Drones help enforce lockdown restrictions in Lorca
Live aerial monitoring enables the police to clamp down on lockdown breakers With police resources being devoted throughout Spain at present to enforcing the lockdown restrictions during the coronavirus emergency, the Policía Local in Lorca are..

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Government warns of Zero tolerance against Covid positives breaching the lockdown
The Spanish government delegate says that irresponsible Covid-positive individuals will be fined heavily Spain is divided into 17 Autonomous Regions, or communities, each with its own regional government, and each region has a “Government Delegate..

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Lorca offers free food, showers and rest area for lorry drivers throughout the Covid crisis
Lorry drivers are vital for food supplies and deliveries and keeping them healthy and comfortable is top priority saya Lorca town hall Lorca council has opened a new facility for lorry drivers in the sports stadium of the municipality, the estadio..

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BOE regulating those not engaged in essential services during State of Emergency
Original text for the Royal Decree-Law 10/2020 of March 29th regulating a remunerable pay permit for employed persons who do not provide essential services, in order to reduce mobility of the population in the context of the fight against Covid-19...

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Only three mourners allowed at funerals during the coronavirus crisis
A total ban is imposed on wakes and funeral vigils as Covid-19 claims thousands of victims As measures are introduced in all aspects of society and daily life to attempt to halt the spread of the coronavirus in Spain one of the latest steps announced..

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Coronavirus lockdown fines in Lorca will be used to buy facemasks for medical staff
175 fines were imposed by the Policía Local in Lorca in the first 10 days of lockdown Diego José Mateos, the Mayor of Lorca, announced on Tuesday that all money generated by fines on people breaking the coronavirus lockdown restrictions will..

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Learn at home during the Coronavirus lockdown with state-run educational programmes
Learn at home: special programmes through the lockdown period for families Special programme are offered throughout the lockdown period via La 2 de TVE and Canal Clan of TVE: 🧒09:00 CLAN for 6-8 year olds 🧒10:00 CLAN for 8-10 year..

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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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Post office opening times limited to 3 hours in the morning
Minimal services are being offered for the duration of the coronavirus crisis The offices of Correos, the Spanish post office, are to open for only three hours a day and the number of staff on duty is to be reduced for as long as the coronavirus..

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Supermarket opening hours and general information for shoppers
Sunday opening banned for supermarkets throughout the Region of Murcia During the state of coronavirus emergency declared by the Spanish government nine days ago shops selling food are allowed to remain open to the public, but as the virus continues..

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New free parking for Lorca weekly market
The town hall has organised free parking opposite the Huerto de la Rueda from this week The main weekly shopping market in Lorca is a good one, and is much larger than many other local municipal markets, held every Thursday at the Huerto de la..

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Visiting Lorca castle this winter
Lorca Castle can be enjoyed via a number of special packages and is open 7 days a week Lorca castle is widely known as the “Fortaleza del Sol” or fortress of the sun, and during the best months of the year, when the cooler temperatures of..

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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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Marco Topo a free fun family game for visitors to Lorca
Marco Topo is an interactive adventure game which has been tailored to the centre of Lorca A new version of the internet adventure game for children named Marco Topo has been created for the city of Lorca, and family groups are welcome to collect..

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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 San Patricio y las Tres Plazas Tours in English are available at 10:00 and in Spanish at 11:30 between Monday and Friday (except bank holidays) with accompanied children under..

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3rd to 12th April 2020 Semana Santa in Lorca
Lorca celebrates Easter week in inimitably spectacular style (Click to contact the tourist office by phone or email - Lorca Tourist Office - or click here for recommended hotels and other accommodation in and around the city.) Semana Santa..

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4th, 6th, 7th and 8th April 2020 special Semana Santa tours in Lorca
This tour takes an inside tour of the Semana Santa in Lorca Please note: dialogue is in Spanish, but this is a hugely visual tour. Lorca is an extraordinary place to be during Semana Santa, as the incredible embroideries made by the Cofrad..

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Saturday 25th April 2020 Lorca Festival Primavera 2020
Taking place in the Pabellón de Ferias y Congresos IFELOR Tickets are 26 euros (plus charges) in advance or 35 euros on the door, available from ticketing agencies including compralaentrada.com. The event features Fangoria, Medina azahara..

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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 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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