Cadiz sea coast and villages
A trip to the flamenco land of “Los Cantes de Cadiz”
A journey through a flamenco experience in one of the most significant areas of this art style. You will discover a region where the salt of the sea, the light of the sky, and the heat of the sunset the rhythm and style that distinguishes the different styles of the area.
You will visit Cadiz, the oldest city in Western Europe, a Phoenician and Roman city, the cradle of freedom and flamenco. You will sail to the Ports of the Bay of Cadiz to enjoy Nature, its cuisine, and its people and you will head to the river mouth of the Guadalquivir to discover one of the most beautiful pearls of the province of Cadiz.
Day 1 Cadiz
We meet at the hotel to arrange your arrival and make sure everything is to your liking. We will give you the necessary time to rest and enjoy the surroundings. The first contact with the city is with a quiet walk, some tapas, and a spectacular sunset.
Day 2 Cadiz
Today in Cadiz you can walk around the historical and monumental city to explore the most emblematic places of the city. A visit to the Central Market is a must, to shop for quality products and to cook at your place. Don’t miss the Barrio de la Viña, El Pópulo and the Barrio de Santa María where you can join to the memories workshop, a great flamenco experience to remember old “Cantes de Cadiz” and the artists who founded of this art form
Day 3 Cadiz and El Puerto de Santa Maria
This is the right moment to feel the saline air of the Bay of Cadiz, and to cruise across to El Puerto de Santa Maria, to visit the “Parque de Los Toruños”, a beautiful place of marshes, pine forests, and beaches, ideal to explore by bike or on foot. You are in a town where its vineyards and wineries are under the Appellation of Origin of the Marco de Jerez, so it is a must to know how these complex and versatile wines are made and aged by visiting one of its best wineries.
Day 4 Sanlucar de Barrameda
Heading northwest and very close to Jerez, right at the estuary of the Guadalquivir River and in front of the Doñana Natural Park you find what 2,500 years ago was the centre of an ancient pre-Roman civilization: Tarthesos. After a rest in your hotel, it is time to visit the monumental city; the Orleans Palace, and The Santiago Castle. After a coffee and a delicious cake in the gardens of the Ducal Palace, you will end the day with one of the most beautiful sunsets in the province.
Día 5 Sanlucar de Barrameda
After a delicious breakfast, it is time for a day trip to the countryside, where you will enjoy a visit to the vineyards. Between “albariza” soil (white chalky earth) and palomino grapes, you will discover how to make Manzanilla and why this special wine is becoming more and more acclaimed by experts around the world. A quick bite and back to the city for the night to let yourself be enchanted by the magic of the Barrio Alto where flamenco can suddenly appear at any moment.