Payment of private bespoke tour program of Jerez. 29th of November – 2nd of December 2019.

Description and schedule of services:

Friday the 29th of November: welcome flamenco and tapas tour of Jerez old town:

6pm: meet your personal local host at your accommodation to start a private walking tour of Jerez old town aimed at understanding the Hispanic-Muslim origins of the city and the transformations (architecture, urban planning, social composition and overall character) that it suffered in the 13th century after the Christian Conquest and in the 18th and 19th centuries when sherry became probably the most fashionable drink in the world.

This tour will take you from the heart of medieval Jerez to the first quarters that emerged outside the city walls and where the first gipsy communities settled down in the 15th century. Explanations about the origins and evolution of flamenco music in Jerez to set the context for the flamenco performance that you will witness at the end of the night. Explanations about the unique gipsy culture of Jerez and about how flamenco and sherry and intertwined.

8pm: end of the walking tour in a selected tapas bar in Jerez old town and tapas and sherries dinner including a selection of 6 – 9 dishes to share and up to 4 sherries per person. First basic notions about the art of pairing food and sherry and about the history and evolution of Spanish gastronomy.

9:40pm: end of the tapas dinner and short walk towards the flamenco venue.

9:55pm: arrival to the flamenco venue to see the show.

10pm: flamenco show.

11pm: end of the show and be escorted back to your accommodation in Jerez (or take taxis) by your personal local host.

 

Price of this private tour for a private tour of 15 people: 86 Euros per person

 

This price includes:

– Personal local host from Genuine Andalusia (a fully licensed English speaking guide by the Spanish government and certified Sherry Educator by the Sherry Regulatory Board) throughout the tour.

– A tapas and sherries dinner in a selected tapas bar including up to 6 – 9 different dishes to share and up to 4 sherries per person.

– Entrance to a selected flamenco show with one drink during the show (beer / sherry / wine / refreshment / water).

– All taxes.

 

This price excludes:

– Anything not mentioned right above.

 
 

Saturday the 30th of November: sherry at its best, from the glass to the grape:

10am: meet your personal local host at your accommodation and take a small walk towards a selected sherry bodega. Stop along the way in the local market of Jerez to have an understanding of the important role that it plays not only in the local gastronomy but also in the social fabric of the city.

10:30am: arrival to a selected sherry bodega in Jerez old town and private visit to learn about the aging of the different types of sherries. This will be followed by the corresponding tastings of old sherries and by some further notions of the art of pairing food and sherry.

12pm: end of the visit to the bodega and private transfer in a modern and comfortable minibus with a dedicated driver to a selected vineyard outside Jerez.

12:30pm: arrival to the vineyard, meeting with the owner and small walk through the vines with explanations about the grapes, the vines, the soil and the climate that make sherry so unique. This walk will finish in the private family bodega of the owner where he makes and ages sherry only for him and his family and where you will do the corresponding tastings of his artisanal single-vineyard sherries. The tasting will be accompanied by a selection of tapas.

2pm: homemade lunch in the vineyard house of the owner which overlooks the rolling hills of the sherry triangle including starters, mains and desserts and paired with the sherries of the owner.

3:30pm: end of lunch and farewell sherry cocktail.

3:45pm: private transfer in a modern and comfortable minibus back to your accommodation in Jerez.

4pm: arrival to your accommodation and end of services for the day.

 

Price of this private tour for a private tour of 13 people: 133 Euros per person

 

This price includes:

– Personal local host from Genuine Andalusia (a fully licensed English speaking guide by the Spanish government and certified Sherry Educator by the Sherry Regulatory Board) throughout the tour.

– A private visit to a selected sherry bodega in Jerez old town with the corresponding tastings of old sherries there.

– A private visit to a selected sherry vineyard in the countryside around Jerez with its own small family-owned bodega with the corresponding tastings of artisanal sherry there, accompanied by a selection of tapas.

– A homemade lunch in the vineyard house including starters, mains, desserts, sherry and water.

– A farewell sherry cocktail in the vineyard before leaving.

– Private transportation to get from Jerez to the vineyard and back to Jerez in a modern and comfortable minibus.

– All taxes.

 

This price excludes:

– Anything not mentioned right above.

 
 

Monday the 2nd of December: the Royal School of Equestrian Art:

10am: meet your personal local host at your accommodation and take a walk to the Royal School of Equestrian Art.

10:30am: upon arrival to the Royal School of Equestrian art, take a private guided tour of the premises including the gardens, the french-style palace, the saddlery, the stables, the horse museum, the carriage museum and finish in the training grounds, where you will be able to see the riders and the horses practicing.

12:30pm: end of your tour and rest of the day at leisure (recommendations of places to eat will be given by your personal local host).

 

Price of this private tour for a private tour of 10 people: 32 Euros per person

 

This price includes:

– Personal local host from Genuine Andalusia (a fully licensed English speaking guide by the Spanish government) throughout the tour.

– A private visit to the Royal School of Equestrian Art in Jerez including the gardens, the palace, the saddlery, the tack room, the stables, the horse museum and the horse carriage museum.

– Access to the training ground to see the riders and the horses training.

– All taxes.

 

This price excludes:

– Anything not mentioned right above.

 
 

Confirmation and payments:

In order to confirm this program of tours, we require a 30% deposit of the grand total to be paid no later than the 15th of August via paypal. The remaining 70% must be paid no later than 30 days prior to the start of the tour via the same method. 

 

Grand total of this bespoke tour program: 3339 Euros.

 

30% deposit needed to confirm this bespoke tour program: 1001,7 Euros.




 

Remaining 70% to be paid no later than 30 days prior to the start of the program: 2337,3 Euros.




 
 

Cancellation policy:

More than 30 days prior to the start of the tour: deposit only.

30 – 15 days prior to the start of the tour: 50% of the full cost of the tour.

14 – 7 days prior to the start of the tour: 75% of the full cost of the tour.

6 days or less: 100% of the full cost of the tour.