Jerez de la Frontera Holiday Guide

Jerez de la Frontera Travel Information

Jerez de la Frontera is a stunning destination that is situated midway between the sea and the mountains and has become famous for its delicious sherry wine, magnificent horses and the flamenco. It is a transportation and communications hub for the region and a top travel destination for family vacationers, celebrities and jet-setters.

The city offers visitors a wide array of interesting tourist attractions and points of interest. Among the must-see attractions in Jerez de la Frontera is the Arab influenced Alcazar and the impressive cathedral that stands on the site of a mosque. Tourists will find the Andalusian Flamenco Centre and Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art inspiring as they can watch these striking animals being trained and if they are lucky, catch a performance.

The stunning San Miguel square that borders the Alcazar is scenically lined with orange trees and flower blossoms. This is a social spot for locals and visitors. Here guests can spend an afternoon on a leisurely walking tour, or they can simply find a shaded orange tree and lazily read a book or people watch.

Jerez de la Frontera Tourist Attractions

You can't visit Jerez de la Frontera without taking a tour of the famed vineyards. Tourists will be enchanted by the sheer beauty and vastness of these magnificent vineyards. A stop at a sherry bodega to see how the fortified wines are made is the idea way to spend an afternoon.

The town also has an impressive variety of restaurants, cafes and bars that serve local and international cuisine and of course the best sherry in the world. Sports enthusiasts may enjoy watching the famed Xerez Club Deportivo football team win a game on their home turf, or they may wish to visit the race course to see the Formula One team test their skills.

There are also a few beautiful beaches that are located just a short distance from Jerez on the Costa de la Luz, where visitors can relax and soak in the sun while enjoying the amazing views.

The best waqy to get around Jerez de la Frontera is by hire car, your hire car can be picked up at the airport and is a cheaper way to cover the cost of airport transfers.