Alcázar de Jerez, Spain

Alcázar de Jerez, Spain: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Seville: Private Guided Day Trip to Cádiz and Jerez

1. From Seville: Private Guided Day Trip to Cádiz and Jerez

You'll be picked up from your chosen location in Seville and first head off to Jerez which will take round 1 hour. You'll have time visit the Its old quarter where you'll see the Alcázar de Jerez, a Moorish fortress founded in the 11th century. On Tuesdays and Thursdays there is a typical Andalusian horse dance show that can be watched at The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art, a famed riding school with also a carriage museum. Lunch can be held in a bar where you can enjoy an exciting flamenco show and taste the local sherry, from the so-called Sherry Triangle lying to the west of Jerez. From Jerez you'll then head over to Cadíz, a road trip that'll take approximately 40 minutes, you'll receive a tour around the city lasting between 3 and 4 hours, you can expect to visit; -The neighbourhood of El Populo, the oldest inhabited neighbourhood in Europe -Roman theatre -Cathedral of Cadíz -Fish Market, one of the oldest markets in all of Spain -Tavira tower, the Camera Obscura -La Vina, a neighbourhood full of legends -La Caleta Beach where we will watch the spectacular sunset. After a day full of activities, you can relax in the car as we make our journey back to Seville which will take around 1 hour 20 mins.

From Cadiz: Private Tour of Cadiz and Jerez de la Frontera

2. From Cadiz: Private Tour of Cadiz and Jerez de la Frontera

Enjoy this private tour of Cadiz and Jerez de la Frontera on a day trip from Cadiz, with pickup and drop-off, and see its most emblematic places with a local guide. See the bustling squares of Plaza San Juan de Dios, Barrio del Pópulo, Plaza de las Flores, and Central Market. Then, head to Jerez to see its cathedral and charterhouse. Start by walking down the cobblestone promenade of Cadiz, continuing to the Plaza San Juan de Dios, the commercial city center since the 16th century. Pass by important buildings including the Plaza del Ayuntamiento or City Hall, the Church of San Juan de Dios, and the Casa de los Pazos de Miranda. Continue through the Barrio del Pópulo, the oldest quarter of the city, and see the 3 entrance arches of Arco de la Rosa, Arco del Pópulo, and Arco de los Blancos. Next, head to the Central Market with a multitude of stalls, especially those selling fresh fish and seafood. Make your way to Plaza de las Flores, a lively square with a flower market, bars, eateries & the city's 1930 main post office. See the Torre Tavira, the tallest building in the old town. Reach the famous Falla Theatre to see the epicenter of the carnival of Cadiz. Next, go to Genovés Park which dates back to the end of the 18th century and has ranked as one of the most beautiful urban parks in Spain since its inauguration. Finish the city tour at the Castle of Santa Catalina and visit some nearby beaches if time allows. For the next part of your tour, head to Jerez, a city known for its sherry, equestrian and bullfighting traditions, and flamenco music. See the Jerez Cathedral, a building from the 17th century which combines Gothic, Baroque, and Neoclassical styles. Visit the Charterhouse of Jerez de la Frontera, considered one of the buildings of greatest artistic value in the province of Cádiz. Admire its late Gothic style from the 15th century with Baroque aspects dating from the 17th century. Finally, head back to Cadiz.

From Cadiz: Jerez de la Frontera Private Guided Day Trip

3. From Cadiz: Jerez de la Frontera Private Guided Day Trip

Make the most of your time in Cadiz with a day trip to one of the province's most important cities, Jerez de la Frontera. Visit three of the city's most historical sights: the Moorish alcazar, the cathedral, and the charterhouse. Learn more about the extensive history of these sights from your guide. After getting picked up from your hotel in Cadiz, hop in the private vehicle that will take you to Jerez de la Frontera. Take in panoramic views of the Andalusian countryside along the way. Your first stop of the day is the Alcazar of Jerez de la Frontera. Here, admire the 12th-century Almohad architecture of the fortress combined with more modern baroque buildings. Next, enjoy a stroll through the streets of Jerez to reach the Cathedral of Jerez de la Frontera, where you can see a combination of 17th-century Gothic, baroque, and neoclassical styles. Continue to the Jerez de la Frontera Charterhouse, considered the most artistically valuable monumental complex in the province of Cadiz. Marvel at a range of artistic features including the Greco-Roman porch, the Chapel of Santa María de la Defensión, the Gothic cloister, and paintings by Roelas. At the end of the day, travel back to Cadiz in the comfort of your private vehicle and get dropped off back at your hotel.

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