Cadiz bike tour

Cadiz bike tour

Discover the hidden corners of the oldest city in Western Europe on this 4 hours bike tour of Cadiz. This is with no doubt the most entertaining way to get a feel of the ancient city!

Meet our multilingual guide close to the port and get ready for a fantastic ride through 3000 years of history. You will start your guided bike tour  of Cadiz by visiting the majestic city gates of Puerta de Tierra, the natural frontier between the historical centre and the new quarter. You will be able to ride along the spectacular sandy beaches of the new quarter like Playa de las Mujeres as well as enjoying amazing views of Cadiz from its outskirts.

Heading towards Campo Sur, your guide will point at the colourful quarter striking resemblance between Cadiz and La Havana, a similarity shaped by the tight commercial relationship between both towns. You will see the Royal Prison, a 16th century Renaissance building as well as the 2000 years old Roman Theatre, once the second biggest theatre of the Roman Empire.

As we reach the Cathedral of Cadiz, the wonderful blend of architecture layers (Barroque and Neo Classical) that characterizes it  will leave you amazed. As we navigate through the narrow beautiful streets of Cadiz, we will get to Flower Sellers square and visit the Market of Cadiz where you will be able to hear about the local cuisine and maybe try some of the local seafood on display!

Your knowledgable guide will take you to La Viña district before heading back to the seafront promenade to admire the beautiful La Caleta Beach, a former Phoenician port flanked by Santa Catalina and San Sebastian Castles. Your local guide will show you some of the most unexpected hidden corners in those places.

After a break, we will visit  Genoves Park, Cadiz impressive botanical gardens and the romantic promenade of Alameda Apodaca, which beautiful gardens will amaze you. You will also see the Falla Theatre,a new Moorish edifice home of the legendary carnival contest of Cadiz.

Some of the sights you will admire include the gorgeous Plaza España and Las Cortes monument, a 200 years old monument celebrating the Spanish Constitution, erected in the middle of a shaded garden.  Your tour will carry on in Plaza Mina, the 16th century bourgeoisie square where the Neo Classical houses blend with the tranquility of the locals sitting at the terraces of numerous cafes. We will carry on towards Calle Ancha, a palaces filled pedestrian street.


We will stop next to the Tavira Tower, Cadiz highest watching tower before reaching the medieval Populo quarter where you will see the Admiral House and the Old Cathedral.  Your tour will finish in Plaza San Juan de Dios in front of the port of Cadiz.


 

Highlights

  • Family friendly tour
  • Accessible to people of all age
  • See every hidden corners of Cadiz
  • Enjoy the guiding skills of a local 
  • Perfect if you don´t have much time 

Included

  • City bike
  • Multilingual guide
  • Helmets
  • Liability insurance
  • Bottled water

Excluded

  • Drinks
  • Lunch 

 

Important remarks

  • Please wear comfortable clothing 
  • Hat and sun glasses recommended

 

Duration

4 hours

Languages

English

Meeting point

Centro de recepción de Turistas