What should you expect in this Almadraba Bluefin tuna tour in Cadiz?
We will leave Vejer de la Frontera at 9:30am and head first to Barbate. Here we will take a boat ride to understand the history and culture related to the almadraba tuna. In this private Bluefin tuna tour Cadiz you will understand how the Almadraba works, there is a probability that you can see it in action in May and part of June. Moreover, If you come from June to October we will see where they keep and feed the bluefin tuna. On both cases the captain and your private bilingual guide will explain how the Almadraba works.
After, we will head to see Cape Trafalgar from the sea and go along the picturesque cliffs back to Barbate. On the way back we will enjoy the views of the Natural park of las Brenas and its turquoise Waters. Please be advised that due to weather conditions the boat ride could be cancelled.
In the afternoon, we will go to an authentic local food market a real foodie place. Here you will experience the smell and the colours of a Mercado de Abastos in Cadiz province. Where we will see all the local seasonal fresh foods. Then, we will head to eat to a local "peña" restaurant and eat a variety of Bluefin tuna cuts. We will recommend sherry wine to pair with this incredible tuna. However, in this type of restaurant it's not allowed to book in advance, therefore, we may have to wait 5-10minutes.
Luxury Bluefin tuna private tour
If you want to see the almadraba in action and see fishermen working in it, book with us for a private tour before February for May. You will be able to see the "levantá", when Almadraba is lifted and the tuna is fished. Get to see how the Bluefin tuna arrives to the tuna factory in the port, and see how each cut of the tuna is extracted. This private Almadraba tuna tour fills up really fast!
Furthermore, we can also improve our experience by eating an extensive variety of Bluefin tuna parts in the best fish and seafood restaurant in Spain in 2015.
Bluefin tuna History suplement
If you would be interested we can add a tour to Bolonia where the magnificently preserved ruins of the Roman port city of Baelo Claudia are. Hence, from here the romans caught tunas and exported it to the rest of the empire. On this note, your guide will explain the importance of this city and will let you explore the ruins. Moreover, appreciate the views of the largest shifting dune in Europe, which forms one end of perhaps the most beautiful beach in southern Spain!
We will drive back and drop you off at your hotel between 15:30pm to 16:00pm.
Learn and taste Bluefin tuna on this full daytour
We can do this Bluefin tuna tour from anywhere in Cadiz province. Come experience the rich (and tasty!) history, Cadiz has to offer during our full day bluefin Tuna tour in Cadiz. Learn all about the history and vast influence this tuna has had on Cadiz. Visit Trafalgar cape and understand the use of the towers for tuna fishing as well as for defense purposes. We will understand where each part of the bluefin tuna we taste comes from, and how to cook each cut.
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