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Cadiz Shore Excursion: Seville On Your Own
"Meet our representative close to the port main exit and sit comfortably in your A/C coach for the 80 minutes drive towards Seville. As you leave Cadiz with some other cruisers fellow our representative will tell you about the main monuments that can be seen. On this 80 minutes exciting  journey to Seville you will spot some Andalusian villages as well as observing the beautiful landscape that characterises this area. Your knowledgable representative will give you a general insight about the history lifestyle and culture of the area. Grab the opportunity to ask all the questions that will satisfy your curiosity! On arrival to Seville you will ride along the beautiful Palm Trees Avenue where some of the outstanding pavillions from the 1929 World Exposition can be seen before stopping in Plaza de España one of the most spectacular sightseeing in Spain. Time will be allowed to wander around this real gem and make a visit before boarding your coach until your arrival point in Seville historical centre. Your non-guided visit will start in Puer the Real Alcazar Palace and the Jewish Quarter can be reached within a minute walk.  During your time in Seville
From EUR32.00
 
Jerez Airport Private Transfer to Surroundings
"Forget about the hassle of hiring a taxi or joining a shared shuttle bus when you arrive at Jerez International airport. Simply book this private transportation service and enjoy a relaxed journey to your hotel on the Costa de la Luz Costa Ballena or Jerez without any worry about taxi fares public transport timetables and late arrivals. Travel in a comfortable Mercedes Vito minivan for up to 8 passengers. The price is the same for groups of one and up to 8 passengers. The service is available 24 hours a day seven days a week; and covers drop-offs at hotels and accommodations in Cadiz Jerez Rota
From EUR120.00
 
Cadiz Shore Excursion: Small-Group Guided Scenic and Walking Tour
"While your cruise ship is in Cadiz make your own way to the prearranged meeting point near the port. Meet your guide and board an air-conditioned minivan for your shore excursion around this ancient city.Enjoy a panoramic tour as your guide recounts Cadiz’ 3000-year-old history. Founded by the Phoenicians in the 2nd century BC the peninsula-based city is one of Europe’s oldest an age evidenced by its Roman Moorish and Baroque architecture.Drive around Cadiz’ handsome New Town and stop for photos at the 17th-century Puerta da Tierra city gate. Then take in La Caleta Beach
From EUR67.00

More Local Customs in Vejer de la Frontera

Toro Embolao

This old (27 years) tradition, also called "Toro del Aleluya" consists basically in chasing along some town streets a 500kg bull with balls. And I don't mean the kind of balls you are thinking of......
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SirRichard
Apr 04, 2011

You like fresh meat?

It was almost 10 AM on December 30th as Sue and I made our way toward the old Moorish castle when we chanced upon this scene in downtown Vejer. After a night of keeping their customers happy, it...
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Bwana_Brown
Sep 19, 2009

I have never seen so many windmills!

During our trip through southern Spain, we were impressed by the large number of windmills we came across, especially in the far southwest along the Atlantic Ocean coastline, and even a few solar...
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Bwana_Brown
Sep 13, 2009

Etymology of Vejer de la Frontera

It is likely that Vejer first existed under the Carthaginians in around400 BC. The name of the city is thought to have got it's name from the river Barbate which at that time was called "Wadi-Baka"....
blint
Feb 22, 2008

Aperitivos

A nice gastronomical custom is the aperitivo. Before lunch (and that means between 1 and 3 pm!) we use to go for a quick drink and tapas with friends in the local bars. Of course this is not something...
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SirRichard
Apr 16, 2004

Tapadas (covered women)

Since the mid 20th century there were a high amount of local women wearing long black dresses that covered all their body except the face, (maybe a remain of the arab times?). Nowadays is hard to find...
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SirRichard
Apr 16, 2004
 
 
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Arab past

Vejer has a rich arab past and heritage.Since 711 (Battle of Janda), during 6 and a half centuries, Vejer was under control of the arabs.There are some remains of it in its architecture, the walls and...
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SirRichard
Apr 15, 2004

Top Hotels in Vejer de la Frontera

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Patria, Vejer de la Frontera, Vejer de la Frontera, 11150, Spain
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Calle Rosario 11 - 13, Vejer, 11150, Spain
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Things to Do Near Vejer de la Frontera

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Torre Tavira

In the 18th century, Cadiz was once one of the most important ports and trading centres in Europe. The wealthy city and its silver imports from the Americas became a prime target for Anglo-Dutch...
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Top 5 Vejer de la Frontera Writers

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SirRichard

"One of the whitest nicest villages in the south"
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Bwana_Brown

"One beautiful little 'White' village!"
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blint

"VEJER DE LA FRONTERA"
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LoriPori

"A STRONG MOORISH CHARACTER"
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Beach_dog

"Vejer De La Frontera."
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