The Axarquía region of Malaga, whose capital is Vélez-Málaga, rises up from the sea to heights of up to 2,000 metres, and is dotted with olive groves and vineyards.

Along the coastline, the mountains look out over the sea and there are Mediterranean and Mudejar towns with peaceful sunny beaches, cliffs and hidden coves.

There is a range of alternative routes on offer throughout the region: the Sun and Avocado Route, passing through the towns of Macharaviaya, Rincón de la Victoria, Iznate, Vélez-Málaga, Benamocarra and Benamargosa; the Sun and Wine Route, which includes the towns of Algarrobo, Sayalonga, Canillas de Albaida, Cómpeta, Torrox, Nerja and Frigiliana; the Raisin Route, through Totalán, Moclinejo, Almáchar, El Borge and Comares; and the Oil and Mountain Route, which takes in the towns of Colmenar, Riogordo, Alfarnatejo, Alfarnate, Periana, Viñuela and Alcaucín.

Discover everything the towns in the Axarquía region have to offer.