Vera area

  • Vera area

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One of the main attractions of Vera are its immense and tranquil pristine beaches, awarded with the blue flag which ensures their optimum conditions makes them ideal places to enjoy the sun and bathing.

Vera village (located approximately 7 km) is characterized by a quiet Andalusian town court, commercially developed and where you can enjoy a peaceful walk enjoying the calm that the village conveys. Nearby Towns

  • Garrucha, located about 3 Km. It is a fishing village, known especially for its high-quality fish.
  • Mojacar is strategically located in a mountain 11 km from Vera, its privileged location along with its traditional architecture white houses make this town a unique stamp.
  • Turre Vera 12 km, is characterized by a quiet village of Muslim origin dedicated to agriculture and livestock.
  • Cuevas de Almanzora, is a town that is 15 km approx., Exudes antiquity and wealth, its main claim are archaeological sites of great value.
Do not miss
  • The Cabo de Gata-Nijar: The First Marine Natural Park of Andalusia. It is one of the richest marine areas and ecologically diverse, the entire Mediterranean. It is coated with idyllic bays and unspoilt beaches. Some of them can only be reached on foot.
  • Natural Area of Karst in Sorbas Gypsum is a complex of caves, canyons, and other karst phenomena geodes carved by the ancient action of rainwater on a powerful gypsum rock.
Gastronomy

The veratense cuisine can claim to be deeply rooted traditional kitchen with an ascendant recognition, in which the products of the earth are combined and the sea. The traveler who wants to taste the traditional delicacies of the cuisine, must prove colorao dishes like garlic, stew veratense balls to the pot of wheat, gurullos with rabbit and cakes accoutrement. From your baked cakes include pinching, real torticas the pastasfloras fingers and called Jesus.

Climate

Vera can boast an average annual temperature of 18.5 º, with over 316 days a year without rain, which makes it a tourist destination to enjoy a vacation full of light, sun outdoors.

Leisure
  • At only 700 m. Hotel is Vera water park where you can enjoy an exciting day both adults and children. http://www.ociovera.com
  • At the end of Garrucha and open all year you can visit the karting Garrucha. http://www.kartinggarrucha.es
  • A sport that can be enjoyed in the vicinity, is golf in the area there are several areas where you can practice this activity.
  • Less than an hour's drive away, in the desert of Tabernas is situated Oasys theme park, which is divided into two spaces, the western town where famous films were shot as "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" or " The magnificent "seven and zoological reserve where you can see over 170 species of animals. http://www.oasysparquetematico.com
  • In the town of Almeria Roquetas de Mar, they can better understand the aquatic environment due to the Aquarium. http://www.aquariumroquetas.com
  • Nearby you can practice adventure sports such as kite surfing, climbing, riding gear, diving, snorkeling ... http://www.salir.com/almeria/deportes_de_aventura
Carnivals are as popular festivals in many parts of the Spanish geography, held in early February. Another Day holiday is the great popular Old, this holiday is celebrated on Thursday that matches half of Lent. It consists of eating out to the field with family or friends and dusk "from the old". The "old" is a doll made of colored paper and reeds head full of goodies. Easter Vera is also very important, VERACTIVA is the Mediterranean Trade Fair, these holidays are celebrated during the second week of August.

The first Sunday of September is celebrated pilgrimage of the Virgen de Las Huertas, tradition maintains that Lorca troops who came to raise the siege of Aben Humeya. During the last week of September the feast of St. Cleophas (Vera pattern) the content of the festivities take place has changed over the centuries, celebrated a few years Moors and Christians, other Bulls, Canes Games, Shows Cattle ... Today it is important to review the theatrical hobby, manifested in Art Festivals or several existing theater groups.