OVER THE WEEKEND
We will start our visit to Vélez-Málaga, the beautiful capital of the Axarquía.
Following in the footsteps of its long past we will take a walk through its historic center, where monumental jewels such as the citadel or the church of San Juan Bautista are found, and its impressive bell tower of the 16th century. This church was built on an old mosque at the end of the 15th century. It has suffered different reforms throughout its history.
Continuing through this impressive town we can see among other things: The Convent of San Francisco and the Church of Santiago, which was built by the Catholic Monarchs, next to a church built on an old mosque. The bell tower of the church is the minaret of that old mosque. The Palace of the Marquises of Biniel, a building of the early seventeenth century of which highlights its facade, central courtyard with marble columns and a magnificent coffered ceiling in its imperial staircase. It is the most important civil building in Vélez-Málaga, for its beauty and grandeur. Among many other unique monuments of this town.
In addition to visiting the most interesting monuments and places, in Vélez-Málaga you can also enjoy a rich and varied cuisine. In many places you can have a good time listening to live music, attending a play or contemplating exhibitions of different artistic disciplines. waterway.