‘The New York Times’ includes Cádiz among the best destinations of 2019
The American newspaperThe New York Times has chosen its 52 favorite destinations to travel in 2019. The ranking is led by Puerto Rico, accompanied by other topics such as Santa Bárbara or Panama. But what has caught us by surprise is the inclusion of Cádizin this ranking as the only Spanish representation. Place more than deserved for its beauty and uniqueness.
History, gastronomy and art in Cádiz
Andrew Ferren, journalist of the aforementioned media, speaks in the article on history,gastronomy and art in Cádiz. He points to the capital as one of the oldest cities in Europeand says that it is “a shopping center since 1100 BC. with a more Havanan environment than Madrid “. In addition, highlights that the province is in the middle of a “culinary resurgence”, highlighting the new restaurants in the capital Saja River and Code Barra, which join others as El Faro. But, above all, the restaurant Aponiente of the famous chef Ángel León, located in the bay of Puerto de Santa María and with three Michelin stars. Near this, in Sancti Petri, there is a second Angel León restaurant called Alevante.
Do not forget to mention Jerez de la Frontera and its winesof the same name ofsommelier lists along with its great variety of craft cocktails. Among the most renowned wineries are Díez-Mérito,Lustau and Bodegas Tradición, which holds a spectacular collection of Spanish art inside. And beyond the cities, he recommends “the white villages of the hills like Vejer de la Frontera, which attract tourism with a combination of luxury hotels and art collections of artists like Olafur Eliasson, in the NMAC sculpture garden” . Finally, it highlights its geographical situation on the Atlantic coast.
Much more to see in Cádiz
The New York Times article does not mention places to see in Cadiz as emblematic as the Pópulo neighborhood, where the Baroque Cathedral of the Holy Cross, the Roman theater or the Archivo de Indias are located. Neither natural places like the mouth of the Guadalquivir, the natural parks of La Breña, Los Alcornocales and del Estrecho or the Sierra de Cádiz. And culturally,how to avoid their world-renowned Carnivals.
In short, the possibilities offered by the province to tourists are overwhelming. It is a place with a special magic, different not only to the rest of Spain but also to Andalusia. Jerez de la Frontera has an airport, but if you do not find a direct flight, also that of Seville is nearby, just over 100km from the capital. Do not forget to pre-book your transfers with Hispatransfersso that you only think about enjoying.