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Hunting down a place to enjoy a few days of rest totally free of stress with your family? Travel to the incredible Vélez-Málaga known as the capital of the Axarquía region, one of the most important municipalities in the town of Málaga, where in addition to finding wonderful Holiday rentals you will also discover a great historical heritage distributed in its twelve towns that you must visit. In the surroundings you will be able to marvel at old historical buildings such as temples, houses of culture, museums, artistic centres and much more, visit the open-air markets where you will find a diversity of items of all kinds and memories that you can take home, be sure to try the exquisite food of this town that will undoubtedly leave you wanting more in Vélez-Málaga you will find many places to share and relax during these holidays.Breathtaking holiday rentals tastefully decorated
All the properties you get in Vélez-Málaga will make you feel at home, since you will find a wide variety of amenities that will make your stay the best. All these rentals include balconies, large gardens, swimming pools and a fantastic barbecue area to share with your family a delicious home-cooked meal. Inside you can enjoy all the comforts from the living room with comfortable sofas, smart TV, access to cable and free Wi-Fi for the entire property, as well as a modern kitchen equipped with all the utensils to prepare all your favourite meals, which include a stove, oven, fridge, coffee maker and much more. In addition, you will find a spacious dining room and a breakfast bar for the whole family, rest from the adorable bedrooms exquisitely decorated where you will find double beds as well as a private bathroom with hot water and towels for greater comfort. These properties are located just a few meters from the most important places that you must visit on this holiday. Do not hesitate and reserve the holiday rental that best suits your needs.
Holidays in Vélez-Málaga- The area and getting aroundVisit the old Casa de Cervantes.
This property is an ancestral house from the 16th century when, according to the story, Miguel de Cervantes stayed, among its architectural attributes, the façade and a large patio with columns stand out, as well as a gallery with typical arches of the time that are very well-preserved when visiting inside you will find informative billboards with curious facts about the history of the property and about Cervantes himself during his stay.Tour the wonderful museum of the city of Vélez Málaga.
Previously, this museum was the headquarters of an old hospital called Hospital de San Juan de Dios. It was founded by the Catholic Monarchs and later became part of a church. It has a beautiful Mudéjar patio, however, in addition to this impressive architecture, you will find a fascinating exhibition with articles, artefacts, and pieces about the entire historical development of this city that you cannot miss if you want to know a little more about the origins of this town and how its historical past has been and the influence that It has currently. Definitely a good place to start getting to know Vélez-Málaga.
Travellers and activitiesVélez-Málaga for history lovers
If you are passionate about history and want to know much more about the past of Vélez-Málaga then, undoubtedly, you should take a tour of the Palace of the Marquises of Beni, it is a building from the early 17th century. Its façade and its central patio with very well-preserved marble columns are two of its most impressive architectural characteristics. This is considered the most important civil building in the entire city due to its beauty and grandeur. It is currently the city hall's cultural headquarters and is open to the public to take guided tours. One of the most interesting things you can do in the company of your family and marvel at the beauty of this great space.Vélez-Málaga for art lovers
Following the tour of the historic buildings of Vélez-Málaga, one of the obligatory stops that you must make during your visit is the church of San Juan Bautista. This ancient building stands out for its impressive bell towers from the 16th century. It was built on an old Mosque at the end of the 15th century, over the years, it has undergone reforms and modifications until reaching a mixture of styles where the neoclassical predominates. When you take a tour of the interior, you can visit the main altar, where you will find works by renowned Spanish artists such as the renowned painter Francisco Hernández. This church is definitely an authentic work of art both inside and outside that you must visit during these holidays, especially if you are passionate about art.
Top 5 travel tips in Vélez-Málaga1. Taste a delicious meal visiting Bar el Rubio.
This is one of the best-known places in all of Vélez-Málaga, not only for its pleasant atmosphere but also for its incredible wide menu of typical food from the area. It has been open for more than 40 years and its speciality is fish and shellfish as well as a wide variety of tapas. You can also choose between typical hot and cold homemade dishes and a wide variety of desserts and refreshing drinks to please even the most demanding tastes, this is the ideal place to visit after a day of walking through the entire town and enjoy an authentic typical meal of Vélez-Málaga.2. Tour the hermitage of Los Remedios
This charming hermitage was built in the mid-17th century, and among the aspects that make it most attractive to tourists every year is the number of beautiful frescoes that decorate its internal walls. Found in the works of the painter Evaristo Guerra, you will find this Hermitage located on the Summit of Cerro de San Cristóbal. You can take the walk until you reach the top, where you get dizzy with the impressive panoramic views. You can also visit the one at night, where the natural scenery is even much more impressive and beautiful.3. Take a walk through the old royal gate of the town
This old building of the town represents one of the three old gates that the municipality once had together with the walls that served as defence of the city until the 13th century. It was formerly known as La Puerta de Málaga, is currently part of the urban cycle of Málaga. Since the 14th century, during the tour of this area, you can also marvel at the walls of the Medina that were also part of the defence set against attacks and are very well-preserved is worth taking a walk around this place that will undoubtedly leave you more than impressed by its incredible well-preserved ancient architecture.4. Sightsee the incredible Church of Santa María de la Encarnación
This ancient religious temple attracts hundreds of visitors every year, due to its imposing Mudéjar Gothic style. It was built over a mosque in the 16th century. Currently, there is a museum that holds inside the fascinating Holy Week of Vélez-Málaga, with beautiful exhibitions of ancient and religious pieces that reflect much of the culture of this town.5. Taste the best food in the incredible Caserío de las Monjas
If you are searching for a place to enjoy a delicious meal in a friendly atmosphere, visit the fantastic Caserío de las Monjas. Known for preparing the best grills in the entire area, in addition to having an exquisite wine cellar with fabulous wines to accompany your meals. You can choose between enjoying your meal in its spacious Andalusian-style rooms or on the large patio with incredible views of the surroundings.