow streets of the Barrio de la Viña or El Pópulo, the most charming and traditional neighborhoods of the city.

Cadiz: Bicycle and Surfing Adventure

5. Cadiz: Bicycle and Surfing Adventure

Cadiz provides the perfect conditions for your holidays: warm temperatures, nice waves and a beautiful city to ride a bike around in.  Get your vacation started right with this amazing 4-hour activity. Enjoy riding a unique orange bikes through the promenade by the sea until you reach the best spot to surf in Cadiz. At Cortadura Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on the coast, the surf school is located. Once there, you will get to use one of the boards and ride the waves for 2 hours with the guidance of a surf master.

From Cadiz: Gibraltar Private Full-Day Trip

6. From Cadiz: Gibraltar Private Full-Day Trip

Embark on a trip to discover Gibraltar through the eyes of a knowledgeable guide. From the top of the iconic Rock of Gibraltar to series of tunnels and caves, see it all on this full-day excursion. Head out of Cadiz in the comfort of a private van and make your way to Gibraltar. Gibraltar has been a British colony since 1703 and is now one of the last bastions of the British Empire. With a local Gibraltar guide, visit the Great Siege Tunnels. This series of tunnels is located inside the northern end of the Rock of Gibraltar, and were dug out by the British in the 18th century.  See North Africa from the top of Gibraltar Rock, considered one of the Pillars of Hercules. Stop to snap some incredible pictures. Then, visit St. Michael's Cave, the Moorish Castle, and Apes Den. At the end of the tour, enjoy some free time to discover the city and its shops.

Cadiz, Jerez or El Puerto: White Towns of Andalusia Day Trip

7. Cadiz, Jerez or El Puerto: White Towns of Andalusia Day Trip

Surround yourself with picture-perfect beauty, as you explore some of the most sublime villages in the whole of Spain. Navigate the winding streets of Arcos de la Frontera, and marvel at whitewashed facades adorned with brightly colored flowers. Experience the magic of an area steeped in Moorish history, and admire the emblematic monuments of the town. Revel in the scenery as you continue on to picturesque Grazalema, nestled in the heart of the Sierra de Cádiz. Explore the old town of Ubrique, situated between the Grazalema and Los Alcornocales parks. Wind your way through its medieval streets and quaint squares, and snap your camera at splendid fountains and flowers. Delve deep into Andalusian culture as you relax in a local restaurant to enjoy traditional food from the region.

From Tarifa: Setenil de Las Bodegas and Ronda Day Trip

8. From Tarifa: Setenil de Las Bodegas and Ronda Day Trip

After leaving the Tarifa Area, it continues along a panoramic route to San Pedro and up in the mountain with wonderful views. Arrival at Setenil de las Bodegas, one of the most beautiful and original white villages in the province of Cádiz. Take advantage of your free time to enjoy this peculiar town. Visit the houses embedded under the rocks of the cliff and sit down for a coffee. In Ronda, arrive at the bus station before continuing on foot to the incredible views of the New Bridge, which crosses El Tajo of ronda over the Guadalevin River. You will have free time to discover this famous village of Málaga province. Walking through the romantic center of the city, with its churches, mini-palaces and the oldest bullring in Spain, and a lot of offers to to enjoy and explore on your free time at your own pace.

Cadiz Full-Day Guided Excursion from Seville

9. Cadiz Full-Day Guided Excursion from Seville

According to mythology, Cadiz was founded by Hercules after he created the Strait of Gibraltar. Whatever its actual origins, the city clearly has its own soul, history, and charm. Cadiz is situated on a narrow peninsula that was one time an island. The locals, called gaditanos, are known as the most friendly Spaniards you’re likely to meet. Boasting the largest Carnival celebration in Spain, Cadiz is well-known for its beaches, great fish and produce markets, and its flamenco artists. On this full-day tour you’ll enjoy a stroll through the old town with a chance to admire colorful architecture, stunning palaces, and countless cozy squares. Explore the historical center of Spain’s oldest continuously inhabited city. Visit some of the fine museums that reveal the ancient glory of this unique city. Your tour ends with a visit to the Torre Tavira, one of 129 watchtowers in Cadiz, the highest point in the old town (45 meters above sea level). Marvel at the stunning views over Cadiz through the Camara Obscura.

From Cadiz: Ronda & Arcos de la Frontera Private Day Trip

10. From Cadiz: Ronda & Arcos de la Frontera Private Day Trip

Travel from Cadiz to the White Andalucía village to see the unique village perched on a cliff called Arcos de la Frontera Take a two hour tour of the town of Ronda and marvel at the 18th-century Puente Nuevo bridge. Be picked up from Cadiz. Stop at the white Andalusian village of arcos de la Frontera. Head to the picturesque town of Ronda which is famous for its river gorge known as El Tajo. See the Puente Nuevo bridge which spans the gorge. Tour the historic old town for two hours with a private guide. Start your walking tour at the town square, known as Plaza de España. Finish at Plaza de Toros Maestranza, which is one of the oldest bullrings in Spain. Have some free time to explore Ronda. Purchase lunch at a nice local restaurant or do some shopping before returning to Cadiz.

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What people are saying about Cadiz

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 820 reviews

We really enjoyed the excursion. The catamaran is in a very neat and clean condition and the team on board is very nice and friendly. Information from the tape will be given in Spanish, English and German. Great chill out music will be played during the tour. Super relaxing and we had a lot of fun. We recommend.

It was a wonderful experience! Our tour guide Manuel was very polite and was very flexible with us. He gave us time to enjoy each place and took us to a great place for lunch. He knew a lot which made our day even more interesting. Thank you !

After a short registration at the kiosk in front of the pier, a nice tour of the coast to the fortress and into the river. Comfortable and large catamaran with bar. Small (lap) dogs allowed. We recommend

This trip was amazing! We loved it. Carlos was great and accommodating. Vert professional, so cordial. The tour and city were the best. Thank you for your kindness and concern for entire tour group.

Good surprise, it's not just the seaside, the visit to the city and the break in Jerez are perfect.