Jerez de la Frontera is situated midway between Cadiz and Seville, just a few miles from the sea and the mountains where the land is ideal to cultivate vinyards that produce the World famous sherry and brandy. The city dates back to the Moorish occupation, and even then it was famous for its sweet wines, It is called "de la Frontera" because it once stood on the frontier between the Moorish and the Christian realms. Its wineries and gastronomy are just two of a host of good reasons to visit Jerez including its rich history, traditions and festivals. The city is equally famous for it’s fine horses and exciting equestrian shows, flamenco music and dance and several interesting motor competitions that are also held in the city.
Jerez has an extraordinary architectural heritage dating back to Moorish times and has a charming old town with beautiful tree lined sqaures. Discover the city from the top of an open top double-decker bus. Let City Sightseeing entertain, inform and highlight all the things to do and see in Jerez de la Frontera - situated midway between the sea and the mountains just 12km from the Atlantic ocean in the región Campina de Jerez who’s fertile lands cultivate the many vinyards that produce World famous sherry.
As a year round destination there are many local traditions throughout the year including Holy Week celebrations, the Spring Horse fair and September harvest festivals - all of which offer a taste of the culture and history of the people of Jerez.