Did you know that Tarifa is the most southern town in the whole of Europe?
Being the most southern point in Europe, gives the town a unique charm where you can find yourself within Europe and a place from which you can see the continent that is the cradle of humanity, Africa.
Did you know that Tarifa is the only place where the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean meet?
You will be fascinated to know that the place where they meet is an island, the Ísla de las Palomas´ (the Island of the Doves) which has a stunning lighthouse and a manmade path to the island from the mainland, which was contructed in 1808. Those which walk out to the island will have the sensation that this is a magical place, as this is the path that seperates the Mediterranean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean .
Did you know that Africa is only 14km from Tarifa?
Increidble eh! There are daily trips and you can change continent y return in the same day. In this photo you can see Africa standing in Tarifa town.
Did you know that Tarifa has a castle that dates back to the 10th Century? The castle is called Sancho IV or Guzmán the Good and it is considered the most treasured historic monument in Tarifa.
The views of Tarifa and Africa from its walls are spectacular.