Cadiz Local Customs

  • Nativity Scene (Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain)
    Nativity Scene (Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain)
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  • Nativity Scene (Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain)
    Nativity Scene (Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain)
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  • Nativity Scene (Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain)
    Nativity Scene (Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain)
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  • 1. Carnival

    All week long there is always something different to do and see. On the First Saturday there is a Cabalgata (parade) and a kiddie pageant. the Goddess of Carnival is also elected. On Sunday there...

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  • 2. Language

    Angango: People that usually wear lots of gold and shout and fight about everything and anything. Aro- Shortened from the Castillano word claro which means 'of course'. Bastinazo- An extremely...

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  • 3. Relics

    the business of the relics at the Medieval times was very important. A good church or cathedral with a relic had a promising future and many incomes. Here the one in Cadiz had two, this one is from...

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  • 4. Locals enjoy the park

    You may find the local youths enjoying the Parque Genoves. It offers some winding paths. interesting sights, benches to rest, and area to play. At first sight...

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  • 5. Fishing along the walls

    Is seems that anywhere man encounters the water, he will drop a line and try to catch a fish. Along the walls the water is shallow and warm and you can see the...

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  • 6. Feria, Feria, Feria

    Feria's are held all over Andalucia and Spain. They comprise of two parts: A fair ground for the kids and a village of beer tents for the adults. Though you...

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  • 7. Gas Butano

    Here in Cadiz it is still the norm to get your gas delivered to you in the orange gas bottles you see in the photo. You phone up and buy a new bottle for 14...

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  • 8. Getting a Word in Edgeways...

    Here in Cadiz the people love to talk, loudly. In fact they think the French and British whisper when they talk, just to show you how loud they can be!They...

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  • 9. Bullfighting

    Torture is not art nor culture it's a national disgrace (translation from the poster).Cadiz does NOT have a Bull Ring but on the 17th and 18th June a couple of...

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  • 10. Feeling gay!?!

    Cádiz is a gay friendly city, including bars in the centre heralding the rainbow flag in their windows. If you are looking for a gay atmosphere then try SEBLON...

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  • 11. Dogs 2

    By law your dog should have a micro chip to stop people abandoning their pets which is a common thing here. In the villages around Cadiz there are many...

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  • 12. Dogs

    Here in Cadiz many people have dogs although it seems just as many, if not more people are scared of them. I don't mean scared of big dogs either, I mean all...

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  • 13. SMOKING!

    Here in Cadiz the recent changes in the law are taking their time to come into effect. Although in most fully fledged restaurants it is now prohibited to smoke...

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  • 14. El Carranza

    Every year in August as a spin off to the end of the football Trofeo de El Carranza ,where Cadiz CF play teams such as Real Madrid, there are BBQ's on the...

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  • 15. Shops: Siestas y Fiestas

    Shops usually open fom about 10am in the morning and close at 2pm (in Spain the morning (mañana) is considered to be up to 2pm not 12pm). They then open again...

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  • 16. Gaditanos and Gaditanas

    Gaditano/a is the name to describe someone from Cadiz. You will hear this word mentioned a lot as they are very proud of it and it's meaning. You can find the...

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  • 17. Puchero

    Puchero is a very typical dish from Cadiz, In other parts of Spain a similar dish called 'Cocido' can be found which is basically the same as puchero. It is of...

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  • 18. Mercado Andalusí

    This market takes place every August for a few days, mostly in the evening/night. El Barrio del Pópolo hosts this event where you can enjoy markets, food and...

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  • 19. Ruta del Tapeo and tapa Cai

    Every summer the Ayuntamiento de Cadiz organises a route of tapas where many bars and restaurants make a spacial tapas (tapas are small dishes of food) menu...

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  • 20. Confectionery and pastry of Cadiz province

    The confectionery and pastry making in Cadiz is heavily influenced by the regions' links with the countries of the Arabic heritage. Some of the delicacies not...

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  • 21. Tourist Information

    I dont suppose its really a local custom, but this is where I am putting it!As I didnt really know anything about Cadiz until I got there and that was only for...

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  • 22. When/Where and How to Go Out!

    On a Friday or Saturday night in Spain you usually go out for dinner at 10 O'clock and then hit the bars or Botellon (street party) at 12 o' Clock (yes that...

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  • 23. People from Cadiz: Manuel de Falla

    Manuel de Falla, Spanish musician that was born in Cadiz and left Spain after the Spanish war, dying in Buenos Aires a few years later. Five cities influenced...

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  • 24. People from Cadiz: Jose Maria Peman

    You can find this name in many places around Cadiz.An statue and a auditorium at parque Genoves or its tomb at the crypt under the cathedral.He supported the...

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  • 25. La Almadraba

    During the months of April and August the tunas pas the Straight of Gibraltar after being at the arctic north pole and Norway.In the Mediterranean due to the...

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