Welcome to Vélez

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Welcome to Vélez

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Welcome to Vélez

Sitting handsomely between the mountains and the sea, Velez-Malaga is a typical Andalucian town. The capital of the Axarquia region, its historic centre is charming, authentic and refreshingly un-touristy.

Discover Vélez


Eating & Drinking

Unpretentious restaurants, bars and cafes dot the streets of Velez, each full of typical tapas dishes and wines.



From beautiful boutique hotels to budget B&Bs, there's no shortage of great places to stay in Velez.


Shops & Businesses

Whether you need a lawyer, dentist, hairdresser, estate agent or language school in Velez-Malaga, we have it covered.


About Velez-Malaga

History and culture underpin everything in Velez, from everyday street scenes to the town's dramatic Semana Santa.



With its excellent modern amenities the capital of the Axarquia is one of the best places to live in southern Spain.


Things To Do In Velez-Malaga

History? Check. Culture? Check. Outdoor pursuits? Check. Family fun? Check. Sunshine and beaches? Check and check.

Whats On

Cultural Walking Tour of Velez-Malaga

Want to travel deeper and learn not just about the history of Velez-Malaga but about Andalucian culture? Then put aside a couple of hours and take this tour on...…

Magna Velez-Malaga

Love Easter in Andalucia and want an extra chance to see it? Then a Magna is your opportunity. What is a Magna? A Magna is a huge deal to...…

What’s on in June 2022

June is here. Long days on the beach followed by even longer evenings of summer parties – not to mention a selection of great events – there’s plenty of...…

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