Jerez de la Frontera (commonly known as Jerez) is a city in the province of Cádiz, in Andalusia (Spain). In extent, it is the largest municipality in the province, the second of Andalusia and the sixth in Spain. It is located in the south of the Iberian Peninsula, 12 km away from the Atlantic Ocean and 85 km from the Strait of Gibraltar.
Jerez has world famous tourist attractiveness that make this city one of the most complete and evocative destinations in Andalusia. Horses, wine, brandy and "flamenco" are all topics of Andalusia and Spain, and own distinguishing features that define and fully identify this city.
Jerez offers many possibilities: incredible horse shows at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art and the "Yeguada Hierro del Bocado". Visits to the incomparable wine cellars, cathedrals where wine and brandy are born, reared and age in silence. The enjoyment of the purest flamenco every day. Its old town, declared a Historic-Artistic Monumental Complex, where churches, palaces and unique buildings are discovered among orange trees and fountains along the squares, streets and corners. There are also many museums and thematic centers where bulls, horses, "flamenco" and wine, take center stage, along with other interests where our tradition and heritage are reflected.
Other popular attractions are the world famous racing circuit, where throughout the year numerous motor racing competitions are held, the Jerez's botanical Zoo, where children and adults can enjoy an exceptional place and one of the most complete of our geography zoological collections, as well as numerous farms, ranches, creeks and natural spots, where you can enjoy active tourism and nature.
Is worth noting that the privileged geographical situation of Jerez, between mountains and sea, allows make numerous excursions and visits to various locations in the province through the various established routes: Route of the White Villages, Bull Route, Atlantic Route, etc.
Jerez is located in a Mediterranean climate area with oceanic influences, characterized by moist mild winters and dry hot summers. The annual average temperature is 17.7°C. Winters are mild, January is the coldest month, with 15.9°C/5.4°C. Summers are very hot, August has the highest average, with 33.1°C/18.4°C and every year exceeding 38°C on several occasions.