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Tarifa (Cadiz) Travel Guide: 204 reviews and 413 photos
We were staying in Gibraltar and decided upon a trip to Cadiz, however on the way I wanted to stop in Tarifa and I am so glad we did. Its a lovely place, very old in parts, old town walls surrounding it, a Castle and a wonderful beach.
There has been many influences in this little town from the Romans, Muslims, Spanish and even the British. When we visited it was quiet but then it was November, but the sun was shining and it was a lovely day, and even though its renowned for its winds there was hardly a breeze fluttering at all.
Tarifa is the southern most point in Europe and only a few miles from North Africa. In fact it is here that you can get a ferry that only takes 35 minutes to get to Tangier.
- Cons:Apparently the winds, although wonderful and still when we visited
- In a nutshell:Not your typical Costa del Sol resort, a mixture of old and new with a lot of history
We had a hire car when we visited, but to get about the old town was fine walking. However we didnt really venture into... more travel advice
I like when visiting places to pop into churches and light a candle. We saw this church which is in Plaza de Angel but... more travel advice
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