What to see in Jerez de la Frontera
Iglesia de San Miguel, Jerez de la Frontera
It is a beautiful temple built during the 15th to the 18th centuries, which contains elements of three architectural styles of each era, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque.
Alcázar de Jerez y Cámara Oscura
It is the oldest monument in the city and one of the few examples of Almohad architecture preserved in the peninsula. We must make a special mention to the Palacio de Villavicencio, in whose tower is located the Dark Chamber.
It is the natural jewel of the province of Cadiz. It extends between the provinces of Cadiz and Malaga and consists of one of the largest cork oak forests in the world.
Damajuana Café Bar – Jerez de la Frontera
This pub is located in an old palace house right in Jerez historic city centre. It hosts all kinds of leisure and culture activities. Here you will find a cafe- bar, a tabanco where they serve their own food, concerts and exhibition hall. It is a perfect place to go out and meet up with friends.
It is a beautiful building from the early 20th century and has a quality program of all the performing arts and classical music: theater, classical and contemporary music, dance, opera and zarzuela.
Museos “La Atalaya”: Palacio del Tiempo y Misterio de Jerez
They are found in the monumental Centre of the city and are part of the inescapable tourist town nucleus where you can enjoy the charm of the city. The Palace of Time is probably one of the greatest jewels discovered in the province.
It is possibly the religious monument with the highest artistic value of the province. Its architectural style is in the late Gothic style and dates back to the 15th century.
Laguna de Medina
It is situated between gentle hills from which it receives the rainwater, this gives it certain seasonality, and in some seasons the lagoon can even dry up.
It is a nice park located in Jerez de la Frontera, which gives you the opportunity to observe the interesting wildlife that inhabits it.
Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Jerez
In this museum you can learn about the history of the city, it is divided in three main thematic blocks: “Jerez, before Jerez”, “Madinat Sharish” and “Xerez de la Frontera”.
Museo del Enganche
Property of the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art much of its heritage is displayed, more specifically the horse saddles and other pieces, the twelve most significant carriages and purebred horses.
Catedral de Jerez
It is a beautiful temple from the 17th century built on the primitive Mosque of the city and the ancient Church of El Salvador.
Lagunas de las Canteras y el Tejón
It has an important bird reserve which makes it an interesting natural area.
Claustros de Santo Domingo
It is in the Gothic style and is a very large processional Cloister of great artistic value. Both its galleries and its various units are occasionally used for exhibitions of various contents.