Vejer de la Frontera is one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. Its whitewashed streets, its white facades, its balconies with pots of red flowers and its unique essence makes this town looks like it was taken from a fairy tale.
It is considered one of the jewels of the province. It has an urban area of great beauty and the well-known El Palmar beach belongs to its municipal area. Thus, it is a magnificent tourist environment.
El Palmar beach is one of the best beaches in the province. Its golden sand, high quality waves and sustainable development and conservation are a reason to visit for people from all over the world. This beach is famous throughout the country for surfing, in addition to the possibility of other water sports such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, paddle surfing, kayaking or sailing. Here you will find the best surfing atmosphere as well as tapas bars, restaurants, beach bars, surf shops and so on.
For the enthusiasts of the Cádiz culture, visits to bull breeding farms can be made to see how wild bulls and native retinto cows are raised. You can also visit some wineries in the area, where you will discover how the best wines are produced in a traditional way. Or simply explore the beautiful old town of Vejer de la Frontera, which has its origins in the 16th century.
In addition, this beautiful town offers a great culinary offer. We must mention restaurants like El Toro and prestigious tapas bars, such as the Middle Eastern cuisine restaurant, El Califa, inside an old Arab temple. One of the most typical foods is chestnut stew. Another very typical dish would be the poleá, or also hot gazpacho that was first made especially for people who worked in the countryside.
One of Vejer’s most original events is the Día del Lomo en Manteca, which is celebrated on October 15. You can taste carne mechá or the unique manteca blanca or colorá.
Likewise, the automobile ascent to Vejer is an Andalusian Mountain Championship organised by the Andalusian Automobile Federation (FAA). It is very recognised in the Province of Cádiz.
Also, a very important feast is the Velada de Nuestra Señora de la Oliva. It is celebrated on August 10 in honour of the patron saint of Vejer. On August 24 it is moved to the Sanctuary. This makes the streets of Vejer filled with tourism, life and fun.
In short, Vejer de la Frontera is a town where anyone can live dream holidays.