Things to see and do - Vélez Blanco
Vélez Blanco :
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Vélez Blanco Travel guide
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The region of Vélez Blanco and Vélez Rubio lies to the north of the province of Almería, a stone’s throw from the province of Murcia. It contains some important archaeological sites decorated with cave paintings, such as the Cueva de los Letreros (the “cave of signs”). The houses of Vélez Blanco extend across the hillside at the foot of the Sierra de María, dominated by a majestic castle.
Tourist attractions Vélez Blanco : Things to see and do
calle El Castillo E - 04830 Vélez Blanco
Built in the 16C by italian artists on the request of the first marquis of Vélez. Some decorations (wooden friezes, marble) have been removed to museums. From the square keep, there are some fine views over the surrounding area.
E - 04830 Vélez Blanco
This 22,500 ha park stretches across the communes of Vélez Rubio, Vélez Blanco, María and Chirivel. Some areas are more than 2,000 m altitude and the land is covered with thyme, holm oak, pine trees as well as wheat fields.