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What should you expect?

Cadiz White Villages Tour will be starting at 8:30am – 9:00am, depending on where the tour has been booked from Vejer de la Frontera or Jerez de la Frontera. From there we will head to the hilltop village of Arcos de la frontera.

Arcos de la frontera

Here we will wander the picturesque, narrow streets and stop at interesting churches to hear stories about the village.  Arcos village is shaped by towering cliffs and surrounded by winding rivers and wondrous countryside. We’ll see it from different viewpoints in the village. After visiting the village, we’ll get picked up by the car and continue to Grazalema.

On the way to Grazalema we will see and drive through other white villages, such as “El Bosque” and “Benamahoma”. Stopping as well to glimpse astonishing scenic views. As we will always be in small groups, we are flexible and if you want to stop to take photos, just let us know!

Grazalema

This village is officially recognized as one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. In the tucked-away village of Grazalema, we will enjoy the beautiful flowered balconies along the charming main street and eat lunch at a local restaurant. After a small break we will walk to the end of the village where we will be picked up by the car and then head to our last white village, Zahara de la Sierra.

Zahara de la Sierra

We will be dropped off at the top of the beautiful mountain village, Zahara de la Sierra. Another village officially recognized as one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, together with Vejer de la Frontera and Setenil de las bodegas. We will head to the castle, which offers one of the best views of the province of Cadiz.

Before heading back, we will enjoy a coffee and relax at a restaurant. We will have wonderful views of the turquoise water lake, the mountain system, and Zahara de la sierra.

We will be dropping you off between 6:30pm-7:00pm at Vejer or Jerez de la Frontera.

Want a more personal experience? Book a Private Custom Tour.

Important info

When: Tour offered Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. starting at 8:30am from Vejer de la Frontera or 9:00am from Jerez de la Frontera

Start Location: Hotel in Vejer de la Frontera or Jerez de la Frontera*

Price: 166€ per person from Vejer de la Frontera/ 148€ per person from Jerez de la Frontera all inclusive.

Group Size: Minimum 3 people – Maximum of 10. We design private tours if you want a private experience

Language: Tour is offered in Spanish and English.

Inclusions:. Sightseeing to 3 white villages of Cadiz. All costs covered including transport with driver, knowledgeable local guide, lunch, and a coffee/tea at the end of the tour 

*Please note: Hotel pick-up will not always be possible in Jerez de la Frontera depending on location of all clients as time constraints due to traffic may be an issue. If it is not possible, pick-up location will be Bodegas Fundador in Jerez. However if it is possible, we can pick up and drop-off at hotels. Please let us know if you have any concerns or questions.

Walk through fairy tale villages

Join us in this Cadiz White Villages Tour. Come and EXPLORE the “De la Frontera” white villages of Cadiz with us. These are some of the most beautiful and best preserved villages in the world.

These villages were the frontier between Christian Spain and the Moorish kingdom of Granada 700 years ago. They are perched on hillsides or on rocky crags in the mountains east of Jerez de la Frontera. Little-changed in the centuries since. They will entrance you with their narrow, winding streets and whitewashed facades, their ancient castles and churches, and unbelievable views.

This secluded, little-known area is a world away from the nearby, crowded, Mediterranean tourist resorts. Come, enjoy and experience with us the inner views and some of the most beautiful white villages of Spain in this Cadiz White Villages Tour!!! We depart from Vejer de la Frontera and Jerez de la Frontera

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring?

Make sure you wear comfortable shoes for walking in and bring a hat, sunglasses and suncream for the afternoon tour, as we will be outside enjoying the sunshine for part of the time! If you really want to enjoy the full experience, do not wear perfume, as it will reduce your capacity to smell the different characteristics of the wine.

Don’t forget to bring along your camera to show everyone back home all the best moments from your tour!

What language is the tour in?

The tour is offered in both English and Spanish, which your guide which will be fluent in.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

Our usual tour route is not wheelchair accessible unfortunately (due to the access to parts of the bodegas!). However, contact us in advance and we will try to contact our partners to make the tour accessible!

Is the tour possible for vegetarians or those with other dietary restrictions?

Vegetarian alternatives can be provided during the tour.

Unfortunately vegan alternatives are not possible. Please advise us in advance if you have any dietary restrictions or speak to us if you have any concerns to plan accordingly.

Can older people keep up with the group?

Absolutely! We walk at a relaxing pace and stop frequently so it is enjoyable for everyone!

Can children join the tour?

Yes, of course. While they can’t join in the wine and sherry tasting they can enjoy sampling the numerous tapas and learning about food and culture in the area! If you have any picky eaters, let us know and we’ll make sure they get more child-friendly meals.

Are there any additional costs?

No, the costs includes all the food, drinks, guide, transport and driver. However the tour does not cover any additional food or drinks

What happens in the event of rain?

Luckily, we are in an incredibly sunny region where rainy days are infrequent (July averages only 1mm of rain in the whole month!).

However, if there is heavy rain on the day your tour, you can choose what to do. Either continue with the tour and we will do the tastings inside, or you have the option of rescheduling to another day or time where there is availability. In the event your tour changes we will contact you

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