Located in the strategic enclave formed by the mouth of the Guadalquivir River, the town of Sanlucar de Barrameda belongs to the Spanish province of Cadiz, Andalusia Autonomous Community, is located on the left bank of the Guadalquivir River and part of the Atlantic coast of Andalusia and Facing the Doñana National Park.
The apogee of this beautiful city began in the nineteenth century, thanks to the Duke of Montpensier decide to reside in Sanlucar de Barrameda, in the summer seasons, for which they built a beautiful romantic palace, which was the beginning for the construction of beautiful summer houses, flourish What made the city’s social life. By organizing different events including horse racing on the beach, an activity that is maintained today as one of the main events of the city and is considered a Fiesta of National Tourist Interest. Parallel this economic and social development, it begins to take off companies involved in the production of fine wines and spirits, the city has beautiful landscapes, filled with an abundance of nature parks, rivers and fields of green tinged.
With its Mediterranean-type climate, the temperature is pleasant and gentle sea in winter and summer, skirts the average annual temperature of 17 ° C, considered one of the sunniest cities in Europe by the great number of hours of sunshine a year.
Tourist Attractions in Sanlucar de Barrameda:
Sanlucar de Barrameda, has a rich history that is reflected in the countless historical and artistic monuments as the Church of San Francisco built in the seventeenth century baroque classic style, the Parish of St. Nicholas, the Church of Santo Domingo which is One of the most important monuments of the city, the beauty of its decoration, and many other churches and monuments of great artistic and architectural value.
Also part of the attractions of parks and gardens where you can see exotic species from overseas. Merit special attention Ducal gardens that adorn the surroundings of the Palace Ducal de Medina Sidonia. The city’s festivities are also reason enough to visit this community, like the Carnival to be held from 2 until 7 March each year. The Easter feast of great importance in the life of the city, has been declared a Fiesta of National Tourist Interest in Andalusia, not only for their religious spirit, but also the art of dress is done in processions, works with religious imagery. La Feria de la Manzanilla is another party of interest for tourism and develops 20 to 24 May, which shows the deep local tradition, which shows the importance of wine in the development of the city.
Sanlucar de Barrameda is a privileged city, for they have gone through many cultures and civilizations of great importance as the Visigoths, the Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans and have left their mark for posterity, a legacy that is the pride of the citizens of Sanlúcar.
It is an ideal city to travel to holiday and sightseeing, the hotel infrastructure is excellent itself has restaurants where you can satisfy your discriminating palate with the delicious food in a database of marine products and vegetables of good quality that produced in orchards surrounding the city.
Sanlucar de Barrameda awaits your visit.