Los Velez

Los Velez

Tucked away in the little-visited northern corner of the province is the Sierra María-Los Vélez Natural Park, a surprisingly extensive wooded area, given the otherwise arid aspect of Almeria´s territory, where there are some superb walks. The two main towns in the park - Vélez Rubio and Vélez Blanco - are well worth a visit, particularly the latter for its original castle and Cueva de los Letreros with prehistoric rock paintings.

Destinations in Los Velez

The environment of this village, which forms part of the Parque Natural Sierra de María-Los Vélez, is one of its greatest attractions. Its archaeological heritage is also interesting, especially… More →

Chirivel is the fourth town of the comarca of Los Velez in the north of the province of Almeria. It is located to the south of the Sierra de Maria. The old N-432 crosses the village from east to… More →

The municipality of Vélez-Blanco forms part of the Sierra María-Los Vélez Natural Park and the Ruta de los Castillos (route of castles) through Andalucia. It is as popular a destination for lovers… More →

The municipality of Vélez-Rubio is the capital of Los Vélez district, forming part of the Sierra María-Los Vélez Natural Park. It has been declared an official Place of Cultural Interest due to… More →

See and Do in Los Velez

They are in a still better state of preservation, but you may only visit them with a guide. However, if you're interested, the tourist information office at Vélez Rubio, or the town hall at Vélez… More →

The prehistoric cave paintings of the Cueva de los Letreros are spectacular, they can be found 3km out of the town of Velez Rubio. To get to the caves follow the A317 north until you reach a… More →

Travel to Los Velez

The major international car rental companies have offices in most Andalucian cities and at the airports such as Málaga Airport, Seville, Jerez. The smaller local car rental companies tend to be… More →

Málaga Airport is the fourth busiest airport in Spain with over 15 million passenger movements in 2016. Malaga Airport offers full range of passenger services. The airport essentially operates… More →

There are regular national flights to Madrid, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Sevilla, Melilla. There are also regular International flights to London Gatwick, Stanstead, Munich, and Dusseldorf. See… More →

Murcia's Corvera (RMU) became the main airport for Murcia on 15th January 2019 when Murcia San Javier (MJV) closed to passenger traffic. Corvera airport is located just outside of village of… More →

Accommodation in Los Velez

Lovers of rural tourism will find a variety of accommodation opportunities including hotels, rentals and camping. Hiking is a popular activity as the natural park provides some lovely signed… More →

Natural Parks in Los Velez

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. It covers 22,670ha, a landscape of impressive… More →