Cádiz (/ k ə ˈ d ɪ z /; Spanish: ; see other pronunciations below) is a city and port in southwestern Spain.It is the capital of the Province of Cádiz, one of eight which make up the autonomous community of Andalusia.. Cádiz, regarded by many as the oldest continuously inhabited city in Western Europe, with archaeological remains dating to 3100 years, was founded by the Phoenicians. Introduction. Cadiz, believed to be one of the oldest cities in the world, is located in the region of Andalucia on Spain’s southern coast where it is flanked by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. After 40 years of being forbidden by the Spanish dictator, the Carnaval of Spain was allowed to return to the streets and reclaim its inheritance from dusty attics: the rhythms that never die as the rebirth of spring cries for expression. Cádiz is the most southern province of the Iberian Peninsula. It is extremely rich in natural beauty and some of the most important Natural Parks of Spain and Europe are found here including Sierra de Grazalema and los Alcornocales. Spain - History: Human fossils in Spain belong to modern humans (Homo sapiens), the Neanderthals (H. neanderthalensis), and even earlier members of the human lineage, possibly H. erectus or H. heidelbergensis. A large number of bones have been recovered from caves at Atapuerca, Burgos, which come from sediments that are at least 300,000 years old. SPAIN FROM TIP TO TOE (21 days/20 nights) From €2513 This is a really comprehensive tour of Spain, from one end to the other. This unforgettable three-week trip takes you round the roads, paths, cities and regions which make up this unique country. Reservations site for the Paradores of Spain Tourism Group. Paradores or Paradors are unique and luxurious accommodations in castles and monuments throughout Spain. Paradores of spain allows for online reservations of Paradors as well as booking of specials, discounts and promotions. Jerez de la Frontera (Spanish pronunciation: [xeˈɾeθ ðe la fɾonˈteɾa]), or simply Jerez (pronounced ), is a Spanish city and municipality in the province of Cádiz in the autonomous community of Andalusia, in southwestern Spain, located midway between the Atlantic Ocean and the Cádiz Mountains.As of 2015, the city, the largest in the province, had a population of 212,876. Small ship cruises carrying fewer than 310 guests through the Mediterranean including Italy, Spain, Greece, France, Croatia, Montenegro, Turkey, Sicily, Sardinia. Brandies take years to produce, but scientists in Spain have used ultrasound to cut the time needed for such spirits to mature down to days.