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Surrounded by vineyards and with over 30 bodegas (wine cellars) devoted to the making of sherry and brandy, you’d be forgiven for thinking that’s all Jerez is about. But this aristocratic city with an ancient heart, unusual museums, an atmospheric gypsy quarter and some outstanding architecture, is also the cradle of flamenco, the home of the magnificent ‘dancing’ Andalucian horses, the capital of motorcycle racing and famed for its bullfights.


Population 210,000
Currency 1 Euro = 100 cents
Opening hours Shops are open from 09.30/10.00-13.30/14.00 and 17.00-20.30 on weekdays. Most close at lunchtime on Saturday, but the bigger stores generally stay open all day. Supermarkets are open 09.00-21.00/22.00. Banking hours are 08.30-14.00/14.15 Monday-Friday. Some open on Saturdays, 08.30-11.30.
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Emergency numbers Emergency number: 112
Medical: 061
Police: 091
Fire brigade: 080
Tourist information Alameda Cristina s/n, (Claustros de Santo Domingo)
+34 956 149863