High in Many Passions at Jerez de la Frontera

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 here.

Famous events

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 and famous flamenco dances which are part of the intriguing Andalucian 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.

Jerez 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.

The 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

There 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.

The Archeological 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

Horses 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.

Natural Wonders of Spain

Nature has a lot to offer to the human race although humans are slowly eliminating this by occupying and destroying natural environments that hold great value and spectacular scenes. It is always amazing to visit untouched natural habitations such as the Grand Canyon or the Barrier Reef of aquatic amazing life. It is therefore everybody’s responsibility to keep natural habitations just that.Spain is one of countries you can visit to have a glimpse at nature at its best. All you have to do is dress for the weather and get a hold of a camera for those breathtaking scenes and for memories sake. You will find that most natural habitations that are major tourist attraction have hotels for accommodation making your stay very easy and convenient.

Places to visit

Spain offers a variety of natural options for you. From the national Parks to the reserves and museums, you will have everything you need. There are also plenty of sports to take up on your trip that will make it quite enjoyable.Toledo is a city worth checking out. Situated on a mountaintop it has full Spanish classic charm that has been untouched by influences from outside. The city has middle aged streets that will make you feel like you have gone back in time although modern characteristics are slowly taking root for convenience purposes.

Granada is also a wonderful city when in Spain. You will have a taste of both architecture and Spanish nightlife here. It has a wide variety of monuments, resorts and mountains that will definitely blow you away with their beauty.Tenerife city is the largest island in Canary and you will have all the island fun you can think of here. You will have the pleasure to see botanical gardens, seawater pools and mountains to climb. Expect to do lots of shopping from the wonderful shopping malls around as well as enjoy the best nightlife activities available.Marbella town has beautiful resorts by the beach.

This is a perfect romantic gateway for honeymooners or lovers who want to have some private wonderful is commonly referred to as the rich people playground since it has been visited by a great number of celebrities around the world. The coastlines and the weather here is just wonderful.Another city worth visiting is Palma. This stylish city is located off Spain’s coast. It can be termed as a combination of both city life and natural island beauty. Visit the cathedrals and museums and take hikes and cruises across the island for a time of your life.