Category: Jerez de la Frontera

  • 6 Amazing Facts about Jerez de la Frontera

    6 Amazing Facts about Jerez de la Frontera

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    FUN & INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA   1. The City had a few names through out its history, started outas “Xeres” in Roman times and then became “Sherrish” under the Moorish rulers and finally ended up as “Jerez de la Frontera” in the 14th century because of its location, on the border of…

  • Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Jerez de la Frontera

    Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Jerez de la Frontera

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    The Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Jerez de la Frontera was established in 1963 from the Municipal Archaeological Collection, two centuries later in 1982 the excavations of the Municipal Archeology Service were added expanding the Museum collection. It’s now one of the most important Museums in Jerez however the Museum first opened in 1935. The Museum has…

  • Museo del Enganche

    Museo del Enganche

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    The Enganche museum opened in 2002, situated in the wine cellar complex, which dates from the early nineteenth century is one of the kind museums, where you can admire carriages, horses and equestrian clothing. The visitor can enjoy an excellent collection of carriages and harnesses exhibited in conjunction with innovative multimedia systems. The main hall has…

  • Palacio del Virrey Laserna

    Palacio del Virrey Laserna

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    Discover the incomparable exquisiteness of the Viceroy Laserna Palace: Luxurious and splendor based in the heart of the historic center of Jerez de la Frontera. It’s been passed down through generations since the conquest of Jerez by Alfonso X the sage at the second 50% of the 13th century. Learn through our guided tours the…

  • Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral

    Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral

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    Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral was built in the 17th century, above a former mosque and its construction resulted in the modification of adjacent streets and the creation of new areas such as the Plaza de la Encarnación. Architecture  The interior of the Cathedral has five naves. Its covers with simply ribbed vaults from side passages…

  • Photographs of Jerez de la Frontera

    Photographs of Jerez de la Frontera

    Jerez located in the southern Spain’s Andalusia region, The town dates back to Moorish times and possesses a charming old town. Information and statistics Total are: 1,188.23 km2 Elevation: 56 m Postal code: 11401 – 11409 Time zone: CET (UTC+1) Official language: Spanish Official site: www.jerez.es Photographs Location  Jerez, Cádiz, Spain Coordinates: 36°42′N 6°7′W