Cadiz Viewing points

Our most recommended Cadiz Viewing points

Cádiz: Tavira Tower Entry with Exhibition and Rooftop Access

1. Cádiz: Tavira Tower Entry with Exhibition and Rooftop Access

Visit one of Cádiz's most fascinating and long-standing watchtowers with an entry ticket to the Tavira Tower. See the sprawling city views beneath you from its rooftop, and visit its 2 exhibition halls. Walk up the Tavira Tower — a focal point of cultural interest in Cádiz. Situated at the highest lookout point in the old town, the tower witnessed the trade and prosperity of the region in the 17th and 18th centuries. See what that prosperity created by looking out onto the city. During your visit, go through the tower's 2 exhibition halls and make the most of the most scenic views of the city from the rooftop. In the first hall, learn what a Camera Obscura is and discover other Cameras Obscuras in the world. In the second hall, learn about the city's 18th century history, and finally, take in a 360-degree view of the entire city from the open rooftop terrace.

Cadiz Full-Day Guided Excursion from Seville

2. 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 Cádiz: Private Day Tour of Seville's Famous Landmarks

3. From Cádiz: Private Day Tour of Seville's Famous Landmarks

Create your dream tour of Seville with this customizable private tour. Enjoy a private with a private tour guide at your disposition for 4 hours. A private luxury vehicle with a chauffeur will pick you up and drop you off at your place of choice in Cádiz. Seville is the capital of Andalusia. Its old town contains, among other remarkable monuments, three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Alcázar, the Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies. After discovering the most important places of the city, get a walk to see its streets and try its famous gastronomy before your driver takes you back to your point of departure. Seville’s rich history starts as the Roman city of Hispalis. Later it became Muslim and became the centre of the Taifa of Seville after the collapse of Córdoba, until being incorporated into the Crown of Castile in 1248. As the gateway of the Spanish Empire's trans-Atlantic trade, it became one of largest cities in the world. The 17th century in Seville represented the most brilliant flowering of the city's culture. Get to know the landmarks of Seville that were witnesses to its history: - The Cathedral: The largest Gothic church in the world. Christopher Columbus was buried in it. Its bell tower, the Giralda, was the minaret for the Great Mosque of Seville. A Renaissance-style belfry was later added by the Catholics. The tower is 104.1 m in height and remains the most important symbol of the city. - The Alcázar: A royal palace built for the Christian king Peter of Castile on the site of an Muslim residential fortress. A preeminent example of Mudéjar style, combining Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance structural elements. The upper stories of the Alcázar are still occupied by the royal family when they visit Seville. The TV show “Game of Thrones” has shot many scenes at this location. - The General Archive of the Indies: The repository of extremely valuable documents illustrating the history of the Spanish Empire in the Americas and Asia. The building is an example of Spanish Renaissance architecture. - The Plaza de España: A square built for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929 and an example of Regionalism Architecture, with elements of the Baroque Revival, Renaissance Revival and Neo-Mudéjar styles.. - The Royal Tobacco Factory: 18th-century stone building , now the seat of the rectorate of the University of Seville. - The Palace of San Telmo: Seat of the presidency of the Andalusian Government. Construction of the building began in 1682 outside the walls of the city, on property belonging to the Spanish Inquisition. - The Tower of Gold: Almohad river watchtower. It served as a prison during the Middle Ages. Its name comes from the golden shine it projected on the river, due to its building materials. The third and uppermost level was added after the previous third level was damaged by the 1755 Lisbon earthquake

From Seville: Private Guided Day Trip to Cádiz and Jerez

4. From Seville: Private Guided Day Trip to Cádiz and Jerez

You'll be picked up from your chosen location in Seville and first head off to Jerez which will take round 1 hour. You'll have time visit the Its old quarter where you'll see the Alcázar de Jerez, a Moorish fortress founded in the 11th century. On Tuesdays and Thursdays there is a typical Andalusian horse dance show that can be watched at The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art, a famed riding school with also a carriage museum. Lunch can be held in a bar where you can enjoy an exciting flamenco show and taste the local sherry, from the so-called Sherry Triangle lying to the west of Jerez. From Jerez you'll then head over to Cadíz, a road trip that'll take approximately 40 minutes, you'll receive a tour around the city lasting between 3 and 4 hours, you can expect to visit; -The neighbourhood of El Populo, the oldest inhabited neighbourhood in Europe -Roman theatre -Cathedral of Cadíz -Fish Market, one of the oldest markets in all of Spain -Tavira tower, the Camera Obscura -La Vina, a neighbourhood full of legends -La Caleta Beach where we will watch the spectacular sunset. After a day full of activities, you can relax in the car as we make our journey back to Seville which will take around 1 hour 20 mins.

Jerez and Cadiz Private Tour from Seville

5. Jerez and Cadiz Private Tour from Seville

Meet your guide at your hotel or another meeting point in central Seville and hop inside your air-conditioned coach for your day trip. Admire the Spanish countryside as you travel to nearby Jerez de la Frontera, famous for its horses and sherry. After roughly an hour, arrive in palm-filled Jerez to visit one of its historical sherry bodegas. Meet your winemaker host and learn what makes the local sherry special as you tour the grounds. See wooden casks in the cellars and taste a delectable selection of sweet and dry varieties in the unique atmosphere of a “Bodega”. Your next experience will commence at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art Foundation with the exhibition regarded as the best equestrian ballet in the world:  “How the Andalusian Horses Dance”. An authentic equestrian ballet with choreographies based on the Traditional and Cowboy Methods of Taming Wild Horses, and genuine Spanish music and XVIII century customers.. Your adventure continues on the Costa de la Luz. Once in Cadiz our local guide will take you to the city center beside the Cathedral where you will have free time to have lunch and discover the oldest European city with more than three millenniums of history. Visit the medieval center and rooftop views from the ‘camera obscura’ (dark room) at the Tower Tavira,climb the viewpoint of a real tower, highest point of the city, from where you can see the whole city and the bay of Cadiz.

From Seville: Private Day Trip to Cádiz with Guide

6. From Seville: Private Day Trip to Cádiz with Guide

Embark on a day trip to the seaside city of Cádiz from Seville. Benefit from the services of a private chauffeur and guide. Explore the main sights of the city including the Old Town, El Pópulo, La Viña, and Santa María. After getting picked up from your hotel, begin the scenic journey from Seville to Cádiz. Meet your guide in the Old Town for a private tour of the city. Enjoy up to four hours of free time with your guide and wander around vibrant areas such as El Pópulo, La Viña, and Santa María. Listen to your guide as they take you through the city's fascinating history. Stroll through narrow winding alleys, large plazas, and numerous parks with exotic plants brought by Christopher Columbus. Admire monuments and landmarks such as the Cathedral of Cadiz, the Roman theater (one of the largest in the world), the monument of the Constitution, and the Tavira Tower. After your guided tour, enjoy some free time to explore the city at your own pace and stop for lunch at one of the city's many delicious restaurants. At the end of the day, hop back into the car and head back to Seville.

From Cadiz: Private Seville Day Trip, Cathedral & Alcazar

7. From Cadiz: Private Seville Day Trip, Cathedral & Alcazar

Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in Cadiz, and relax as you travel to Seville. Marvel at the Moorish site of Real Alcazar, the most ancient royal palace still in use in Europe that was founded one thousand years ago.  View the Cathedral Santa Cruz before walking through the charming narrow streets of the old Jewish Quarter. Head to Seville Cathedral, which is one of the largest and richest cathedrals. Find the tomb of Christopher Columbus inside. Admire the Giralda Tower, an old minaret and symbol of Seville. Climb the tower, if you would like. Take some free time to explore Seville even further with some free time.

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What people are saying about Cadiz

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 588 reviews

Excellent tour guides and good disposition!

Despite starting with rains we were able to successfully overcome this setback, and we made an excellent ride with a great driver and an excellent guide. I recommend them with pleasure are warm people friendly and of good disposition all the time. A pleasure !

Very nice view, narrow steps but less strenuous than expected (even if you are pregnant). The only deduction because the booked ticket did not include an audio guide. Go there in the morning during the week, then it's a bit more relaxed

Without a specific appointment, a bit of waiting was announced. But a drink break was always welcome in one of the many small, shady alleys. Climbing the tower and then the view over the unique city was a good reward.

José offered us an excellent tour of Cadiz.

We had a wonderful day. We saw a lot and learned a lot about Cadiz, but also about Spain and Seville. We also had a lot of fun. José was the perfect guide. Any time.

It's definitely worth it! The best views of Cadiz!