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Feria de San Miguel, Bunting

May Flamenco Programme

After a short break in April for Semana Santa, Flamenco Abierto Axarquia is back with a bang – and a full programme of live Flamenco in May. What is...…

Cruces de Mayo

What is it? The Cruces de Mayo – or May Crosses – revolves around the creation and display of beautiful floral crosses in patios and squares in Velez-Malaga for a weekend...…

Spring Music Festival

POSTPONED AND RE-ARRANGED FOR 24TH JUNE Spring is here, and to celebrate Velez-Malaga is putting on a music festival in the Fortaleza castle. What is it? An open-air music...…

Dia de la Morcilla – Canillas de Aceituno

One for the foodies is the annual festival of morcilla in picturesque Canillas de Aceituno. The festival, which is in honour of the Virgen de la Cabeza, revolves around...…

Flamenco Abierto Presents… El Pulga

Flamenco Abierto’s cycle of high-quality music continues this Friday after a break for Semana Santa with Miguel Iglesias and the well-known Seville cantaor El Pulga. What is it? A top-class...…

Where to See Velez-Malaga’s Semana Santa

Holy Week or Semana Santa is a huge celebration throughout Andalucia. The pageantry which takes place is something that takes a lot of dedication, practice and faith.  In Velez-Malaga incense...…

Day of Ajobacalao

Nothing says ‘Easter in Velez’ like ajobacalao, a delicious dish traditionally made in the run-up to Semana Santa. To reflect its cultural importance, the town has started celebrating it with its...…

Torre del Mar Tapas Route

Hot on the heels of Velez’s own recent tapas extravaganza comes Torre del Mar’s Spring Tapas Route, a month-long festival of eating and drinking in which more than 20...…

Feria de San Miguel

Andalucians take their ferias seriously, and Velez-Malaga is no different. It’s one of the last of the many Axarquia summer festivals, with just Torrox, Nerja and Benamocarra taking place later....…

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Arco Mihrab from the Nazari period (around 14th century).
This piece of history was discovered after the owners of the house passed away. The government then bought it and opened it up for everyone to visit.
⏲Open from Mon-Fri 10-16.00hrs
🔹Plaza la Gloria, Velez-Malaga
👉Entrance is free.👈
A gorgeous Labour Day in the country 😍❤