|Entertainment in Spain “On the Banks of the Guadalquivir” International FestivalSanlúcar de Barrameda|
| “On the Banks of the Guadalquivir” International FestivalSanlúcar de Barrameda5th to 11th August Music and Dance Festival|
The “On the Banks of the Guadalquivir” International Music Festival is held every August in the town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda (Cadiz province).
Performances by internationally prestigious orchestras and groups. The concerts and recitals take place on different stages around the town. Sanlucar de Barremeda Town Hall website
Sanlúcar de BarramedaProvince: Cadiz / Autonomous Region: Andalusia
Tourist Office: Calle Calzada del Ejército, s/n - 11540 Sanlúcar de Barrameda (Cadiz)
Tel. +34 956366110 Sanlúcar de Barrameda, at the mouth of the Guadalquivir is an ancient port, an old fishing town , and renowned for the horse races along the beach in August.Sanlúcar de Barrameda is one of Spain's three better-known sherry-producing towns. (The other two are Jerez de la Frontera, for which sherry is named, and Cadiz. Many wine-lovers enjoy visiting its cellars.
A seaside town, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 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. Contested at distances of 1500 m and 1800m, these were the first-ever regulated horse races in Spain. Riders wear distinctive colours and caps
Tourist offices in Spain
Sanlúcar de Barrameda
Oficina Municipal de Turismo de Sanlúcar de Barrameda
Calzada del Ejército, s/n
11540 Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cadiz (Andalusia)Tel.:+34 956388000/+34956388001