Sanlucar, Spain
Sanlucar is a city in the northwest of Cádiz province, part of the autonomous community of Andalucía in southern Spain. Sanlúcar is located on the left bank at the mouth of the Guadalquivir River opposite the Doñana National Park, 52 km from the provincial capital Cádiz and 119 km from Sevilla capital of the autonomous region Andalucía.

Sanlucar is a sherry-producing town and a visit to the cellars is a popular tourist attraction amongst wine lovers. It is also home to the oldest horse races in Spain and some of the oldest in Europe. The races take place, just before sunset, along the beach at the mouth of the river Guadalquivir every August within sight of thousands of spectators.

Things to See & Do

* Castle of Santiago
* The palace of the Infantes of Orleans and Borbon
* Church of Nuestsra Senora de la O
* The palace of the dukes of Medina Sidonia
* The Convent of Santo Domingo

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – Spanish, Basque etc
Land Area – 170.93 km²
Population – 66,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 34

Port Location – The river port is located at the mouth of the Guadalquivir river.

Travel Links – Jerez airport is located 5km north of the city of Jerez. There are several ways of getting to and from Jerez Airport, you can use one of the Jerez Airport Taxis, hire a car and driving yourself, or catch one of the new airport buses that have just started operating at Jerez Airport. There is no train station at Jerez airport.

Sanlucar can also be accessed via train and bus from Seville.