3.8 mbLg earthquake shakes Lorca Águilas and Puerto Lumbreras
The Teatro Guerra theatre in Lorca was evacuated on Saturday evening People in and around the city of Lorca suffered a fright on Saturday evening when an earthquake measuring 3.8 mbLg (equivalent to the Richter scale at these levels) shook the..

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Unfortunate passer-by in Lorca injured by falling flagpole
The flags at the Teatro Guerra were being taken down after the Día de la Región ceremony The celebrations of Murcia’s Day of the Region in the city of Lorca proved to have an unfortunate sting in the tail on Monday afternoon, when a woman..

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Lorca castle joins butterfly breeding ground network
Native vegetation will provide ideal feeding and breeding ground for butterflies at the Fortaleza del Sol Lorca castle and the hillside on which the 13th-century fortress stands above the city have been incorporated into a national network of “..

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Murcia government studies the viability of desert truffle cultivation
Minimal watering and a high value product make the desert truffle an interesting alternative crop in Murcia The department of Agriculture in the regional government of Murcia is continuing to support research into the viability of cultivating..

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June 2019 opening hours for Lorca castle
Lorca castle is open daily throughout June General entry is only 6 euros Lorca castle, the Fortaleza del Sol (Fortress of the Sun), is open to the public every day during spring 2019 and offers a variety of ways in which to enjoy and learn about..

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Every Thursday in June: ENGLISH language tour of Lorca castle
The tour is on offer throughout the 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 audioguide. Every..

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29th June:Salir con Arte, make your own artwork in Lorca castle
This is taking place in the setting of the Cafetería Las Caballerizas del Castillo Artist and sculptress Miriam Tudela is leading this activity, which takes place in the setting of the Cafetería Las Caballerizas del Castillo inside the grounds of..

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29th June 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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Saturday 6th July : a full day in Lorca for 12€ exploring its Jewish, Moorish and Christian roots
Lorca Judía, Cristiana y Califal includes the 15th century synagogue, a 10th century Moorish palace and the church of San Patricio A full day in Lorca with entry fees paid for just 12 euros! On the first Saturday and third Sunday of every..

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Saturday 6th July Guided tour of the Virgen de las Huertas convent in Lorca
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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Lorca: Daily English language tours of the Church of San Patricio and the three plazas from July 2019
This guided tour is a good starting point for a morning out in Lorca Dates available: 08/07/2019 , 09/07/2019 , 10/07/2019 , 12/07/2019 , 23/09/2019 , 24/09/2019 , 25/09/2019 , 26/09/2019 , 27/09/2019 , 30/09/2019 , 01/10/2019 , 02/10/2019 ..

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Saturday 20th July Lorca: Free evening guided tour of historical Lorca city centre
This free Spanish language guided tour highlights some of the many beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español NB; The tourist office is able to arrange English language tours..

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 Sunday 21st July : a full day in Lorca for 12€ exploring its Jewish, Moorish and Christian roots
Lorca Judía, Cristiana y Califal includes the 15th century synagogue, a 10th century Moorish palace and the church of San Patricio A full day in Lorca with entry fees paid for just 12 euros! On the first Saturday and third Sunday of every..

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Sunday 21st July Guided tour of the Virgen de las Huertas convent in Lorca
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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 Saturday 27th July Lorca:Free guided evening theatrical tour: 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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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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