- Day trip to Jerez and Cadiz from Costa del Sol and Malaga with an expert guide
- Take in views of the Spanish countryside on the famous Bull Route (Ruta del Toro) to Jerez
- Enjoy a guided tour and wine tasting at the prestigious Williams and Humbert winery
- Watch an exhilarating Andalusian horse show
- Admire the beautiful Bay of Cadiz on a sightseeing cruise
- Soak up panoramic views of central Cadiz on a coach tour
What You Can Expect
On arrival in Jerez, your first stop is the Williams and Humbert winery, one of the most prestigious wineries in the region. Listen as one of the winery staff guides you through the winery and explains the making and ageing of the wine. Enjoy a sample of three types of wine, accompanied with a snack.
Then, watch an exciting Andalusian horse show that the winery organizes on its own exhibition tracks. Be enchanted by the horse breaker and his magnificent taming of the Andalusian horse, who will perform a beautiful dance.
After the show, relax on your coach and hear interesting stories about the region from your guide as you take in views of the Jerez countryside on the way to Puerto de Santa María, a lovely city in the province of Cadiz. Here, board a local ferry for a sightseeing cruise along the Bay of Cadiz. Relax and admire the pristine beaches and beautiful coast from the deck.
Disembark at the port and stroll around the city center. See the famous Puertas de Tierra monument and the 18th-century Cadiz Cathedral. Following your walking tour, enjoy two hours of free time to explore the city or recharge at a local restaurant with some traditional Andalusian food (own expense).
Reunite with your guide and enjoy a panoramic sightseeing coach tour of Cadiz before returning to Costa del Sol.
A jam packed day of sightseeing. The tour of the sherry distillery was very interesting and the horse show amazing (although wish it could have been longer). The boat ride over to Cadiz takes in some of the industrial sites of the area. There's not much to do in Cadiz apart from browse the shops and have lunch, but the coach tour round the town afterwards was interesting. The scenery during the whole trip was breathtaking. Full marks to all the guides for being so multilingual. The only critisism I have is that they switch languages so seamlessly you end up listening to the whole narration, even if not in your own language - this can get very tiring, and then you end up missing a sentence or two in your own language. It would also save time during the tour of Williams and Humberts if there was only one language group - there's so much information to take in that the trip takes double the time if the guide covers two languages, and then it becomes rushed and the tasting and shopping is curtailed. The only other downside is that if you join the tour from the east of the country (Torremolinos, as I did), it can take 2 hours to complete the pick ups - it can get quite tedious (and there was a coach swap on my trip too); however, the coach was very comfortable and the scenery gorgeous. The highlight has to be the horse show.
This was the only option to get from Malaga to Cadiz and back for one day. It is available only once per week. The Jerez experience while a first class was a clear bonus for me. The guide was very entertaining and spoke three foreign languages, pretty fluently by the way. Given the long distance to be covered, everything was quite well planned and there was lunch possibilities for those interested (as well as short breakfast and late afternoon break). Pricing seems very competitive.