Jerez de la Frontera
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Jerez: Live Flamenco Show with Optional Dinner

1. Jerez: Live Flamenco Show with Optional Dinner

Enjoy an authentic Flamenco show in Jerez, located in the region that is known as the birthplace of flamenco. The show takes place at Tablao Flamenco Puro Arte, a bodega dating from 1739. You will have the opportunity to watch flamenco of different styles, such as martinetes, soleá, and bulerías.  The show has a duration of approximately one hour and ten minutes. It is delivered by a group of four artists and is specifically designed for those who are looking for a high-quality flamenco show. You have the option to upgrade your experience with a dinner option. There are two different menu options that feature some of the best regional specialties. If you choose the show with drink, you can buy tapas dishes from the menu. You can also enjoy local wines from the region.

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From Seville: Cadiz and Jerez de la Frontera Day Trip

2. From Seville: Cadiz and Jerez de la Frontera Day Trip

On this trip, you will discover the Bay of Cadiz and its beautiful seaside known as the Costa de la Luz. First, stop in Jerez de la Frontera, where you will have the chance to visit a traditional bodega, and to taste different kinds of the famous wines from the South of Spain. Then, you will travel to Cadiz, a really enjoyable city, with delightful beaches and tasteful tapas, whose residents are famous everywhere for their joy of life. With the guide, you will visit the city center, the magnificent cathedral, and, little by little, you will discover the oldest city in Europe with more than three millennia of history. Afterwards, enjoy the afternoon in one of its beaches or walk the narrow streets of the Barrio de la Viña or El Pópulo, the most charming and traditional neighborhoods of the city.

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Jerez: 1.5-Hour Sherry Winery and Tasting Tour

3. Jerez: 1.5-Hour Sherry Winery and Tasting Tour

Experience the unique taste of sherry wine at one of the most famous bodegas (wineries) in the world. Located in the sherry capital of Jerez de la Frontera and globally recognized for its brandies and fortified wines, González Byass has a fascinating history that includes the construction of the great Tío Pepe bodega in 1963. Make your way to the bodega in the fertile green hills, where the poignant music and dance of the flamenco was born. Among the legendary products González Byass produces, the Soberano brandy is world-renowned, while the Lepanto brandy features a distinctive bottle designed by the Royal Glass Factory of La Granja. The sherry wines produced at González Byass are made from the best Palomino grapes, resulting in a young wine that is thoroughly mixed and ripe. The wine is aged for a year in open oak barrels, as it is one of the few wines that improve from contact with the air. A noble and old sherry can educate younger ones and the older wines are stored in aged barrels and constantly replenished to maintain their quality. In 2014, González Byass was awarded the "Best Visitor Centre" in the Drinks International Wine Tourism Awards. .

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Jerez and Cadiz Wine Tasting and Horse Show Day Tour

4. Jerez and Cadiz Wine Tasting and Horse Show Day Tour

Enjoy a combined 10-hour tour of Jerez de la Frontera and Cadiz, and experience world famous wines and one of the most spectacular equestrian shows in the world. Your guide will introduce you to the world of wine at one of the best wine cellars in Jerez, world famous for its sherry production. Learn the process that goes into making the famous wines, from the soil to the sunlight, and deep-rooted production techniques. Taste several types of sherry in a typical bodega. Continue to the Royal Andalucían School of Equestrian Art Foundation to watch the “How the Andalucían Horses Dance” show, regarded as one of the finest equestrian ballets, with choreography based on traditional and cowboy methods of taming wild horses. Drive along the Costa de la Luz to Cadiz, where a local guide will take you around the city center to see the Neoclassical 17th-century cathedral. You will then have some free time to enjoy lunch and explore Europe’s oldest city on your own. Optional visits can be arranged to Tavira Tower, one of the last remaining towers from where merchants would look for returning ships. The tower has a pinhole camera obscura, from where you can see all of the Old City projected onto a concave disc.

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From Seville: Jerez, Cádiz and Andalusian Horses

5. From Seville: Jerez, Cádiz and Andalusian Horses

Depart Seville and journey by air-conditioned coach through the countryside of southern Spain en route to Jerez de la Frontera, famous for its horses and sherry wine production. Upon arrival in the palm-filled city, visit one of its historical bodegas where the sherry is produced. Meet your winemaker host and learn what makes the local sherry so special as you tour the grounds and see wooden casks in the cellars. Taste a delectable selection of sweet and dry sherry varieties in a unique atmosphere. Then, go to the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art to watch an authentic horse ballet. Marvel at the choreography, based on traditional and cowboy methods of taming wild horses, all set to Spanish music. Next, travel along the Costa de la Luz en route to the city of Cádiz. Follow your local guide to the cathedral in the historic city center, and get some free time to enjoy lunch and explore on your own. 

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Jerez: Traditional Tapas Tour

6. Jerez: Traditional Tapas Tour

Enrich your senses with this gastronomic and cultural tour in Jerez's famous restaurants. Enjoy and savor the best tapas of the local cuisine where tradition and innovation come together. Discover the historical and cultural heritage of Jerez de la Frontera with its rich cuisine. Follow your guide around this beautiful city to learn about its typical areas. Be amazed at the characteristic bars and renowned restaurants that Jerez has to offer.

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From Cadiz: Day-Trip to Ronda & Setenil de las Bodegas

7. From Cadiz: Day-Trip to Ronda & Setenil de las Bodegas

On this day tour from Cadiz, head first to Ronda, one of the oldest cities in Spain. The city reached perhaps its finest period in the 18th century, when the famous monuments of the New Bridge and the Bullring were built. Discover all of these highlights on your tour of the city, and learn about the fascinating and rich history of this beautiful place. Next, head to Setenil de las Bodegas, famous for its beauty, and one of the main tourist destinations in the Sierra de Cádiz. The houses, some below rocks and others on top of or even inside of the rocks, create different street levels, forming charming corners such as those in the streets Calle de las Cuevas de la Sombra and Calle de las Cuevas del Sol. Explore the highlights of this charming town on your tour.

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From Seville: Jerez Tour with Horse Show & Sherry Tasting

8. From Seville: Jerez Tour with Horse Show & Sherry Tasting

There are few places in Spain which can lay claim to the international recognition enjoyed by Jerez. Thanks to its wine, Jerez or sherry, the equestrian tradition, the bulls, flamenco, and motor racing, this Andalusian town's name has been known far and wide for many years. The Phoenicians arrived in the surrounding area some 3000 years ago to establish a colony called Xera, which became known as Ceret under the rule of the Romans and Sheres or Xeres when it became an Arabic fortress.  Without a doubt, the most important Al-Andalus feature is the Alcázar de Jerez situated within the walled enclosure of the Mosque, the Arab Baths, and the Olive Garden with its cisterns and fountains in perfect harmony with the Baroque palace of Villavicencio built upon the ruins of the original Islamic palace with a tower where the visitor can find the original camera obscura. The town has many interesting examples of Gothic architecture. But if you really want to get to know Jerez and its people, there is nothing better than a long walk along the Calle Larga, the central nerve and shopping center of the town. This is where the town's heart beats strongest, where the best shops are to be found alongside the pavement cafés where you can enjoy a drink and some of the delicious Jerez tapas. Then, head for the Plaza del Arenal, Jerez’s most emblematic square, the Mamelón, and the little Placita del Banco all buzzing with activity. Afterwards, go to either Plateros or Rafael Rivero Square both friendly places with plenty of pavement cafés offering delicious cuisine.

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From Seville: Tour of Jerez with Horse Show & Wine Tasting

9. From Seville: Tour of Jerez with Horse Show & Wine Tasting

Discover two of Andalucia's most famous traditions on this guided tour of Jerez: wine and horses. Departing from Seville, begin the journey to Jerez, passing through stunning vineyards and countryside along the way. Upon arrival at your first stop, a traditional Andalucian wine bodega, enjoy a guided tour of the wine production areas and sample some of the region's famous sherry wine. Afterward, pay a visit to the Real Escuela, a world-famous equestrian school. Here, you will have the unique opportunity to watch the equestrian show "How the Horses Dance". After the show, begin the journey back to Seville.

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From Seville: Cadiz & Jerez Sherry Tasting Day Trip

10. From Seville: Cadiz & Jerez Sherry Tasting Day Trip

If you are on your grand tour of Andalusia, Cadiz and Jerez are those magical spots that sees comparatively few visitors. Unlike well-traveled attractions such as Cordoba or Granada, Cadiz and Jerez have got their own soul, history, charm and claim to fame. One of the oldest cities in all of Europe, Cadiz was founded by the Phoenicians 3000 years ago. It rests on the tip of the European continent and Atlantic Ocean, at the confluence of the Mediterranean Sea and the ocean, with cool sea breezes and long sandy beaches, a vivacious old port town encompassed by an ancient wall. The bustling pedestrian streets of Cadiz can easily be explored by foot in a few hours, where you will encounter inviting fresh seafood aromas and friendly locals, making it one of the most entertaining cities in all of Spain. Carnival in Cadiz is celebrated extravagantly. Jerez is the capital of the famous Spanish sherry in all its delightful varieties, from very dry to desert wines and you will be able to taste them all. Your excursion will enable you to enjoy a delightful day with nice walks in the old town with its numerous lively plazas and historic monuments, wrapping up with a relaxing time on the beach. Have the chance to walk up to the historic watch tower from where the boats were observed, and visit an old and family run wine cellar to immerse yourself in the fantastic world of Spanish wine. Optionally, you could visit the exquisite ancient Camera Obscura to have a chance to view the city from a unique perspective.

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What people are saying about Jerez de la Frontera

Nice ride with really nice people! The guide Manuel was very helpful, pleasing everyone. I would only take from the Jerez de la Fronteira itinerary....in addition to being very weak, the tour of the winery...the time we lost in Jerez we could have enjoyed much more in Cadiz...I was a little frustrated. That was the opinion of everyone on the tour. We were 8 people and we told this to the guide tb.

This show was fantastic! We went on Christmas night, so it was a small group of spectators but the dancers and musicians really gave it their all. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. At just over an hour , it ended leaving us with wanting just a little more- and we were treated to a terrific encore. The venue is lovely. Highly recommend!

We really liked the experience, I went with my family and we were all delighted, the creeps left us the show .. The tapas dinner was very good, the dessert of cream cheese with honey, exquisite quince and walnuts and the staff were charming , very friendly, kind and attentive at all times. Plated for everything.

A magical day with a very professional and cultivated, attentive and very friendly guide, the visit of the cellar is very educational, the show is a must and the little tour in Cadiz instructive! A very serious and reliable company!

I had family visit from the United States and I wanted to show off a bit of Spanish culture. They thought it was a beautiful experience and had a great time. I'll be bring more family members to this show in the future.