Is Velez-Malaga worth visiting?

Is Vélez-Málaga worth visiting?

Vélez-Málaga is the perfect combination of culture in the inland villages of Axarquía and vibrancy in the coastal enclaves in the province of Malaga. Its rich architectural heritage combined with 25 kilometres of coastline make this village a perfect destination all year round.

Is Vélez-Málaga the same as Malaga?

Velez Malaga is the capital of the Axarquia region in Malaga, situated 1 kilometre inland from the coast of Torre del Mar and 26 kilometres from the city of Malaga.

Is Vélez-Málaga a nice place to live?

Velez-Malaga could hardly be more authentically Andaluz. In this section you’ll find out just what it’s like – and what makes it such a great place to live – with practical information on everything from playgrounds, parks and parking to public transport.

Is Vélez-Málaga in Costa del Sol?

Vélez-Málaga is the headquarters of the Commonwealth of Municipalities of Costa del Sol-Axarquía. The municipality forms part of the Costa del Sol region.

What does the Spanish word Velez mean?

Spanish (Vélez): patronymic from the personal name Vela. Spanish (Vélez): habitational name from any of various places in Andalusia called Vélez. Portuguese (Velez, Velêz): unexplained.

What is Malaga old town called?

Plaza de la Constitución has been the heart of the old quarter since the founding of Malaga. Until 1812 Constitution square was called plaza Mayor.

Is Velez Italian?

Vélez is a surname of Spanish origin.

How common is the last name Velez?

In the United States, the name Velez is the 705th most popular surname with an estimated 42,279 people with that name.

Is Malaga rough?

Malaga is a very safe city to visit, but that doesn’t mean you should let your guard down: petty crime exists in most cities in the world, so exercise caution at all times.

How popular is the last name Velez?

Velez Ranking In the United States, the name Velez is the 705th most popular surname with an estimated 42,279 people with that name.

What is the origin of the last name Velez?

Vélez is a surname of Spanish origin. Although it has been suggested that it could be derived from Basque, it is, in fact, a patronym from the medieval name Vela, which itself is derived from Vigila (Wigila), a Germanic name used by the Visigoths. In its earliest usage, the surname took the forms of Vigílaz and Vélaz.

Where are the best beaches in Velez?

Here’s our pick of some of the best beaches around Velez and to the east of Malaga… The beaches surrounding Torre del Mar are some of the best equipped in the area. The Town Hall work hard at ensuring both sand and sea are clean, and lifeguards are consistently in place along the sea front for safe swimming.

Why stay in Velez-Malaga?

There’s a strip of sand to suit everyone along the 25 kilometres of coastline surrounding Velez-Malaga. There’s rarely a coastal town that doesn’t harbour an urban beach, giving you perfect access to all amenities throughout the day. Alternatively, if you have access to a car then the real gems can be discovered just outside of the towns.

Is there a beach between Torrox and Nerja?

Between Torrox and Nerja there’s an open, relatively wide stretch of beach that’s somewhere between an urban and rural beach. There are showers and small very low-key chiringuitos (beach bars) but you’ll have to take your own towels, chairs and parasols as there aren’t places to rent these.