Although the population now seems to be declining slowly it still has over 130,000 people, making it the seventh largest city in Spain.
Cadiz is a spectacular setting with numerous beaches and city plazas to venture around. You can even visit the colonial parts of Cadiz, which is known as the Old City.
You should make it a priority to stop by one of the beaches of Cadiz as they are stunning. You have a few options; the favourite Cadiz beach is the Caleta. It is also rather famous considering the beach has been used for the filming of various movies including Die Another Day. The elegance of this beach comes from the two castles that are located on it: Santa Catalina and San Sebastian. It is rather convenient to go to if you are passing the day in the Old City, and it is very close to the Barrio de la Viña.