Places to visit in Andalusia: Chiclana

Chiclana is one of the most attractive places in the Andalusian coast as far as tourism is concerned.

Located next to San Fernando and very close to the city of Cádiz, it combines nature, beach, sports and dozens of cultural and gastronomic activities allowing you to plan an interesting holiday whenever you travel. In Chiclana you will find plans for all tastes. 

Washed by the Atlantic Ocean, with wonderful sand beaches and natural areas such as the Sancti Petri marshes, Chiclana is offering more and more complete accommodations, restaurants and leisure, especially targeted at family tourism.

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Friendly destination, perfectly connected to the main Andalusian cities, Chiclana has all the advantages of being one of the largest cities in Cádiz with better services. But, above all, it has one of the most complete traditions and historical developments in this region. If you want to know in-depth this place, and if you have booked a room in La Barrosa beach or close to Sancti Petri, you will easily access to the centre of the city and to the seven main places of interest: the called seven magical points.

These key points in Chiclana are the places where you can enjoy the best views of Cádiz bay in the city, where are located some of the most historical architectural ensembles, cultural routes and art centres.

One of them is, for example, Santa Ana hill, from where you will appreciate a panorama of the entire bay. Another magical place is the called Loma del Puerco, where the “Battle of La Barrosa” was fought, Sancti Petri Castle and its sunsets, Las Salinas del Pinar de los Franceses, El Carrascal, the views of the big countrysides of Chiclana from Miralmar, next to Conil and, finally, La Espartosa pine grove. 

As for accommodation, it is usual to book a spa hotel in Chiclana or a golf hotel in Chiclana, since relaxing and doing sports are the favourite activities of those going on holiday to this area of Cádiz Province. Besides the centre, another option to stay is the before mentioned La Barrosa beach, Sancti Petri housing development, San Fernando or Cádiz city.