On your way along Calle San Juan de Dios you'll be dazzled by this church's fabulous baroque façade. It's dedicated to Juan Duarte, later canonized as San Juan de Dios, who came to Granada in 1536 and dedicated his life to caring for the sick. He encouraged his followers to help others by caring for the less fortunate. You'll see a silver urn on a raised shrine inside the church that contains his remains. There's also an interesting collection of 17th-century paintings and sculptures.
Erected in the 18th Century, Torre Tavira was the official watchtower of Cádiz at the time. Standing on the highest point in the city, a climb to the top offers you panoramic view of the beautiful cityscape. Divided into multiple floors, each story has something to offer. The first hall and second hall play host to various exhibitions that enlighten visitors on the history of the city and the tower. The topmost floor is home to the Camara Obscura, where a telescope and binocular are used to reflect mesmerizing views of the city on a screen. Above that is the open terrace, from where you can feel on top of the world while gazing at the city below. Some minimal entry charges apply, however, the views and the experience makes it worth the money. To know more, check the website.
Höchste Qualität, die einzigartige Lage im Stadtzentrum und der langjährige, historisch gewachsene Bezug zu Jerez machen El Maestro Sierra zu einem der weltbesten Weinproduzenten.
A race track, the Circuito de Jerez stretches for about five kilometers. The course is known for its exciting turns and twists and the thrills that the track offers. If you have a need for speed and love racing, Circuito de Jerez offers a lot of entertainment for you. Besides there are regular motorcycle and car racing tournaments held here that witness the city's major crowd raving for their favortie sports star.
For all those who love wine and want to learn the art of making fine wine, look no further than Bodegas Williams & Humbert! One of the largest wine cellars in Europe, you can unearth all the secrets of wine-making here. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you through history, traditional processes, modern machines and a variety of other aspects of a winery. You can also enjoy tasty aperitifs comprising olives and crisps that perfectly complement the wine. It also features other programs like equestrian shows, wine tastings and much more that further add to the experience. Check the website to find out more about Bodegas Williams & Humbert.
A visit to the Alvaro Domecq winery in the town of Jerez de la Frontera is highly recommended for those interested in learning the process of making of wines, vinegar and brandies. Guided by experts, the tour includes an audio-visual show about the history of the cellar, a wine sampling session accompanied by tapas and lunch. Call to schedule a visit to this elegant winery.
Palace of Marqués de Montana also known as The Palacio Domecq is a baroque-style palace that was constructed in 1776 at the orders of Antonio Cabezas de Aranda y Guzmán, first Marquis of Montana. After his death, the property was transferred to the Cabildo College of Jerez. It is an impressive structure with thee stories, balcony and embellishments that reflect the architectural brilliance of the 18th Century.
Church of San Marcos, Jerez de la Frontera is a 15th Century church commissioned be King Alfonso X of Castile. It has a Gothic architecture with Mudéjar influences. It was supposedly built on a mosque. The apse is polygonal in shape. There are three faces, each one with a distinct architectural style and embellishments.
Church of San Dionisio (Jerez de la Frontera) is a beautiful church built in Gothic-Mudéjar style. It dates back to the 15th Century and was consecrated by Alfonso X the Wise. The church has a Baroque architecture and embellishments inside which were added later. Its tower was used as a watch-tower for the citizens.
Galería Belén is a beautiful art gallery that has exhibitions throughout the year. It showcases different kinds of artwork, including paintings, photography, sculptures and more.
One of the most prominent spots in the municipality of Jerez de la Frontera, is Sala Paul. It is a music lover's paradise, with hordes of concerts and live music gigs lined up each evening. Popular bands and iconic singers have held concerts at Sala Paul. Hugely successful events at the venue include Rock and Roll Dildos, Maldita Nerea, Tote King, Neuman and others. Sala Paul promises you a rocking night!
Teatro Villamarta is one of the most important theaters in Jerez, showing a wide variety of performances throughout the year. You can catch operas, concerts, musicals and more!