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Tour of Cadiz and surround areas help required

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Tour of Cadiz and surround areas help required

Hi

I am in the early stages of planning a 7(ish) day tour around the area of Cadiz. I have not decided yet if I will fly into Jerez (limited airlines) or Seville. I want to only use public transport (bus / train) and I am thinking of doing a circular tour for example starting in Seville then onto Sanlucar de Barrameda, Jerez, Cadiz, Vejer de la Frontera, Medina Sidonia, Arcos, Seville (something like that). I am a solo traveller looking really to see sights, enjoy the architecure and scenary, good food, sights etc. I will be travelling light, no suitcases.

Regards to places like Medina Sidonia, is it better to go here for the day from Cadiz rather than stay over for the night or do you think there is enough to see in the other locations outside of Cadiz / Seville to justify a nights stay in these locations?

Can you also get a bus or rail pass that allows open travel for a week / month or is it all based per journey? I can't see that there is a bus route to Sanlucar de Barrameda, but again, I am in the very early stages of planning.

Thanks advance for any help that can be provided.

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1. Re: Tour of Cadiz and surround areas help required

Faro and the rest of the Algarve in Portugal is a few hours away by coach from Seville. Ronda is close to Seville, on the way to the Costa del Sol.

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Thanks, Ronda looks interesting although a little tricky to get too. Thanks for the information.

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3. Re: Tour of Cadiz and surround areas help required

I use public transport in Cadiz Province and I would say that you need one week to scratch the surface. Certainly Seville should not be rushed. The same can be said about Cadiz which is a surprising city with its old heart and the modern "strip". I have been to Medina Sidonia a few times and I think in your short time frame it would be worth giving it a miss. Having some understanding of Spanish is very useful when doing this type of visit because you will be able to establish bus or train routes far easier. But it is not too difficult if you have basics. A typical tour could include the sherry triangle with Sanlucar, El Puerto and Jerez at its corners. Each place is different and each has plenty to offer the inquisitive traveller. A bus can take one from Prado de San Sebastian bus station to Sanlucar for example (See Los Amarillos times http://samar.es/ )

Getting from Sanlucar to Jerez is easy enough by bus and you should explore the Cadiz Bay transport web for ideas of bus times etc.

http://www.cmtbc.es/

A Jerez to El Puerto de Santa Maria journey is worthwhile especially if you like sherry and can fit in a visit to Osborne. A catamaran ferry runs over to Cadiz old town so is a great way to visit. Again times of the catamaran can be found on that Bay web site. From Cadiz you can take a "TG COMES" bus to Arcos de la Frontera which for me has far more interest than Ronda especially if you have the legs to walk. A bus can take you from Arcos to Seville again run by Los Amarillos.

Edited: 20 May 2014, 21:40
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4. Re: Tour of Cadiz and surround areas help required

Columbus:

To do Seville justice, you need to stay there 3 days because there is so much to see there. Read the top questions of the Seville forum. I would travel to small towns only after doing Seville.

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