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    Vejer de la Frontera - Crédito: Mike Workman /

    Vejer de la Frontera is one of the most beautiful towns in the region of Cádiz, Spain. It was declared Historic-Artistic Grouping in 1976 and it was awarded the I National Prize for Town Embellishment and Improvement in 1978. It is so attractive, touristically speaking, that it was also awarded the distinction of Zone of Great Tourism Influx in several occasions.

    The urban hub of Vejer de la Frontera, home to its emblematic old town, is located up in a mountain 200mts high. A few kilometres away, there is another population hub that is better known for tourism reasons than Vejer de la Frontera is; we are referring to El Palmar, which is the favourite place for those who enjoy the sun and beach tourism in this municipality.


    Playa de El Palmar


    The natural scenario of Vejer de la Frontera also offers visitors an interesting proposal for those who trekking and aquatic sports such as surf.

    Another tourist attraction of Vejer de la Frontera is its gastronomy. Under the motto “Vejer, saboréala” (Vejer, taste it), the numerous bars and restaurant of the city offer a wide range of tapas and delicious dishes; culinary creations made with locally grown products, based on local tradition, and with an innovative touches inspired by nouvelle cuisine.

    Any time of the year is perfect to fully enjoy Vejer de la Frontera. If you wish to enjoy a wider leisure agenda, visit it during the months of July and August.


    Interesting Facts about Vejer de la Frontera

    Vejer de la Frontera



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    What to see in Vejer de la Frontera

    There are different tourism routes in Vejer de la Frontera, all of which are designed for you to know the historic, cultural and natural heritage of this beautiful town in Cadiz. There are routes such as the artistic old town route, route of the patios vejeriegos, route of the surroundings of the old town, evening routes, sang and hosted routes.

    Here is a list of things to see in Vejer de la Frontera:


    Iglesia del Divino Salvador.



    Castillo de Vejer



    Plaza de España Vejer



    Acueducto romano de Santa Lucía



    What to do in Vejer de la Frontera

    Molino – Vejer


    In Vejer de la Frontera, there are plenty of interesting and fun activities, besides visiting its beautiful streets and squares, and contemplating its monuments.

    If you like sports such as surfing, windsurfing, water-skiing, or fishing, El Palmar is the place to visit. This is the rural hub of Vejer located in the coastline of Cadiz, home of its magnificent beach, one of the few still virgin beaches of the area, with fine sand and clear waters. From the beach, you can gaze upon one seventeenth and eighteenth century watchtowers present in the Andalusian coast, the Torrenueva.


    Torre vigía – El Palmar


    For trekking lovers, Vejer has different routes. There are companies that will help you practice adventure sports such as paragliding, hand gliding, etc.

    You could also enjoy the rich and diverse gastronomy of Vejer. The seafood rice, fried fish, retinta ecological meat and traditional pork by-products (such as the famous lomo en manteca) are some of the delicacies that you can try in the bars and restaurants in the city.


    Bars and restaurants in Vejer


    Restaurante El Poniente

    Restaurante El Poniente

    In a privileged location, at the highest point of Vejer de la Frontera, where magnificent views of El Palmar can be enjoyed, this restaurant sits within a glazed mill and features a large terrace.

    From its menu, the dishes made out of Retinta meat, Bluefin tuna and the typical shrimp tortillitas stand out.

    It is a magical place, with a large terrace and a paragliding runway.

    Av. de Buenavista, 11150 Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz
    Tel: +34 676 488 414

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    La Bien Pagá

    Restaurante La Bien Pagá

    The building that houses this establishment used to be the stable of the House of the Marquees of Tamarón. A unique place with its owns signature, where people can enjoy an exquisite wine selection, as well as Iberian ham cured meats, salzones and conservas. They also serve long glasses of wine and specialties such as their mojitos and sherrimojitos.

    Another great feature of La Bien Pagá is that it offers its live shows, which are mostly related to flamenco as well as other popular traditions of Cádiz and Andalusia.

    C. Marqués de Tamarón, 3, 11150 Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz

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    La Brasa de Sancho

    Restaurante La Brasa de Sancho

    This restaurant-rotisserie specializes in roasted meat and fish, mostly cooked with wood from olive trees and cork oaks. It also stands out for its seafood specialties such as steamed mussels, with French touch.

    This restaurant is located in the old town of Vejer, in a pedestrian street, at the foot of an old wall. It also has a magnificent terrace with a view of Plaza de España. This is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of Vejer and try the best meat and fish.

    C. Sancho IV el Bravo, 1, 11150 Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz
    Tel: +34 956 455 189

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    El Jardín del Califa

    Pl. de España, 12, 11150 Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz
    Tel: +34 956 451 706

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    4 Estaciones Restaurante Vejer

    C. Juan Relinque, 3, 11150 Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz
    Tel: +34 640 626 908

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    Restaurante • Corredera 55 – Crédito:


    Restaurante • Corredera 55

    C. de la Corredera, 55, 11150 Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz
    Tel: +34 621 262 869

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    Restaurante Las Delicias

    C. de la Corredera, 31, 11150 Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz
    Tel: +34 956 451 807

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    Califa Tapas

    C. de la Corredera, 33, 11150 Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz
    Tel: +34 637 423 506

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    Taberna de La Judería de Vejer

    C. Judería, 3A, 11150 Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz
    Tel: +34 956 907 471

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    Shopping is another thing to do in Vejer de la Frontera


    Bodegas Etu-Vino

    Bodegas Etu-Vino

    This is the perfect place to buy signature wines of traditional, ecological and limited production. They offer white wines, red wines, and pink wines made with the grapes seen when visiting the cellar. During the visit, the winemaking process is explained and you can also enjoy a wine tasting.

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    Ya en tu casa. El sabor de Andalucía

    Vejer de la Frontera – ya en tu casa

    A physical store with on-line presence that is specializes on selling food products from Andalusia. Wines and spirits, olive oils and vinegars, delicatessens and cheese, sweets and honey, sea salt, among others. It also includes a selection of body-care items, such as its chocolate, cinnamon, and thyme soaps.

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    Our last proposal of things to do in Vejer de la Frontera is to enjoy its celebrations.




    How to get to Conil from Vejer de la Frontera

    The distance in between Vejer de la Frontera and Conil is a little more than 16 kilometres, through the A-48 road. The estimated time, by car, from one city to the other is 19 minutes.

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    Hotel Fuerte Conil Resort


    Fuerte Hoteles is always the best choice to stay in Andalucía, get to know its cities and look for the best shops. The chain has establishments where you can enjoy, besides its services, the best of each point of the region, a good example is  hotel Fuerte Conil Resort which is located in front of one of the most beautiful beaches in Spain, beach La Fontanilla. It stands out for its exclusive Andalucian style, its 25.000 square feet of gardens, 4 outdoors swimming pools, Jacuzzi, tennis court and a complete equipped Spa.

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