Jerez: Historic Center Guided Tour

4.8 / 5

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Jerez: Historic Center Guided Tour

From US$ 24.14 per person

Explore the historic center of Jerez de la Frontera, renowned as Spain’s center of sherry production and boasting a rich history that runs through the Phoenicians, Romans, Moors, and more. See the Neoclassical Cathedral and other iconic sights.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Muslim and Christian neighborhoods of Jerez
  • Learn the rich history of Jerez, from the Tartessians onwards
  • Admire the emblematic architecture of the Mudejar Church of San Dionisio
  • See the defensive wall of the Alcázar
  • Marvel at the Gothic, Baroque, and Neoclassical façades of the cathedral
Full description
Enjoy a guided tour of Jerez de la Frontera, the most important city in the Cadiz province, home to Spain's legendary sherry production, and notable for its historical and artistic heritage. Meet your guide in the Plaza del Arenal and set off to explore the neighborhood of San Miguel, with its stunning Gothic church and typical architecture. Discover a rich mix of Islamic and Christian monuments surrounding the Alcázar, and admire the Gothic, Baroque, and Neoclassical façades of the cathedral. Learn about the mysterious Tartessians, attributed as the first settlers of the area. Journey through the times of the Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths and Moors, and learn how each left a deep cultural impression on Jerez. Marvel at the decorative squares and palaces, including the site of the old Town Hall, and go to the Church of San Dionisio, the only Mudejar church in town.
Includes
  • Guide
  • All fees and taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Tickets
  • Inside visit to Alcazar and Cathedral

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Meeting point

Plaza del Arenal (in front of the equestrian monument), 11403 Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz, España

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Reusable water bottle

Know before you go

  • Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water
  • Minimum reservation 2 adults
  • The tour requires a minimum of 2 adults
  • A booking of 1 adult and 1 child is not allowed
  • It is possible that some visits may be conducted simultaneously in 2 languages (of English, Spanish and French)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 67 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.9 / 5
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Maria was a most passionate guide who imparts so much information about Jerez. She clearly loves ecclesiastical architecture and we learnt to look at Church facades more intensely. We look forward to our ttio to Cadiz today with the knowledge she has given us about private houses, sour or sweet oranges etc. Thank you so much Maria.

October 23, 2019

The best way to visit any town is to take a guided walk

We had been with our guide Inma earlier in the day as as we were thee only people on the walk she changed the the time to fit in with our needs and took us on an interesting walk around the city. She showed us many palaces and local architecture and explained it all in detail. Also showed us a very good cake shop which we walked back to at the end of the tour.

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October 2, 2017

Jerez ha sido una grata sorpresa para nosotros. Una ciudad preciosa con carácter propio llena de rincones mágicos y bañada en el aroma del azahar. La organización fue perfecta, el lugar de encuentro claramente explicado y el comienzo puntual. Nuestra guía Pilar nos ha explicado todo muy bien, siendo instructiva y divertida a la vez. Un encanto de persona y una excellente profesional.

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March 1, 2020

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