Source: Roger Ward
Vejer de la Frontera is a hilltop town and municipality in Spain, in the province of Cadiz, Andalucia with a land of 58 kilometers squared and a population of 12,897. Vejer is a very classic Andalusian Pueblo Blanco.
1. Have some sightseeing tours
Booking a guided tour would be a great idea if you want less hassle with all the planning and the budgeting. The tour agency would be the one to arrange everything for you. All you have to do is just enjoy your vacation while exploring the town of Vejer de la Frontera. There are some various tours available, just do a quick search and you’re all set.
2. Visit Plaza de Espana
Plaza de Espana is the main square of Vejer de la Frontera. Staying for a bit to relax and take pictures would be a great idea. It is very easy to access since it is near hotels and restaurants. The structures around the are very historical and vintage.
3. Experience surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing
There are a lot of events and camps that manage these kinds of activities around Verjer de la Frontera. They even have classes and such. So while you are in the town might as well try these activities and if you don’t know how then learn. These activities are pretty much famous around the town and many people are doing it as well.
4. Have a swim at the beaches
There are a few beaches around Vejer de la Frontera, so while you are in town don’t forget to have a swim or just have a sunbathe along its beautiful beaches. Beaches around Vejer de la Frontera are El Palmar, Canos de Meca, Trafalgar, Zahora, Conil and so much more. It is recommended that if you visit one of the beaches, you go in early or during weekdays since there are only a limited number of parking spots.
5. Taste local dishes
Vejer is famous for its paella and so much more. There are a lot of restaurants around town that is worth visiting into. Just choose between El Jardin del Califa, La Castilleria, Valvatida Cocina Rural, Restaurante Patria and El Central which are the best restaurants. There are still a lot more and you could try them if you want.
6. Visit natural parks
If you want to experience a more natural visit then going to natural parks would be a great idea. Hiking, cycling, and camping is a great way to enjoy Vejer de la Frontera. Natural parks such as Parque Natural de Las Brenas and Parque Natural de Las Marismas are the great ones to visit. There are walking trails available in all of the parks mentioned and needed facilities are also available as well.
7. Learn or play golf
There are various of famous golf courses around town. Golf is a famous sport in here too. If you are not into golf then this is your chance to think outside the box and have a try. Montenmedio, Benalup, Novo Sancti Petri Golf Club, Montecastillo Golf Club, Club de Golf Campano, and San Andreas Golf Club are the golf courses for you to choose from, they also offer some classes for you to learn. Well, it’s never late to learn. It would be a great idea to learn something new while on vacation, such an achievement.
8. Experience Arco de la Segur and Juan Relique at night
The town of Vejer de la Frontera is in between Sierras and the sea. The streets are cobbled and vintage. While walking around the streets you would be able to see Arco de la Segur and Juan Relique. It is best to see the streets at night since the city just lights up and you will feel like you are one of the people from the past. It is an experience that you will never forget.
9. Experience the view from San Ambrosio
At the highest point of the town, you would be able to see the view from San Ambrosio to the old town and La Botica. It is best to come here during sunset. You will be able to witness the magical moments of sunset and the amazing white washed houses surrounding the area. It is so romantic, something that you don’t see almost every day if you’re a tourist.
10. Visit churches and historical structures
Vejer de la Frontera is a very vintage and historical town. Most of its structures are preserved for thousands of years. Visiting the town is like experiencing the life of the past. It feels so great. The best places to visit are the Arco de Segur, the castle wall, Iglesia del Divino Salvador, calle Ntra. Sra de la Oliva, Iglesia del Divinio Salvador, and Castillo from Plaza de Espana.
Have a good trip and travel!