Lorca earthquake felt as far away as Murcia, Mazarrón and Bullas
None injured but considerable alarm in Lorca at the 3.5 mbLg earthquake The latest information compiled by Spain’s national geographical institute shows that the earthquake which caused classrooms to be evacuated in the city of Lorca on Thursday..

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Alarm in Lorca as the city is shaken by 3.5 mbLg earthquake
Classrooms evacuated as memories of the May 2011 disaster are stirred The tension in Lorca was palpable on Thursday morning as thoughts turned to the disastrous events of 2011, as an earthquake measuring 3.5 mbLg (equivalent to the Richter scale..

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Two rescued after Lorca road accident
They were trapped as their van overturned and almost fell into the Rambla de Tiata Two people were injured on Wednesday morning in a nasty accident at the roundabout at the start of the motorway leading out of Lorca towards Águilas, after the..

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Until 6th January, “Egyptian Blue” exhibition at the Paso Azul embroidery museum in Lorca
Elaborately embroidered mantels and other items from the spectacular Easter Week processions at the MASS museum An exhibition entitled “El Azul Egipcio” is being held over Christmas and the New Year at the Museo Azul de Semana Santa (MASS)..

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13 events programmed for 2018/19 season at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
A mixture of music, dance, flamenco, Spanish language theatre and children’s entertainment in Lorca The program for the first three months of the 2018/19 season at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca features a variety of musical events and entertainment..

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Lorca Castle open seven days a week this autumn
General entry is only 6 euros and guided tours are available in English on Thursdays Lorca castle, the Fortaleza del Sol (Fortress of the Sun), is open to the public every day this autumn and offers a variety of ways in which to enjoy and learn..

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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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Between 10th and 28th December guided Christmas tour in Lorca
Enjoy Lorca in the Christmas run-up Dates available for this tour: 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 17th,18th,20th,21st, 26th,27th and 28th December. The historic city of Lorca celebrates Christmas and Epiphany with gusto, the streets of the old quarter..

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ENGLISH language guided tour San Patricio and the three plazas in Lorca, Monday to Friday
San Patricio is alongside the tourist information centre in Lorca Visit the emblematic 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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15th December Lorca: Free 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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15th December FREE GUIDED TOUR of monumental Lorca in ENGLISH
A free route uncovering some of the monumental treasures in central Lorca Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for thousands of years. The Argarics, Iberians, Moors..

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15th December Lorca brings seasonal shopping into the Plaza de España
II edición del Mercado Extraordinario Navideño This special seasonal edition of the market will be open on Saturday evening between 17.00 and 22.00. Historically the weekly market in Lorca was held in the centrally located Plaza de Españ..

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Sunday 16th December: Guided tour of the Virgen de las Huertas and the Moorish palace beneath it 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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16th December inauguration of the municipal nativity scene in Lorca
The magnificent Belén Bíblico Monumental Municipal is located in the central courtyard of the Palacio de Guevara in the centre of the historical old quarter of Lorca. 12:00 official inauguration of the municipal nativity scene Opening hours..

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21st December, songs by Joaquín Sabina at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
The “Noche Sabinera” concert features some of the best known ballads penned by Sabina over the years Some of the best-known songs by singer-songwriter Joaquín Sabina are performed by Pancho Varona, Antonio García de Diego, Jaime Asú..

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22nd December 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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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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