La Línea de la Concepción – Barbate
Along this route, you can enjoy the typical charm of the lands of Cadiz, accompanied by the sea breeze and that unmistakable smell of salt. From La Línea de la Concepción to Barbate you will find wonderful beaches, landscapes of great beauty and emblematic places. You can also delight yourself with its gastronomy that offers a great variety of flavors, all of them exquisite!
Barbate, in Cádiz, is a beautiful town that stands out for the great variety of its tourist offer, as well as for its pleasant temperatures during practically the year.
The town has about 25 kilometers of coastline, with beaches of different characteristics and exceptional quality, such as the beach of Zahara de los Atunes or the beach of Nuestra Señora del Carmen.
In the Trafalgar Coast, it is also worth visiting the Tómbolo de Trafalgar, a Natural Monument with dunes of fine sand, beaches and a rocky area where the Faro del Cabo Trafalgar (a lighthouse) rises.
Nature lovers will be able to walk along one of the paths of the Parque Natural de La Breña y Marismas del Río Barbate, of great environmental richness. There are three completely different ecosystems, such as the marine, marsh and terrestrial, with the latter with cliffs, dunes, and mountains.
In addition, Barbate has a vast historical legacy, in which towering battlements stand out: Torre del Tajo, Meca, and Trafalgar.
If you have the opportunity to visit Barbate between the months of April and June, you can not miss the almadraba, a millenary fishing art that is repeated every year in front of its coasts.
At the restaurant El Pozuelo, you can taste delicious dishes such as the house specialties: grilled meats of retinto, fresh Tarifa fish from the fish market, and soup rice with carabineros.
The Pozuelo has an excellent service, as well as spacious dining rooms and a beautiful garden with natural grass. We recommend that you book in advance, especially in high season, because it is usually full!
Tarifa, which is located in Cádiz, is considered to be the paradise of windsurfers thanks to its fantastic natural conditions. You could also practice other water sports such as surfing, kite surfing or SUP (Stand Up Paddle).
This town has about 40 kilometers of coastline and there are spectacular beaches of golden sands and crystalline waters, such as Valdevaqueros, Playa Chica, Los Lances, Atlanterra or Playas de Bolonia.
Also, you can do activities in natural spaces, such as hiking, climbing, carting or land sailing and touring mountain bike routes.
At nightfall, you can enjoy a lively atmosphere in the historic center thanks to its bars and nightclubs.
In addition, Tarifa has various prehistoric remains, such as the archaeological complex of the Necrópolis de los Algarbes, of the Chalcolithic and the Bronze Age; Phoenician remains, and the Roman era, such as the Baelo Claudia Archaeological Site, declared a National Historic Monument.