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Velez - Santander

Velez is famous for the “bocadillo Veleño”, a typical sweet made from guayaba and sugar.

In the first week of August it is also home to the “festival de la guabina y el tiple” celebrated in honour of the “Virgen de las nieves”. During this festival it is possible to see typical dances such as: “el tobellino”, “la guabina” y “los pasillos”. Most of the people wears typical dresses, and they also have a flower parade during the festival.

Velez has an average temperature of 18 C.