Barrio la Viña

Taberna El tío de la tiza

Fundada en 1979 y ubicada en el popular Barrio de la Viña esta taberna le recomienda sus famosas caballas asadas y sus exquisitos caracoles. No faltan los clásicos como el adobo, los chocos o las tortillitas de camarones.

Taberna Casa Manteca

Uno de los templos del buen comer y del mejor beber. Especialidad en chacinas variadas, ¡y qué chacinas!

Former La Palma Spa

Antiguo Balneario de la Palma

The building was opened in 1926 and replaced the traditional Royal Baths, a wooden amenity that dated back to the early 19th century. The poor condition of the huts caused the Provincial Council to announce a call to tender in 1924 to build a new spa.
It is a reinforced concrete complex that has two well defined hubs; the entrance building, built on the city wall, and the spa itself, built on pillars on the beach. It has a central zone flanked by towers topped with bulbous domes, attached to which there are two curved wings, at the ends of which there are domed buildings.

Former Hospice

Antiguo Hospicio

Halfway through the 18th century, the Brotherhood of Charity began to build a new hospice, right at a time, the Enlightenment, where there was great concern to provide the most disadvantaged members of society with first-rate care centres.
This large building was completed in 1763 by Torcuato Cayón, and it combines aspects of the last part of Cadiz's Baroque era with the new Academism trends.

Church of La Pastora

Iglesia de la Pastora

This chapel was built as the seat of the senior brotherhood of the Divina Pastora [Divine Shepherdess]. In 1736, the building work began and would be completed in 1762 and the appearance of the church has remained unchanged to the present.
The floor plan of the church is Greek cross, covered with half barrel vaults over the arms and a dome over pendentives in the transept.  

Beach Suggestions (Advice and recommendations)

Vorsichtsmassnahmen und Anregungen

Advice and recommendations:
-  In case of an emergency or accident, tell the lifeguards, call the local police (091) or call 112 (the emergency service number)
- Keep your belongings or valuable items in sight at all times
- Take care when walking along the beach and you should use footwear to avoid your feet getting cut, scratched or burnt
- Use suitable footwear in the footbath and shower areas
- Do not discard cigarette butts or ash in the sand or in the sea

Calle Virgen de la Palma

The street is also known as Calle de la Palma and is the main thoroughfare of the working class  La Viña (vine) neighbourhood. This working class district owes its name to the vineyards to be found growing here before it was completely developed in the 18th century.
It is a district with deep ties to the sea and with its sights always set on La Caleta beach.  This  street and its adjoining ones are the heart of the Carnival festivities and of Cadiz at its most authentic. 

La Caleta Beach

Playa de la Caleta

The greatest concentration of underwater archaeological sites along the Cadiz coast is found in the area off La Caleta beach, between the San Sebastián and Santa Catalina castles.  This was the natural way in from the high sea into the Bay of Cadiz and   along the old Bay-Caleta channel (only part of which still remains), which ran from the beach as it is today and the Port of Cadiz.  The channel was the natural boundary between the Island of Erytheia, which was the urban centre of the Phoenician colony, and the Island of Kotinoussa.

Church of Our Lady of La Palma

Iglesia de la Palma

The origins of this Church is linked to the Capuchin order, specifically to the public rosaries,  which Friar Pablo de Cádiz introduced at the end of the 17th century.  This led to different companies being formed, with the Company of Our Lady of La Palma being the oldest.
This figure is traditionally attributed to the miraculous fact of her stopping the water flooding in as it surged towards the church in the tragic tsunami of 1 November 1775.  This is commemorated in the public altarpiece.

Mesón Criollo

Mesón argentino situado en la calle de La Palma, uno de las zonas de bares más frecuentadas por los turistas que llegan a la ciudad, donde se puede combinar un bifé de carne argentina con una caballa caletera o una empanada criolla con unas ortiguillas fritas. Destaca la amplia terraza, siempre llena en verano, en la que triunfan especialidades que van desde el paté de cabracho (rascacio) o el queso provoleta a la plancha a las caballas con piriñaca, el plato típico de estos bares

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