The return of warm, sunny days: Murcia weather forecast Sept 26-Oct 2
An Indian summer in Murcia this week will bring calm after this weekend’s storms After the intense rains that left flooding around the Mar Menor and the south of Murcia around Mazarrón this weekend, the weather forecast in the Region for this..

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Almeria earthquake leaves tremors in southern Murcia
An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale shook the south of Spain last Friday An earthquake of magnitude 4.0, with its epicentre in Vélez-Blanco in the province of Almería (specifically at latitude 37.7959 and longitude 37.7959) was..

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19 delicious gastro experiences in and around Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca!
Wine, cheese, honey, beer, liqueurs, wild plants, coffee… just some of the gastronomic delights awaiting you in the Costa Cálida! Of course tourism in the three largest cities of the Region of Murcia (Lorca, Cartagena and the regional capital)..

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Get to know the Region of Murcia in just 3 days!
Capture the essence of the Costa Cálida in the course of a long weekend Are you taking advantage of the warm spring weather to spend a long weekend in the Costa Cálida? Or maybe you live here and have friends who are coming to explore the Region..

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4 historic monuments and heritage sites in Murcia at risk of disappearing
The state of ruin of the structures has prompted their inclusion on the Red Heritage List Four architectural buildings in the Region of Murcia are very different from each other in terms of time period and design, but they share one common trait..

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4th and 5th Sunday of every month, the San Patricio church tower in Lorca opens to visitors
The tower of the ex-Collegiate Church of San Patricio in Lorca is open to visitors for the first time  The first visit to the bell-tower took taken place on St Patrick's Day, around whose figure a series of tourist activities in English have..

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Stargazing in the Region of Murcia summer 2022
The Perseid meteor shower in August is a highlight but the Costa Cálida offers plenty of opportunities to admire and learn about the night sky! One of the features of the fine summer weather in the Costa Cálida is that the night sky is almost..

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Until September 30 Weekday morning tours of Lorca commemorating the connection with King Alfonso X El Sabio
Alfonso the Wise is believed to have reconquered Lorca from the Moors in 1243 During September 2022 guided tours are being held from Monday to Friday in the historic city centre of Lorca to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the birth of King Alfonso..

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September 16 to 25 The Feria Grande de Lorca 2022
A large funfair, free concerts, tapas, the FERAMUR artisan fair, Day fair in the historic city centre of Lorca, processions and plenty of activities for all the family September is a month of festivities in Lorca and following the “Feria Chica”..

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September 22 to 25 FERAMUR artisans’ fair in Lorca
120 creative talents display their works during the 2022 Feria de Lorca One of the largest annual artisans’ fairs in the Region of Murcia is being held in Lorca at the IFELOR venue until September 25, with 120 professionals from all over Spain bringing..

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September 25 Family dramatized visits to Lorca castle
"El Caballero que pudo ser Rey" invites participants to help a knight to become King of Lorca Castle! These special guided dramatized tour of Lorca castle, “La Fortaleza del Sol”, offer a chance for all members of the family to help..

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September 27 International football friendly between Ghana and Nicaragua in Lorca
Thomas Partey and Iñaki Williams are among those representing Ghana as they prepare for the World Cup finals International football comes to Lorca on September 27, when a friendly between the teams representing Ghana and Nicaragua kicks off at 20..

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Free guided tour to unlock the Irish secret of Lorca: October 1
A free guided Spanish language tour of the historic centre of Lorca Tour name: Visita teatralizada el secreto del irlandés This relatively new free guided tour was first offered by the Tourist Office in Lorca in 2020 and explores how the Irish..

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October 6 Maestrissimo (Paganini 2) at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
Intrigue and music in a fast-moving show at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca Maestrissimo (Paganini 2) is a lively and fast-moving blend of various theatrical and musical genres, including chamber music, comedy, satire and period costume as it portrays..

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Guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca and a spectacular embroidery museum: October 9 and 12
The ceremonial embroidery of Lorca is famed across Spain and is an essential part of the Semana Santa processions Tour name: Lorca Monumental y su Bordado This guided tour features not the main monuments of the centre of the historic city of..

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October 11 La Boheme opera by Puccini in Lorca
The Opera 2001 company present La Bohème at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca La Bohème is a four-act opera recognized as one of the masterpieces of Italian opera composer Giacomo Puccini, and with a libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa was based..

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Free guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca: October 15
This Spanish language tour highlights various beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español N.B. The tourist office is able to arrange English-language tours for groups by prior..

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October 15 Explore the medieval castles of Lorca in frontier territory between Christian and Moorish Spain
This spectacular visit takes in the 15th century castles of Xiquena and Tirieza in the north-west of Lorca This unusual tour of the north-west of the huge municipality of Lorca encompasses an area which for centuries was a kind of no man’s land..

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Free English language guided tour of the historic monuments of Lorca: October 20
A free route uncovering some of the most important treasures of the historic city centre of Lorca Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for thousands of years. The..

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October 22 Morgan live in concert in Lorca
The Madrid rock and soul band present The River and the Stone at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca After an absence of almost two years the Madrid rock and soul band Morgan have returned to live performances to present their album The River and the Stone..

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Guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca and a spectacular embroidery museum: November 1 and 13
The ceremonial embroidery of Lorca is famed across Spain and is an essential part of the Semana Santa processions Tour name: Lorca Monumental y su Bordado This guided tour features not the main monuments of the centre of the historic city of..

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Free guided tour to unlock the Irish secret of Lorca: November 5
A free guided Spanish language tour of the historic centre of Lorca Tour name: Visita teatralizada el secreto del irlandés This relatively new free guided tour was first offered by the Tourist Office in Lorca in 2020 and explores how the Irish..

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Free guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca: November 19
This Spanish language tour highlights various beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español N.B. The tourist office is able to arrange English-language tours for groups by prior..

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November 19: Free English language guided tour of the historic monuments of Lorca
A free route uncovering some of the most important treasures of the historic city centre of Lorca Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for thousands of years. The..

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Guided tours of the historic Virgen de las Huertas convent in Lorca: first Saturday of every month
The church contains spectacular murals and the remains of a 10th-century Moorish palace Please note: commentary on this tour is in Spanish                    One of the most interesting but lesser known of the monuments in the city..

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Free guided tour to unlock the Irish secret of Lorca: December 3
A free guided Spanish language tour of the historic centre of Lorca Tour name: Visita teatralizada el secreto del irlandés This relatively new free guided tour was first offered by the Tourist Office in Lorca in 2020 and explores how the Irish..

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Guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca and a spectacular embroidery museum: December 6 to 11
The ceremonial embroidery of Lorca is famed across Spain and is an essential part of the Semana Santa processions Tour name: Lorca Monumental y su Bordado This guided tour features not the main monuments of the centre of the historic city of..

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December 15: Free English language guided tour of the historic monuments of Lorca
A free route uncovering some of the most important treasures of the historic city centre of Lorca Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for thousands of years. The..

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Free guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca: December 17
This Spanish language tour highlights various beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español N.B. The tourist office is able to arrange English-language tours for groups by prior..

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Help for local businesses: what is an ERTE
ERTEs are likely to affect millions of employees in Spain during a prolonged coronavirus crisis As it becomes ever clearer that the coronavirus crisis in Spain will create significant issues for businesses long-term, many companies are taking..

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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 “Nicolas 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 Castle the Fortaleza del Sol
The imposing might of the Fortaleza del Sol in Lorca A visit to Lorca castle makes the centrepiece of a great day out for families or those with an interest in history, its spacious grounds hosting several interesting displays which focus on Medieval..

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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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