12 Sights in San Fernando, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in San Fernando, Spain! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in San Fernando. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

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1. San Fernando

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San Fernando “Pablo Jones. Peejayem” / CC BY-SA 3.0

San Fernando is a town in the province of Cádiz, Spain. It is home to more than 97,500 inhabitants. The city also uses the name "La Isla". The people from San Fernando are locally known as "Cañaíllas" or "Isleños".

Wikipedia: San Fernando, Cádiz (EN), Website

2. Museo Camarón de la Isla

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José Monje Cruz, better known by his stage name Camarón de la Isla, was a Spanish Romani flamenco singer. Considered one of the all-time greatest flamenco singers, he was noted for his collaborations with Paco de Lucía and Tomatito, and the three of them were of major importance to the revival of flamenco in the second half of the 20th century.

Wikipedia: Camarón de la Isla (EN), Website

3. Panteón de Marinos Ilustres

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The Pantheon of Illustrious Sailors is a mausoleum and memorial to all the mariners of the Spanish Navy, especially prominent ones, and to the Spanish Navy and all its ships, battles and explorations in general, located in Cádiz, Spain. The term Pantheon is a concession to the generally prevalent and popular style of neoclassical architecture, which is supposed to have begun explicitly in the 18th century, but was in use long before then in the Renaissance, a "rebirth" of classical civilization, especially in decorative ornamentation.

Wikipedia: Panteón de Marinos Ilustres (EN)

4. Ayuntamiento de San Fernando

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The City Council of San Fernando is the political body responsible for the government and administration of the city of San Fernando (Cádiz. The members of the island's city council have been democratically elected by universal suffrage since 1979. The current formation of the island government is 25 councillors, elected every 4 years by the citizens registered in San Fernando, as long as they are Spanish or from the European Union.

Wikipedia: Ayuntamiento de San Fernando (ES), Website

5. Puerta del mar

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Arsenal de la Carraca, also Naval Station of La Carraca, is a naval shipyard and a naval base in San Fernando, Spain. It is a naval base for the construction and repair of ships, and the storage and distribution of arms and ammunition. The first military establishment of its kind to be created in Spain under the naval policy of Felipe V, it was developed by Patiño and the Marquis de la Ensenada. Though work on building the shipyard began in 1720, the formal decree issued by Fernando VI on October 3, 1752, accelerated its construction until it was completed in the late 18th century.

Wikipedia: Arsenal de la Carraca (EN), Website

6. Playa de la Casería

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Caño Herrera Beach and Casería Beach or Casería de Ossio Beach, located in San Fernando, is a muddy beach and not very sandy after the construction in 1969 of the Carranza bridge where the sand is slowed down in its foundation, preventing it from being dragged by sea currents to the shore of the beach. which is located to the northwest of the municipality, bathed by the waters of the Bay of Cadiz. It is a very popular spot for fishermen and bathers in the city.

Wikipedia: Playa de la Casería (ES)

7. Real Observatorio de la Armada

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The Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada is the scientific institute and astronomical observatory of the Spanish Navy (Armada), located in San Fernando in the Province of Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain.

Wikipedia: Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada (EN), Website

8. Hornos Púnicos

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The archaeological site of the Punic and Phoenician ovens discovered in 1987 by the Municipal Archaeology Group of San Fernando, is located in San Fernando. These remains of pottery kilns of Phoenician and Carthage-Punic origin are on display in the Plaza de los Hornos Punic y Phoenician, a roundabout formed by the crossroads of three streets to the northwest of the city.

Wikipedia: Hornos púnicos y fenicios de San Fernando (ES)

9. Museo Municipal

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Museo Histórico Municipal de San Fernando is a museum located at 63 Calle Real in San Fernando in the Province of Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain. The building was built in 1755 by a merchant of Cadiz, Alonso Ortega y Muñiz, on the grounds of the Dean of the Cathedral of Cadiz. Until its acquisition by the city, it housed the Clinic Empresa Nacional Bazán or Palomo Clinic from 1949. It was inaugurated as a municipal historical museum on 28 March 1986.

Wikipedia: Museo Histórico Municipal de San Fernando (EN)

10. Castillo de San Romualdo

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Castillo de San Romualdo is a castle located in San Fernando in the Province of Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain. Built in the Mudéjar style, it was first mentioned in 1268. It is a protected monument on the Bien de Interés Cultural register.

Wikipedia: Castillo de San Romualdo (EN)

11. Jardín Botánico de San Fernando

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Jardín Botánico de San Fernando is a botanical garden located next to the Parque Natural de la Bahía de Cádiz in San Fernando in the Province of Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain. Established in 2001, it covers an area of about 9 acres.

Wikipedia: Jardín Botánico de San Fernando (EN), Website

12. Real Teatro de Las Cortes

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Real Teatro de las Cortes is a theatre located on Calle de las Cortes in San Fernando in the Province of Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain. It was established on 1 April 1804 as Teatro Cómico, and currently seats 433 people.

Wikipedia: Real Teatro de las Cortes (EN)


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