Discover the identity of Jerez, just an hour from Sotogrande!

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If you come to Sotogrande for a longer stay and if youhave the opportunity to explore the surrounding areas, we suggest a visit toJerez de la Frontera, a city that lets you live the culture of wine and horses.There are guided tours of the wineries and vineyards, which include Sherrytastings.

 If you visitJerez for a whole day we would like to suggest that you visit the wine cellarsof Gonzalez Byass (one of the most famous wineries in Spain) followed by avisit 're going to be in town most of the day, our recommendation is to visitthe cellars of Gonzalez Byass or the Marqués del Real Tesoro, which even has anart exhibition of Spanish Flamenco.

Another attraction is the Jerez racetrack, locatedjust 10 kilometres from downtown. It is one of the most important circuits inthe motor world in Spain. It hosts every year the world motorcycle speedchampionship. Thanks to the good weather that can be enjoyed all year round thecircuit is, together with Montmelo and Cheste, of great importance in theracing world.

Jerez is also famous for its purebred horses. Thereare two important events per year. The Royal Andalusian School of EquestrianArt offers two stunning shows of Dancing horses per week. The shows can be visitedon Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00 hours. The stud “La Cartuja” also offers ahorse show on Saturdays at 11:00 hours.

You can also visit cathedrals, churches, museums,palaces, monuments, Bull/Flamenco and Horse Centres and the old town, which hasbeen officially declared as a compound of historic-artistic monuments. Do youneed more reasons to visit Jerez?

All these attractions make the city one of the mostcomplete tourist destinations in Andalucia combining Wine, Sherry, Horses,Flamenco and motor races.