Tarifa is a town located in the Andalusian province of Cadiz, southern Spain, 14 km from Morocco. This small city was turned into a seaside resort popular with Europeans and those who love water sports.
Protected by Spanish law, Tariffs continue to be a city that has preserved the charm of Andalusia, being affected in a small degree of mass tourism. Moorish military hero named after Tarik, Tarifa has preserved much of the Arab character, which is visible in the cobbled streets and courtyards of the houses full of flowers.
Small fishing town of Tarifa was the place where the Arab invasion started in the year 711. In 1295 the town was defended by Guzmán El Bueno, despite the fact that the Moors him son threatened to kill them unless the city gives them. Local fishermen still fish on a "Almadraba" in the thirteenth century, using a circle of boats and trawls.
Wild Coast tariff equally attract surfers and fans to relax in nature. This destination is popular with ornithologists and offers activities like riding, gliding, kire-surfing, climbing, hiking, diving and more. Here you will find plenty of stores that rent windsurfing equipment and provides guidance to the best places for surfing. Most hotels are located in the north of the city.
By Maria Morari
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