Welcome to Vélez

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Welcome to Vélez

Ermita de los Remedios, Velez-Malaga

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.

What's On

Spring Flamenco Nights in Velez-Malaga

Spring is in the air. And like the first green shoots or the blossom on the trees, Flamenco Abierto is back from its winter break. So if you’re in...…

What’s On in February

Are you ready to party? February in the Axarquia means one thing: Carnival time. Besides the parades of pre-Lent parties there are art exhibitions, runs, weekly tours of Velez...…

Prisca Sinay Exhibition – Contra Viento y Marea

From 23rd January to 27th February, the Sala El Posito in Velez-Malaga will host Contra Viento y Marea, an exhibition of works from multidisciplinary artist, Prisca Sinay. The opening will...…

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