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Vejer de la Frontera Travel Guide: 104 reviews and 276 photos
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...)
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...
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.
This old (27 years) tradition, also called "Toro del Aleluya" consists basically in chasing along some town streets a... more travel advice
If you have the chance, climb to some tower or roof and have a look at the Vejer's roofs. A big deal of the town's... more travel advice
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