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Hostal Boutique Casa La Laja
Chiclana de la Frontera 372 yd from city centre
Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket...
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Relax on the golden coast of Andalucía with a holiday in Chiclana de la Frontera. This charming town offers unrivalled sandy shores just moments from the town centre which itself hosts some fascinating attractions. From historic castles and palaces to alluring museums and festivals, there's plenty to do in Chiclana de la Frontera.
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Neighbourhoods of Chiclana de la Frontera
You can discover a number of neighbourhoods in Chiclana de la Frontera:
- Núcleo Urbano: The historic centre of town, this is where you'll find some of the most charming hotels and restaurants. It's also home to museums like Arquillo del Reloj and Museum Chiclana.
- La Banda: North of the river Iro, this area is another hotspot for hotels and eateries. It's close to a number of attractions like Puente Chico and Museo Municipal Francisco Montes Paquiro.
- Los Gallos - La Coquina: West of town, you’ll find this rural and quiet neighbourhood overlooking the Canal Principal. It’s close to the Bay of Cádiz, a bird-watching paradise.
- Novo Sancti Petri : This resort neighbourhood just 12km from the old town is home to beautiful beaches and sand dunes. It’s the perfect option for seaside stays.
What to see and do in Chiclana de la Frontera
You'll find a number of fine museums and cultural attractions in the old town, including Museum Chiclana and Museo Municipal Taurino Francisco Montes. There are also a number of picturesque churches which are a pleasure to visit, including the 18th-century Ermita de Santa Ana and the neoclassical Iglesia de San Juan Bautista. The cultural centre, Centro de Interpretación del Vino y la Sal, offers an introduction to the town's wine and salt-making history. Beachgoers have much to relish along the nearby coast, with beautiful sandy beaches like Playa de la Barrosa and Playa Sancti Petri. There are many fun waterborne activities in the region as well, particularly in Barrio De Pescadores Sancti Petri and Coto de la Isleta.
What to eat in Chiclana de la Frontera
Chiclana de la Frontera offers an excellent variety of Cádiz-style restaurants. You can expect fresh seafood and fish restaurants serving up specialities like boquerones, anchovies served either en vinagre or en adobo (in vinegar or fried). Tortillitas de camarones is a tasty dish found around town, consisting of shrimp fritters fried with parsley and butter. Papas aliñás is a true Andalusian speciality found in most tapas bars here.
Typical events and festivals in Chiclana de la Frontera
Chiclana de la Fronter hosts plenty of annual festivals and events, including religious festivities during Easter and Christmas. The town's Carnival is a great celebration to experience in February, while the city's San Juan bonfire celebrations take place in June. One of the more unique fiestas is the Procession of the Virgen del Carmen which takes place in July and begins in the church of San Sebastián. The city's patron saint, Nuestra Señora de los Remedios, is also celebrated in September.
How to move around in Chiclana de la Frontera
Chiclana has a comprehensive public bus network servicing the town, coast and surroundings. The town itself is compact and easily traversed by foot. Rental cars are advised if you're wanting to explore more of the region, wineries and spectacular coastlines.
The climate in Chiclana de la Frontera
Chiclana has a warm Mediterranean climate with hot summers reaching upwards of 28°C. Winters are mild with chances of rain, while summers are long, hot and generally dry.
More interesting facts about and sights in Chiclana de la Frontera
For a great day out, head to the beautiful small island of Sancti Petri, home to an impressive 17th-century castle built over historic Phoenician temples. You can catch the ferry here in summer from the nearby coastal village. It also makes a wonderful backdrop for sunsets on the beach.