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.
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 longer in use. It is however, a popular place for many to visit, and enjoy a walk down the 'muelle' itself or even to fish. It was declared of Cultural Interest in 2003.
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.
In most wine-growing districts of Spain, the harvest festival begins on the feast of St Matthew (21 September). In Jerez the Fiestas de la Vendimia starts officially on 8 September, the feast of the Nativity of Our Lady.
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 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.
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.
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.