Bodegas La Purísima affiliated to Yecla Wine Route
The largest wine producer in the D.O. Yecla area Bodegas La Purísima is one of the largest bodegas in the Region of Murcia and the 800 agriculturalists who grow and produce its wine own 60% of the entire production capacity of the D.O. Yecla. Between..

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Bodegas Castaño affiliated to the Yecla Wine Route
Arguably the most important winery in the D.O. Yecla area Start to research the wines of Yecla and there are two words which recur again and again; Monastrell and Castaño. Bodegas Familia Castaño is synonymous with wine production in Yecla, and..

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Bodegas Evine winery affiliated to the Yecla Wine Route
100% ecological family-run winery supporting the Ruta del Vino de Yecla Bodegas Evine is an ecological family-run winery operating under the Denominación de Origen de Yecla (D.O. Yecla) which produces small volumes of wine, the emphasis being on..

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Bodegas Barahonda winery affiliated to the Yecla Wine Route
The main labels of Bodegas Barahonda are Barahonda, Carro, Heredad, Candela, Lualma and Summum Bodegas Barahonda offers a complete package for those who enjoy not only learning about and appreciating the different nuances of wine from the Region..

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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 Purísima” in..

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The Iglesia de la Asunción or Iglesia Vieja, the old church of Yecla
The Iglesia de la Asunción now houses the Semana Santa museum of Yecla  For visitors to Yecla it can be confusing to talk about the churches of the town because the most important ones go under a variety of different names, and the Iglesia Vieja..

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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 is dedicated to the “..

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Los Torrejones Roman archaeological site in Yecla
This large Roman villa in Los Torrejones oversaw a large agricultural concern in Yecla 2,000 years ago The archaeological site of Los Torrejones is 3 kilometres east of the town of Yecla, in the north of the Region of Murcia, and consists primarily..

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Monte Arabí tourist information point in the Yecla countryside
Discover the legends and mysteries of Monte Arabí in Yecla The tourist information point of Monte Arabí in the municipality of Yecla, very close to the boundary between the Region of Murcia and the province of Albacete, is in the old forest ranger..

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The Teatro Concha Segura in Yecla
This central theatre in Yecla dates from the 1880s 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 Albi..

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The annual Fiestas of San Isidro every May in Yecla
The mid-May 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 are celebrated in honour of San Isidro, the patron..

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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 at the mystic mountain of Monte Arabí in the municipality of Yecla are considered among the most important in the Region of Murcia, containing..

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March 2 Free guided historical tour of Yecla
The visit to the Iglesia Vieja of Yecla traces the connection with Queen Isabel La Católica This free guided visit to the monuments of the centre of Yecla in the north of the Region of Murcia includes a brief look at the history and decoration of..

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10 unique natural wonders in the Region of Murcia!
Icy cold springs, moonscapes, badlands and enchanted natural cities in the Costa Cálida! Far from being simply a stretch of coastline in the western Mediterranean, the Region of Murcia has a fantastically varied landscape, and the following selection..

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March 10 Free tapas, wine and history tour of Yecla
Visit the north of Murcia and enjoy the open-air fair at the end of the annual wine and tapas route! This free guided tour of Yecla takes place in the centre of the town and includes some of the most important historical buildings and monuments, ending..

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April 13 Free cello and piano recital in Yecla
Rosa García and Javier Soriano continue the varied musical program at Yecla Music School The Asociación de Amigos de la Música of Yecla is holding a series of 13 events in its 22nd “Aula de Conciertos” cycle in the first half of 2024, continuing..

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April 20 Free classical guitar concert in Yecla
Diego Corraliza, Álvaro López and Alex Díaz Rosa García continue the varied musical program at Yecla Music School The Asociación de Amigos de la Música of Yecla is holding a series of 13 events in its 22nd “Aula de Conciertos” cycle in the..

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April 27 Free saxophone quartet concert in Yecla
The Aureos Quartet continue the varied musical program at Yecla Music School The Asociación de Amigos de la Música of Yecla is holding a series of 13 events in its 22nd “Aula de Conciertos” cycle in the first half of 2024, continuing a program..

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May 11 Free piano recital in Yecla
Celia Lax and David Soriano continue the varied musical program at Yecla Music School The Asociación de Amigos de la Música of Yecla is holding a series of 13 events in its 22nd “Aula de Conciertos” cycle in the first half of 2024, continuing..

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May 25 Free percussion concert in Yecla
César Ferri and Mauricio Lojano continue the varied musical program at Yecla Music School The Asociación de Amigos de la Música of Yecla is holding a series of 13 events in its 22nd “Aula de Conciertos” cycle in the first half of 2024, continuing..

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June 1 Free concert by Jesús Puche in Yecla
“Live Then and Now” continues the varied musical program at Yecla Music School The Asociación de Amigos de la Música of Yecla is holding a series of 13 events in its 22nd “Aula de Conciertos” cycle in the first half of 2024, continuing a..

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June 8 Free saxophone concert in Yecla
The Equial Quartet continue the varied musical program at Yecla Music School The Asociación de Amigos de la Música of Yecla is holding a series of 13 events in its 22nd “Aula de Conciertos” cycle in the first half of 2024, continuing a program..

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June 13 Free narrative music recital in Yecla
Memorias de una Etapa continues the varied musical program at Yecla Music School The Asociación de Amigos de la Música of Yecla is holding a series of 13 events in its 22nd “Aula de Conciertos” cycle in the first half of 2024, continuing a program..

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June 29 Free trombone concert in Yecla
Five trombonists continue the varied musical program at Yecla Music School The Asociación de Amigos de la Música of Yecla is holding a series of 13 events in its 22nd “Aula de Conciertos” cycle in the first half of 2024, continuing a program..

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July 13 Free concert with the Blue Monk Trio in Yecla
A light rock concert to end the varied musical program at Yecla Music School The Asociación de Amigos de la Música of Yecla is holding a series of 13 events in its 22nd “Aula de Conciertos” cycle in the first half of 2024, continuing a program..

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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 range of stalls..

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How to visit the Yecla Wine Route
Visit the wineries and 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 an..

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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 Patronales in Yecla in December
The 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 years ago, with..

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