Jerez de la Frontera

       Jerez de la Frontera

Jerez de la Frontera is a municipal in the Spanish province of Cadiz. This is about 1h30 drive from Manilva through beautiful scenery.

 In the Middle Ages the city was for a long time the border between the Christian north and the Muslim southern part of Andalusia.

Jerez is famous for its sherry, horses and flamenco.



Some bodegas  are allowing visitors: Tio Pepe, Harvey en Sandeman.


Tio Pepe, Calle de Manuel Maria Gonzales


Tours commence (Monday to Saturday. Until October 31):

  • Spanish Tour: 12.00 - 13.00 - 14.00 - 17.00 - 18.00 - 19.00
  • English Tour: 12.00 - 13.00 - 14.00 - 17.15
  • German Tour: 12.15 - 14.00 - 17.15

Tours commence (Monday to Saturday. From November 1 to May 31):

  • Spanish Tour: 12.00 - 13.00 - 14.00 - 16.00 - 17.00
  • English Tour: 12.00 - 13.00 - 14.00 - 17.00
  • German Tour: 12.15 - 14.00 - 16.00

Tours commence (Sunday):

  • Spanish Tour: 12.00 - 13.00 - 14.00
  • English Tour: 12.00 - 13.00 - 14.00
  • German Tour: 12.15 - 14.00


Sandeman, follow the signs in the city


It is adviced that you book the tour in advance. 

In August/September the yearly “Vendimia” is organised.  This is a three-day festival, honouring the grape harvest.



The horse riding school "the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art" is located in the center of Jerez (right across Sandeman). Horses and riders are trained and they organise also shows.

In Spring there is the "Feria del Caballo", a large horse / cattle market. It lasts three days.

Just outside you will find Jerez "Yeguada de la Cartuja". This is a horse breeding, subsidized by the state where you can get acquainted with the Andalusian horses and their history. On Saturday there is a guided tour with a show. Book these tickets in advance. The show is in a covered arena and is visible from all places so you can best order the cheapest tickets. GPS is recommended to find the location.



Jerez is also known as the capital of the flamenco. In this city, there is the official academy of the Flamenco, the "Centro de Baile Jerez."

In late February, early March the famous Flamenco Festival  is dominating the whole city.

Jerez also has an airport (in the summer you can fly with Thomas Cook)  and a well-known race track, the "Circuito de Jerez".

Jerez wordt ook wel de hoofdstad van de Flamenco genoemd. Hier bevindt zich de officiële academie van de Flamenco, het “Centro de Baile Jerez”.