Medina Sidonia The Essential
Situated in the heart of the province of Cádiz, Medina Sidonia stands amid fertile countryside drained by a natural waterway near the Parque Natural de los Alcornocales. From here, El Puerto de Santa María and Vejer de la Frontera are visible on a clear day. The name has evolved from two major periods in the town's history: the Phoenician era, when the town was known as Assido, hence Sidonia, then the Moorish period (from 712 AD), hence Medina.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Medina Sidonia
Sta. María la Mayor, la Coronada
Sta. María la Mayor, la Coronada
Building on this church, an example of
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Calle de la Loba
Calle de la Loba
This street is lined by whitewashed 18C
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Ermita de los Santos Mártires Justo y Pastor
Ermita de los Santos Mártires Justo y Pastor
Founded by Bishop Pimenio in 630, the
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Arco de la Pastora
Arco de la Pastora
With the Sun and Belén Arches, one of
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Medina Sidonia Roman archaeological site
Medina Sidonia Roman archaeological site
This unusual group of more than 30
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Plaza de España
Plaza de España
On this triangular square in the heart
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