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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Nature Preserve
“Over 58,000 ha of national park with thousands of European and African migratory birds, fallow deer, Spanish red deer, wild boars, European badgers, Egyptian mongooses, and endangered species such as the Spanish imperial eagle and the Iberian lynx. Need to book ticket for a tour in advance.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Boutique
“Tarifa beaches are beautiful. This is hippe style place with lots of nice shops and restaurants. We love it. It can be windy.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Theatre
“Cadiz's old, characterful theatre where the famous Carnival takes place and Manuel de Falla composed his first works”
  • 46 locals recommend
Fish Market
“Lively Market, where you can do your groceries and have a beer or try many different "tapas".”
  • 56 locals recommend
Meeting Room
“Cadiz Museum has some rare archeological finds, like the Phoenician sarcophagus, totally intact. It has also Roman finds and paintings. Very good for a small town with lots of history! El Museo de Cádiz tiene algunas piezas únicas como los sarcófagos fenicios, totalmente intactos. También tiene restos romanos y pintura. No está nada mal para una ciudad pequeña con mucha historia!”
  • 60 locals recommend
Beach
“La Caleta es una playa situada en el centro histórico de la ciudad de Cádiz. Fue puerto natural en el que fondearon barcos de fenicios, cartagineses y romanos. La Caleta is a beach located in the historic center of the city of Cádiz. It was a natural harbor where Phoenician, Carthaginian and Roman ships anchored.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Local de mantel blanco, con barra, especializado en productos del mar y decorado con vidrieras y azulejos. Uno de los restaurantes más emblemáticos de la provincia. Local tablecloth white, with bar, specializing in seafood and decorated with stained glass and tiles. One of the most emblematic restaurants in the province.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“One of the best Tuna centered restaurant. Quite pricey but the experience is worth it. Be sure to reserve in advance. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“This is a must do for dinner while in Tarifa, outstanding food and great atmosphere in the evening . The pulpo is out of this world !”
  • 36 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Un favorito tanto para locales como turistas. Sentar en la barra para tapear (buenos tamaños) o en mesa para una comida larga y relajada. A favourite among locals and tourists alike. Sit at the bar if you want tapas (generous portions) or at a table if you'd prefer a longer, more relaxed meal.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Chacinas, tapas y vinos en un local de 1953 decorado con azulejos, viejas botellas, fotos y carteles taurinos. Chacinas, tapas and wines in a place of 1953 decorated with tiles, old bottles, photos and bullfighting posters.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Church
“La catedral de Jerez de la Frontera, antigua Colegiata de Nuestro Señor San Salvador se levanta sobre el solar de la antigua Mezquita Mayor de la ciudad, convertida en cristiana y dedicada a Nuestro Señor San Salvador desde los primeros tiempos de su reconquista a los musulmanes por el rey Alfonso X El Sabio, en el año 1264.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“You can take some beautiful walks or hikes in the Alcornocales Natural Park, especially Aljibe and Picacho. The Alcornocales Natural Park Visitors Centre is at the bottom of the town. all the information that you require is there. You can also visit the small Botanical Garden whilst you are there.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Science Museum
“the highest building (tower) in the old part of Cadiz with a beautiful 360 degree view over the town. 5e entrance fee”
  • 46 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Too much to tell about this historic old castle at the southern entrance to the Casco Historico. Go there and find out for yourself ! Great views to Africa across the Gibraltar Straits”
  • 12 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Lovely beaches, great for wave surfing, nice to watch the sunnset at el Cartero (bar)”
  • 27 locals recommend