A holiday in Vejer de la Frontera: what to do and what to see
A holiday in Vejer de la Frontera: what to do and what to see | Fuente: Text: Celia Pérez del Cubo. Photos: Destino Cádiz.
If you are thinking of spending your holidays at one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, here you will get the inspiration you need for your next trip to Vejer de la Frontera, Andalusia, Spain. Vejer de la Frontera has the beauty of traditional villages of Cadiz, the summer leisure, the beach, and a rich culture and gastronomy.
So pack your holiday suitcase, Vejer is waiting for you!
La ruta de los pueblos blancos (THE WHITE VILLAGES ROUTE)
Vejer de la Frontera is one of the white villages par excellence. This route crosses the interior of Andalusia and gathers all the villages from the Sierra de Cadiz with similar characteristics from their Al-Andalus past: narrow streets, stone floors, whitewashed walls, gabled roofs, squares with fountains, pots on the walls, etc.
This route has become more popular over the years, due to its extraordinary beauty of its villages, with Vejer de la Frontera showing off as one of the most beautiful ones along the route.
El Palmar: SUN AND LEISURE IN VEJER
There is a “family area” and a more secluded area which is perfect for nudism. In the promenade there are many places like pubs, bars, restaurants, surf shops and craft markets, with a bohemian feel. Live music, good atmosphere and spectacular sunsets are some of the features at El Palmar beach. The best leisure in Vejer with incomparable views.
Vejer has a rich history and culture, which is visible everywhere in town.. A beautiful historic center formed by labyrinthine white streets with arches, walls and many viewpoints. Do not forget to stroll through its old city center, Plaza España, where you can also find many bars and restaurants, visit the 7 windmills that are still preserved or walk through the Jewish Quarter.
CULTURAL ACTIVITIES IN VEJER
Another way to get to know Vejer is through the different fiestas and events that take place in the village every year , such as the Festival in Honour of the Patron Saint of Vejer, la Virgen de la Oliva, in August, the night of the candles, the Subida a Vejer (rally car hill climb), Toro Embolao , gastronomic fairs, musical festivals, etc. as well as some other typical festivities throughout the province such as Easter, Carnival or Feria..
Without a doubt, its great gastronomic offer is one of the hallmarks of Vejer. There are many bars and restaurants which offer quality cuisine, with a blend between tradition and avant-garde influences.
A very traditional cuisine and the best local ingredients; Retinto meat, fish, seafood, vegetables, Jerez wine, cheese and sausages are just some of the delicious specialities which can be tasted at any of the many bars and restaurants in town.
ACCOMMODATION IN VEJER
Finally, all we need is to find a good place to sleep in Vejer de la Frontera.
Definitely, one of the most beautiful villages in Spain…. you and Vejer will fall in love at first sight.