Weekly street market in La Unión
Tuesday is market day in the Calle Mayor in La Unión For many expats and visitors, one of the great joys of shopping in Spain is the opportunity to buy fresh products and bargain clothes in the weekly local markets, which are awash with colour..

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Bus timetable Cartagena to La Unión
Those wishing to reach la Unión can also do so via rail There is a regular public bus service running between Cartagena and the La Unión municipality, the Linea 10 service. Between Monday and Friday, 7am to 11pm, buses run every half hour and..

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Policia local and Guardia Civil La Unión
Always call 112 for emergencies Local police, the Policía Local  968 560 051  968 560 051 policialocal@ayto-launion.org C/ Páez Ríos, 6-8, La Unión, Murcia 30360 Click for map, C/ Páez Ríos, 6-8, La Unión Guardia Civil..

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Museo Minero, the mining museum in La Unión
The history of La Unión is irrevocably linked to its mining past The history of La Unión is, to a large extent, the history of the mines which have been periodically exploited in the mountains to the south of the town for well over 2,500 years..

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Museo del Cante de las Minas flamenco museum in La Unión
The mining flamenco of La Unión is commemorated in the museum in Casa del Piñón Located in the Casa del Pîñón, the Town Hall in the centre of La Unión which is also home to the mining museum and the tourist office, the Museo del Cante de..

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Municipal sports centres in La Unión
A wide range of sporting activities are on offer in la Unión The Polideportivo Municipal of La Unión is located at Dirección Plaza de los Sánchez, just off the N-332 road as it runs round the northern part of the town. Polideportivo Municipal..

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The Iglesia Nuestra Señora del Rosario in La Unión
This is the main parroquial church of La Unión The main church of La Unión is dedicated to Nuestra Señora del Rosario, and is on Calle del Clavel and the Plaza Casciaro in the eastern part of the town centre. The main place of worship in La..

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A mining morning out in La Unión
Recommended excursions for groups or individuals La Unión lies within the Comarca del Mar Menor and is completely enclosed by the Cartagena municipality, so is an easy drive for anyone staying within the Mar Menor area or Cartagena. There are buses..

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PR-MU 88 Route 33 a 7km walk between La Unión and Portmán
A seven-kilometre walk through the mountains and history of Portmán and La Unión The Carretera del 33 is a seven-kilometre walk through the mountains of the Sierra Minera between La Unión and the coastal town of Portmán, taking walkers on a..

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Centro de Salud La Unión, La Unión medical centre
This also contains a SUAP emergencies unit The La Unión medical centre falls within the Cartagena II health area, meaning the main accident and emergencies service for La Unión is in Cartagena. However, this medical centre has a SUAP classification..

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Antiguo mercado publico de La Union
Old public marketplace, La Unión The former public  market place in La Unión is one of the most emblematic buildings in the municipality, a symbol of the vast wealth generated in the Sierra Minera during the boom years of the early 20th century..

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Railway timetable Cartagena-La Unión
La Unión railway station is right next to the Parque Minero La Unión is connected to Cartagena via a local railway network, which runs between Cartagena and Los Nietos. The railway station in la Unión is right in the centre of the town, and..

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Tourist Information Office La Unión
Oficina de Turismo de La Unión The tourist Information office in La Unión is located in the Casa del Piñón, one of the most important historical buildings in La Unión and the location of the Town Hall of La Unión or Ayuntamiento de la Unió..

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Parque Minero La Unión
La Mina Agrupa Vicenta La Unión. Visitors to the Parque Minero go down 80 metres into a 4000 square metre mineworking, complete with glowing orange lake The Parque Minero in La Unión opened in the summer of 2010, following 7 years of work to..

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An introduction to La Unión
La Unión, Basic background information about the La Unión municipality La Unión is a municipality of around19,000 inhabitants enclosed by the municipality of Cartagena on all sides except the south, where it borders the Mediterranean and forms..

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The Matildes Mine in El Beal
El Centro de interpretación de la Mina las Matildes, La Unión The La Unión area has been exploited for its mineral wealth for more than 2000 years, feeding the growth of Cartagena and leaving a legacy of distinctive landscapes which sprawl across..

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History of La Unión
La Unión, 2000 years of mining activity Prehistoric La Unión The only way to understand this landscape and what remains today is to understand the past, and there´s only one thing which dominates in La Unión and that´s man´s quest for mineral..

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