Walking through Vélez-Málaga

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Registered on August 01, 2018

Good morning everyone, I am Miguel Angel Fernández, official tourist guide and senior technician in tourist information and marketing. I would like to be able to accompany you around my city, strolling to share stories, traditions, culture through different routes and discover a city full of charms, Vélez-Málaga has a lot to teach you ... will you accompany me?

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Starting our tour from the Plaza de las Carmelitas, just in front of the town hall of Vélez-Málaga, we will start a walk of about 2 hours to get to know some of the most historical places of the city, first we will find ourselves in the Plaza del Carmen with the facade of the old church of the convent of San José de la Soledad del Monte Carmelo, now converted into the Teatro del Carmen or the sculpture of one of the most famous flamenco singers, Antonio Ortega Escalona, better known as "Juan Breva". Our steps will take us to the Plaza de la Constitución, where is the parish of San Juan Bautista, the building of the Poster, the Fountain of Ferdinand VI and its particular "differences" and the old medieval walls that we will cross through one of its doors and We will ascend to the viewpoint of the walls, from here we will continue our journey through the narrow and winding streets of Moorish origin of the Villa neighborhood, an old Muslim medina passing through the particular facade of the "House of the Painter" until we reach one of the most emblematic buildings of the city's rich monumental complex, the Church of Santa María de la Encarnación, which was an old Aljama mosque and that has a rich artistic heritage inside because this building has a double use, parish and the first museum dedicated to Holy Week throughout Andalusia, and that through its permanent exhibitions of that rich trousseau of the different brotherhoods and audiovis At the same time, our visitors can know almost as if they were in a virtual street as the different processional parades of the 19 brotherhoods and the 28 thrones that make their station of penance in this plastic representation of faith, religiosity, history and tradition are developed. To end the tour, we will visit the remains of the nearby and imposing Muslim citadel that dominated all this territory and from where apart from knowing its history we can climb the tribute tower to contemplate extraordinary panoramic views of 360º to more than 150 meters high, overlooking the sea, the fertile valley of the Vélez River with its subtropical plantations, the mountainous foothills of the natural park of the mountains of Alhama, Tejeda and Almijara, a very interesting experience and that is suitable for all public https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ys64acBRzqU * Historic buildings can be visited according to visiting hours.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Plaza Carmelitas 10 29700 VlezMlaga M...
    Plaza Carmelitas 10 29700 VlezMlaga Mlaga Spain
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    On the phone 669 037 571

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    Outside visit
    Plaza de la Constitución
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Plaza de las Carmelitas
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Mirador de las murallas
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Iglesia de Santa María la Mayor
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Fortaleza de Vélez-Málaga

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Carmen 03 Mar 2024

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
En realidad fuimos 8 amigas al tour con Miguel Ángel. Nos encantó el recorrido y, sobre todo, el conocimiento y la amabilidad de nuestro guía. Fue muy ameno y nos abrió muchas puertas. Gracias. Repetiremos
Pepa 11 Jan 2024

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Travelled alone - Jan 2024
He disfrutado mucho del tour con Miguel Angel de la ciudad de Velez -Malaga, ha sido muy interesante y ameno. Lo recomendare a mis amistades.
Silvia 27 Oct 2023

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Travelled in group - Oct 2023
Como siempre Miguel Ángel sorprende con sus conocimientos de la historia del lugar y lo cuenta de forma muy amena. Altamente recomendable. 10/10
Iris 04 Feb 2023

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Travelled in group - Feb 2023
Excelente, muy recomendable
Julia 23 Jan 2023
Torrox Costa

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Fue un tour muy interesante y detallado, totalmente recomendable!
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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.