Conil de la Frontera stands on the Atlantic Coast of the province of Cádiz. It is a fishermen village par excellence, its emergence and subsequent development, both in demographic, social, economic and urban is determined by the existenc of the almadraba (tuna trap) and the bluefin tuna traditional fishing.
"La Chanca" is a unique building in Spain and Europe, conceived five centuries ago to house the traditional tuna fishing industry. Its restoration and adaptation for cultural uses has allowed to recover a complex of a historical and ethnological value, fundamental to understand the development and importance of the fishing activity of the Atlantic Red Tuna, and how this has shaped the being of a community.
If you would like to understand and feel how the millenary art of the almadraba has determined the life and evolution of an entire society; if you would like to walk around and understand both La Chanca and how it worked a Rennaissance industrial building; and if you would like to learn and understand why the coast of Conil and its sea is so unique and special, you must visit La Chanca!