The charming town of Jerez de la Frontera, often known simply as Jerez, is located in the heart of the sunny region of Cádiz in southwest Spain. Surrounded by rolling hills and extensive vineyards, Jerez is a place where tradition and modernity come together in harmony. Holidaymakers can look forward to a wonderful time here.
The name of the city dates back to the time when the Arabs occupied large parts of the region. At that time, the Andalusian city was located right on the border with European Spain and was thus given the suffix “on the border” – “de la frontera”.
The geographical location of Jerez is a decisive factor in the city’s appeal. It is located in close proximity to the coast. This means that the fresh Atlantic breezes keep the climate pleasantly mild. From here, travelers can also easily explore other picturesque towns and villages in the Cádiz region. The convenient location between the historic cities of Seville and Cadiz makes Jerez an ideal base for adventures in the surrounding area.
Jerez is known in the region for its equestrian tradition, its flamenco rhythms and, of course, its world-famous sherry. In Jerez de la Frontera, there are a multitude of experiences waiting to be discovered. Just a stroll through the picturesque streets, past historic buildings and lively markets will leave you with lasting memories.
The small city offers a wide range of accommodation and dining options that make visitors feel immediately welcome and at home. The relaxed atmosphere of Jerez invites you to leave the worries of everyday life behind and immerse yourself in the laid-back lifestyle of southern Spain.
Places of interest in Jerez de la Frontera
Travel information about Jerez de la Frontera
Arrival at Jerez de la Frontera
The city has an airport. It is almost exclusively served by low-cost airlines. However, the focus is on connections within Spain. Direct flights from Germany are only offered from a few cities. The city can be reached from the airport by the C1 local train, which runs quite infrequently. The M-050 bus runs from the airport to the main train station and on to Cádiz.
Larger airports with international providers can be found in Seville and Málaga.
Jerez is on the Cádiz – Seville railroad line. There are also connections to Madrid.
The train station is not far from the city center. You can walk the route, but the cabs on the right before the exit are quick and reasonably priced.
The city has a central bus station right next to the train station. There is a transport network in the region that connects the towns in the surrounding area. In addition, some companies also offer trips to centers such as Madrid, Tarifa, Algecira and Seville.
The bus station is open from 6.15 a.m. to midnight and also offers luggage storage.
From Cádiz you can reach the city via the A4 and AP$/E5. From Seville you can reach Jerez via the AP4/E5. There is also a
On the way in Jerez de la Frontera
The inner city area, where the city’s main tourist attractions are located, is not particularly large. We were able to explore the city on foot.
In addition to the cab ranks at the airport, Plaza Arenal and the train station, there are over 20 other cab ranks in the city area.
There are a total of 18 inner-city bus routes:
Línea 1: ESTEVE – SAN TELMO
Línea 2: ESTEVE – PICADUEÑAS
Línea 3: ESTEVE – LAS TORRES
Línea 4: ESTEVE – SAN JOAQUIN – HIPERCOR
Línea 5: ESTEVE – GUADALCACÍN
Línea 6: ESTEVE – LA GRANJA
Línea 7: ANGUSTIAS – ESTELLA
Línea 8: CIRCULAR1
Línea 9: CIRCULAR2
Línea 10: LA CANALEJA – ESTEVE – HOSPITAL
Línea 11: ESTEVE – LA MARQUESA
Línea 12: CORREDERA – SAN JOSE OBRERO
Línea 13: ALCAZAR – PUERTAS DEL SUR – ASISA
Línea 14: ESTEVE – NUEVA ANDALUCÍA – EL ENCINAR
Línea 15: NVA.JARILLA-ANGUSTIAS-EL PORTAL-ANGUSTIAS-NVA.JARILLA
Línea 16: ROTONDA CASINOS – HIPERCOR – ORTEGA Y GASSET
Línea 17: ROTONDA CASINO – MONTEALTO
Línea 18: CORREDERA – LUZ SHOPPING
More detailed information can be found on this website.
Best time to travel
Andalusia has around 320 days of sunshine a year and an average temperature of 20 °C . This makes the region one of the warmest and most beautiful vacation regions in Europe.
In general, spring and fall are particularly pleasant. During these periods you can enjoy mild weather and the opportunity to experience Jerez in peace and quiet.
Spring (March to May):
Spring is a wonderful time to visit Jerez. Temperatures are mild, averaging between 15 and 25 degrees Celsius.
Fall (September to November):
In the fall, the weather cools down from the hot summer months, and temperatures range comfortably between 15 and 25 degrees Celsius.
Summer and winter
Less recommendable are the hot summer months (June to August), when temperatures can often rise above 30 degrees Celsius and the city is very busy. Winter (December to February) is cooler and quieter, but some facilities may be closed and the days are shorter.