What to see in Sanlucar de Barrameda
Auditorio de la Merced
Beautiful building built in the 17th century in the Proto-Baroque style. Although nowadays it hosts cultural events, it was once a convent.
Puerta de Rota
Known in Sanlúcar de Barrameda as the Arquillo, was part of the old gate of la Fuente, one of the open accesses through the wall which protected the town.
Playa de Bajo de Guía / La Media Legua
It´s about 1 km long and is located opposite of the old fishing district, where you find the best and most popular restaurants today. Here you can try the best seafood and fish. City beach, with beach promenade, fine, white sand, average utilization and moderate swell. Services are offered.
Castillo de Santiago
This building was built in the second half of the 15th century by the 2nd Duke of Medina Sidonia, being considered a demonstration of power of the Duchy
Playa de Bonanza
It´s about 1 km long, located next to the river Gualquivir and is integrated into the Doñana Natural Park. Urban beach, no promenade, fine and golden sand, low utilization and moderate swell. It offeres some services.
Palacio Ducal de Medina Sidonia
Beautiful building whose origin lies in the known as Alcázar Viejo, residence used by Guzmán el Bueno to seat the Lordship of Sanlucar, obtained at the end of the 13th century. It preserves the archive of the Ducal House of Medina Sidonia and is home to the ‘Foundation Medina Sidonia.
Palacio de Orleans y Borbón
Beautiful building built in the mid-19th century as a summer residence of the Dukes of Montpensier and other royal members of Spain. Currently it houses the City Hall.
Pinar de la Algaida, Sanlucar
Forest very similar to the one at Doñana. It has recreational areas and a bike trail that runs through it, with several different circuits.
Entorno de Doñana
It has great diversity of ecosystems and it is located very close to the National Park of Doñana, considered as the largest ecological reserve in Europe.
Iglesia de Santo Domingo
It is mixture of Renaissance and Mannerist styles; it belonged to the former convent of the same name. Inside noteworthy are the main altarpiece, a Baroque work of the 18th century, and paintings such as the Christ of Miracles by Miguel Adam and the Descent from the Cross by the Flemish painter Jacob Jordaens.
Playa de la Jara
It has a length of 1.5 km and is located next to the river Gualquivir. Urban beach, no promenade, golden sand, average utilization and calm water.