Romeria in Velez Malaga in 2022
Velez Malaga organizes the romeria Virgen de los remedios, every year, in May
Before tackling the romeria in Velez Malaga, it is interesting to know that the word “romeria” comes from “Roma”. It is the name given to the pilgrims who went to Rome.
The romerias, very typical in Andalusia, have very ancient origins.
Locally, it is a pilgrimage, which passes through the villages and leads to a church. This pilgrimage lasts a day or two, and is done by coach pulled by horses or oxen, or otherwise on foot.
Romerias are important days in Andalucia and colorful with the parades of decorated coaches.
The dates of Romeria in Velez Málaga in 2022: 14th and 15th of May 2022
The pilgrimage will take place from the Ermita del Cerro to the Pola estate, where the festivities will take place.
This is the 2022 programme of the Virgen de los Remedios romeria in Velez Malaga :
This is the opportunity to live to the rhythm of the traditional, popular, and typical festivities of Axarquia, Andalucia .
Finally, if you have time, visit the Ermita Virgen de los Remedios church. It is entirely painted by Evaristo Guerra, it is a small wonder.
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