Jerez Airport or La Parra Airport as it is often known locally is in the Cadiz region of Spain and over 1 million passengers pass through the airport every year. Most visits are from Germany and the UK and 35% of flights are domestic. With car hire at Jerez Airport, the town is an easy 8 km drive away via the N-1V and the AP-4 routes.
Jerez Airport is a small modern airport, with arrivals and departures on the ground floor, so it is easily accessible. There is an airport information desk if you have any questions about the airport and there are 2 tourist information desks, to advise you on attractions and what to see in the local area. There is 1 bank with an ATM and a facility for currency exchange, should you need some extra Euros. Wi-Fi can be accessed for a charge if you have a laptop or mobile phone. The Dutiifrii convenience store is perfect for all those last minute items for your journey and you can browse the bargains at the Aldeasa The Shop, duty free store. When you get hungry, there is the On Time cafe and restaurant for a quick snack and the Cerveceria Gambrinus for local specialities.
Jerez de la Frontera is a town in Andalucía, famous for its sherry production and white horses. You can stroll around the old town and see the 10th century Moorish fortress of Alcazar and the Cathedral of Jerez. There are numerous palaces you can visit, including the Domencq Palace and the Perez Luna Palace. See a display by the famous dancing white horses of Jerez at the Royal Andalucían School of Equestrian Art. Sample Sherry at one of the Bodegas - Tio Pepe and Sandeman are probably the two most famous names. Learn all about Flamenco at the Andalusian Flamenco Centre and for a bit more local culture visit the Atalaya Museum and the Museo Taurino. Also worth a visit is the Archaeological Museum in Plaza del Mercado and don’t forget to have tapas in the pretty Plaza del Arenal.
Get out of the city with car hire in Jerez and visit the neighbouring cities of Cadiz and Seville. Costa del Sol is a short drive away for tourist resorts and sandy beaches and head for the Sierra de Grazalema to see beautiful and traditional white washed villages, set in picturesque mountainside.