The need for defense of the province of Cadiz, subject from antiquity to all sorts of invasions by its strategic location between two continents, has left us a wide range of military buildings: castles, towers, fortresses, bastions and fortresses that dot the practice Cadiz entire geography.

The defensive system of the lands of Cadiz, long time border during the wars of conquest, gave the province of fortifications that once Christianized, they became recognizable images of many of their people. Next to the medieval fortresses perfectly integrated into the urban ensembles, it occurs inside the solitary castles and towers strategically located on roqueras watchtowers from which spot the danger. On the other hand watchtowers on the coast, bastions and coastal castles that served as permanent vigilance against the risk of maritime invasions are drawn.

The huge catalog of military architecture with which the province of Cadiz allows the particular organization of routes whose amplitude can be adapted to the seasonal availability of the traveler. Usually, castles and forts gaditanos are integrated into the urban environment or in different localities, counting some with established visiting hours. However, the varied circumstances of property or individuals, administrative offices, located in farms with restricted access, use -Residential advise the required information for their visits in the different municipal tourist offices before starting a route.