Chiclana de la Frontera is located about 22kms from the Cadiz capital, most of its township is taken up by the Bay of Cadiz Nature Reserve.

In the historic quarter you can find many interesting monuments, such as the hermitage of Santa Ana, from the 18th century, the church of San Juan Bautista, from the 19th century, and the castle of Sancti Petri, from the 13th century, a former military fortress.