Bus service to link Corvera airport with Mazarrón, Lorca and Águilas
The route will come into operation for the summer and may include a stop in Camposol A month after the opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera it has been confirmed that a coach service will operate during the summer connecting..

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Hash stash found at Lorca rubbish treatment plant!
Two 30-kilo packages were dumped in a bin somewhere in the west of the Region of Murcia The staff at the Limusa waste management plant in Barranco Hondo, in the municipality of Lorca, continue to stumble across unusual items in the tons of refuse..

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New Lorca castle access road set open this month
Quicker and safer access to the Fortress of the Sun in Lorca Until now visiting Lorca castle by car has entailed a drive on the narrow winding access road which snakes its way up the hill on which the “Fortress of the Sun” stands, but work..

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C-2 railway line between Águilas and Murcia City closed from 11th to 23rd February
This affects service stopping at Alhama de Murcia, Totana, Lorca, Puerto Lumbreras and Librilla Between midnight of Sunday10th (ie 00.01am on the morning of the 11th) and 06:00 on the morning of the 23rd February ADIF, the body responsible for..

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February 2019 opening hours for Lorca castle
General entry is only 6 euros Lorca castle, the Fortaleza del Sol (Fortress of the Sun), is open to the public every day in the early part of 2019 and offers a variety of ways in which to enjoy and learn about a fortification which proved impregnable..

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Lorca: Daily English language tours of the Church of San Patricio and the three plazas
This guided tour is a good starting point for a morning out in Lorca Of all the historic and monumental buildings in Lorca perhaps the most important is the Excolegiata (or Antigua Colegiata) de San Patricio, which was originally built to commemorate..

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Buying tickets for the 2019 Lorca Semana Santa Easter Week processions
There are four processions in the Lorca Semana Santa which feature biblical elements Semana Santa Lorca 2018; 14th to 21st April 2019 The biblical processions in Lorca are the most flamboyant and ebullient expression of faith to be seen anywhere..

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17th February Guided visit of the Lorca church of Virgen de las Huertas and the Moorish palace beneath
The church contains spectacular murals and the remains of a 10th-century Moorish palace Please note: commentary on this tour is in Spanish. Now that restoration work on the main historical and religious monuments of Lorca is practically complete..

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Every Thursday ENGLISH LANGUAGE tours of Lorca castle this spring
The tour is on offer throughout the winter months and early spring of 2019 Lorca castle, the Fortaleza del Sol (Fortress of the Sun), is open to the public seven days a week and visitors can follow a route around the castle using an English language..

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23rd February Free theatrical tour of historical Lorca: La Daga Roja
This monthly free tour explores some of the mysteries of historical Lorca Route name: Visita Teatralizada La Daga Roja Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for..

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24th February Guided route to discover the Nazrid Frontier (Lorca- Vélez Blanco)
This Spanish language tour is lead by the author of a best-selling book on the subject Ruta de la Frontera Nazarí Join us on a journey to the heart of the Nazrid boundary in the middle of the 15th century, accompanied by author Francisco Jos..

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Saturday 2nd March: Guided visit of the Lorca church of Virgen de las Huertas and the Moorish palace beneath
The church contains spectacular murals and the remains of a 10th-century Moorish palace Please note: commentary on this tour is in Spanish. Now that restoration work on the main historical and religious monuments of Lorca is practically complete..

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8th March Lorca: Opera Madame Butterfly at the Teatro Guerra Lorca
Puccini’s ever-popular opera at the historic main theatre in the city of Lorca One of the best-loved operas of all time, Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini, was first performed at La Scala in Milan in 1904, and over a century later it is regarded..

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9th March 2019 Lorca: Extended visit to Excolegiata de San Patricio in Lorca (Spanish language)
Of all the historic and monumental buildings in Lorca perhaps the most important is the Excolegiata (or Antigua Colegiata) de San Patricio, which was originally built to commemorate a victory in battle over the Moors in the 15th century. Situated..

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17th March Guided visit of the Lorca church of Virgen de las Huertas and the Moorish palace beneath
The church contains spectacular murals and the remains of a 10th-century Moorish palace Please note: commentary on this tour is in Spanish. Now that restoration work on the main historical and religious monuments of Lorca is practically complete..

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March 23rd Free guided theatrical tour of historical Lorca: La Daga Roja
This monthly free tour explores some of the mysteries of historical Lorca Route name: Visita Teatralizada La Daga Roja Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for..

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23rd March Lorca: Marlango in concert at the Teatro Guerra Lorca
Pop, jazz and blues from the Technicolor album at the main theatre in Lorca Leonor Watling and Alejandro Pelayo present numbers from the latest album “Technicolor”, the latest in a series of eight which show jazz and blues influences in their..

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24th March Lorca: Spanish musical drama at the Teatro Guerra Lorca
Grandes Éxitos starring Jorge Javier Vázquez and Marta Ribera at the main theatre of Lorca TV presenter Jorge Javier Vázquez appears in a musical comedy alongside Marta Ribera, Alejandro Vera and Bea Ros, performing some of the best known songs..

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30th March Lorca: learn about the historic fountains of Lorca in this guided tour
Learn about the history of Lorca through the water fountains which were vital to the city’s development The new tour of the historic city of Lorca inviting both local residents and visitors to learn about the history of the “Ciudad del Sol..

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6th April Lorca: Dance with the Spanish National Dance Company gala at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
The stars of the Compañía Nacional de Danza at the main theatre of Lorca This gala dance performance forms part of the season to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the re-opening of the Teatro Guerra in Lorca: click here for the full programme..

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26th April Lorca: El Canijo de Jerez in concert at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
The flamenco rocker takes to the stage at the main theatre of Lorca Marcos del Ojo Barroso, better known as "El Canijo de Jerez", is renowned mainly for his singing voice but is also a guitarist and the songwriter behind flamenco rock..

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30th April Lorca: Aladdin, a musical version at the Teatro Guerra Lorca
Half price admission for children for this performance at the main theatre of Lorca This musical version of Aladdin in Spanish, based on the tale first told in the Book of a Thousand and One Nights, is by José Tomás Cháfer, and forms part of..

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Lorca: Programme Teatro Guerra Theatre January to May 2019
The historic theatre is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its reopening this year In February 2019 the Teatro Guerra in Lorca celebrates the 30th anniversary of its re-opening following two decades of closure, and the program for the winter..

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17th May, Marwan in concert at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
The popular poet on stage at the historic main theatre of Lorca Marwan Abu-Tahoun Recio, better known simply as Marwan, is a poet, singer, songwriter and composer of Palestinian and Spanish background who has built up a cult following since the..

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26th May 2019 discover the Jewish past of Lorca with this guided tour
Lorca Sefardí Ayer y Hoy Spanish language activity to discover the important history of Jewish Lorca Lorca was an important mediaeval frontier town, straddling the border between Moorish Andalucía and Christian Murcia, the Jewish community..

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Until 30th April: temporary exhibition of sacred art in Lorca Archaeological Museum
Arte Sacro en el Museo Arqueológico de Lorca Historic statues and other religious items which form part of the collection of the Lorca archaeological museum. In addition to the large static exhibition of artifacts relating to the history of..

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Introduction to the Lorca biblical embroideries and museums
The spectacular embroideries of Semana Santa in Lorca can be seen throughout the year in these four museums Lorca embroideries are famed throughout Spain. Every town and city in the Region of Murcia has its curiosities, quirks and unique traditions..

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Lorca tourist information office
Oficina de Turismo de Lorca The tourist information office in Lorca can be found centrally located in one of the most important plazas of the city: the Plaza de España. This is next to historic buildings including the former Collegiate Church..

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The Museo Azul de la Semana Santa in Lorca; MASS
Lorca is famed for the embroideries featured in the annual biblical processions in Easter Week (Semana Santa) One of the most impressive and ebullient expressions of faith which can be seen anywhere in the Region of Murcia is the remarkable collection..

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The MuBBla embroidery museum in Lorca, embroideries of the Paso Blanco
Exquisite embroidery features in the annual biblical processions of Lorca Semana Santa (Easter week) in Lorca is an extraordinary week, as although the religious acts follow the similar pattern of processions charting the last acts of drama in the..

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The “Nicolás Salzillo, Il Maestro” museum of the Paso Morado in Lorca
The museum contains pieces relating to the Semana Santa processions in Lorca Lorca has gained a fully justified reputation for artistic creativity due to the incredible biblical processions of Semana Santa week, the robes, standards and embroideries..

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The MuPaEn embroidery museum in Lorca, the Paso Encarnado
This is one of four museums dedicated to the embroideries of the Semana Santa processions in Lorca The Museo de Bordados del Paso Encarnado, often known by the acronym MuPaEn, is one of four museums in Lorca  dedicated to the remarkable embroideries..

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Lorca tourist wristband offers big discounts for the main attractions in Lorca
Lorca castle, the two principal Semana Santa embroidery museums of Lorca and more for only 8 euros The Lorca tourist wristband allows visitors to gain entrance to the principal tourist attractions in the city at a bargain price, offering fantastic..

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Lorca Castle The Fortaleza del Sol
The Fortaleza del Sol in Lorca A visit to Lorca castle is a great day out for families or those with an interest in history, its spacious grounds hosting several interesting displays which focus on Mediaeval Murcia and the many cultures which..

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The archaeological museum in Lorca
The oldest cloth in Europe and a journey through the history of Lorca from pre-history until the 15th century By no means every town or city in Spain has enough archaeological wealth to boast its own museum, but in the case of Lorca the sites..

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The Palacio de Guevara in Lorca
A magnificent 17th century baroque residence in the centre of Lorca The Palacio de Guevara, sometimes known as the Casa de las Columnas, is the most representative baroque building in the historic city centre of Lorca, and was officially recognized..

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