Cadiz Shore Excursion: The White Washed Villages Private Tour

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Overview

Explore Arcos de la Frontera, Medina Sidonia and Vejer de la Frontera, three of the most beautiful Andalusian white washed villages on this private shore excursion departing from the port of Cadiz. Bring your private group up to a maximum of 15 guests, sit comfortably in your luxury A/C minicoach and discover the spectacular white washed villages of the Sierra of Cadiz far from the hustle and bustle.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions

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Meet your guide and your driver close to the port gate and board your A/C minicoach. As you exit the historical centre, your guide will introduce you to the history of Cadiz, one of the oldest inhabited cities in Western Europe.

As you reach the gateway of the White Washed Villages Route, the beauty of the landscape where olive trees and sunflower fields blend harmoniously will charm you. Perched on a hill 200 metres above sea level, Arcos de la Frontera stretches majestically over the Guadalete valley. It has been inhabited since prehistorical times.

Your friendly guide will take you around the historical centre (declared World Historical Site) where the maze-like narrow streets, ancient archways and breath-taking views will enchant you. Some of the sights you will see include Los Duques Castle (15th century), the Matrera Gateway (11th century) ,the Santa María Basilica and San Pedro Church. as well as the remains of Arcos Castle (15th century fortress) filled with well maintained palaces and manor houses.

Shopping is one of the highlights in Arcos as there is a wide range of local products including the finest Andalusian wines and Sherries, locally produced fine pottery, leather items and handicrafts to pick from. A coffee break in one of the cosy medieval corners will enhance your feel of the town and take you back in ancient time. 

On your way to Vejer de la Frontera, you will go across the famous “Ruta del Torro”, the bull route where hundreds of bulls can be seen breading peacefully.On route, you will see Medina Sidonia, one of the most authentic village around. You will visit the 16th century Iglesia Paroquial Matriz de Santa Maria La Mayor full of incredible artwork.

Located on the top of a beautiful hill, Vejer de la Frontera boasts Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans and Moorish heritage and was used by all civilisations as a fortress town. As you explore the Old Quarter, you will see the 11th century castle as well as the 14th century Divino Salvador Parish Church and the impressive Jewish Quarter. The most outstanding civil buildings in the town are the Baroque Palace of the Marquis of Tamarón and the Mayorazgo House.

Your guide will take you inside some of the local white washed houses famous for their stunning inner patios and medieval watching towers. You will also enjoy all the impressive viewpoints all around the town and the archs that connect the different parts of the historical centre.  An absolute must see is Plaza España despite its small size remains one of the most picturesque squares in Southern Spain . After a lovely visit, it will be time to break for lunch in one of the local seafood restaurants.

After an exhilirating day, we will take you on a scenic drive around Cadiz before dropping you back at the port terminal at least an hour before departure.

Inclusions for Cadiz Shore Excursion: The White Washed Villages Private Tour

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Walking tour
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions for Cadiz Shore Excursion: The White Washed Villages Private Tour

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

A small amount of walking is involved

Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • Great tour. The villages were beautiful. Our guide and driver were both fabulous. The restaurant they suggested for lunch was marvelous. Perfect way to spend a port day in Cadiz. All four of us loved the excursion.

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