Jerez Top 10

Andalucia.com´s top 10 for Jerez © Michelle Chaplow
Andalucia.com´s top 10 things to see and do in Jerez

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Jerez de la Frontera is one of Andalucia’s most delightful small cities. Rich in culture and gastronomy, the Cadiz town is famous for sherry, horses and flamenco.

Muelle de Rio Tinto is a commercial dock used for the trade of material from the mines of the Rio Tinto Company Limited on the Rio Odiel. It is commonly known as the "Muelle del Tinto" but is no… More →

This traditional food market, with stalls run by local tradesmen, is located in the centre of the city, in Calle Doña Blanca. Housed in a beautiful, high-ceilinged, period building, it has a… More →

Jerez de la Frontera is one of Andalucia’s most delightful small cities. Rich in culture and gastronomy, the Cadiz town is famous for sherry, horses and flamenco.

The Jerez Horse Fair, known as the Feria del Caballo, is traditionally held during the first or second week in May. It is an exciting and lively event that brings the entire city to the González… More →

Jerez de la Frontera dates from Phoenician times, but first rose to prominence under the Moors, who called it Xerix or Sherrich ‘De la Frontera’. These names refer to Jerez’s position on the… More →

Located in a magnificent 19th century mansion designed by the architect of the Paris Opera - Garnier. Training sessions may be watched and there is a tour of the stables. An ´Equestrian Ballet´… More →

The Jerez race circuit opened on 8 December 1985 with the Touring Car Spanish Championships, marking a truly momentous event. Today the course boasts many state-of-the-art facilities and hosts the… More →

The white chalky soil of the Jerez area, 'albariza,' is ideal for the cultivation of Palamino grapes which produce the sherry for which Jerez is so well known. If you arrive at Jerez airport, as… More →

One of the curious things about Jerez, is that alongside the wealthy (though less so lately) equestrian sherry barons (see Facts III and IV), there is a vibrant flamenco tradition - two very… More →

Part of any complete Andalucian experience is the tapas bar. There is a wide choice of tapas bars to choose from in Jerez and, naturally, the local fino (sherry) is the usual accompaniment to your… More →

North of Cadiz is the so-called sherry triangle, its corners marked by three towns sprinkled with producers of sherry and brandy whose bodegas (wine cellars) can be visited. Jerez de la Frontera… More →

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