Playa de la Victoria
Language/culture school about 1km southeast of the Puerta de Tierra, near the beach.
Gadir Escuela Internacional de Español
About 300m southeast of the Puerta de Tierra, this long-established school has a wide range of classes in small, specialised groups.
Puerta de Tierra
The imposing 18th-century Puerta de Tierra guards the southeastern (and only land) entry to Cádiz' old town. You can wander the upper...
Popular beer bar overlooking Playa de la Victoria, with 80-plus international beers, pool table and occasional live jazz, rock and blues.
Arrocería La Pepa
For a decent paella, leave the old town behind and head 3km southeast along Playa de la Victoria – take an appetite-inducing oceanside...
Playa de la Victoria information
Often overshadowed by the city's historical riches, Cádiz' beaches are Copacabana-like in their size, vibe and beauty. This fine, wide strip of Atlantic sand starts 1km south of the Puerta de Tierra and stretches 4km back along the peninsula.
Take bus 1 (Plaza España-Cortadura; €1.10) from Plaza de España, or walk or jog along the promenade from the Barrio de Santa María.