INFORMATION OF INTEREST
SANLÚCAR DE BARRAMEDA
Located in the southwest of Spain, in the province of Cádiz. The town is washed by Guadalquivir river and enjoys more than 3.200 hours per year of sunshine and a extraordinary average temperature, that makes it to be a leading holiday point in the “Costa de la Luz” (Light Coast).
The town is remarkable for the friendly nature of its people, where nobody feels strange. You can enjoy its cooking, with fresh seafood, its best chance, served with the best wine you can imagine: Manzanilla of Sanlucar. You can choose from hundreds bars and tapas, especially in the seaside neighborhood “Bajo de Guía”, where numerous restaurants offer the best seafood stews.
In the highest part of the city there´s the older quarter, the Barrio Alto, full of charming streets that transport us to the past, and stately houses of unparalleled historical value. The city is filled with countless churches, leaded by the parish of Ntra. Sra. De la O (Our Lady of O), that has a Mudejar frontal door, the church of Santo Domingo and the Carmen, and so on. The former Palace of the Dukes of Orleans and Bourbon, become today in City Hall, the Auditorium of the Merced, Santiago castle; the Doñana Reserve, opposite the town beach, can be visited in organized trips.
In the summer nightlife is exciting; numerous bars, cafes and pubs give no rise to boredom, in addition to the large program of cultural and recreational activities, both public and private, where we emphasize the festival of classical music, jazz, or flamenco, the exaltation party Guadalquivir River, the antique show, and the horse racing on the beach, the oldest in Spain, declared of International Tourist Interest.