Caravaca man arrested in connection with Calasparra wild fires
Two fires in February affected over 4 hectares of countryside in Calasparra A man has been placed under official investigation as a result of the Guardia Civil’s enquiries into two fires which broke out in the countryside of Calasparra..
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Three arrested in Bullas for burgling Town Hall-owned premises
The keys to local schools and libraries were recovered from the arrested Three individuals have been arrested in connection with a series of thefts in Town Hall-owned premises in the municipality of Bullas, with the stolen items recovered including..
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Mula and Moratalla drumming festivals move closer to World Heritage status
The Easter tamboradas in the north-west of Murcia are on the UNESCO shortlist The massive Easter Week drumming events known as “tamboradas” which are held every year in Mula and Moratalla are among those whose candidacy for UNESCO..
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Jumilla tractor joyriders arrested after 14 vehicle thefts
The youngsters stole tractors for races in the Jumilla countryside Six young people aged under 18 have been detained by the Guardia Civil in Jumilla, in the north of the Region of Murcia, following an investigation into the theft of 11 tractors..
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12th February to 26th March Exhibition in Moratalla, Tradiciones
Open every weekend until 26th March The Sala de Exposiciones in the Convento de San Francisco in Moratalla hosts an exhibition entitled Tradiciones, focusing on the traditional pastimes and activities in the municipality. The exhibition is open..
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Cultural programme in Jumilla February-March 2017
Theatrical performances, music, exhibitions and talks Click on the gallery images to enlarge Jumilla offers a wide range of cultural activities in February and March, and although some are musical, the theatrical events are all in Spanish...
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To 28th May Exhibition: Francisco Salzillo y La Escuela de Escultura de Caravaca
In the Antigua Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús in Caravaca de la Cruz One of the most important exhibitions being held in Caravaca de la Cruz to commemorate the 2017 Holy Jubilee Year is open between late February and the 28th May, and examines..
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Cehegin, Guided visits to the Visigoth City of Begastri every weekend
Cehegín offers guided visits to the Visigoth city of Begastri every weekend. The visits are in Spanish, although prior to the tour there is a video explaining the history of the site which has subtitles and the guide does speak some English. It..
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24th March to 9th April Mula tapas route 2017
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Mula is holding its annual tapas route between the 24th March and 9th April, with 43 establishments participating, offering a mixture of tapas and a drink as well as cocktails. The route is only available at..
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25th March free guided route around the historical centre of Yecla
This route focuses on the Baroque heritage of Yecla Route name: PASEO POR EL CASCO ANTIGUO, CON DEGUSTACIÓN DEL DULCE TÍPICO DE YECLA, ''LOS LIBRICOS'' Discover the history of Yecla, the most northernmost municipality..
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25th March XXII Festival nacional de folklore in Mula
Folk dancing from three different folkdancing peñas The Teatro Lope de Vega in Mula is the venue for the 22nd edition of the folk dancing festival organised by the Peña Huertana “Los Muleñicos” The event starts at 19..
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25th March Revolver in concert in Jumilla
The legendary rock group perform in Jumilla as part of their Capitol Tour Rock group Revolver has built up a strong following since a string of number 1 hits in the early 1990s, and are now performing songs from their latest album Capitol Tour...
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26th March El Mesoncico mercadillo artesanal in Cehegín
Cehegín holds the March edition of its monthly artisan market The old quarter of Cehegín is an atmospheric setting for the monthly artisan market El Mesoncico. Each month the Mercadillo El Mesoncico is held in the atmospheric setting of the..
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29th March Free guided visits to Casa Museo Don Pepe Marsillas and Museo del Vino Bullas
These can be booked as two separate excursions or together on one day During March, the municipality of Bullas is offering free guided visits to its two wine-related museums, the Casa Museo Don Pepe Marsillas, which belonged to a wealthy local man..
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31st March, 1st and 2nd April Yecla Outlet Fair
Feria de Muestras y Oportunidades Yecla 2017 Yecla offers a chance for shoppers to bag some bargains with its annual Outlet Fair offering a wide range of products for sale in the Recinto Feria del Mueble de Yecla at Calle del Vino y Avenida de Cartagena..
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2nd April El Zacatín artisan market in Bullas
This month El Zacatín celebrates the art of distillation Bullas, in the North-west of the region hosts the regular El Zacatín artist market on Sunday 2nd April, one of the most popular artisan markets held in the region. It's not a huge market..
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1st April Mula holds its I Jornadas del Deporte Olímpico en la Antigüedad
This takes place in the Los Villaricos Roman Villa site On 1st April Mula is holding its first ever day “ I Jornadas del Deporte Olímpico en la Antigüedad” an event which aims to combine sport and culture. During..
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7th to 16th April Semana Santa in Caravaca de la Cruz
Easter week in the Holy City of Caravaca de la Cruz 2017 is a Holy Year, or Jubilee Year in Caravaca de la Cruz, for which reason the Semana Santa week will be particularly atmospheric and well-attended. Easter week in Caravaca de la Cruz is..
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8th April free guided panoramic tour of Yecla
See the stunning views from the sanctuary of the Virgen del Castillo On 8th April the northernmost municipality of the Murcia region, Yecla, offers a free guided tour, starting at the highest point overlooking the town, the Sanctuary of the..
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9th April free guided tour of the historical old quarter of Mula
Guided tour of the Casco Antiguo or old quarter of Mula This free tour offers an orientation route around the centre of historic Mula, helping visitors to understand the general layout of the town and see the main historic sights of interest from..
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22nd April Free guided visit to the historical old quarter of Cehegín and its wine school
A walking tour of the historical heritage of Cehegín and the Escuela del Vino Route Name: Un Paseo por el Cehegín histórico, turístico y natural This is a free guided tour of one of the richest towns in the Region of Murcia in terms of its..
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23rd April Pliego mountain race and senderismo route for cancer support
12 or 19 kilometre races and a 12km non-competitive walking route Pliego in the north-west of the Murcia region holds its annual race in favour of the AECC on 23rd April, starting at 09:00 from the Jardín de la Glorieta in the centre of the..
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30th April free guided walk through the Yecla vineyards with wine tasting
Paseo entre viñedos: Ruta del vino de Yecla Enjoy a free trip out into the vineyards of Yecla to participate in a senderismo walking route encompassing wine producing areas as the vines start to bud.At the end of the route, there is the chance..
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2nd April free guided tour Bullas c.1900
The visit includes the Torre del Reloj This guided visit co-incides with the monthly artisan market. Bullas, in the north-west of the Murcia Region, is participating in a series of free guided walks and routes being run by the tourist offices..
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7th May free guided tour of bullas c.1900
The visit includes the Torre del Reloj This guided visit co-incides with the monthly artisan market. Bullas, in the north-west of the Murcia Region, is participating in a series of free guided walks and routes being run by the tourist offices..
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7th May El Zacatín artisan market in Bullas focuses on esparto weaving
This month El Zacatín focuses on the traditions of weaving esparto grass This weekend Bullas, in the North-west of the region is hosting its monthly artisan market, and this month the theme is esparto, the art of using the wild grass growing on..
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13th May free guided tour of Mula historic old quarter
Guided tour of the Casco Antiguo or old quarter of Mula This free tour offers an orientation route around the centre of historic Mula, helping visitors to understand the general layout of the town and see the main historic sights of interest from..
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 13th May main day of fiestas of San Isidro in Yecla 2017
This is the day for the grand parade of spectacular paper carriages and floats Every year in mid-May in the Yecla municipality, reflecting the town’s agricultural heritage, local fiestas are celebrated in honour of San Isidro, the..
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20th May Free guided visit to the historical old quarter of Cehegín and its wine school
A walking tour of the historical heritage of Cehegín and the Escuela del Vino Route Name: Un Paseo por el Cehegín histórico, turístico y natural This is a free guided tour of one of the richest towns in the Region of Murcia in terms of its..
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4th June El Zacatin artisan market in Bullas goes Baroque
El Zacatín, monthly artesan market held in the atmospheric Town Centre. On Sunday, the 4th June, the traditional local artesan market ''El Zacatín'' will be held in the streets of Plazas Vieja and Del Castillo in Bullas, between 9 am to 2 pm..
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4th June free guided tour of Bullas c.1900
The visit includes the Torre del Reloj This guided visit co-incides with the monthly artisan market. Bullas, in the north-west of the Murcia Region, is participating in a series of free guided walks and routes being run by the tourist offices..
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10th June Free guided panoramic tour of Yecla
See the stunning views from the sanctuary of the Virgen del Castillo On 10th June the northernmost municipality of the Murcia region, Yecla, offers a free guided tour, starting at the highest point overlooking the town, the Sanctuary of the..
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8th to 14th September 2017 Fiestas patronales Virgen de  las Maravillas in Cehegín
Fiestas in Cehegín The Cehegín municipality, in the north-west of the Murcia Region, celebrates its annual fiestas in honour of the Virgen de las Maravillas between the 8th and 14th September 2017. The programme is released closer to the time..
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Santuario Virgen de la Esperanza, Calasparra
Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Esperanza, Calasparra One of the most beautiful sanctuaries in the Region of Murcia is that of the Virgen de la Esperanza in Calasparra. This little sanctuary is cut into the rock face of a sheer cliff, overlooking..
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