Holidays to Jerez de la Frontera
For the people of Jerez de la Frontera a perfect afternoon is spent in the sunshine with a glass of sherry and a bit of flamenco dancing. The atmosphere oozes relaxation and is the perfect historic city place to completely chill out located in southern Spain in the Costa de la Luz. The word Jerez means sherry in English and the city’s liquors are sampled with delight across the world. If your eyes can stay focused long enough after thoroughly making sure you’ve tasted the delicacies, Jerez de la Frontera is also particularly proud of its fine horses. Avoid saddling up after too many sherries but do take some time to admire the beauty of these incredible creatures.
A history-rich Old Town
The town itself is bursting with incredible Moorish history ranging from the fascinating fortress to the pretty paintings. The Sleeping Girl by Zurbaran can be found in the Cathedral del Salvador and is a must-see for any art lovers. Heading into the Old Town feels like you’ve slipped back in time, the windy cobbled streets lead to nooks and crannies that feel completely unspoilt and authentic. In comparison, the more modern city of Jerez stretches across wide promenades that are lined with palm trees and cafes.
Put on your dancing shoes
Not keen to settle on being famous for just its sherry and horses, holidays in Jerez de la Frontera are also full of Flamenco. Dancing takes place in front of the cathedral on the Barrio de Santiago regularly and the square comes to life with vibrant costumes and a catchy rhythm. Locals and tourists alike are encouraged to join in with the fun and let themselves get lost in the music. If your holiday to Jerez de la Frontera is timed with the Festival Flamenco de Jerez, you’re in for a treat. The town becomes host to the most important flamenco festival in the world and in the space of a week over 140 performances take place.
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