Cadiz Cruise Port (Puerto de Cádiz)
After docking at the Port of Cádiz, take a hop-on hop-off bus tour to enjoy top sights such as the baroque Cádiz Cathedral or head to lovely Victoria Beach. For a more physical experience, walk to the Castelo San Sebastian for fantastic views of the city.
Cádiz is also a great jumping-off point for excursions to other towns and cities in Andalucia. Head to romantic Seville, which is a roughly 1.5-hour train ride away, or tour the sherry-making town of Jerez, also famous as the breeding place for Andalusian horses.
Things to Know Before You Go
In the summer, you can often hear music or enjoy theatrical performances in Cádiz’s main square, the Plaza de España.
Bring sunscreen and a hat if you’re planning to visit the beaches in Cádiz—there is little shade available.
You’ll find all the usual amenities in town, including shops, restaurants, and pharmacies.
The Port of Cádiz offers free Wi-Fi, restrooms, seating, duty-free shops, and currency exchange kiosks.
How to Get to Cádiz From the Port of Cádiz
Cádiz Cruise Port is on the Bay of Cádiz and is located within easy walking distance of the city center. From the cruise terminal, just cross Avenida del Puerto and you’ll find yourself at the Plaza de España. From there, it’s easy to explore the rest of the city on foot, although there are also taxis, shuttles, and hop-on hop-off buses available.
Cruise ships dock at both the Alfonso XIII and Ciudad piers. Inside the cruise terminal, you’ll find shops and cafés as well as ATMs. The main language spoken in Cádiz is Spanish, but there will usually be some English-speaking staff at tourist shops and restaurants. The local currency is the euro.
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