Lorca beaches gear up for a sun-soaked summer
Lifeguards, cleaning services and accessible bathing facilities are all up and running in Lorca Lorca's pristine coastline is all set to welcome sun-seekers and beachgoers this summer, with a comprehensive safety plan and enhanced facilities in..

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Lorca earthquake victims receive compensation 13 years after tragedy
Around 200 victims of the 2011 earthquake will receive nearly 1 million euros in aid from the government Aid money from the Spanish government has been paid to families affected by the 2011 earthquake in Lorca, which caused massive destruction..

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New audio guide tour of the church of San Patricio IN ENGLISH
Visit and learn about the former Collegiate Church of San Patricio at your own pace A new tour is being offered in Lorca this summer of the former Collegiate Church of San Patricio, enabling both visitors and locals to enjoy the artistic heritage..

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Lorca beaches get ready for the summer season
A major cleaning operation is underway in Lorca to prepare the shorelines for the season ahead In anticipation of a busy summer ahead, Lorca City Council has employed a cleaning company to ready the municipality’s beaches for the flocks of tourists..

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Lorca beach awarded a Blue Flag for the eighth year running
The Region of Murcia has secured 33 Blue Flags for its exceptional beaches in 2024 La Cala de Calnegre has joined the ranks of the Region of Murcia greats once again after being honoured with a coveted Blue Flag for 2024. This picturesque cove..

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Rain-free corner of Murcia named the driest spot in Europe
Cartagena, Lorca and Águilas have experienced the least amount of rainfall in the last five months A severe and prolonged drought has gripped the southeast of Spain, particularly affecting the provinces of Murcia and Almería. And there’s one..

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Lorca restaurant wins prize for innovative pork doughnut presentation!
Restaurante La Cepa takes the top spot as Lorca promotes Chato Murciano pig meat The “Jornadas Gastronómicas del Chato Murciano” gastronomic event in Lorca which aims to promote the meat of the traditional “chato murciano” breed of pig, has..

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The massive Thursday market in Lorca prepares for a Three Kings bonanza edition on January 4
Almost 200 stalls are set up every week at the Huerto de la Rueda venue in Lorca Tourist attractions come in many shapes and sizes, and while Lorca is blessed with a castle and a hugely impressive array of baroque architecture as well as fascinating..

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Healthy fun and activities in the clean mountain air of Sierra Espuña
Sustainable tourism in the green heart of the Region of Murcia If what you need it to get away from it all and breathe the fresh, clean air of the mountains while leaving the stress of everyday life behind you, the perfect destination is the natural..

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Daily guided tours of the Palacio de Guevara in Lorca
The palatial residence contains antique furniture from the last 350 years and important works of art Almost 13 years after the Casa de Guevara was closed to visitors after being damaged in the earthquakes which hit the city of Lorca on 11th May 2011..

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Lorca tourist office to re-open in the Palacio de Guevara
The refurbished palace welcomes back Lorca tourist office After the long refurbishment and restoration of the monumental Palacio de Guevara in Lorca the tourist office will be moving back to the building, offering services not only to those visiting..

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Summer 2024 Guided evening tours of Lorca castle
Enjoy the impregnable medieval Fortress of the Sun in the cool evening air of Lorca During the heat of summer arguably the best time of day to visit the monuments and sights of Lorca is after sundown, when the fresh air brings out the atmosphere of..

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July and August enjoy a romantic dinner with live music in the courtyard of Lorca castle
One of the most popular ways to enjoy the warm summer nights in Lorca Among the many events held during the summer at the Fortaleza del Sol, the castle of Lorca, one of the favourites in recent years has been the chance to enjoy a romantic dinner..

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July 11 to October 25 Leonardo da Vinci exhibition in Lorca
Los Inventos de Leonardo at the MASS museum focuses on some of the inventions of the Renaissance genius The Paso Azul brotherhood, one of those who organize and take part in the renowned Semana Santa celebrations of Lorca every Easter, is holding..

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July and August Free open-air summer cinema in the centre of Lorca
Barbie, Chariots of Fire and Mission Impossible are on the bill in the Plaza de Calderón in Lorca Over the last 60 years or so the outdoor summer cinemas on hot summer nights have become something of an institution throughout Spain, as both inland..

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5 days out with a difference in the Region of Murcia!
Treasures not far from the beaches of the Costa Cálida, selected by the Murcia tourist board We all know that the most common reasons for visiting the Costa Cálida are the warm climate, the fabulous beaches and the clear waters of the Mediterranean..

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August 10 See the Perseid meteor shower in the magnificent setting of Lorca castle
Open-air dining or picnics and star-gazing at the Fortress of the Sun in Lorca! Of all the meteor showers that occur throughout the year in Spain the Perseids is arguably the most spectacular, largely because no matter where you are in Spain, there..

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Lorca announces an opportunity to kiss the hands of one of its most emblematic religious sculptures
The Virgen de la Amargura is the figurehead of the Paso Blanco in the Semana Santa processions of Lorca The historical and religious heritage of the city of Lorca goes back hundreds of years, but one of the most revered religious sculptures, that..

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The Auditorio Margarita Lozano in Lorca
The new Lorca auditorium is within the IFELOR complex Late 2022 saw the official opening of the new auditorium at the IFELOR trade fair and congress centre in Lorca, completing a project which occupies an area of almost 15,000 square metres and which..

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Walking in the Lorca countryside, the Rambla de Las Calaveras route in Avilés
A family-friendly 5-kilometre route in the Tierras Altas area of the vast municipality of Lorca This is a 5-kilometre walk in the environs of Áviles, a small village in the Tierras Altas area of the vast municipality of Lorca, which usually takes..

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The Lorca y Tú card offers discounts on guided tours and free entry to the castle and museums
A great way to enjoy 12 months of reduced price admission to most of the major tourist attractions in Lorca The attractions of the historic city of Lorca are so numerous that they are best visited over a couple of days, a week or throughout the year..

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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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The ruined castle of Xiquena in the north-west of Lorca
A Moorish fortress on the Murcia-Andalucia boundary which was captured by Christians from the Moors in the 13th century The fortress of Xiquena is a ruined fortification very close to boundary between Murcia and Andalucía in the north-west of the..

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The CiuFRONT medieval museum in Lorca
The CiuFRONT is housed in the old church of Santa María la Mayor in Lorca The church of Santa María La Mayor The church of Santa María la Mayor in Lorca is one of the oldest still standing in the city, and to understand the location and circumstances..

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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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