5. From Cadiz: Private Tour of Cadiz and Jerez de la Frontera
Enjoy this private tour of Cadiz and Jerez de la Frontera on a day trip from Cadiz, with pickup and drop-off, and see its most emblematic places with a local guide. See the bustling squares of Plaza San Juan de Dios, Barrio del Pópulo, Plaza de las Flores, and Central Market. Then, head to Jerez to see its cathedral and charterhouse.
Start by walking down the cobblestone promenade of Cadiz, continuing to the Plaza San Juan de Dios, the commercial city center since the 16th century. Pass by important buildings including the Plaza del Ayuntamiento or City Hall, the Church of San Juan de Dios, and the Casa de los Pazos de Miranda.
Continue through the Barrio del Pópulo, the oldest quarter of the city, and see the 3 entrance arches of Arco de la Rosa, Arco del Pópulo, and Arco de los Blancos. Next, head to the Central Market with a multitude of stalls, especially those selling fresh fish and seafood.
Make your way to Plaza de las Flores, a lively square with a flower market, bars, eateries & the city's 1930 main post office. See the Torre Tavira, the tallest building in the old town. Reach the famous Falla Theatre to see the epicenter of the carnival of Cadiz.
Next, go to Genovés Park which dates back to the end of the 18th century and has ranked as one of the most beautiful urban parks in Spain since its inauguration. Finish the city tour at the Castle of Santa Catalina and visit some nearby beaches if time allows.
For the next part of your tour, head to Jerez, a city known for its sherry, equestrian and bullfighting traditions, and flamenco music. See the Jerez Cathedral, a building from the 17th century which combines Gothic, Baroque, and Neoclassical styles.
Visit the Charterhouse of Jerez de la Frontera, considered one of the buildings of greatest artistic value in the province of Cádiz. Admire its late Gothic style from the 15th century with Baroque aspects dating from the 17th century. Finally, head back to Cadiz.