Trips in Chiclana
Discover what there is to see near Novo Sancti Petri
Bahía de Cádiz Natural Park
The Bahía de Cádiz Natural Park has great ecological value, is a protected natural area that stretches over more than ten thousand hectares in Andalusia. It spans the municipalities of Cadiz, San Fernando, Puerto Real, Chiclana de la Frontera and El Puerto de Santa María. It includes salt marshes, beaches, pine forests, beaches and natural areas adjacent to Caño Sancti-Petri. Being located in a passageway for birds between Doñana and the Strait of Gibraltar, provides habitat for certain species of rare birds. It also has mollusk species: sea snails, brandanis, clams, shrimp and crabs, also in the salt are the "marsh fish" sole, sea bass, bream, mullet, etc. In addition to salt extraction. This area, has opted for nature tourism installing picnic areas, rest areas and outdoor sports, complemented with nature trails. In the park you can rent bikes, canoes and a train for visits.
Air excursions in Chiclana de la Frontera
For all those seeking different and daring activities in our area they have the opportunity to make air tours. It is done in a two-seater motor glider accompanied by an expert pilot, flying over the coastal area of Chiclana. You can enjoy incredible views of bird, the Castle and Islote de Sancti Petri, the town, the spectacular beach of La Barrosa, Torre del Puerco and pine forests. The experience of feeling like a planning bird from a height that allows you to view the entire coastline, is unique. For the last years,they have more acceptance increasingly, necessarily is confirmed that the company is registered in the Andalusian, and guarantees a professional service and safety and that meets all the requirements of the law of Active Tourism, as well as insurance and pilot training.
From receipt of Aparthotel Las Dunas, we can report and manage everything related about the procedure to follow to participate in this exciting activity.
Guided visits to the Island and Castle of Sancti Petri
Mythical origin of the civilization of the Bay of Cadiz, known as Temple of Hercules, this island was the place chosen by the first settlers of Chiclana to settle. Having gone through this scenario many cultures, today, though rebuilt, vestiges of all the history that hosts this magical place.
Paquiro’s Bullfighting Museum
In Chiclana you can find substantial areas of great cultural value. Among them is the" Museo Taurino Paquiro Francisco Montes "located in the city center.It is dedicated to the figure of the famous bullfighter Francisco de Paula Montes y Reina " Paquiro ", born in Chiclana on 13 January 1805. It is considered the most important bullfighter of the nineteenth century, not only for its magnificent conditions in this art but also for his great contribution to the world of bullfighting contained in his treatise of the art of bullfighting on foot or on horse as Paquiro written by himself and published in first edition in 1836. it legislates Paquiro orders and the foundations of modern bullfighting , therefore we can say that the world of bulls is divided into before and after Paquiro.In this bullfighting museum we can approach the world of bullfighting through art, because it has a magnificent collection with pieces of great historical and artistic value. It houses the most important collection of Spain bullfighting " Sagnier Collection ", acquired by the City of Chiclana de la Frontera to improve and put itself in the head in terms of historical and artistic quality to the municipal bullfighting museum.It also has a garden dedicated to relax the visitor and event. In addition to souvenir shop where you can find specialized books, wine, postcards, reminders and sheets.