British tourists spent 102.3 million euros in Murcia during the first third of 2017
Yet more positive tourism statistics were released over the weekend as the regional government concluded its analysis of the national tourism expenditure statistics which were released by the Spanish government last week. Both the number of..
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 Monte Arabí in Yecla, prehistoric rock art, and a multitude of legends
Rock art at the sites in Yecla show several different periods of Prehistoric rock art The archaeological sites on Monte Arabí in the municipality of Yecla are considered among the most important in the Region of Murcia, containing prehistoric art..
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Santuario de la Virgen del Castillo, Yecla
The sanctuary of the Virgen de la Purísima offers views out over the town of Yecla The Santuario de la Virgen del Castillo is a relatively small church which was built as a sanctuary for the figure of the Virgin Mary known as “La..
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Iglesia Vieja, the old church of Yecla
The Iglesia de la Asunción is now the Easter Week museum of Yecla It can be confusing to talk about the churches of Yecla because the most important ones go under a variety of different names, and the Iglesia Vieja (old church) is no exception..
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The Basilica de la Purisima in Yecla
Construction of the “Iglesia Nueva” in Yecla took a hundred years The Basílica Arciprestal de la Purísima is the most important church and the most emblematic building of Yecla in the north of the Region of Murcia, and..
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Daily and weekly markets in Yecla
Two daily food markets in Yecla and a weekly market on Wednesdays The main indoor food market in Yecla is the “Mercado de Abastos”, located in Calle Concejal Juan Sebastián Pérez (click for exact location), and features a wide..
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How to book and navigate the Yecla Ruta del Vino
Visit the wine bodegas, olive oil mill, stay overnight or enjoy a day trip to Yecla Don´t be deceived by the small number of bodegas in Yecla which form the Yecla wine route. The Yecla wine route is like the Monastrell grape which is such..
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Yecla Wine Route; Bodegas La Purísima
Principal labels: Estío (young wines), Valcorso (100% single variety wines), Valcorso and Estío (organic), Iglesia Vieja ( crianza and reserva), Trapío ( 100% Monastrell pie franco), Enesencia (sweet wine). Bodegas La Purísima is one of..
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Yecla Wine Route; Bodegas Castaño
Principal labels; Dominio Espinal, Castaño, Pozuelo, Hécula, Castaño Colección, Casa Cisca, Castaño Monastrell Dulce. Start to research the wines of Yecla on any wine page worldwide and there are two words which recur again and again; Monastrell..
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Yecla Wine Route: Bodegas Barahonda
Principle wines produced; Barahonda, Carro, Heredad Candela, Tranco, Summum Bodegas Barahonda offers a complete package for those who enjoy not only learning about, and appreciating the different nuances of wine from each of the wine-producing D..
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Yecla Wine Route: Bodegas Evine
Ecological production, family run winery, can be visited as part of the Rutas del Vino de Yecla Bodegas Evine is an ecological family run winery operating under the Denominación de Origen Yecla (D.O. Yecla) which produces small volumes of wine..
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A history of Yecla
The story behind the development of Yecla in the Altiplano area of Murcia The history of Yecla is a long and complex one, with historians still struggling to fill in the many gaps in a story of which long parts are missing due to a lack of documentation..
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The Fiestas de 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 in mid-May in Yecla, reflecting the town’s agricultural heritage, the local fiestas..
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Fiestas in Yecla-fiestas patronales
Patron Saint’s Fiestas are held in Yecla during the second week of December The patron saint’s fiestas in Yecla, which take place every year starting on 5th December, are the continuation of a tradition which began almost 400..
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Teatro Concha Segura, Yecla
This is the central theatre in Yecla The current Teatro Concha Segura, was built between 1886 and 1887 and occupies the spot on which the former Pósito de Labradores grain store was located. The theatre was built by Francisco Albiñana Sánchez..
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