"One of the whitest nicest villages in the south" Top 5 Page for this destination Vejer de la Frontera by SirRichard

Vejer de la Frontera Travel Guide: 104 reviews and 276 photos

On top of a hill

Vejer de la Frontera is a nice little white village located on hooked on top of a hill near the coast, in the Spanish province of Cadiz.
Here you will find the quiet pace of a typical andalusian town without the crowds of tourists (so far!!) you will find in the Mediterranean side of Andalucia (Marbella...).

Its moorish past is still preserved in some walls, patios and local customs (pastries...)

White walls

The walls in Vejer (as in many south villages) are painted with lime every year to keep them pure white. The put the new layer just on top of the old, so in some walls you can see the traces of the many layers shaping the corners soft, just like snow layers, giving the walls a feel of cotton...

Near Africa

Vejer is in the southernmost part of Spain, near Africa. You can get here from Cadiz, or from Malaga, the nearest capitals, and is just 1 hour away from Gibraltar.

  • Last visit to Vejer de la Frontera: Apr 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Mar 27, 2009 at 12:25 AM

    This place is haunted.

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    Aug 25, 2006 at 2:50 PM

    Vejer looks very nice indeed! Thank you for this very excellent tip!

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    Jul 2, 2006 at 11:41 AM

    me acabo de enamorar de este pueblo hace 3 dias !! q maravilla !!

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    Jun 7, 2006 at 8:20 AM

    Hans and I had the good fortune to see this wonderful town with Carmen and Stace. I regret that we did not get introduced properly & did not have much opportunity to chat in Marbella. Perhaps next time we are in Spain. Lori

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    Sep 28, 2005 at 9:32 AM

    Vejer will be a must on my next Andalucia trip ! It looks so beautiful !! Thanks for sharing !

  • jenniferchin's Profile Photo
    Nov 11, 2004 at 2:05 AM

    Sigh .. I am mesmerised ..... Thank you for giving me MORE options :-))))))

  • diageva's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2004 at 12:49 PM

    so is a very pleasant town to walk around ... but... not the day of the "Toro Embolao" :-) ... que bonita es tu tierra primo!!!!

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    May 6, 2004 at 5:46 AM

    Any body can feel your talent in photographing Joaquin, it is a real art! great new page ;-)

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2004 at 5:11 AM

    To wander the small streets here sounds like a step back in time! I wouldn't mind a couple of days of wandering........

  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Apr 24, 2004 at 2:16 PM

    Be careful, Joaquin! This page might attract the tourists! ;-)


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