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Close to Vejer

We understand Vejer de la Frontera's glorious white-washed houses, history, beaches, countryside, restaurants, and endless activities make it a very hard place to leave. But just sometimes, it’s nice to jump in a car, go for a short, picturesque drive and see what there is to see.

 

Here are a few of the places we think are worth driving to:

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Cadiz

45-minutes from Vejer de la Frontera

 

Founded in 11,000 BC by the Phoenicians, Cadiz is the oldest continuously populated city in Western Europe. The colourful, narrow streets of the old town are filled with restaurants and shops.

 

Head for the Central market or ‘Mercado de Abastos’ and its 100 stalls selling...

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Seville

1 hour 50-minutes from Vejer de la Frontera

 

Filled with restaurants and a heady nightlife, the true charm of this quintessential Andalusian city is found in the peaceful courtyards and winding alleys of the medieval Barrio Santa Cruz, as well as in the beautiful open spaces of the Parque de María Luisa and the Plaza de España...

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Jerez de la Frontera

56-minutes from Vejer de la Frontera

 

Jerez de la Frontera is famed for its wines and sherry, dancing horses and flamenco.

The old town has preserved its charm and has been declared a Historic Artistic site. Head for the Palacio Duque de Abrantes and displays of horsemanship by...

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Medina Sidonia

32-minutes from Vejer de la Frontera

 

The town belonged to the Phoenicians, Romans and later the Moslems, who gave it the appearance it still conserves today. It enjoyed its greatest wealth and splendour after becoming the seat of the Dukedom of Medina Sidonia...

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Gibraltar

1-hour 20-minutes from Vejer de la Frontera

 

Gibraltar has been a British Overseas territory since in 1713. Besides any political wrangling, Gibraltar is a place rich in culture, where Spaniards and British people work and live side by side. If you are missing M&S, Marmite, or vegetarian sausages, you will find them here. Take a walk down...

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Tangier

2-hours 30-minutes from Vejer de la Frontera

 

Clearly visible across the Straights of Gibraltar, Tangier is only a 1-hour15 minute ferry ride from Tarifa. In the 1950s and 60s Beat generation writers such as Jack Kerouac, William S Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Tennessee Williams and Truman Capote found inspiration in Tangier.

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