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Top Choice Winery in Jerez de la Frontera

Bodegas Tradición

An intriguing, evocative bodega, not only for its extra-aged sherries (at least 20, mostly 30 years old) but also because it houses the Colección Joaquín Rivero, a private Spanish art collection that includes import…
Top Choice Winery in El Puerto de Santa María

Bodegas Osborne

Creator of the legendary black-bull logo still exhibited on life-size billboards all over Spain (now without the name), Osborne is El Puerto's best-known sherry winery. It was set up by an Englishman, Thomas Osborne…
Top Choice Winery in Sanlúcar de Barrameda

Bodegas Barbadillo

With its bodega founded in 1821, Barbadillo was the first family to bottle Sanlúcar's famous manzanilla and also produces one of Spain’s most popular vinos. Bodega tours end with a four-wine tasting. This 19th-centu…
Fortress in Jerez de la Frontera

Alcázar

Jerez' muscular yet elegant 11th- or 12th-century fortress is one of Andalucía's best-preserved Almohad-era relics. It's notable for its octagonal tower, a classic example of Almohad defensive forts, reached through…
Cathedral in Jerez de la Frontera

Catedral de San Salvador

Echoes of Seville colour Jerez' dramatic cathedral, a surprisingly harmonious mix of baroque, neoclassical and Gothic styles. Standout features are its broad flying buttresses and intricately carved stone ceilings. …
Arts Centre in Jerez de la Frontera

Centro Andaluz de Flamenco

At once architecturally intriguing – note the entrance's original 15th-century Mudéjar artesonado (ceiling of interlaced beams with decorative inserts) and the intricate Andalucian baroque courtyard – and a fantasti…
Palace in Sanlúcar de Barrameda

Palacio de los Guzmán

Just off Calle Caballeros, this rambling palace was the home of the Duques de Medina Sidonia, the aristocratic family that once owned more of Spain than anyone else. The mostly 17th-century house, of 12th-century or…
Castle in El Puerto de Santa María

Castillo de San Marcos

Heavily restored in the 20th century, El Puerto's fine castle was constructed over an Islamic mosque by Alfonso X El Sabio after he took the town in 1260. The old mosque inside, now converted into a church, is the h…
Museum in Jerez de la Frontera

Museo Arqueológico

In the Santiago quarter, Jerez' revamped archaeology museum houses fascinating local relics ranging from Paleolithic to 20th-century times. Look especially for the 7th-century-BC Greek bronze helmet found in the Río…
Winery in El Puerto de Santa María

Bodegas Gutiérrez Colosía

No bookings are needed for tours of this intimate, family-run, 1830-founded sherry bodega, right beside the catamaran dock. Visits end with a six-wine tasting, which can include tapas and flamenco on request. Visits…