Travel back in time to 1812 and learn about the spirit of Cádiz and its constitution, which would prove decisive for the future of Europe and of Latin America. Visit the main monuments and landmarks of that memorable period.
What to Expect
This enjoyable 2-hour tour begins with an introduction about the French Revolution and the important role that Spain played in that event. You’ll hear about Napoleon and La Pepa, the first Spanish constitution, as you explore the oldest city in Europe.
Your guide will lead you through the defenses and walls of Cadiz to the churches and squares where the constitution was proclaimed once it was signed.
Along the route you’ll discover the liberal city of that memorable period. See the homes of members of the parliament, the sites of the debates, the commemorative monuments, and the squares and streets that were the backdrop to one of the most important times in Spanish history.
The tour route includes:
• Monument to the 1812 Constitution
• Plaza Argüelles
• Alameda Apodaca
• Casa de los Espejos
• Baluarte de Candelaria
• Plaza del Mentidero
• Plaza San Antonio
• Casino Gaditano
• Plaza Mina
• Oratorio de San Felipe
- 2-hour walking tour
- Special offers (Torre Tavira, €1 discount; Hospital de Mujeres, 33 per cent discount; Oratorio Santa Cueva, 50 per cent off; and Oratorio San Felipe, 50 per cent off)
Plaza España, in front of the monument