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Jerez de la Frontera

Jerez de la Frontera

Real Escuela de Arte Equestre

For a real performance of the most noble and classical kind, no one should miss the magnificent stallions of the Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre, the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art.

Jerez de la Frontera - Fascinating Fact 1

The city's name started out as "Xeres" in Roman times (though the Phoenicians were here before them), then became "Sherrish" under its Moorish rulers (giving its name to the fortified wine, finally ending up as "Jerez de la Frontera" in the late 14th century, due to its location on the border of the Muslim and Christian-ruled regions. In Catalan, Italian and French, sherry is still called "Xeres", harking back to the Roman/medieval Castillian word, "Xerez".

Cathedral of Jerez de la Frontera

Catedral de Nuestro Señor San Salvador is a Catholic church located in Jerez de la Frontera. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Asidonia-Jerez. It was built in the 17th century and is a mix of Gothic, Baroque and Neoclassical style. It was elevated to the rank of cathedral in 1980 and it was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1931.

Jerez City Train Station

Jerez de la Frontera train station is located in Plaza de la Estacaion Ferrocarril s/n  located about 500m east of the historic town center. It is served by Alvia Long Distance trains to Madrid, Medium Distance to Cadiz, Sevilla and Corodba with some continuing to Jaén, and Cercanias (local) to San Fernando and Cadiz.

Jerez Airport Flights

These are the airlines that have direct flights to and from Jerez and the following cities. We are updating this table frequently to reflect 2020 airline daily schedules, and have retained 2019 routes as a reference.

Excursions from Jerez

See a selection of excellent excursions from Jerez to neighbouring cities, villages and countryside. The perfect opportunitiy  to see some of the interesting aspects of Andalucia culture without the hassle of having to organise them yourself.

Tours in Jerez

See a selection of excellent tours in and around Jerez town, perfect opportunities to see some of the interesting monuments and things to see in Jerez without the hassle of having to organise them yourself. These tours all depart from a central point in Jerez town.


Jerez is ideally located between the hills and the coast and enjoys the very best of fresh local produce, to which is often added the world famous sherry, brandy and vinegar of Jerez. These are used as main ingredients in many recipes, thus allowing Jerez to provide a surprisingly varied cuisine of the highest quality.

Jerez Wines

Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlucar de Barrameda and El Puerto de Santa María form a triangle of generous land where the vine has reigned from time immemorial. Some of the earth's most singular wines are produced here.

Food Market

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 lively, buzzing atmosphere, and offers an excellent selection of fresh fish, meat, and fruit and vegetables.

Las Lagunas de las Cantera y El Tejón

This 210ha reserve has two lakes, the Laguna de Las Canteras and the Laguna El Tejón, both of which are prone to drying up in summer. Take the A381 from Jerez de la Frontera. The reserve is situated some 18km from Jerez on the right-hand side of this road.

Apartment Rentals in Jerez de la Frontera

For somewhere less hectic and more tranquil, many people prefer to rent their own apartment in Andalucia, especially in Jerez de la Frontera. Situated between the sea and the mountains, in Jerez city centre you are never more than a short trip away from any of the places of interest. Below are a few of our recommended apartment rentals in Jerez.

Sherry Golf Jerez

Sherry and Golf, what an evocative combination they make, and now the name has become reality in the form of The Sherry Golf Complex. Situated just 1.5 kilometres south of the lovely town of Jerez, on the Autovia A-1V. Golf Sherry is typical of the modern American style of courses, wide fairways, big greens and lots of water.

Golf courses in Jerez

Golf courses in Jerez are challenging yet fun for even the least experienced of golfers.

Jerez May Horse Fair

The Jerez Horse Fair, known as the Feria del Caballo, is traditionally held during the first or second week in May. 7th to 14th May 2022. It is an exciting and lively event that brings the entire city to the González Hontoria fairground, which covers an area of 52,000 square meters, giving ample space for the finest horses of Jerez, as synonymous with the city as sherry and flamenco, to show off to the crowds.

Jerez Bus service

There are bus services from Jerez de la Frontera ato Seville and Cadiz and other towns and villages in the surrounding province of Cadiz.