The town Jerez de la Frontera is located inwards of Sevilla; it is
renowned for the sherry it produces and the Spanish brandy. Jerez is
quite a prosperous town with some elegance; it is surrounded by wine
bodegas and interesting sights in between to fill your holiday time
Life is slow and easy until the town celebrates its big festivals; namely the May Horse Fair and the vintage harvest.
There is also the traditionally rich culture with many interesting places location vacances espagne
and famous flamenco dances which are part of the intriguing Andalucían
folk art. You are able to experience the traditional flamenco dance
anywhere in Jerez.
One of the more renowned activities while at
Jerez is the wine tasting or production experience. There are plenty of
sherry and brandy tours which you can participate in to visit the wine
bodegas that can showcase the interesting wine processing.
is very famous for producing its local sherry and brandy. These were
mainly founded by the British Catholic refugees who were not allowed
work during the 16th century Supremacy Act. Now, with their affluent
business, they have evolved to an aristocracy class wearing
Anglo-Andalucian tweed and playing polo at Horse Fairs.
oldest soleras or wine cellars are the Gonzalez; although they are not
used today, they preserved an old chamber circular in shape which was
designed by Eiffel (the same one that designed the famed Eiffel tower).Building attractions
are many interesting old buildings that are also very attractive in
Jerez. One of the most attractive is the San Salvador Cathedral that
stands imposingly in Gothic-Renaissance architecture. There is also the
grand 11th century Alcazar of Moorish architecture which is open to the
public on a daily basis with a small charge.
Museum is a worthwhile visit to view its excellent collection of
historical artifacts. There you will find star exhibits like a 7th
century BC military helmet belonging to the Greeks, a sarcophagus
belonging to the Visigothic and a fine bottle vase from Caliphal.Other Passions
are part of Jerez's high passion with the presence of the Royal
Andalucian School on Equestrian Art. You can join in the artistic
musical performances with the locals who have a passion for music and
theatres. Musical performances are available at noon hours with
trainings and rehearsals in between.
Another passion at Jerez for
both the locals and tourists has to be the tasty local fare. There are
plenty of eating places and tapas bars everywhere with reasonable
prices.About the author :-
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