Jerez de la Frontera

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Sherry of the Frontier (in Castilian, Jerez de la Frontera) is a municipality and tourist destination of the province of Cadiz, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. It is famous for sherry, horses, flamenco and motorcycling. In Jerez is the Permanent Circuit of Jerez, where international motorsport events are held, especially Formula 1 with the Spanish Grand Prix. Jerez's main tourist attractions are grouped around two major themes that make the city famous: sherry and the Andalusian horse.
Tourist points
Places of Touristic Interest:
- The Alcazar of Jerez de la Frontera is a set of fortifications of Arab origin;
- Visiting the city's wineries is one of the great tourist attractions of Jerez.
- The headquarters of the Fundación Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre.
- San Salvador Cathedral and the historic center.
- Calle del Consistorio concentrates several bars and restaurants.
- Museum of Watches.
- St. Michael's Church (near the Plaza del Arenal). One of the largest and most artistic churches in the city.
- The visit to the tabancos, a trade originating from the city, being the oldest Tabanco El Pasaje and Tabanco Plateros the most popular.
- Oscura Chamber, where you have a panoramic view of the city.

This city is part of the so-called "Costa da Luz".
Gastronomy
The fish and seafood tapas stand out. Of Mediterranean character, it is marked by the use of olive oil. Hunting dishes such as wild boar, rabbit and partridge are much consumed. Another feature of this cuisine is cold soups, such as the world-famous gazpacho. Still in gastronomy, the Arab presence is felt through the almond and honey based sweets.
Weather
Summer is short, hot, barren and almost cloudless; winter is cool with precipitation, high winds and partly overcast sky. Throughout the year, the temperature generally ranges from 6 ° C to 32 ° C and is rarely below 2 ° C or above 36 ° C.
The best time of year to visit Jerez de la Frontera and warm weather activities is from late June to early September.
Security
Spain is a safe country, but the usual preventive and precautionary measures in European countries should nevertheless be adopted.

You should be aware of the possibility of theft or theft in cities and major urban agglomerations (in particular in historical and tourist-intensive areas), as well as in areas likely to be crowded, such as restaurants, shopping centers and public transport. As a precautionary measure, it is recommended that you do not carry too much money with you and, where possible, leave your identity or travel documents in a safe place (for example, in the hotel safe), replacing them with a stamped photocopy in the hotel itself.
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