Useful Links

General Tourist Information:

 

Guida de Cádiz

Thorough guide to activities in the whole region. Spanish.

 

Cádiz Tourism Guides

Glossy guides to the region, available to download in several languages including English.

 

Sight-seeing Walks Around Cadiz

Also a guide to sight-seeing walks around Cádiz in pdf format.

Jerez Tourism Publications

Several special interest walking routes and other guides.

 

Jerez Tourism Site

Official Tourist Information Site for Jerez.

 

Map of Vejer

Useful map to download before you travel to Vejer.

Vejer Tourismo

English language version of the official tourism pages for Vejer. Excellent source of information on attractions, eating out, festivals and events.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITY:
 

9Pies Surf School

Our favourite surf school at ElPalmar. One of the few to offer body boarding lessons.

 

Birding Cádiz

Glossy publication to download.

Birding Cádiz Province

Cadiz has been called "probably the best province for a single-base.……birding visit" to Spain (Garcia & Patterson). Find out why here.

 

Cádiz Birding Tours

Includes guided tours of Doñana Natural Park.

 

dCaminata

Spanish blog specialising in the region’s walks with maps and detail.

 

Golf Courses on the Costa del la Luz

An extensive list with linked details.

Manuel’s Blog

Fantastic site for walks in the whole region. Sections for Los Alcornocales mountains and La Breña locally. Spanish.

 

Mountain Bike Routes Cádiz Region

52 cycle routes in several languages.

 

Vejer Toursimo Walking Routes

Suggested routes around Vejer. English language version.

 

Ventana de Visitante

This site covers the whole region of Andalucía but has lots of information about Los Alcornocales. The publications include walking and cycle routes (in Spanish) with maps. Not the easiest site to navigate but worth the effort is you are an enthusiastic walker/mountain biker.

 

Walks and Viewpoints in the Region

Overview with a useful regional map for the walking enthusiast.

Wikiloc

Wikiloc is an international site where users can post and view walks. There is an associated app. Details of many walks around Vejer. Some duplication.

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CULTURE:

 

Alcázar de Jerez

If you have any interest in Moorish culture this is a must!

Andaluz Flamenco Centre

For those with a serious interest. Spanish Language.

Cádiz Region Festivals

An extensive list of festival dates and locations.

Cádiz – Spain is Culture

An excellent reference site for cultural highlights.

 

Cultural Guide to Cádiz Region

Glossy publication to download.

Jerez Flamenco Guide

Glossy and informative publication to download.

Jerez – Spain is Culture

An excellent reference site for cultural highlights.

 

La Cava Flamenco Bar Cádiz

Cádiz flamenco bar in a traditional setting.

NMAC Sculpture Park

Variety of sculptures in an outdoor setting. Close to Vejer.

 

Puro Arte Flamenco Jerez

Atmospheric location for flamenco shows and meals.

Roman Baelo Claudia

Spectacular archaeological site right beside an excellent beach and sand dune.

Flyer to download.

Royal School of Equestrian Art Jerez

Shows, exhibitions and training.

FOOD & DRINK:

 

Annie B’s Spain

Annie B, based in Vejer, is one of Spain’s top foodie treats. She offers cookery days, tapas tours and wine/sherry tasting. Highly recommended.

 

Barbate El Mirador Restaurant

Our favourite, unpretentious seafood restaurant. Try the salt-baked fish!

Bodegas Tradición

One of the larger bodegas in Jerez with an interesting art gallery. Tours available in English and several languages. Recommended.

 

Cádiz Region Gourmet Guide

Glossy publication to download.

Cárnicas El Alcázar

This factory shop is the best place to buy retinto beef if you are cooking at home. Also a wide range of local food produce. A short drive from Vejer easily combined with lunch at Venta el Torro or Patria.

 

Corredera 55

A local favourite restaurant of ours.

 

El Campero

Upmarket Barbate restaurant specialising in seafood.

 

El Central

Casual dining with delicious chicken, pork and retinto beef.

 

El Jardín del Califa

Middle Eastern food in a wonderful setting. Try the courtyard on a warm evening.

 

Jerez Sherry Guide from the Telegraph

Guide to the sherry bars of Jerez.

 

La Bodeguita

Great place for lunch snacks - the toasts with toppings are delicious. Then gets very lively late evening. Some brilliant live music events and at the heart of Vejer night life.

Lustau Bodega

Our favourite sherries and a delicious brandy come from here. Tours available in. Recommended.

 

Patria Bar-restaurante

Worth a short drive into the countryside to eat here. Menus with a twist. One of our favourite eating places.

 

Restaurante Café Royalty – Cádiz

Historic grand romantic café in central Cádiz. Fabulous setting.

 

Venta el Torro

Article including our favourite rustic lunch spot for authentic local food.