Free Tour in Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz, Spain

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Duration: 2 hours
Provided by Jose Manuel Acuna
Spanish  |  10:30 AM & 5:30 PM
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Overview of the tour in Vejer de la Frontera

Vejer, millennial, Phoenicians 3,000 years ago settled after the tuna of the Strait of Gibraltar. Cradle of the most important civilizations of the Mediterranean: Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths, Muslims (Umayyads, Almoravids and Almohads), Catholics and Jews in their Sepharad.

Mixture of cultures and Religion: Roman Paganism to 3 Monotheists. A cascade of legends and secrets guide you through the village in all its monumentality.

The legend of La Cobijada; La Puerta de la Segur or La Justicia; The Star of David in the Jewish Gate of the Church (old Mosque); Waterless cistern in El Castillo Duques de Medina Sidonia, old Alcazaba; Patio Casa del Judio Sefardí, my ancestors; Berbers assaulting by the Puerta de Berbería Puerta Cerrada; Callejón Oscuro del Barrio Árabe; Lala Al-Zhora last Mrs. Muslim expelled and founded. Muslim expelled and founder of Chaouen; Puerta de Oriente or La Villa, (Mecca); Defense of the Casa del Mayorazgo with boiling oil; Double arched door of Sancho IV or Mayorazgo. And the peaceful uprising of Vejer in the XI century by the Hazas de Suerte and their posthumous hero Juan Relinque.

Echoes of the coexistence of Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Al Andhalus.

This activity includes:

  • Puerta de La Segur
  • Tugasa Convento San Francisco
  • Iglesia Divino Salvador
  • Entrada Castillo
  • Entrada Iglesia
  • Entrada Patio vecino antigua Familia Sefardi

Our Guides

Alberto — Guide of Free Tour in Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz, Spain, Spain
José — Guide of Free Tour in Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz, Spain, Spain

Meeting point

Puerta de la Segur, Vejer de la Frontera, Cadiz

On arrival

We will meet in the walled enclosure, in the well-known Puerta de la Segur, Calle Marqués de Tamarón, 6, next to the Church of El Salvador, the main church in Vejer de la Frontera

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

Spanish  |  10:30 AM & 5:30 PM
from €0 Tip based
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