Jerez de la Frontera Hotels Cheap Hotels Jerez Spain
This guide to cheap hotels in Jerez de la Frontera is to make finding somewhere
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accommodation to suit your needs with confidence. While here join in the
local passions for sherry and dance. Enjoy the horses and motorbike racing.
Not to forget the wonderful museums and architecture.
As it's the home of both sherry and flamenco dancing, you might expect Jerez de la Frontera to have a certain degree of exuberance and you'd be right! This is a lively, colourful, carnival-loving city that prides itself on enjoying life and entertaining visitors from far and wide. The word "sherry" was derived from the towns name. The wine making, selling (and drinking!) here, make up a
big part of the modern day culture. You can go on day or even weeklong tours of various wine areas, and get to sample as many different varieties as you wish.
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The city is also famous for its love of its native horses. The Dancing Horse Festival is in May, but you can see the magnificent display all year round at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art. More recently, the city's also become known for its motor racing track, the Circuito Permanente de Jerez, where the world motorbike championships, The Jerez MotoGP, have been held.
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In the town, in the same building are the Sherry Museum and the Museo de la Relojes (Clock Museum). The latter houses one of the world's largest collections of antique timepieces, with over 300 items. A visit at 12 noon will be one to remember as you are treated to a concert of chimes that rings out onto the streets! As a city that changed hands many times throughout history, there is much variety in the architecture here. The Cathedral of San Salvador, the gothic Church of San Miguel and the luxuriously restored Alcazar Baths are just samples from their respective eras of occupation, there are many more.