The city believed to be the oldest in Western Europe is located only an hour and a half drive by car rental from Gibraltar. Cadiz lies on the end of a narrow split of land surrounded by the sea. Its geographic location is advantageous not only for settlement, as was seen by many cultures throughout history, but provides Cadiz with a stunning scenery.
Inside the Torre Tavira in Cadiz was once a very important technology to the local merchants. Like an early version of online tracking, the camera obscura allowed they to look out over the port and watch for their approaching cargo ships from the Americas. Today the tower offers visitors the best views over the city. Add the Torre Tavira to your tour of Cadiz by Gibraltar car hire.
Shellfish lovers will be delighted by the menus they'll find around Cadiz. These shellfish are the very best, from tiny prawns to the biggest and juiciest lobster, the way to have it served here in Cadiz is boiled and simple.
Two Phoenician stone sarcophagi are among the archaeological remains that 3,000 years of Cadiz history have left for you to visit in the Museo Arqueologico. Located in the lovely Plaza de Mina, make sure you add this fascinating and educational museum to your tour of the city from Gibraltar by car rental.