What to see and do

 

Your stay in Los Vélez can be as relaxing or active as you like.

You can enjoy the unspoiled environment, art, architecture,  historical and archaeological sites, as well as many outdoor sports and activities.

You can be on the beach in less than an hour and skiing on the slopes of the Sierra Nevada  in 2 hours.

Natural Park
Natural Park

Designated a Natural Park in 1987, the Sierra María- Los Vélez occupies the eastern end of the Cordillera Subbética in the north of Almeria province and covers an area of 22,500 hectares.

Cueves Los Letreros
Cueves Los Letreros

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1998 ​

Birdwatching
Birdwatching

Griffon Vultures nesting in the old cliff rocks of La Muela Mountain, Golden Eagles flying over the plains of María and Bee-eaters, Golden Orioles and Shrikes in the vicinity of Cortijo la Estrella.

Vélez Rubio
Vélez Rubio

A town retaining its heritage, culture and traditions.

Castillo Don Fajardo Vélez Blanco
Castillo Don Fajardo Vélez Blanco

Castillo de Fajardo better known as the castle of Vélez-Blanco sits upon a spur of mount Mahimon above the town of Vélez-Blanco.

Walking
Walking

It is impossible to describe the landscapes of Los Vélez in one single catchphrase. Discover the region for yourself on some of the beautiful walks in the Natural Park of Sierra Maria Los Velez

Vineyard visits
Vineyard visits

Visit a local vineyard that produces organic wine

Beaches
Beaches

The nearest beaches are less than an hours drive away and there are many more along the coastline that are worth a visit for the day.

Further Afield
Further Afield

Ideas for a day trip