CAES culture centre in Torre Pacheco kicks off the autumn season
Musical, dance and theatrical performances are on offer at the Torre Pacheco culture centre, Murcia The CAES culture centre in Torre Pacheco, which is used for a wide range of cultural activities..

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Balsicas annual Fiestas: October 20 to 24
Concerts, magic shows and paella tasting in Balsicas, Torre Pacheco The annual Fiestas and fair are being celebrated in the Murcia village of Balsicas, located within the municipality of Torre..

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Puppet shows for all ages at Murcia festival
The International Puppet Theatre Festival returns to Murcia this November The Region of Murcia will once again host the acclaimed International Puppet Theatre Festival, Titere Murcia, next month..

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Virtual reality classical music experience in Murcia city
Visitors can live the experience of being inside an orchestra in the ‘Symphony’ show, open until November 8 La Caixa Foundation and Murcia City Council have teamed up to present ‘Symphony..

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Terra Natura Murcia offer terrifying Halloween Experience: October 23, 24, 30, 31 and November 1
Children of all ages can join in the spooky activities at Terra Natura Murcia Spooky activities await at Terra Natura Murcia, located on the outskirts of Murcia city, this month, including a tunnel..

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Guided tour of Alhama de Murcia town centre in English: October 23
An English-speaking guide will lead the route through Alhama de Murcia The Tourism office in Alhama de Murcia has organised a guided walking tour of the town centre for English-speaking residents..

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Artisanal, Commerce and Hospitality Fair in Totana: October 15, 16 and 17
The Murcia municipality is offering free beer, concerts and workshops this weekend The Artisanal, Commerce and Hospitality Fair is scheduled for this weekend in the municipality of Totana, in south..

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Associations Fair in Aguilas this weekend: October 16 and 17
There’s something for everyone at the Fair in Águilas, Murcia The municipality of Águilas, in the South West of Murcia, will be hosting the traditional Associations’ Fair in the Plaza de..

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Shooting stars visible from Murcia: October 8 to 10
The meteor shower is going to especially visible in Murcia this Friday The arrival of autumn is accompanied by the first of the seasonal meteor showers, or ‘rain of stars’ in Spanish, which..

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Classical music and opera programme in Aguilas: October 17 to June 24
There’s something for everyone in this season’s Águilas Promúsica programme Promúsica Águilas are celebrating their tenth anniversary with an extensive programme of concerts starting this..

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Motocross Championship, Triathlon and more in Alhama de Murcia: October 12 to November 14
Residents and visitors in Alhama de Murcia can enjoy several sporting events and concerts this month Although the Fiestas in Alhama de Murcia finish on October 12, the municipality still has some..

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Free entry to Cartagena Marine Archaeology Museum extended until end of October
Visitors to the permanent exhibition at Arqua Cartagena can get in free of charge until October 31 The National Marine Archeological Museum in Cartagena, the ‘Arqua Cartagena’, is extending..

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Events and activities in the Aguilas municipality during October
Guided tours and the programme of cultural activities in Águilas during October The tourist information office in Águilas offers a wide range of leaflets about the municipality, including walking..

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Los Alcazares Open Market is back: Saturdays at 10am
A wide range of artisanal products will be on offer at the market in the municipality of Los Alcázares (Murcia) After a short seasonal break, the Los Alcázares Open Market is back; every Saturday..

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Mud glorious mud; expo in watermill museum highlights magical Murcian mud
Getting down and dirty in Murcia is a fun experience which can be enjoyed all year round on the shores of the Mar Menor 'Barronatorio' by José Luis Vidal Coy can be visited until October 30...

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Ten free classical music concerts in Cartagena museums   between September and December
Local, national and international artists will be performing in Cartagena, Murcia, over the next four months The Culture department in the municipality of Cartagena has organised a project named..

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Reduced ticket prices at Terra Natura Murcia from September 1
Guests can enjoy the zoo and water park in the Region of Murcia from just €18 for adults and €14 for kids! The Terra Natura combined zoo and water park in the Region of Murcia is reducing..

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Prestigious GC32 catamaran race to be held in the Mar Menor in November
The GD32 Racing Tour features 30-knot racing on America’s Cup-style catamarans and the final event on the 2021 tour will be at Lo Pagán It has been confirmed that in November of this year San..

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The oldest tree in the region of Murcia, the Olivera Gorda in Ricote
Over a thousand years old, many legends are attached to this monumental tree The Murcia region is full of unknown treasures, one of which is believed to be the oldest living tree in the whole of..

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Sendero Azul gentle walking route from Cartagena port to Cala Cortina
The “Sendero Azul”runs alongside the port and past the docks The Sendero Azul del Puerto de Cartagena is a gentle coastal walking route which runs from the Yacht club (next to the cruise ship..

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Cartagena Roman Theatre Museum
Where to go in Cartagena: the Roman Theatre Museum or Museo Teatro Romano The Roman Theatre Museum is in many ways the jewel in the crown of Cartagena. It is the most visited museum in the whole..

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Terra Natura Murcia wildlife and water park
Terra Natura Murcia, water and wildlife park Terra Natura Murcia is one of the most important animal and nature parks in Spain. It is one of a new generation of wildlife parks, in which visitors can..

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The Roman Forum District museum in the Molinete archaeological park in Cartagena
The remains of a thermal baths complex and a temple to the deities Isis and Serapis on the Molinete hill in Cartagena When the importance of Carthago Nova, the Roman city which evolved into Cartagena..

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The Cartagena tourist boat, trips around the bay and to the Fuerte de Navidad
This popular tour shows many of the hillside defence fortifications which have protected Cartagena over the centuries A stop-off at the Fuerte de Navidad is a popular option among visitors to the..

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The Fuerte de Navidad, a well-preserved 18th century military fortress in the bay of Cartagena
A small museum, great views and an insight into the military history of the port of Cartagena For millennia Cartagena has been a safe haven for sailors on account of its natural protected harbour..

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The panoramic lift in Cartagena, great views of the city and the port alongside the Castillo de la Concepción
Superb panoramic photos of Cartagena, a historic park and a local history museum in the castle The panoramic lift in Cartagena is by far the most practical way to reach the highest point in the..

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The Castillo de la Concepción, a hilltop fortress at the highest point in the historic city of Cartagena
The old keep has been converted into a museum dealing with the 3,000-year history of Cartagena The Castillo de la Concepción is a 13th or 14th century medieval fortress at the top of the hill..

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Bike hire, cycling holidays, carbon road bike rentals for the region of Murcia Spain
Bicycle hire and cycling holidays for all levels of cyclists in the Costa Cálida Cyclists who have explored the Region of Murcia on two wheels often describe it as an undiscovered paradise for..

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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..

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The Augusteum, a Roman temple in Cartagena dedicated to the Emperor Augustus
A temple to elevate the Emperor of Rome to the status of a deity in the city of Carthago Nova The Romans conquered the Carthaginian city of Qart Hadasht in 209 BC, renaming it Carthago Nova, and..

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La Casa de la Fortuna, a 2,000-year-old Roman residence in Cartagena
A glimpse into the lives of the wealthy merchants of Carthago Nova The Romans conquered the Carthaginian city of Qart Hadasht in 209 BC, renaming it Carthago Nova, and almost 150 years later (between..

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The Civil War air raid shelter museum in Cartagena
The Refugio Museo de la Guerra Civil in the centre of Cartagena Looking at the serenity and beauty of the port in Cartagena today it can be hard to envisage the destruction that the city suffered..

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The Punic Wall Interpretation Centre in Cartagena
Remains of the 2,200-year-old Carthaginian "Muralla Púnica" which failed to protect the city from the Romans This centre contains part of the remains of the original wall which encircled..

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Águilas Esparto grass museum
Museo y Centro de Difusión del Esparto Esparto grass was one of the pillars of the local economy in Águilas for centuries. A new museum opened in Águilas during December 2019 focusing on..

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Thursday street markets in the Region of Murcia
Street markets all over the Region from San Javier to Blanca The following weekly markets are held in the Region of Murcia on Thursdays. Markets may be cancelled or altered due to bad weather..

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Friday street markets in the Region of Murcia
Street markets all over the Region from Puerto Lumbreras to Calasparra The following weekly street markets are held in the Region of Murcia on Fridays. Markets may be cancelled or altered due..

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Saturday, Sunday and Monday weekly markets in the Region of Murcia
From small to large, from vegetables to household appliances, markets in Murcia over the weekend The following weekly markets are held in the Region of Murcia on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays..

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Wednesday street markets in the Region of Murcia
Street markets all over the Region from Totana to Yecla The following weekly markets are held in the Region of Murcia on Wednesdays. The listing was updated in May 2018. Markets may be cancelled..

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Tuesday weekly markets in the Region of Murcia
Street markets all over the Region from Los Belones to Jumilla The following weekly markets are held in the Region of Murcia on Tuesdays. The listing was updated in May 2019, and should any changes..

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El Valle Wildlife Recovery Centre: Centro de Recuperación de Fauna Silvestre de El Valle
Fascinating environmental education visits for groups and families in the mountains just outside Murcia One of the cluster of facilities located near the visitors centre of the El Valle y Carrascoy..

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The Ricardo Codorníu walking route in the Sierra Espuña 2.2km
A short 2.2-kilometre route starting and finishing at the Sierra Espuña visitors centre in the regional park The Sendero Ricardo Codorníu (SL-MU 1), which is named after the man responsible for..

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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..

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Accommodation at the Balneario de Archena thermal baths spa and hotel complex
The thermal spa baths can be visited on their own or combined with a stay in one of the three hotels on offer at the Balneario de Archena Archena is home to a hot thermal springs complex which..

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Thermal baths, spa circuit, swimming pools and beauty treatment at the Balneario de Archena
The basic facilities of the Balneario de Archena Call 968 688 022 for reservations or further information. The thermal baths complex of the Balneario of Archena offers a wide range of medical..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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The protected wetlands of Lagunas de Campotejar in Molina de Segura
Campotejar is a breeding ground for the rare white-headed duck The Lagunas de Campotéjar in the north of the municipality of Molina de Segura are a series of five ponds which were originally created..

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Ten things to see and do in Archena
Relaxation, fiestas, history, food and countryside to enjoy in Archena Ten things to do in Archena! Located on the banks of the River Segura, Archena is inextricably linked with its history as a..

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 Monte Arabí in Yecla, prehistoric rock art, and a multitude of legends
Rock art at the sites in Yecla show several different periods of Prehistoric rock art The archaeological sites on Monte Arabí in the municipality of Yecla are considered among the most important..

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The Via Crucis in Totana, stunning sculpture set in the beautiful Sierra Espuna
A 1-km walk with fabulous views alongside the Sanctuary of Santa Eulalia, Totana This Vía Crucis of Santa Eulalia is an unexpected gem, set in the verdant hillsides of the Sierra Espuña. The road..

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Weekly street markets in San Javier
Regular markets throughout the municipality Spanish street markets are a great way to pick up some amazing bargains and offer an enormous range of products for sale, including clothes andaccessories..

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A walking tour of Abanilla
Spend a morning in the characterful town of Abanilla Abanilla is an attractive and characterful town, its compact nature making it the perfect destination for a morning visit, followed by a good..

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The Cayetano de Mergelina archaeological museum in Yecla
150,000 years of history and pre-history at the archaeological museum of Yecla The Cayetano de Mergelina archaeological museum in Yecla documents history and pre-history in the Altiplano area in..

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The MUDEM museum and the medieval wall of Molina de Segura
A highly interactive museum in Molina which makes medieval history fun! The Museo del Enclave de la Muralla (or MUDEM) in Molina de Segura was designed to house and display to the public the remains..

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Casa Museo de Los Caballos del Vino Caravaca de la Cruz
A chance to see the incredible embroideries of the Running of the Wine Horses up close If you’re in the Region of Murcia on May 2nd then take the opportunity to witness one of the most memorable..

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Bullas wine route: The Casa-Museo Don Pepe Marsilla
A step back in time on the Ruta del Vino to Bullas around the year 1900 The Casa-Museo Don Pepe Marsilla in Bullas occupies a house which was originally built in the year 1723, but was remodeled..

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Turrón: Product of Alicante and Jijona
Turrón is a popular nougat candy from Alicante traditionally consumed at Christmas time in Spain One of the most enjoyable aspects of visiting any new part of Spain is seeking out those special local..

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Museo del Vino, the wine museum of Bullas
The history of Bullas is inextricably linked with wine production Grapes and wine are an intrinsic part of the history, economy and entire way of life of the town of Bullas in the north-west of..

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Caravaca de la Cruz, Archaeological Museum Museo Arqueológico municipal de la Soledad
The Museo Arquelogico de la Soledad in Caravaca de la Cruz The Region of Murcia has an extraordinary history and pre-history, with rich archaeological remains at over 2,000 sites dating back to..

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The Jerónimo Molina archaeological museum in Jumilla
An impressive collection of items from various prehistoric settlements in Jumilla This important archaeological museum was founded on the suggestion of the man after whom it is named, Jerónimo Molina..

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Santuario de Nuestra Señora de la Fuensanta in Algezares, Murcia
The mountain sanctuary of the patron of Murcia, the Virgen de la Fuensanta One of the most popular days out among residents of the city of Murcia, and one which is highly recommended to visitors..

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Centro de Visitantes La Luz Murcia
The Visitor centre of La Luz is on the outskirts of the city of Murcia in the Carrascoy and El Valle regional park The visitor centre of La Luz is located in the Carrascoy y El Valle natural park..

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The Museo de Siyâsa in Cieza
The precursor of modern Cieza was an important Moorish Medina which sits atop a craggy peak above the modern town Cieza has been occupied for more than 7,000 years and the Museo de Siyâsa contains..

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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..

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Opening hours Cartagena museums throughout the year
Cartagena has a good selection of monuments and museums which can be visited in combination with exhibitions, trips out or concerts. The long and varied history of Cartagena has attracted a succession..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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Calblanque regional park
A great area area for walking with several wild and picturesque beaches 1,882 hectares of land in Calblanque have been a protected nature reserve since 1987 in recognition of the fact that the..

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The Municipal Aeronautical Museum, Los Alcazares
This is opposite the Los Alcázares Burguete Air Base This interesting museum is located in a distinctive 1930s building, opposite the historical airbase in Los Alcázares. The museum opened in..

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10km walking/cycling route, leaving from Cieza town
Route 1 La Isla– El Horno, from Cieza town This is a cycling and walking route through Cieza which is an ideal way to discover the beauty of the Ciezan countryside enjoy the fruit orchards and..

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Cycling, walking, driving route 2, Cieza routes
Route 2 La Brujilla This route could be cycled, walked or driven through the Cieza municipality.  The route passes through the peach orchards and agricultural cultivated areas which make Cieza..

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Driving route of Cieza to see La Floración
Route 3 La Parra –El Horno -  El Acho This is a drivable tarmac route through Cieza and is designed for those who want to enjoy a drive through the peach orchards during La Floración, although..

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Walking Routes Cieza, the PR MU-11, to Medina Siyasa
Sendero PR-MU 11: Medina Siyâsa (Route PR-MU 11) See Wikilocks map: Click here The PR-MU 11, Medina Siyâsa, is an 8.5km long walking route in the municipality of Cieza, a signposted circular..

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Walking routes Cieza, the PR-MU 25
Almadenes – Almorchón, 13.3 kilometres Click here for Wikilocs The PR-MU 25, Almadenes - Almorchón, is a medium length popular walking route in Cieza and is a well sign posted, circular..

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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..

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Cieza tourist office
Oficina de Turismo de Cieza The Tourist Information office in Cieza is centrally located in Cieza, opposite the historical indoor market place, which is an ideal location to buy fresh fruit and..

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Bullas Tourist Information Office
Oficina de turismo de Bullas The Tourist information office which covers the municipality of Bullas is part of the same complex  housing the Museo del Vino, the Wine Museum, focusing on one of the..

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Museo Arqueológico de Águilas
The Águilas Archaeological Museum The Museo Arqueológico de Águilas contains a collection of artefacts relating to the history of the municipality, with representative displays relating to each..

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Águilas Railway Museum
El Museo del Ferrocarril, Águilas The Railway Museum was opened in 1985 by the “El Labradorcico” railway enthusiasts club in Águilas, and is housed on the lower floor of the Railway station in..

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Museum of El Cigarralejo, Mula
Museo de Arte Ibérico El Cigarralejo, Mula The El Cigarralejo Museum in Mula houses finds from the El Cigarralejo Iberian site 4 kilometres from the centre of the town, in a strategic position overlooking..

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Museo Naval Cartagena
Cartagena Naval Museum The Museo Naval of Cartagena transferred to its new location in May 2012. The Museum is located in a building which is generally referred to as the CIM building, CIM standing..

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What to visit in Cartagena
Main tourist attractions Cartagena Cartagena is a city steeped in history and has many fascinating locations to visit. These are the main attractions, although there are plenty of buildings and..

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An introduction to Sierra Espuña
The Sierra Espuña, Region of Murcia The Sierra Espuña is a pine clad haven of cool in the summer and a glorious place to enjoy a walk at any time of year, with a vast range of options available..

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Ricardo Codorníu Visitor Centre, Sierra Espuña
Centro de Visitantes Ricardo Codorníu A central information point for visitors to Sierra Espuña It can almost be said that Sierra Espuña was created in 1889, the inspiration of one man, Ricardo..

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Mirador de Gebas, the viewing point over the badlands in Alhama de Murcia
Spectacular views of a unique landscape in the foothills of Sierra Espuña The lunar landscape in Gebas is unique within the Region of Murcia, with undulating areas of cultivation and plunging..

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The Barrancos de Gebas; Sierra Espuña
The lunar badlands of Gebas and the reservoir of Algeciras The village of Gebas is located in the Sierra Espuña and is popular with daytrippers and walkers, due partly to the cooling pine forests..

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The museum of Fuente Álamo
Museo de Fuente Álamo The Museo de Fuente Álamo is a strikingly modern building located on the outskirts of the town, and houses a surprisingly complete collection of contemporary art as well as..

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San Pedro del Pinatar Mud Bathing
Baños de Lodo, San Pedro del Pinatar Las Charcas, San Pedro del Pinatar Covering an area of 170km, the Mar Menor is the largest salt water lake in Europe, The water is only 7 metres deep at..

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Parque Regional Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar
The Regional Park of Las Salinas y Arenales of San Pedro del Pinatar The Regional Park of Las Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar is a wetland area which covers 856 hectares, and includes..

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Museo Municipal, Palacio Barón de Benifayó in San Pedro del Pinatar
The Municipal Museum of San Pedro del Pinatar At the end of the 19th century San Pedro del Pinatar began to acquire a reputation as being THE place for the wealthy and elite of the city of Murcia..

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The Las Salinas visitors centre in San Pedro del Pinatar
Information about the regional park of the salt flats and sand dunes of San Pedro del Pinatar The natural park of the salt flats and dunes Salinas is an integral part of the identity of San Pedro..

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Conjunto Monumental de San Juan de Dios
The Conjunto combines Moorish, baroque and contemporary Murcia The Conjunto Monumental of San Juan de Dios represents three distinct elements of Murcia's history; the Moorish occupation, the baroque..

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Sierra de las Herrerías, Leiva ,Mazarrón.
Sierra de las Herrerías, a zone for walking, cycling and pic-nics The Sierra de las Herrerías is a little known oasis within the municipality of Mazarrón, which offers a number of interesting..

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The Los Baños archaeological museum in Alhama de Murcia
"Los Baños" Archaeological Museum The "Los Baños" archaeological museum of Alhama de Murcia, which is next to the church of San Lázaro at the foot of the hill on which the..

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Museo del Vidrio de Santa Lucia
The Museo del Vidrio de Santa Lucía recognises Cartagena´s glassmaking traditions Cartagenas new glass museum, the Museo del Vidrio de Santa Lucía, has now opened its doors to the public and is..

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Real Casino de Murcia
Murcia Casino Casinos can best be described as social clubs, locations where the elite, ambitious and monied can gather to socialise together in an exclusive environment. Membership is by subscription..

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Murcia Cathedral
Iglesia Catedral de Santa María en Murcia Murcia Cathedral The glorious Baroque fachada of the Cathedral dominates the atmospheric Plaza del Cardenal Belluga and is one of the most emblematic..

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