What to See in Jerez de la Frontera

Find out what to see in Jerez de la Frontera and outskirts. On TUDESTINO you have all the information about the best places to see in Jerez and the most popular places to visit with the best recommendations. We are the only specialised website in the Province of Cádiz.

What to See in Jerez de la Frontera
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You can get the most out of Jerez de la Frontera, due to its great size and importance. Jerez is considered the City of Wine and Brandy, since here there are some of the most prestigious wineries in Spain. In addition, they have numerous historical and religious buildings of great importance and events.

The city is close to the natural area of ​​Los Alcornocales Natural Park, where you can enjoy its wonderful landscapes and the variety of leisure activities you can practise. Jerez is also located near the Parque de la Suara, another natural environment with a magnificent nature and fauna. In the same way you can find the Laguna de Medina and the Lagunas de Las Canteras y El Tejón. Not only are they worth visiting, but you’ll also get to know the natural environment of Jerez de la Frontera in depth.

As for religious buildings, the Cathedral stands out, of course. It is the religious building par excellence of the seventeenth century. It has wonderful and extraordinary views, also being a key point of interest when visiting the city. We must also highlight the Monastery of La Cartuja, a temple of great artistic value. We cannot forget about the Claustros de Santo Domingo, the Church of San Miguel and the Church of Santiago. These are some of the oldest temples in the city.

Some of the historical buildings that you can find in Jerez are the Alcazar and the Camera Obscura, one of the oldest and with great architectural wealth.

If you want to go to museums, the ones that document the history of the city are the Municipal Archaeological Museum of Jerez, the Museum of Equestrian Art and the Museo del Enganche. They represent the heritage of the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art Foundation. This foundation is another point of great interest to visit in Jerez, thanks to its guided tours and shows, being the best known ‘How Andalusian Horses Dance’. Other museums are the Museos de la Atalaya.

You can’t leave Jerez without seeing the renowned botanical zoo, zoo and botanical garden with interesting fauna and flora.

On TUDESTINO we want you to know in depth the culture and history that Jerez de la Frontera offers you.

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La Suara
Parque Periurbano La Suara is a beautiful park in Jerez de la Frontera which offers you the opportunity to observe the interesting flora and fauna that inhabits it. About 23 kilometres away from Jerez, it has more than 200 hectares, pine trees and eucalyptus. It is well equipped, which makes it a good alternative to...

Laguna de Medina
Laguna de Medina (Medina lagoon), in Jerez de la Frontera, is situated between gentle hills from which it receives the rainwater. This gives it certain seasonality, and in some seasons the lagoon can even dry up. It is the largest wetland of this type in the province of Cadiz, and the second in Andalusia. There...

Museos de La Atalaya
Palacio del Tiempo and Misterio de Jerez are found in Museos de la Atalaya. They are part of the inescapable tourist town nucleus, where you can enjoy the charm of Jerez de la Frontera. In Misterio de Jerez museum, we are welcomed to “a mysterious land that knows, when it is loved, how to turn...

Cloisters of Santo Domingo
The Claustros de Santo Domingo (Cloisters of Santo Domingo) were built in the 15th century with a processional purpose. In Gothic style, they have a great artistic value, enhanced by their beautiful arches decorated with fine tracery. In the 16th century, new elements in Plateresque style were added, such as the part over the cloister,...

La Cartuja
La Cartuja de Santa María de la Defensión (“Carthusian Monastery of Santa María de la Defensión”), in Jerez de la Frontera, is possibly the religious monument with the highest artistic value of the province of Cadiz. The complex, in the late Gothic style, was built in the 15th century. We must mention the Renaissance façade,...

Los Alcornocales
With 170,000 hectares, Los Alcornocales Natural Park is crowned as the best preserved nature treasure in the province of Cádiz. Its enormous extension covers 16 municipalities of Cadiz; such as Arcos de la Frontera, Tarifa, Medina Sidonia, Ubrique, Los Barrios, Jimena de la Frontera and Jerez de la Frontera. Its name refers to the park’s...

Museo del Enganche
In the Museo del Enganche (“Carriage Museum”) of the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art, much of its heritage is displayed. More specifically, the horse saddles and other pieces, the twelve most significant carriages and purebred horses. This is located in Jerez de la Frontera. You will find all of this in a setting of...

Museum of Equestrian Art
A visit the Museum of Equestrian Art in Jerez de la Frontera is essential. Here you will get to know the origin and evolution of the relationship between man and horse, converted over time into a unique art. Its exhibition area is lively, interactive and tailored to the needs of the...

Teatro Villamarta
Teatro Villamarta is a beautiful building from the early 20th century. Although initially it was privately run, it was recovered as a public space for performing arts and music in Jerez de la Frontera. It has a quality program and is very varied throughout the year. Here you can enjoy theatre, classical and contemporary music,...

Church of San Miguel in Jerez de la Frontera
The Iglesia de San Miguel (Church of San Miguel in Jerez) is a beautiful temple built during the 15th to the 18th centuries. It contains elements of three architectural styles of each era: Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. Of the outside, the side portals stand out. These are dedicated to la Immaculada (Evangelic) and San José (Epistle,...

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