Cadiz: Medieval Tour

4.7 / 5

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Cadiz: Medieval Tour

From US$ 35.75 per person

Take a guided tour of medieval Cadiz, and see all the city’s landmarks, including the Neoclassical and Baroque cathedral and its museum, the Roman theater in the area known as the Pópulo, and structures dating back as far as the Phoenician era.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided walk through the city’s ancient Roman quarter, known as the Pópulo
  • Discover buildings dating to Phoenician times, as well as a Roman theater
  • Marvel at the Baroque and Neoclassical styles of the New Cathedral, dating from the 18th century
Full description
Explore the center of ancient Cadiz, a city where a rich cultural, architectural, and culinary heritage has been created over a number of distinct historical eras. Your 2-hour guided visit begins in the main San Juan de Dios Square, where the Town Hall is located. Visit the ancient Roman neighborhood known as the Pópulo, reconstructed over the ages. You’ll find buildings from the Phoenician period, the Roman theater, the 18th-century New Cathedral and its museum, and the walled quarter of Almohad origin. Learn about the history of Cadiz as you walk along its streets and through its squares. Enter the New Cathedral to admire its Baroque and Neoclassical styles and the mythical defensive wall known as the Gates of Earth.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Admission to the cathedral and its museum
  • All fees and related taxes
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Plaza San Juan de Dios (close to Monumento a Moret), Cádiz

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water
  • A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by 2 adults minimum
  • On some occasions the tour could be conducted in 2 languages
  • The operator is not responsible for delays at the entrance to monuments
  • If there are any changes to the itinerary, customers will be informed at the beginning of the tour
  • If special circumstances or force majeure prevent this tour from visiting any of the sites, the tour guide will choose another similar location for the tour to visit
  • Please be on time at the departure point
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 51 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
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We booked a walking tour in Jerez and in Cadiz. We were lucky in both of them to have Ana as guide. While walking in the old centres Ana told us and showed us the history of Jerez and Cadiz. She loves these cities and can communicate it to her guests. Walking tour is the best way to get a first feeling of a city and in this case it was very successful.

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May 26, 2019

Anna was so enthusiastic!

Anna described herself as a historian, and had a degree in history. It certainly showed in her infectious enthusiasm. She was ready early and we were the only 2 on the tour so set off. We didn't walk far but had frequent stops to hear all about the people, history and stories. When we were due to enter the Cathedral a mass meant it was closed. Anna phoned her boss and we decided to keep the tour going with an extra visit to the museum. SO we went up the bell tower, then into the museum, again Anna was so happy to tell us about things in there. Then she got us into the cathedral as it reopened. The tour went well over time. But it flew by. Well with the money. Thanks for adding so much to our few days in Cadiz

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May 17, 2019

Great intro to Cadiz!

My husband and I really enjoyed the tour with Ana. It was just the 2 of us, so we had a private tour. She was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about introducing us to Cadiz and its history. We made a tour of medieval area and then went thru cathedral including crypt. Ended at market square. Wonderful being in tour of 3 instead tour of 30+ off the cruise. We then went on our own to sites in medieval area including amphitheater. Also ate at small tapas outdoor cafe. Afterwards took one hour on and off bus ride around Cadiz. Perfect day, much due to orientation tour by Ana.

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May 9, 2019

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