Chiclana de la Frontera, a battleground during the Spanish War of Independence, is a well-known tourist destination with a number of spectacular spots hidden away.
Holidays in Chiclana de la Frontera hold all the ingredients for fantastic days of beaches, golf courses, monuments, museums, churches and other buildings of interest.
One of the most popular spots is Santa Ana hill, a natural vantage point with impressive views over the town and the bay. At the top, you’ll find the hermitage of Santa Ana, a unique Mozarabic-style chapel built between 1772 and 1774, which stands out against the blue skies with its impressive dome and contrasting whiteness.
If you’ve discovered cheap trips to Chiclana de la Frontera, don’t miss other tourist attractions in the town such as the parish church of San Juan Bautista. This 18th-century building is a perfect example of Cadiz-style Neoclassicism. Inside you’ll find works of great value such as an icon of the town’s patron saint, John the Baptist.
As for museums, the municipal museum can be found at Casa de los Briones. This space will guide you through the town’s history, from the Battle of Barrosa during the Spanish War of Independence through to Chiclana’s industry and traditions. Similarly, at the Wine and Salt Interpretation Centre you’ll learn all about the process for making Andalusian wine and how salt is extracted.
The town’s coastline forms part of the Costa de la Luz and offers visitors some of the best beaches: one of the most famous in Spain is La Barrosa, with its five miles of fine sand. Sancti Petri beach is also highly valued due to its prime location inside a nature park and amazing views of the castle of the same name as a backdrop.
Chiclana is perfect for relaxing beside the sea in a spectacular natural setting less than a half an hour from Cadiz by car. The town also has a network of local and inter-city buses that connect it with Puerto Real, Seville, Jerez and other towns and cities.
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