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Best activities to do during Sunshine tour in Montenmedio

I will be giving ideas about what activities to do if you are coming to compete in the sunshine tour in Vejer de la Frontera. For some other related topics, if you want to follow a quick route through Vejer de la Frontera please click here. If instead, you are looking into what self-guided hiking routes can you do around Vejer de la Frontera, click here. Moreover, for our favourite places to eat here, and our favourite places to stay here. Depending on when you come, there will be different events in Vejer de la Frontera, click here to see them.

Montenmedio in Vejer de la Frontera

The Montenmedio dehesa (managed Mediterrranean forest) is spread over approximately 500 hectares of a unique natural area. The dehesa de Montenmedio has a hotel, the NMAC foundation museum, horse riding, the sunshine tour horse competition, and golf.

Hacienda Montenmedio

The rooms of the estate are designed with the exquisite simplicity typical of old Andalusian country houses. The rooms have all what you need to feel like at home, such as a wireless internet connection and satellite TV.

NMAC Fundation

The NMAC Foundation is located in the interior grounds of the Dehesa Montenmedio in the Cadiz province of Vejer de la Frontera. The NMAC Foundation was created as a point of interaction between its social, cultural and territorial context.

Following the current model for a relationship-based centre, the NMAC Foundation project started as a mediating museum. NMAC commits to support contemporary artists promoting social dialogue and understanding through art.

It is situated in a rural setting, far from urban centres. The Foundation invites artists from all corners of the world to undertake site-specific projects in the form of installations, sculptures, photography, video-painting, performances and architectural projects within nature.

Montenmedio Equestrian Centre: Sunshine Tour

Montenmedio has the most extensive equestrian facilities in all of Europe for the equestrian sport in all four disciplines; Jumping, Dressage, Driving and Eventing.

The equestrian centre in Dehesa Montenmedio is perfect for international and national competitions, as well as national championships. Their facilities have two main areas so there may be different competitions happening at the same time.

The Sunshine Tour for both jumping and dressage are in February and March with 450 riders from 46 different nations and 1.500 horses.

The Montenmedio equestrian centre has 1300 permanent stables, 11 training and competition arenas, parking for 250 lorries and trailers, village area and restaurants. It is only 5 minutes away from the beautiful white town of Vejer de la Frontera, if you need a break.

Golf in Vejer de la Frontera Cadiz

The Montenmedio golf course (6.260 meters, 18 holes and par 72) is different from all other Spanish courses. Not a single building affects its fairways and Greens. Forests of wild olive, cork oak and pine trees surrounds this golf course. It has impressive views of the Atlantic, of white towns such as Vejer de la Frontera, Benalup and Medina Sidonia, and also of the African coast of Tangiers and Espartel.

Playing its 18 holes is always fun and surprising: deer, rabbits, ducks and other animals accompany the player along this gentle round. The club house is designed in neoclassic Andalusian style with Asian influences and subtle furnishings and offers excellent golf services. As Severiano Ballesteros said in an edition of the OKI Tour, “Montenmedio is one of the Golf Courses that no golfer should miss”

Golf montenmedio views of Vejer de la Frontera

Private tours from Sunshine tour in Montenmedio

My name is Carlos and I have a tour agency based in Vejer de la Frontera, Explore la Tierra. I focus on doing private culinary tours, cultural and hiking tours within Cadiz province. Please, read below what type of activities I do. I am certain you may want to join some of them!

Food and culinary Tours

Cadiz province is home of one of the most known international wines, the famous sherry wine. I do private sherry and Andalusian wine tastings throughout Cadiz province. Join our culinary and cultural tours where we go and visit the famous white towns of Cadiz. You will learn about the traditional bluefin tuna fishing method, almadraba, or visit a local olive press, almazara. I look forward to showing you the incredibly diverse gastronomy and traditions that the province has to offer.

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Hiking tours in the natural parks of Cadiz

In these private guided hiking tours in Cadiz province I offer incredible hikes in La Breña, El Estrecho and Los Alcornocales natural parks. You will learn about local traditions and about the culinary, medicinal and gastronomical use of the Mediterranean plants. I worked in the environmental and conservation fields in Canada, UK and Spain for over 5 years and know many of the species in the area.

Cadiz province is one of the most biodiverse provinces in mainland Spain. Habitats range from dense forest reminiscent of cloud forest to Mediterranean forest, dune systems, and more. Moreover, enjoy the majestic views of Cadiz and the Strait of Gibraltar. Cadiz has the highest % of protected habitat in Andalusia, while its climate and sunlight hours are similar to Canary Islands. I look forward to showing you this incredibly diverse province in the most southern point of mainland Spain.

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Contact us

There are many activities and tours to take if your are coming to Sunshine tour in Montenmedio. If you want to join me in any of these tours, please do not hesitate to visit my website and contact me at info@explorelatierra.com.

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