The ever-changing scenery of Los Velez offers the visitor plenty of opportunities
to get involved in inspiring, active and fun activities and day trips.
Some of these activities may even suprise you in this rural inland area! Visitors
can enjoy the stunning countryside and get off the beaten track by foot, bicycle,
horse, quad bikeorkayak.
You can explore underground - caving or scuba diving, and overground too - climbing
or flying on a tandem paragliding flight!
Ornithologists will be fascinated by the variety of bird life to be seen. The Sierra
Maria is a breeding ground for the griffon vulture and its possible to go and watch
them being fed as part of the protection programme (link, info)
We have listed for you on the next page: “to do in LosVelez” some of the best guides,
instructors and companies to help you have an experience of a life time in the area
of Los Velez. On the page “to do further afield” you’ll find information and ideas
on daytrips in the vecinity of Los Velez - all easily reachable and all within 1,5
You may go on guided tours or you may choose to have a non-escorted field trip.
The touristoffice in Velez Rubio and the visitors centres in Velez Blanco and Maria
provide information and maps with hiking tracks of the local area. But you may also
ask for support in helping organize your daytrip at your vacation address.
The traditional weekly markets in the four towns are worth a visit. Each town has
its own market, each on a different day of the week. Besides the weekly market for
grosseries, clothes and small house hold items, Velez Rubio also has a monthly arts
and craft markt. Find more information under “to do in Los Velez”.