Activities, Events & Surroundings

Towns and cities close by



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Tarifa - 50 km



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Cádiz - 50 km



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Sevilla - 160 km





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Ronda - 180 km



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Medina Sidonia - 40 km



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Jeréz de la Frontera - 70 km





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Coníl de la Frontera - 10 km



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Vejer de la Frontera - 10 km



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Arcos de la Frontera - 80 km



Events throughout the year



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Día de los Reyes



(Three Kings Day)


Throughout Andalusia. Parades are held all over the province on the eve of the Festival of the Epiphany. Various "kings" dispense candy to kids. January 6.

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Carnavales de Cádiz




The oldest and best-attended carnival in Spain is a freewheeling event full of costumes, parades, strolling troubadours, and drum beating. Mid-February.

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Semana Santa in Seville



(Holy Week)


Although many of the country's smaller towns stage similar celebrations (especially notable in Málaga), the festivities in Seville are by far the most elaborate. From Palm Sunday until Easter Sunday, a series of processions with hooded penitents moves to the piercing wail of the saeta, a love song to the Virgin or Christ. Pasos (heavy floats) bear images of the Virgin or Christ.


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Feria de Sevilla



(Seville Fair)


This is the most celebrated week of revelry in the country, with all-night flamenco dancing, merrymaking in casetas (entertainment booths), bullfights, horseback riding, flower-decked coaches, and dancing in the streets. Second week after Easter.



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Jerez May Horse Fair



Jerez de la Frontera stages this spectacular equestrian event at Gonzalez Hontoria Park. Many of the greatest riders, certainly some of the world's finest horses, take part in various endurance trials, coach driving, and dressage competitions. First week of May.

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Corpus Christi



All over Andalusia. A major holiday on the Spanish calendar, this event is marked by big processions, especially in Málaga, Seville, and Granada. Mid-June.
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Grape Harvest Festival



In Jerez de la Frontera. Andalusia's major wine festival honors the famous sherry of Jerez, with 5 days of processions, a grape harvest parade, a "treading of the grapes" ceremony, a horse show, a locally staged opera, a flamenco festival, sports activities and, of course, sherry drinking. Mid-October (dates vary).

"La Almadraba"



In Coníl de la Frontera and Barbate.

The local traditional tuna fishing is happening in May and/or June in the Strait of Gibraltar, just off-shore of our local sea side towns. Tuna fairs are held in Coníl de la Frontera  and Barbate each year.

Local activities



"Flamenco"




Zahora | Vejer | Seville





  • Art form based on the music traditions of southern Spain and Andalusia in particular, performed in restaurants and bodegas

Visits to wine bodegas



Jeréz de la Frontera| Arcos





  • Tours of the production of Sherry and Brandy wines, tastings and tapas. Several good quality bodegas offer tours & tasting

Private Chef




Casa Zahora | Zahora





  • Enjoy a customized culinary experience with a Private Chef while staying in Casa Zahora


Link provider:

Take a Chef

Whale/Dolphin watching



| Tarifa |





  • Watch whales and dolphins at the southernmost point of Europe



Link provider:

Firmm

Kiting / Surfing / Windsurfing



El Palmar | Caños | Tarifa



  • Lessons
  • Rental



Nearest provider:

Trafalgar Watersports

Mountainbiking & bike rental


Vejer | Zahora | Barbate

El Palmar | Coníl | Caños



  • Rental
  • Tours



Provider, delivery service:

Bicicletas Francisco

Trekking/Running




El Palmar | Zahora | Caños | Vejer


The Breña-Marismas Nature Park has one of the most spectacular stretches of rocky cliffs along the Andalucian Atlantic coastline, with stunning views over the sea and to the rocky headland of Cape Trafalgar and its lighthouse. The beaches stretching in both directions from Zahora  also offer an excellent opportunity for walking and running.

Golf


Vejer | Chiclana de la Frontera



  • 7 golf courses 18-30 km from Casa Zahora



 Nearest course: 

Dehesa Montenmedio

Diving


  Coníl de la Frontera | Tarifa



  • Rental
  • Courses



Link provider:

Ocean Addicts

Horse riding

 

Zahora | Caños de Meca



  • Lessons
  • Tours



Nearest provider:

Equinsoul