Sanlúcar de Barrameda
Sanlúcar de Barrameda is a city in the southwest of Cádiz province, Andalusia. Located at the mouth of the Guadalquivir River, in front of the Doñana National Park, it has a population of about 68,000 inhabitants.
Sanlúcar is known for its gastronomy, mainly manzanilla (wine) and langostinos (prawns); for its music, in particular flamenco, and for summer tourism, especially for horse races on the beach, declared of International Touristic Interest.
HOW TO GET THERE
The nearest airport is Jerez de la Frontera (XRY, 37km) with many international direct flights. Other airports are Seville (SVQ, 116km) and Malaga (AGP, 230km). From the airport of Jerez the best option is to take a train to the main train and bus station.
There are buses from Jerez de la Frontera, Seville, El Puerto de Santa María and Cádiz.
Autocares Valenzuela offers the route between Jerez and Sanlúcar.
Damas facilitates the routes Seville - Sanlúcar, Cádiz - Sanlúcar and El Puerto de SM - Sanlúcar, with buses every hour, for a price between 2 y 9€ (2019)
Pay attention to the timetable on Sundays and public holidays, as the services may be reduced.
From Jerez it takes about 20 minutes by car, from Seville approximately 1h20 and from Cádiz 40 minutes to get to Sanlúcar.
Sanlúcar de Barrameda does not have a train station, being Jerez de la Frontera and El Puerto de Santa María the nearest stations. Both stations are intermediate points on the Sevilla-Cádiz line. In the Renfe website you can find all routes, schedules and prices. The train station and the bus station in Jerez are situated in the same square.
There are many accommodation options in Sanlúcar de Barrameda during the week of the course. Even so, it is important to bear in mind that the third week of July is high season, and many accommodations are full, so it is advisable to book as soon as possible.
We recommend Hotel Los Helechos*** since it is very well located next to the city center and the classes, and during the week of the flamenco course it is filled with the students that participate creating a very familiar and overflowing flamenco atmosphere. In addition, they make a special price for the students of the course, you just have to ask for Marcos and mention that you participate in the Flamenco Course of Carmen Cortés and Gerardo Núñez when making the reservation.Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel.: +34 956 361 349 (ask for Marcos)
Single room: 45 €
Double room: 60 €
c/ Plaza Madre de Dios, 9
11540 Sanlúcar de Barrameda (CÁDIZ)