Jutting out of the Bay of Cadiz and almost entirely surrounded by water, Cadiz claim’s to be Europe's oldest city, where legend names Hercules as its founder. Some of its 18th century walls still stand and the old quarter is famous for its picturesque charm.
Follow your guide through the narrow lanes, where flowers sprout from rusting cans mounted on walls beside religious paintings. At the Plaza de Espana you'll find a fine monument to the first Spanish constitution of 1812. Pass by the Town Hall in the Plaza de San Juan de Dios. The golden cupola of the cathedral looms high above typical white houses. Learn how this house of worship was built from silver and gold from the New World.
Relax while sipping a sherry, a beer or a soft drink at a local cafe. Get the best out of your visit by exploring the many highlights of this once highly fortified town in the company of a knowledgeable guide and at a leisurely pace. Enjoy free time in the old town to browse for that perfect souvenir.
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Note: Tour involves approximately 1-1/4 mile (2,000 meters) of walking on level ground with some cobblestones.