Costa de la luz is at the southern point in the Iberian
Peninsula, and its magnificent climate, have made this
a coveted prize for Tyrians, Tartesians, Phoenicians,
Greeks, Romans, Visigoths and Arabs.
It has about 200 kms of the finest golden sands in the
The main towns of the Costa de la Luz are: Sanlúcar
de Barrameda, Puerto de Santa María, Chipiona,
Rota, Chiclana de la Frontera, Barbate, Vejer de la
Frontera, Medina Sidonia, Tarifa, Puerto Real, Jerez
de la Frontera, Conil de la Frontera.
The Costa de la Luz has an ample and vaired gastronomy,as
well as the fertility of the vineyards of the Jerez
and Chiclana region, whose fame is international.
Tipycal dishes are: "hot garlic", wild artichokes
with beans, golden thistle cabbage, cuttlefish with
potatoes, hake a la chiclanera, kidneys in sherry and
shrimp omelette, the fried fish and seafood.
About its craftwork, it is worth mentioning the cooperage
of the Jerez region, which dates from 1450; the cane,
whicker and reedwork,and the work in Esparto, not forgetting
the ceramics from Conil and furniture from Sanúcar.