Saturday 29th July ENGLISH LANGUAGE guided tour of Roman Portmán
Portus Magnus was an important port and mining area during the Roman occupation Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using a fully qualified and legal official tour guide...
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Weekly Markets Cartagena and La Union
Regular Markets in Cartagena and La Union Markets can change if there are local fiestas or events, so if making a special journey, please call the relevant tourist office to make sure that the information is still correct. Click Tourist Offices..
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Hospital de la Caridad archaeological museum in Portmán
Museo Arqueológico de Portmán A former mining hospital is now home to the archaeological discoveries made in Portmán The building in which the archaeological museum of Portmán is now housed was founded as a hospital in the year 1892 at..
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Bus timetable Cartagena to La Unión
Those wishing to reach la Unión can also do so via rail There is a regular public bus service running between Cartagena and the La Unión municipality, the Linea 10 service. Between Monday and Friday, 7am to 11pm, buses run every half hour and..
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Policia local and Guardia Civil La Unión
Always call 112 for emergencies Local police, the Policía Local 968 560 051 968 560 051 policialocal@ayto-launion.org C/ Páez Ríos, 6-8, La Unión, Murcia 30360 Click for map, C/ Páez Ríos, 6-8, La Unión Guardia Civil..
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Museo Minero, the mining museum in La Unión
The history of La Unión is irrevocably linked to its mining past The history of La Unión is, to a large extent, the history of the mines which have been periodically exploited in the mountains to the south of the town for well over 2,500 years..
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Museo del Cante de las Minas flamenco museum in La Unión
The mining flamenco of La Unión is commemorated in the museum in Casa del Piñón Located in the Casa del Pîñón, the Town Hall in the centre of La Unión which is also home to the mining museum and the tourist office, the Museo del..
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The Iglesia Nuestra Señora del Rosario in La Unión
This is the main parroquial church of La Unión The main church of La Unión is dedicated to Nuestra Señora del Rosario, and is on Calle del Clavel and the Plaza Casciaro in the eastern part of the town centre. The main place of worship in La..
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Bus timetable Portmán-La Unión
Useful for those wanting to walk Route 33, the PR-MU 88 Route 33 is an iconic walking route which leads up through the Parque Minero of La Unión and concludes in the village of Portmán. The route is 7 kilometres each way and although the terrain..
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Festival del Cante de las Minas La Unión
This is an international flamenco festival held every year in la Unión The Festival del Cante de las Minas has been held since 1961 and takes place at the beginning of August every year in the old market hall, known by locals as the “..
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A mining morning out in La Unión
Recommended excursions for groups or individuals La Unión lies within the Comarca del Mar Menor and is completely enclosed by the Cartagena municipality, so is an easy drive for anyone staying within the Mar Menor area or Cartagena. There are buses..
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Guided walking in the Sierra Minera with the Fundación Sierra Minera
This foundation offer guided routes through the mining area of La Unión The Fundaciòn Sierra Minera is a non-profit organisation which works to preserve the heritage of the Sierra Minera, and also engages in a number of educational activities..
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PR-MU 88 Route 33 a 7km walk between La Unión and Portmán
A seven-kilometre walk through the mountains and history of Portmán and La Unión The Carretera del 33 is a seven-kilometre walk through the mountains of the Sierra Minera between La Unión and the coastal town of Portmán, taking walkers on a..
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Centro de Salud La Unión, La Unión medical centre
This also contains a SUAP emergencies unit The La Unión medical centre falls within the Cartagena II health area, meaning the main accident and emergencies service for La Unión is in Cartagena. However, this medical centre has a SUAP classification..
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Antiguo mercado publico de La Union
Old public marketplace, La Unión The former public market place in La Unión is one of the most emblematic buildings in the municipality, a symbol of the vast wealth generated in the Sierra Minera during the boom years of the early 20th century..
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Railway timetable Cartagena-La Unión
La Unión railway station is right next to the Parque Minero La Unión is connected to Cartagena via a local railway network, which runs between Cartagena and Los Nietos. The railway station in la Unión is right in the centre of the town, and..
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Tourist Information Office La Unión
Oficina de Turismo de La Unión The tourist Information office in La Unión is located in the Casa del Piñón, one of the most important historical buildings in La Unión and the location of the Town Hall of La Unión or Ayuntamiento de la Unió..
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Parque Minero La Unión
La Mina Agrupa Vicenta La Unión. Visitors to the Parque Minero go down 80 metres into a 4000 square metre mineworking, complete with glowing orange lake The Parque Minero in La Unión opened in the summer of 2010, following 7 years of work to..
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An introduction to La Unión
La Unión, Basic background information about the La Unión municipality La Unión is a municipality of around19,000 inhabitants enclosed by the municipality of Cartagena on all sides except the south, where it borders the Mediterranean and forms..
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