Cadiz Tourism

Visit Cadiz - Best of Cadiz

A flourishing and bustling trade centre right from the early ages, Cadiz is the most ancient city still standing in Western Europe. It is believed that the city’s founding is dated back to 1104 BC. However, there is no archaeological data and hence, the city site might be dated earlier than the 9th century BC. Trivia your Cadiz tourist guide might not tell you: according to Greek legend, Hercules founded Gadir (ancient name for Cadiz) after slaying Geryon (the monstrous warrior). Another trivia: Christopher Columbus sailed from Cadiz on his second and fourth voyages to the New World.

Today, Cadiz is a port and a beautiful city situated in southwest Spain. It is an elegant metropolis with ancient ruins and excellent beaches. Located on a peninsula, the city is situated between the mighty ocean on one side and a bay on the other. Fishing, tourism and commerce are the main sources of income for Cadiz. Due to its pleasant weather and sandy beaches, Cadiz tourism has grown a lot over the last decade. With its easy going atmosphere, narrow pedestrian streets, beautiful churches, popular beaches and great sea food, a trip to Cadiz in on almost everybody’s wishlist!  Haven’t you planned your Cadiz itinerary yet?!

Cadiz Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Cadiz tips for your visit

  • It is better to explore Cadiz on foot. Pack your footwear accordingly.
  • Pack a rain jacket or an umbrella. Unseasonal rains might catch you unawares.
  • Do shoot a video of yourself in James Bond- Halley Berry style, emerging out of the ocean at Caleta beach! Travelling is all about making memories right?! 

Facts and Stats for Cadiz*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cadiz

    Know the pollution level of Cadiz before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Cadiz: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cadiz for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cadiz.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Cadiz - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 65.63 (High)
    • Pollution Index 49.14 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.4 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cadiz

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cadiz

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.2 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 77.65 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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