"Vélez-Málaga, the capital of the Axarquía" Vélez-Málaga by spanishguy

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Vélez-Málaga, la capital de la Axarquía

Vélez-Málaga territory has 25 kilometres of Mediterranean coast line and it is composed by twelve towns, among them Torre del Mar is. It's 35 kilometres from Malaga city, the capital the province of Malaga.
You can enjoy of beautiful coastal villages, typical Andalusian inland hamlets and, of course, the city of Vélez-Málaga itself, which is an historical city between Mediterranean sea and Malaga's mountains.

El territorio de Vélez-Málaga tiene 25 kilómetros de costa mediterranea y posee 12 localidades, entre las cuales se encuentra Torre del Mar. Está a 35 kilómetros de la ciudad de Málaga, la capital provincial.
Se puede disfrutar de bonitos pueblos costeros, de típicas aldeas andaluzas y, por supuesto, de la propia ciudad de Vélez-Málaga, que es un pueblo histórico entre el Mediterraneo y las montañas de Málaga.

Its coats-of-arms represents the Catholic Monarch Ferdinand fighting against the Moorishs at the Reconquest of the city (1487)

El escudo representa al Rey Católico Fernando luchando contra los moros en la reconquista de la ciudad (1487).

The Malaga's international airport is 40 kilometres away. It serves to an active international community who lives year round at the area attracted by its nice weather. One way of another Vélez-Málaga use to be a tourist free area and it's populated by locals, while national and international tourists prefer to live the coast and the mountain.

El aeropuerto internacional de Málaga está a 40 kilómetros. Da servicio a una activa comunidad internacional que vive en esta zona todo el año atraida por el buen tiempo. De todas formas Vélez-Málaga suele ser una zona con pocos turistas y poblada por lugareños, mientras que los turistas nacionales e internacionales prefieren vivir en la costa o la montaña.

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  • Last visit to Vélez-Málaga: Nov 2005
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  • Mikebond's Profile Photo
    Mar 9, 2006 at 8:40 AM

    ¡Buena página! Debo de venir a Andalucía.

  • Sininen's Profile Photo
    Jan 30, 2006 at 7:45 AM

    Hola Antonio! Una pagina muy interesante. He estado en Malaga pero ahora veo que no haya visto mucho. Me gusta mucho que escribes en castellano tambien! Un saludo, Sini

  • chiara76's Profile Photo
    Jan 26, 2006 at 7:40 AM

    Interesting page and as always great photos! Greetings from Poland.

  • mustertal's Profile Photo
    Jan 26, 2006 at 5:22 AM

    We spent a good day in Malaga some time ago, but it looks like we missed a lot. Thank you for looking at my Lanzarote page.

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2006 at 2:05 PM

    an interesting page and great pics ! Thanks for sharing, Antonio !

  • Rubik's Profile Photo
    Dec 30, 2005 at 9:01 AM

    Very informative pages on Spain! and great pics too

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2005 at 1:42 PM

    What a lovely place & the Tradition in Holy Week is admirable

  • aadil's Profile Photo
    Nov 4, 2005 at 5:45 AM

    Lovely panoramic shots of the city and loved the Semana Santa pictures too!!! Must be a great thing to see the processions during the holy week. Very helpful tips and pretty pics too.

  • bijo69's Profile Photo
    Sep 14, 2005 at 5:05 AM

    Another nice page here! Hope I'll make it to Andalusia one day.


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