Caravaca security staff overwhelmed by weekend Jubilee Year visitors
The Mayor of Caravaca requests extra policing to deal with crowds of pilgrims José Moreno, the Mayor of Caravaca de la Cruz, has confirmed that the Town Hall has again requested help from the central government delegate to the Region of Murcia..
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Jumilla farmer dies under overturned tractor
There have been at least three tractor deaths in Murcia so far this year The dangers of using tractors on hilly land were underlined once again on Thursday in the municipality of Jumilla, in the north of the Region of Murcia, where a man lost his..
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Jumilla removes Francoist coats of arms from local schools
The Town Hall of Jumilla implements the Historical Memory Law It is now almost ten years since the Spanish government passed the controversial Historical Memory Law, one of whose clauses stipulates that Town Halls and regional governments are..
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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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22nd to 29th April preliminary events for the Fiestas of the Santísima Cruz in Caravaca de la Cruz
Caravaca gears up for the annual running of the wine horses The main events in the annual fiestas of Caravaca de la Cruz, including the running of the wine horses, take place in the first couple of days of May, but the weekend before marks the..
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28th to 30th April Mediaeval market in Cieza
This is part of the Fiestas del Escudo which take place in Cieza over the Bank Holiday weekend As part of the Fiestas del Escudo for 2017, the municipality of Cieza holds a full-scale Mediaeval market with plenty of hand-made articles for sale...
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29th and 30th April Fiestas of San Marcos in Bullas
Over the weekend of the 29th and 30th April the winemaking municipality of Bullas, in the north-west of the Murcia Region, celebrates its annual fiestas in honour of San Marcos. These comprise a number of activities for both parents and children..
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29th and 30th April Bullas Mini tapa feria for the Fiestas of San Marcos
Bullas celebrates local fioestas in honour of San Marcos over the weekend of 29th and 30th May, part of which is a miniferia de tapa, taking place in the La Rafa camping installations from 12:30 midday. Tapas or drinks cost just 1 euro! Click..
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29th April to 14th May Fiestas of San Isidro in Yecla
Dedicated to the patron of agriculturalists these fiestas feature folk dancing, music and the famous parade of floats made from quilled paper Every year during May Yecla, in the far north of the Murcia Region, celebrates local fiestas in honour..
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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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29th April open day at Coto de las Maravillas activity park in Cehegín
This is located in the north-west of the Murcia Region and offers a range of outdoor activities COTO DE LAS MARAVILLAS The newly reopened Eco Park named Tourism Activity Park ‘Coto de las Maravillas offers paintballing, horse riding..
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29th April Pilgrimage and gathering of musical bands Caravaca de la Cruz
The bands attend the midday pilgrim’s mass, parade and then perform During the 2017 Holy year or Año Santo, there are many acts of pilgrimage with groups visiting Caravaca de la Cruz to venerate the reliquary of the lignum crucis...
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30th April free guided visit to Jumilla theatre and Casa del Artesano
Jumilla also offers many bodegas which can be visited on the same day Route name: CASCO HISTÓRICO (CON INTERIOR DEL TEATRO S.XIX Y CASA DEL ARTESANO S. XVI) This route follows a route through the old quarter of the town of Jumilla..
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30th April El Mesoncico artisan market in Cehegín, north-west Murcia
This month Cehegín celebrates the traditional arts which were a part of everyday life for rural residents of north-west Murcia The monthly artisan market, El Mesoncico , takes place on Sunday 30th April, in the historic Plaza del Castillo (..
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30th April free guided visit to Villaricos Roman agricultural villa in Mula
The Roman villa of Los Villaricos is open for visits on Sundays this month The Town Hall of Mula offers a free guided tour to the Roman Villa site of Villaricos (the “Los Villaricos” archaeological site: this link includes full..
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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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1st to 5th May Fiestas  en honor a la Santísima y Vera Cruz de Caravaca de la Cruz
Fiestas of the Santísima y Vera Cruz, Caravaca de la Cruz 2017 Caravaca gears up for the annual running of the wine horses The main events in the annual fiestas of Caravaca de la Cruz, including the running of the wine horses, take place in..
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4th May grand parade of the Moors and Christians in Caravaca de la Cruz
This is a huge, spectacular parade which is well worth attending Between the 1st and 5th May Caravaca de la Cruz celebrates its fiestas in honour of the Santísima y Vera Cruz, into which is woven the Moors and Christians element of these spectacular..
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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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7th May free guided tour of Roman villa site in Mula
The Roman villa of Los Villaricos is open for visits on Sundays this month The Town Hall of Mula offers a free guided tour to the Roman Villa site of Villaricos (the “Los Villaricos” archaeological site: this link includes full..
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12th and 13th May fiestas of San Isidro in Mula
Food and drink and a marathon parade through the streets of Mula This weekend Mula celebrates the Fiestas of San Isidro, the patron saint of the Huerta and more specifically those who work and live in the orchards upon which many local farmers rely..
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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 Rubén Pozo in Bullas
The concert is at the Casa de Cultura in the centre of Bullas Start time 21:00 Tickets 8 euros in advance from the Casa de Cultura or 10 euros on the door Click for map: Casa de la Culture Click for more local information about the Bullas..
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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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14th May, tour of Benablón, Singla and La Encarnación in Caravaca de la Cruz
The tour includes visits to a traditional bread oven and the archaeological site of Cueva Negra This is the third in a series of four tours around the outlying districts, countryside and farmland of Caravaca de la Cruz, and consists of an all..
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14th May guided walking route Santuario de la Virgen de la Esperanza Calasparra to Caravaca de la Cruz
A 41km guided route to celebrate the 2017 Caravaca de la Cruz Holy Year Route name: Ruta Senderista :Santuario Ntra. Sra de La Esperanza-Caravaca Jubilar 2017 This route from the Santuario de la Virgen de la Esperanza to the basilica in Caravaca..
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14th May free guided tour of Roman agricultural villa site in Mula
The Roman villa of Los Villaricos is open for visits on Sundays this month The Town Hall of Mula offers a free guided tour to the Roman Villa site of Villaricos (the “Los Villaricos” archaeological site: this link includes full..
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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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21st May free guided tour of religious Caravaca de la Cruz during Jubilee Year
Caravaca de la Cruz, guided visit of historical quarter during the 2017 Jubilee Year Route date: 16th April Route name: PASEO POR LA CIUDAD SANTA DE CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ. Caravaca de la Cruz is one of only 5 Holy Cities in the world, due to..
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21st May free guided visit to Villaricos Roman villa in Mula
The Roman villa of Los Villaricos is open for visits on Sundays this month The Town Hall of Mula offers a free guided tour to the Roman Villa site of Villaricos (the “Los Villaricos” archaeological site: this link includes full..
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Tuesday 25th May ENGLISH guided Bullas wine tour
Includes return trip in a minibus, lunch, wine tastings and guided tour, pick-up from Los Alcázares Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using a fully qualified and legal official..
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28th May free tour of Roman agricultural villa site in Mula
The Roman villa of Los Villaricos is open for visits on Sundays this month The Town Hall of Mula offers a free guided tour to the Roman Villa site of Villaricos (the “Los Villaricos” archaeological site: this link includes full..
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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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9th June free evening guided tour of Mediaeval Calasparra
Discover the historical heritage of Calasparra This free 2 hour guided route of Calasparra departs from the Tourist Information Office at 8.30pm in the evening, visiting the main sites of historical interest relating to the Mediaeval history of..
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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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11th June, tour of Pinilla, Los Morales and the Castillo de Celda in Caravaca de la Cruz
The tour includes visits to Las Fuentes del Marqués and the remains of the castle of Celda This is the last in a series of four tours around the outlying districts, countryside and farmland of Caravaca de la Cruz, and consists of an all-day visit..
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17th June 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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18th June free guided tour of religious Caravaca de la Cruz during Holy Year
Caravaca de la Cruz, guided visit of historical quarter during the 2017 Jubilee Year Route date: 18th June Route name: PASEO POR LA CIUDAD SANTA DE CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ. Caravaca de la Cruz is one of only 5 Holy Cities in the world, due to..
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June 18th free guided historical tour of Jumilla
Jumilla also offers many bodegas which can be visited on the same day Route name: CASCO HISTÓRICO (CON INTERIOR DEL TEATRO S.XIX Y CASA DEL ARTESANO S. XVI) This route follows a route through the old quarter of the town of Jumilla..
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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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