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Free tour

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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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • 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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  • Meeting point:
    Plaza Carmelitas 10 29700 VlezMlaga M...
    Plaza Carmelitas 10 29700 VlezMlaga Mlaga Spain
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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).

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Casta 09 Nov 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Es un gran profesional en cuanto a conocimientos y dedicación, ha conseguido que nos enamoremos de Vélez Malaga y queramos volver pronto.
Maite 14 Oct 2022
Barcelona
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Travelled in group - Oct 2022
Ha sido excepcional, se me ha pasado el rato volando, hemos estado viendo los tronos para la procesion, como excepción x el acontecimiento de esta semana. No sé cómo será la ruta normalmente, pero Miguel Ángel es un pedazo de profesional. Lo recomiendo
Fran... 04 Feb 2022
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Travelled alone - Feb 2022
Todo un honor, encontrar personas felices en su profesión, realmente disfrutamos todos.
ALEJ... 08 Dec 2021
Madrid
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2021
Sin duda lo recomendare, tanto por la localidad, como por el guía, Felicidades.⁹
Matilde 09 Sep 2021
Isla Cristina
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Travelled in group - Sep 2021
Magnífico guía, muy implicado con el grupo, pendiente de nuestra comodidad, gran conocedor de la historia de la zona y muy buena gente. Altamente recomendable
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Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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