Discover the former Moorish kingdom of Jerez de la Frontera at your own pace on this self-guided shore excursion from the port of Cadiz. Your shuttle trip features informative commentary about the region and what to do in Jerez. This return trip on a modern A/C mini coach includes a scenic tour of Cadiz as well as various courtesy drop off points in Jerez including the historical centre and the Royal Andalusian Horses show. This shore excursion is perfect for guests willing to tailor their visit at their own convenience.
Start your self guided shore excursion to Jerez from the port of Cadiz. You will be greeted by our tour host and taken to our A/C modern micro coach. Departing from the port, you will start the half an hour journey taking to Jerez de la Frontera. On the pleasant journey, you will enjoy a great view of the Bay of Cadiz and a handful of surrounding picturesque villages. Your English speaking escort will provide you with information on what to do in Jerez as well as some interesting facts about the region. On arrival to Jerez, let your tour escort know where you would like to be dropped off. This cruises shuttle bus from the port of Cadiz to Jerez allow you to pick various drop off points such as the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Arts where you could attend the Horses show or visit the luxurious premises, or the historical centre of Jerez. This is plenty to see in Jerez, a city which Moorish past has often been shadowed by its international fame for boasting the best sherry. As well as visiting one of the 15 wine cellars in the old town and enjoy a sherry tasting tour, you can also step in the Alcazar of Jerez, an exceptionally well preserved Moorish fortress, or visit some of its peculiar churches like the San Miguel Church or the Cathedral of Jerez, a wonderfully unique structure. There are plenty of restaurants close to the Plaza del Arenal should you be looking for some lingering quality time and sense the local life or tour the historical centre with one of the maps provided by your host. After a stay of about 4 hours, you will be picked up at an pre-arranged location and head towards Cadiz. As your enter the 3000 years old city, you will get on a narrated scenic tour and see the city´s gate (Puerta de Tierra), the Roman Theatre, La Caleta Beach flanked by Santa Catalina and San Sebastian Castles, the delightful Alameda Apodaca promenade as well as Plaza España. Provided there is sufficient time, several stops will be carried out to take some pictures. Your self guided shore excursion to Jerez wil end in front of the port terminal at least an hour before your ship departs.