Minor seismic tremor to the north of Lorca
The tremor measured just 1.6 on the Richter scale A minor earthquake measuring only 1.6 in the Richter scale occurred at 3.36 on Friday morning a few kilometres north of the city of Lorca. No damage was reported, but this is just the latest in a series..

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Scaffolding removed from historic Lorca building after over six years
Restoration progressing well at the Palacio de Irurita in Lorca Another historic building in Lorca is moving closer to being fully restored after the damage suffered during the earthquakes of May 2011, continuing the process by which the city..

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Golden eagle scours an area of 440 km2 to find a new home in north-west Murcia
The spent 8 months at the El Valle wildlife centre recovering from bullet wounds A golden eagle which was re-released into the wild three weeks ago from the wildlife recovery centre of El Valle is still surveying the countryside in the search for..

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Lorca Town Hall hopes to uncover more of the medieval city wall
Lorca was ringed by a defensive wall until after the Moors were expelled from Spain in 1492 At present the only fully restored part of the medieval wall which once protected the city of Lorca from attackers is the 14th century turret known as..

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Palacio de Villescusa ready to welcome back Lorca Town Hall staff
The 17th century building is now 300 tons lighter than before the Lorca earthquakes! The Lorca Town Hall departments of Tourism, Statistics, Heritage, Contracts and Public Works and Services will be re-housed early in 2018 in the restored Palacio..

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Visiting Lorca castle in November 2017
Entry is only 5 euros, guided tours are available in English on Thursdays and there are other activities to enjoy this month Visits including audio guides and two short tours for only 10 euros at the Fortaleza del Sol in Lorca or the chance to..

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Every day in November: Guided tours of the Church of San Patricio in Lorca
Following post-earthquake restoration the most imposing religious building in Lorca is open to the public again Of all the historic and monumental buildings in Lorca perhaps the most important is the Excolegiata (or Antigua Colegiata) de San Patricio..

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14th to 18th November, children’s cooking competition at Parque Almenara shopping mall in Lorca
Eight teams compete over five days in the Lorca culinary contest The fourth annual children’s cooking competition organized by the Town Hall of Lorca is being held from 14th to 18th November at the Parque Almenara shopping mall in the outskirts..

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Tuesdays to Fridays, November evening tours of the main monuments of Lorca
Lorca Imprescindible offers a 90-minute whistle-stop tour of some of the treasures of Lorca Activity only available in Spanish. As part of the scheduling in Lorca for the autumn of 2017 a new tour entitled “Lorca Imprescindible” (the indispensable..

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15th December Mocedades symphonic and municipal band in Lorca
Taking place at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca Historic pop group Mocedades join with the municipal musical band from Lorca in this concert featuring some of their best-known hits through the decades. First formed in the early 1970's, the original..

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17th to 26th November, fiestas in honour of San Clemente in Lorca
Parades and a medieval market mark the fiestas which have developed out of the history of Lorca in the Middle Ages The official programme for the fiestas in Lorca in honour of San Clemente, the patron saint of the city, are taking place between the..

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Sunday 19th November a night of family magic in Lorca
Do you believe in magic???? A night of family magic can be enjoyed at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca on Sunday 19th November with Impacto 3.0, featuring magicians David Climent, Domingo Artes and Lauturo. Please note, dialogue is in Spanish. Start..

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Every Thursday English language tour of Lorca castle with lunch included throughout November 2017
Visits are on offer every Thursday at the Fortaleza del Sol in Lorca during November Lorca castle, the Fortaleza del Sol (Fortress of the Sun), is open to the public every day in November from 10.30 in the morning until 19.30, with the latest..

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23rd November: English language cinema at the Parque Almenara in Lorca: Justice League
The Parque Almenara in Lorca shows English language films every Thursday The Parque Almenara in Lorca offers ENGLISH LANGUAGE ORIGINALS  every Thursday. This week's showing is the big-budget superhero blockbuster, Justice League. Fueled by..

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23rd to 26th November Lorca Medieval market
This is part of the fiestas in honour of San Clemente Throughout the weekend of 23rd to 26th November Lorca celebrates the key acts in its Fiestas of San Clemente, one of the core elements of this being the  Mediaeval market which occupies the central..

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25th November free guided tour of monumental Lorca
This free guided tour highlights some of the many beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca This tour is available with Spanish language commentary on the 1st and 25th November. See feed below for English language tours. NB; The tourist office..

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25th November free entry folkdancing festival in Lorca
XII Festival Nacional de Folclore Ciudad del Sol On 25th November the Teatro Guerra in Lorca hosts the 12th edition of the Festival Nacional de Folclore Ciudad del Sol folkdancing festival, hosted by the grupo de Coros y Danzas Virgen de las Huertas..

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2nd December : Guided visit of the Lorca church of Virgen de las Huertas and the Moorish palace beneath
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 2nd December Celtic folk in Lorca with Carlos Nuñez
This concert also features the Bandas de Gaitas de Lorca Carlos Nuñez is a well-known Spanish musician who focuses on Celtic bagpipe, folk and wind music. Although Scotland is generally known for its bagpipes, there is also a strong tradition..

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6th December free guided tour of principal monuments in Lorca
This free guided tour highlights some of the many beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca This month the monumental tour is available with Spanish language commentary on the 6th, 23rd and 30th December. There is also an English langage tour..

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9th December: Uncover the mysteries of Lorca with this free theatrical tour of the city
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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9th December: Extended visit to Excolegiata de San Patricio in Lorca (Spanish language)
Of all the historic and monumental buildings in Lorca perhaps the most important is the 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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13th 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 municipal archaeological..

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23rd December: Discover the heart of historical Lorca with this free guided tour
This free guided tour highlights some of the many beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca This month the monumental tour is available with Spanish language commentary on the 6th, 23rd and 30th December. There is also an English langage tour..

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30th December: free guided tour of principal monuments in Lorca
This free guided tour highlights some of the many beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca This month the monumental tour is available with Spanish language commentary on the 6th, 23rd and 30th December. There is also an English langage tour..

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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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New urban bus routes in service in Lorca
Eleven routes connect outlying districts to the castle and the centre of Lorca The new public bus service in Lorca has come into service this week, establishing 11 routes which enable passengers to travel between the city centre and outlying districts..

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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 and the four main Semana Santa museums of Lorca for only 6.50 euros The Lorca tourist wristband allows visitors to gain entrance to the principal tourist attractions in the city at under half price and over an indefinite period of..

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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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Parque Almenara Shopping Centre Lorca Murcia
Lorca Shopping Centre Parque Almenara One of the largest retail and leisure malls in the Lorca and Águilas area, Parque Almenara offers the full ‘all under one roof’ shopping experience, including all your favourite brands and shops on two easily..

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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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