MUST VISIT PLACES IN JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA

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...
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La Suara, España

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...
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Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral
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The Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral is a beautiful temple from the 17th century. It was built on the primitive Mosque of the city and the...
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Catedral de Jerez, Plaza Encarnación, Jerez de la Frontera, España

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The Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral is a beautiful temple from the 17th century. It was built on the primitive Mosque of the city and the ancient Church of El Salvador. The end result is a mixture of different styles: Gothic, Baroque and Neoclassical. The chapels of la Inmaculada, del Sagrario and las Ánimas stand...
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Damajuana Cafe Bar
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In a spectacular 16th century palace house in the historic centre of Jerez de la Frontera you will find Damajuana Cafe Bar. This is a...
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In a spectacular 16th century palace house in the historic centre of Jerez de la Frontera you will find Damajuana Cafe Bar. This is a cultural and leisure place, very well known and valued in the city as they celebrated their 20th aniversary in 2017. Surrounding its central courtyard, there are a tabanco and a...
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Jerez Archaeological Museum
The Jerez Archaeological Museum is the right place to learn about the history of the city. It is divided into three main thematic blocks:...
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Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Jerez de la Frontera, Plaza del Mercado, Jerez de la Frontera, España

The Jerez Archaeological Museum is the right place to learn about the history of the city. It is divided into three main thematic blocks: “Jerez, before Jerez”, “Madinat Sharish” and “Xerez de la Frontera”. If you don’t have a lot of time, enjoy a “Quick Tour” through a selection of thirteen pieces of the Museum....
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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,...
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Claustros de Santo Domingo, Marqués de Casa-Domecq, Jerez de la Frontera, España

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,...
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Teatro Villamarta
Teatro Villamarta is a beautiful building from the early 20th century. Although initially it was privately run, it was recovered as a...
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Teatro Villamarta, Plaza Romero Martínez, Jerez de la Frontera, España

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,...
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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...
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Laguna de Medina, España

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...
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Los Alcornocales
With 170,000 hectares, Los Alcornocales Natural Park is crowned as the best preserved nature treasure in the province of Cádiz. Its...
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Los Alcornocales, España

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...
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Las Canteras and El Tejón Lagoons
Las Canteras and El Tejón Lagoons Natural Reserve (Reserva Natural Lagunas de las Canteras y el Tejón), in Jerez de la Frontera, has an...
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Lagunas de Las Canteras y el Tejón, España

Las Canteras and El Tejón Lagoons Natural Reserve (Reserva Natural Lagunas de las Canteras y el Tejón), in Jerez de la Frontera, has an important bird reserve. This makes it an interesting natural area. It consists of small shallow lagoons. The main source of water comes from the rainwater of the area, and this may...
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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...
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Iglesia de San Miguel, Plaza San Miguel, Jerez de la Frontera, España

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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