travel42 Port Guide: Cadiz

Cadiz travel42 Port of Call Guide

On the southern tip of Spain and approximately 305 mi/490 km southwest of Madrid, the port city of Cadiz (pronounced CA-deeth) has been active since 1100 BC. During the days of the Roman Empire, its dancers were famous throughout the Mediterranean region. In the 18th century, Cadiz monopolized trade between Spain and America, and wealth was poured into its crowded-but-impressive town houses and gold-domed cathedral.

Today you can enjoy its two beaches, fortifications, seafront avenues ...

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