Medina Sidonia is located in the Bull Route - between
the mountain and the sea - has a privileged view of
country-side and the Bay of Cádiz.
Within its streets we discover past civilisations which
are now part of our memory and legacy such as:
The Roman colony of Asido Caesarina , constructed over
Phoenician settlements, at the top of "Cerro del
Castillo", over 300 m. high.
Under Visigoth rule, Medina was capital of the province
and has been centre of the church since late V century.
Invaded by the Muslims in 712 was capital of the Sidonia
Conquered by King Alonso X El Sabio in 1264 Medina Sidonia
became part of the frontier with the Nazarí Kingdom
This town has been delcared Historic and Artistic Zone
and of Cultural Interest, and was given a Prize to the
Beautification of Andalusian Towns.