Lorca castle included in prestigious national palaces and castles network
The Fortaleza del Sol in Lorca is admitted to the Grandes Castillos y Palacios Turísticos de España brand The historic castle of Lorca has been officially included in Spain’s national network of tourist castles and palaces, having unveiled the..

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July 8 Guided tour of the Torre Alfonsina in Lorca castle
The tower was built on the orders of Alfonso X in the 13th century when Lorca was a frontier city One of the most iconic elements of the historic castle of Lorca is the tower which was built under the orders of King Alfonso X “El Sabio”, who expelled..

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Guided tours of the historic Virgen de las Huertas convent in Lorca: first Saturday of every month
The church contains spectacular murals and the remains of a 10th-century Moorish palace Please note: commentary on this tour is in Spanish                    One of the most interesting but lesser known of the monuments in the city..

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July 15 Guided tour of the Torre Alfonsina in Lorca castle
The tower was built on the orders of Alfonso X in the 13th century when Lorca was a frontier city One of the most iconic elements of the historic castle of Lorca is the tower which was built under the orders of King Alfonso X “El Sabio”, who expelled..

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July 22 Guided tour of the Torre Alfonsina in Lorca castle
The tower was built on the orders of Alfonso X in the 13th century when Lorca was a frontier city One of the most iconic elements of the historic castle of Lorca is the tower which was built under the orders of King Alfonso X “El Sabio”, who expelled..

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July 29 Guided tour of the Torre Alfonsina tower in Lorca castle
The tower was built on the orders of Alfonso X in the 13th century when Lorca was a frontier city One of the most iconic elements of the historic castle of Lorca is the tower which was built under the orders of King Alfonso X “El Sabio”, who expelled..

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September 24 Explore the medieval castles of Lorca in frontier territory between Christian and Moorish Spain
This spectacular visit takes in the 15th century castles of Xiquena and Tirieza in the north-west of Lorca This unusual tour of the north-west of the huge municipality of Lorca encompasses an area which for centuries was a kind of no man’s land..

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October 15 Explore the medieval castles of Lorca in frontier territory between Christian and Moorish Spain
This spectacular visit takes in the 15th century castles of Xiquena and Tirieza in the north-west of Lorca This unusual tour of the north-west of the huge municipality of Lorca encompasses an area which for centuries was a kind of no man’s land..

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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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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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Lorca visitors centre: Antiguo Convento de la Merced
The Lorca visitors’ centre in the former Convent of La Merced PLEASE CLICK TO SEE TEMPORARY OPENING INFORMATION FOR SUMMER 2020 FOLLOWING THE COVID CRISIS A good starting point for anyone visiting Lorca for the first time is the Centro de..

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The convent and church of the Virgen de las Huertas in Lorca
The Franciscan Order built their first church in Lorca on the remains of a Moorish palace The convent and Sanctuary of the Virgen de las Huertas is outside the city centre of Lorca, on the southern side of the River Guadalentín, and is devoted..

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The Excolegiata de San Patricio in Lorca
The Excolegiata is a cathedral-sized church in Lorca built between the 16th and 18th centuries Of all the historic and monumental buildings in Lorca perhaps the most important is the Excolegiata (or Antigua Colegiata) de San Patricio, which was..

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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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The medieval Jewish quarter and synagogue in Lorca
These were discovered during works to build a new Parador Hotel During construction works to build the Parador Hotel in Lorca, the remains of the only known medieval synagogue within the Region of Murcia was discovered, as part of the Jewish quarter..

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