Playa de la BarrosaChiclana de la Frontera , Spain
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Playa de la Barrosa
The webcam shows the 6-km beach of Playa de la Barrosa, located in the municipality of Chiclana de la Frontera, province of Cadiz. This historic site served as a venue for the Battle of Barrosa in the Iberian Wars on May 5, 1811.
La Barrosa beach in this online broadcast is divided into two parts: Paseo Maritimo – a well-maintained urban beach with a footpath along the coastline, bars, restaurants and parking lots and another zone that extends to the narrowest point of the coast of Chiclana – Tore del Puerco. This part of the beach is considered as a natural reserve with beautiful sand dunes and large pine trees.
Playa de la Barrosa in this live camera is closed by a cliff from another popular beach of this coast of Playa de Sancti Petri.
In the southern part of the coastline in the online camera is located the Novo Sancti Petri resort, next to which there is one of the main local attractions – the defense tower of Torre Bermeja.
Chiclana de la Frontera
Chiclana de la Frontera, where the online broadcast comes from, is the ancient city of Andalusia. Its historical center is indented by narrow streets and traditional spanish bright flower courtyards. The Iro River flows in the city, which banks are decorated with cute miniature tiled roofs houses.
An important attraction of Chiclana de la Frontera is its magnificent golden beaches, which are considered the best in the resort: La Barrosa, shown online, and Sancti Petri.
The beach holiday season in Chiclana de la Frontera in the live camera, opens in early January and lasts until the last days of September.
About Barrosa beach online, which was mentioned above, and Sancti Petri Beach became famous thanks to the village of the same name, formerly inhabited by fishermen. Today it is a territory with artificial breakwaters in the navigation channel of Sancti Petri, at the location of the fishing port. It is preferable to engage in water sports and enjoy the magnificent sunsets here.
The main attractions of the small town of Ciclana de la Frontera, whose beach is shown in an online camera, are concentrated in its historical center. Here stands an important religious monument of the city – the Church of St. John the Baptist. (Iglesia Parroquial De San Juan Bautista). The construction of this temple began in 1552, and it was completed only in the 18th century. Inside the church there are several altars, elliptical domes, arches, balconies, bas-reliefs and two paintings of the Zurbaran school.
Another interesting attraction of Chiclana de la Frontera with Barros beach, which you see in the webcam, is the clock tower (La Torre Del Reloj), where the city government was located in the 18th century. This unique tower is built of sand stones.
Another popular tourist destination in the resort is the baroque church and convent of Jesus Nazareno (Iglesia Y Convento De Jesús Nazareno) of the 17th century. The facade of this historical monument is lined with Carrara marble. Famous almond cake and other sweets are baked in this monastery.
A bright attraction is the Castle of Sancti Petri (Castillo De Sancti Petri) with a viewing platform to the beautiful city.
The resort of Chiclana de la Frontera, whose beach Playa de la Barrosa is shown live, has a dry and hot climate. In summer, the average air temperature is in the range +28 … + 30 C. The water in the sea warms up to +21 … + 22 C. In winter, the air temperature in the city is from + 10C to 17C, and the water is about +15 C. Weather forecast in Chiclana de la Frontera for 7 days is available on our website online.
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