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Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Vejer de la Frontera June 11th 2017

On Friday we visited one of the most beautiful of the Pueblos Blancos, Vejer de la Frontera. It's perched on a hillside at the end of a long winding hill climb, passing a white windmill on the way. With the aid of a map from tourist information and lots of hesitant english and very rapid crosses all over the map, we did more ascending, slowly in the rapidly rising temperatures and came upon a wonderful view from a promenade, lined with small restaurants, all beginning to set out their tables, chairs and umbrellas ready for lunch or just cafe con leches!! We came back to one for lunch after we'd meandered through all the delightful narrow winding streets of dazzling white buildings and, in the centre, a square, with a fountain of Spanish tiles and sheltered ... read more
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Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Vejer de la Frontera July 31st 2012

Another side trip from Cadiz. Vejer de la Frontera 1 is a municipality Spanish in Cadiz province , AndalucĂ­a . The core of the town is nestled in a mountain about 8 km from the coast. It has a walled historic center.The village still retains significant castle and several churches. The municipality includes a stretch of coast to the Atlantic Ocean where it sits El Palmar de Vejer , a small tourist resort. The economy depends on agriculture and small-scale summer tourism. Vejer is only 1.5 hrs south of Cadiz so was easily doable in a day. Not advisable to arrive in the scorching afternoon heat during siesta time with a bad hangover though!... read more
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