Colonial Cadiz | day trip

Only two cities in Spain can be proud of having held the monopoly of all trade with the New World. These were Seville first and later Cadiz. This day trip will allow our guests to learn about these glorious days of booming Transatlantic trade and to see the outstanding footprint they left in Cadiz.

The monopoly of all trade with the Americas was granted by the Spanish Monarchy to the city of Cadiz in the 18th century. This attracted many wealthy merchants from different parts of the world, who based themselves and their business ventures in the city.

Cadiz experienced then some very important changes and quickly became an exclusive cosmopolitan hub for the emerging international bourgeoisie. The city keeps much of the unique colonial charm of those days, also found across the Atlantic in cities such as Havana, San Juan, Cartagena de Indias and Montevideo.

day trip to Cadiz

With this day trip we will enjoy the beauty and magnificence of Colonial Cadiz by walking through the streets, squares and parks of the quarters where the wealthy merchants used to live. We will also venture into some unique buildings to discover the city’s best kept art and interior architecture secrets.

Cadiz is also a tapas paradise. we will help you to understand why by taking you for lunch to wonderful bars serving delicious local specialities.

This day trip is ideal for people staying in other locations in Andalusia wishing to visit the Colonial city of Cadiz in one day.

It includes private transportation in a modern and comfortable vehicle with A/C to and from your accommodation. Your personal guide and driver will pick you up in the morning and will drive you back in the late afternoon after spending a great day together in this undiscovered gem of Andalusia.

Technical details of this tour:

  • Duration: the tour lasts for approximately 8 – 9 hours, from 9h till 17h – 18h (contact us if you would like us to reschedule this tour for you)

  • Availability: from Monday to Saturday

  • Group size: minimum 1 person, maximum 8 people.

  • Pick-up point: your hotel in the Jerez – Seville area (contact us for other pick-up points).

  • Prices: start at 80 Euros per person (incl. VAT) for a group of 8 people.

  • Includes: private guide and driver throughout the day and all entrances.

  • Excludes: lunch.

  • Payment: Credit Card, PayPal or Bank Transfer.

  • Note: this tour is not available on December 25th and January the 1st

  • Covid-19: this tour incorporates the corresponding covid-19 protocols

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