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Medina Sidonia is one of the richest cities, when it comes to history, in the entire province of Cadiz.
Situated in the south of the White Village Route and Bulls Route. 40 Km from Cadiz and 35km from Jerez de la Frontera.
Located in the middle of the province, halfway between the farmland and the sierra, Medina Sidonia is the melting pot of many different civilisations. Phoenician, Roman, and later Muslim, the town reached its maximum splendour when it became the site of the Duchy of Medina Sidonia.
Medina is an historical town and many different civilisations have left their mark here, as can be seen from the various archaeological remains dating back to the end of Neolithic times to be found in the surrounding area.
The name of Medina Sidonia still retains its Phoenician roots with the addition of Medina , meaning town in Arabic, therefore Medina Sidonia means the town of Sidon .
- Hotel Medina Sidonia: This ancient palatial house has 14 double and 1 single rooms, all of them with fully equipped bathroom, TV, air conditioning and telephone.
It boasts numerous buildings and places of interest, such as the Roman sewers, from the 1st century; the Roman bridge; the ruins of the Arab castle of Torrestrella (13th century), and of the arches of Pastora, Belén and Puerta del Sol; the monastery of San José del Cuervo; the convent of Las Descalzas, from the 17th century; the Visigothic hermitage of Santos Mártires, from the 7th century; and the church of Santa María de la Coronada, from the 15th and 16th centuries, one of the most significant examples of Flamboyant Gothic architecture in Cadiz.
As well as the panoramic views that can be enjoyed from the town of the Bay and the Cadiz mountains, Medina has other attractions such as its narrow streets with their railed balconies and typically Andalusian patios, interior courtyards left from an ancient culture that still lives on today.
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