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.