The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena will be open this bank holiday Monday May 1st
Visit Cartagena's top attraction this bank holiday Monday A trip to Cartagena wouldn't be complete without visiting its most important and impressive tourist attraction:The Roman Theatre Museum. Luckily, due to the large numbers of tourists expected..
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Calls for use to be made of abandoned gun batteries in Cartagena
The Murcia government seeks help in Madrid to restore and re-use old military installations It is not uncommon for businessmen or the Town Hall to seek ways in which to make use of the old gun batteries, fortifications and other military installations..
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Cabo de Palos lighthouse hotel plan rejected by Cartagena Town Hall
Cartagena moves to protect the interests of Costa Calida lighthouse keepers A proposal to convert the historic lighthouse of Cabo de Palos in the municipality of Cartagena into a privately owned luxury hotel has met with the opposition of the..
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Cartagena researchers invent cardboard to prolong fruit and veg shelf life
The new cardboard could open up new export markets for Spanish agriculturalists Researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT) have collaborated with the Murcia-based company Saeco to produce a new kind of cardboard container which..
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Fireman injured by falling beam in Santa Lucía fire
Part of the roof caved in as firecrews brought the blaze under control A Cartagena fireman was injured on Tuesday afternoon when part of the roof of an abandoned warehouse caved in as firecrews secured the building after bringing a fire under..
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10 illegal immigrants intercepted off Cabo de Palos coastline in Cartagena
On Tuesday 105 immigrants were rescued off the coastline in the neighbouring Almería Province The recent wave of illegal immigrants attempting to reach the Spanish coastline by boat continued on Tuesday evening as 10 illegal migrants were rescued..
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PP accuses Podemos of employing hate tactics in Murcia corruption bus visit
The Tramabus featured the image of the former Murcia president on Tuesday The “Tramabus” campaign launched by the Podemos political party to highlight what they see as the systematic abuse of power by leading PSOE and PP..
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Manual clean-up starts on Los Urrutias beaches in the Mar Menor
This section of the coast is environmentally sensitive and the use of heavy cleaning equipment is deemed to be inappropriate The weather is starting to warm up as summer approaches, and all around the Mar Menor anxious eyes are watching the..
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Isla Plana residents complain about stubble burning
The local primary school in Isla Plana has had to cancel PE classes The eastern end of the bay of Mazarrón, which contains the villages of Isla Plana and La Azohía, is best known these days as one of the most attractive beach areas on the Mediterranean..
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New findings show that metallurgy in Cartagena dates from 4500 years ago
Heavy metals are present in sediment from the Almarjal lake in the north of Cartagena A multi-disciplinary team of researchers from the archaeological museum of Cartagena and the universities of Murcia, Cartagena and Madrid has compiled evidence..
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Los Urrutias will benefit from English language watersports tuition as Neilsons returns to the Mar Menor
The beachfront project will occupy parcels alongside the Estrella de Mar development in Los Urrutias Further details have been reported in the regional media this weekend about a new tourism development in the Los Urrutias area which will bring..
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 Palacio de Deportes still not completed 16 years after project began
Meanwhile the new garden area opposite the sports palace has been built in record time and at low cost On Monday the Mayor of Cartagena, José López, visited the sports complex of the Palacio de Deportes, which lies close to the Eroski supermarket..
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Roman Theatre Museum Cartagena: El tiempo detenido. El legado fotográfico de Emeterio Cuadrado Díaz
This exhibition can be seen in the Museo Teatro Romano Cartagena until June 12th 2017 The Roman Theatre Museum, El Museo Teatro Romano, hosts the exhibition ”El tiempo detenido. El legado fotográfico de Emeterio Cuadrado Díaz&rdquo..
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Cartagena archaeological museum presents star exhibit for the spring
The Taracea de Langon will be on display in Cartagena until the end of June On Friday the Museo Arqueologico Municipal of the city of Cartagena presented the 18th-century marble mosaic known as the “Taracea de Langón” as its..
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MURAM Cartagena shows accessible art knows no discrimination
Creatividad y Pulsión. Bienal Contemporánea en Arte Outsider Creatividad y Pulsión. Bienal Contemporánea en Arte Outsider is on show in the MURAM Museum of Modern art in Cartagena until the 7th May, a demonstration of how art comes from within..
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Timetable changes on Cartagena-Alicante bus service
The route includes stops at San Javier, Los Alcázares and other Mar Menor locations On 3rd March 2017 the concession to operate the bus service which runs along the coast from Cartagena to Alicante, passing the airports of San Javier and Alicante..
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Until 31st May, Arquitexturas exhibition at the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena
Paintings by Esteban Bernal at the Museo Teatro Romano in Cartagena The Roman Theatre museum in Cartagena has opened a new exhibition entitled “Arquitexturas”, featuring works by the La Unión artist Esteban Bernal which..
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 29th and 30th April Roller hockey championships in Cartagena
The Copa Sur 2017 de Hockey en Línea is taking place in Cartagena on 29th and 30th April, with seven teams from Murcia, Andalucía and Valencia fighting for the title in the sports pavilion of Cabezo Beaza, the Pabellón Municipal de Cabezo Beaza..
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T-LA offers huge range of activities for young people in the Cartagena municipality
Sports, cultural and sociable activities are all available The T-LA programme run by the Youth department of Cartagena offers an amazing range of activities for youngsters in the Cartagena municipality and the latest spring programme includes trips..
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2nd to 28th May: free family activity treasure hunt in Calblanque regional park
Activities for all the family are available in the regional parks this month Murcia possesses a number of regional parks, each one offering a unique eco-system with its own characteristics, ranging from the salinas park in San Pedro del Pinatar..
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5th May, piano and orchestra concert at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena
Works by Falla, Ravel and Shostakovich at the auditorium in Cartagena This concert features the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra under the baton of resident conductor Virginia Martínez accompanied by pianist Judith Jáuregui. Programme: &..
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6th and 7th May Cartagena se reManga
V SALON MANGA EN CARTAGENA Cartagena welcomes its annual Salón del Manga and Japanese culture, ''Cartagena se reManga'' over the weekend of the 6th and 7th May, with an estimated attendance of 10,000 visitors. These reManga events are very..
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Friday 12th May ENGLISH tapas triangle tour around modernist Cartagena
Discover the gastronomic goodies of Cartagena and its modernist architecture Uncover some of the very best elements of Cartagena; it’s beautiful Modernist buildings and its fabulous food! Mediterranean Cartagena tours is a firm specialising..
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19th May ENGLISH GUIDED TOUR: Cartagena harbour and Navidad fort
Take a boat trip out to the Christmas fort and discover more about the historic harbour of Cartagena Mediterranean Cartagena tours is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using a fully qualified and legal..
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19th May, violin and orchestral concert at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena
Works by Beethoven, Berg and Schubert at the auditorium in Cartagena This concert features the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra under the baton of guest conductor Georg Mark accompanied by violinist Birgit Kolar. The programme features the..
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21st May, music from the Star Wars films at the El Batel auditorium in Cartagena
The Film Symphony Orchestra presents La Musica de las Galaxias in Cartagena The Film Symphony Orchestra are back, bringing the best of the music from the Star Wars saga to Cartagena in a unique concert featuring the most outstanding music from the..
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21st May Free guided tour of Cartagena Military structures: Paseo de Ronda
This year Cartagena celebrates the Year of the Illustration This free guided tour of Cartagena is offered by the Tourist Information Office in the City of Cartagena and offers a panorama of the most important fortifications in the city, dating from..
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Saturday 27th May ENGLISH LANGUAGE  sailing tour of the Mar Menor
Discover the secrets of Europe’s largest saltwater lake in this morning sailing tour Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using a fully qualified and legal official tour..
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10th June, Ventepijo rock festival in Pozo Estrecho
Aire Canada and Nunatak top the bill at the Pozo Estrecho festival in July The third edition of the #Ventepijo music festival in Pozo Estrecho, in the municipality of Cartagena, is being held on 10th June, and features groups and artists from the..
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18th June Free guided tour of Cartagena Military structures: Paseo de Ronda
This year Cartagena celebrates the Year of the Illustration This free guided tour of Cartagena is offered by the Tourist Information Office in the City of Cartagena and offers a panorama of the most important fortifications in the city, dating from..
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The batteries and gun emplacements at Castillitos and El Jorel, Cabo Tiñoso
Cartagena Spain, Following the military trail, Cabo Tinosa (The Guns) The Gun batteries at Cabo Tiñoso, La Azohía, between Mazarrón and Cartagena. La Bateria de Castillitos La Bateria del Jorel These two battery emplacements are well..
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Opening hours Cartagena museums throughout the year
Cartagena has a good selection of monuments and museums which can be visited in combination with exhibitions, trips out or concerts. The long and varied history of Cartagena has attracted a succession of different cultures, each leaving its own..
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Calblanque regional park
This is a good area for walking and also has several wild beaches The 1,882 hectares of Calblanque have been a protected nature reserve since 1987 in recognition of the fact that the area is one of the most typical of the coastline of the Region..
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Local Social, Los Belones
Social Club, Los Belones The “Local Social” of Los Belones is on the main road, opposite the church, and it hosts many kinds of leisure activity for inhabitants of the village. The single-storey building contains a small office..
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Where is Los Nietos
Los Nietos falls within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..
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Where is Cabo de Palos
Cabo de Palos lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..
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Where is Mar de Cristal
Mar de Cristal lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..
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Where is La Manga del Mar Menor
La Manga lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality There is a great deal of confusion over the definitions of ''La Manga'' in this corner of the Mar Menor. The administrative district of La Manga lies..
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History of Los Belones
A brief history of Los Belones, and the Rincón de San Ginés Los Belones forms part of the administrative area of Rincón de San Ginés, an easterly corner of the modern Cartagena municipality, the history of the area closely linked to the various..
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Where is Los Belones
Los Belones falls within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..
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Espacio Mediterraneo shopping centre Cartagena Murcia
Where to shop Cartagena and the Mar Menor Murcia The Espacio Mediterráneo shopping centre is on the eastern outskirts of Cartagena, heading out of the city towards La Manga and the Mar Menor, and contains a full selection of shopping opportunities..
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The Casino of Cartagena
The Casino occupies an 18th century palatial home in the centre of Cartagena The casino of Cartagena occupies an impressive 18th century building in the main pedestrian street of the old city centre, the Calle Mayor, just a couple of hundred..
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Auditorio Parque Torres and Castillo Arabe
These two spaces are open air spaces, used during the summer for outdoor concerts and events. The Auditorio Parque Torres is a purpose built open air auditorium, located high above Cartagena at the foot of the Parque Torres. It’s primarily..
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La Catedral, ruined Cathedral of Cartagena
Concerts are held inside the bombed out Cathedral of Cartagena The ruined cathedral of Cartagena is a venue used during the summer Festival, Mar de Músicas, providing an atmospheric and characterful open air venue in which to enjoy a summer concert..
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Paseo Alfonso XII
The dockside area is known as the Muelle Alfonso XII The Paseo Alfonso XII is the main road which runs alongside the waterfront of Cartagena. On the one side is the old quarter of the city and imposing Muralla del Mar, the wall which protected the..
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Palacio Consistorial, Cartagena
Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena is also known as the Casa Consistorial Cartagena The Casa Consistorial, or Palacio Consistorial, is the building which houses the Town Hall of Cartagena. The modernist building was originally completed in 1907..
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Museo Naval Cartagena
Cartagena Naval Museum. The Museo naval of Cartagena transferred to its new location in May 2012. The Museum is located in a building which is generally referred to as the CIM building, CIM standing for Cuartel de Instrucción de Marinería..
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El Batel, Auditorio y Centro de Congresos, Cartagena
Auditorio and Congress Centre El Batel Cartagena Spain See feed below for what's on the agenda at the Cartagena Auditorio El Batel Tickets for performances at the El Batel Auditorio and Congress Centre in Cartagena are available from www.ticketmaster..
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ARQUA, Marine Archaeology Museum, Cartagena
Cartagena, ARQUA, Museo Nacional de Arqueologia Subacuatica. Located in the Paseo del Muelle Alfonso XII, next to the cruise ship terminal, this museum has been designed as a window into the world of underwater archaeology, the cutting edge building..
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The Muralla Bizantina, Cartagena, Art gallery and Archaeological site
The Muralla Bizantina also contains remains of the Roman Theatre in its basement This is an interesting location, and can be added into any Cartagena itinerary as its both a very attractive art gallery which hosts some excellent exhibitions and..
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Murcia traditions : All Saints and All Souls, 1st and 2nd November
What are the traditions in Murcia? This next week is the celebration of All Saints Day on the 1st November and All Souls day on the 2nd November. The 1st is a National Holiday, a red day, so most retail outlets and all public buildings and banks..
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