Opening times of museums and places of interest in Águilas
The Castle and Sagrera Windmill both offer stunning views, families enjoy the CIMAR Aquarium and the Railway, Hornillo and Archaeological museums all offer an interesting journey into the past..

November special offers at the Archena Balneario
Treat yourself to great savings on spa packages, beauty and therapeutic treatments, and short breaks Call 968 688 022 to book. Thermal Spa waters in Archena flow from the ground at 52,5 degrees..

Arts, Crafts, Gastronomy, Fashion and Entertainment at Rin Ran market, El Palmar, Murcia
Clothing, accessories, perfumes, collectables, books, artwork and crafts are just some of the varied offerings at Rin Rin Market Rin Ran in El Palmar, Murcia, is an exciting alternative to the..

Accomodation 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..

Cartagena Roman Theatre Museum
Where to go in Cartagena, Roman Theatre Museum, Museo Teatro Romano The Roman Theatre Museum is the jewel in the crown of Cartagena, and the most visited museum in the whole of the Muria Region, a..

The thermal baths, spa circuit, swimming pools  and beauty treatment 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..

Hotel La Mariposa; accommodation and adventure activities in the Sierra Espuña
Quad biking, buggy hire, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, laser clay pigeon shooting and rafting in the Sierra Espuña La Mariposa is a family-run hotel located in Gebas, in the heart of the..

Scuba Murcia PADI dive centre based in La Manga
Scuba Murcia offer diving courses for all ages and levels of experience, in one of the best diving areas in Spain Scuba Murcia is a dive centre based in La Manga, which offers a great number of..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

Rafting, bungee jumping, canyoning, ziplining in Calasparra and Cieza, Murcia.
Cañon y Cañon offer adventure sports in central and north-west Murcia, Granada and Albacete Try your hand at rafting, canyoning, bungee jumping, ziplining paintball and more Cañon y Cañon..

Adventure Divers and Activity Center based in the South of the Mar Menor in La Manga Club resort
The centre is based on the five star La Manga Club resort and offers many diving courses as well as other watersport activities If you want to make your holiday an unforgettable one, get in touch with..

Holy Year or Jubilee Year 2017 in Caravaca de la Cruz
Plenary indulgence can be obtained by those making a pilgrimage to Caravaca de la Cruz this year Caravaca de la Cruz, in the north-west of the Murcia Region, celebrates its Holy Year or Jubilee..

Experience 43 a fascinating half-day guided tour to the Licor 43 Factory and Museum Cartagena
Learn the secrets of Spains favourite liqueur! Licor 43 The Licor 43 Experience offers visitors the chance to get to know one of Spain’s favourite drinks, and at the same time provides a scintillating..

 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..

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

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..

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..

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..

What to see in Puerto Lumbreras
What to visit and what to buy when visiting Puerto Lumbreras The municipality of Puerto Lumbreras lies in the south-west of the Region of Murcia and features a landscape which alternates between..

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..

Recommendations for what to visit in Totana
What to see, what to try and what to buy! There are three distinct choices for those planning a visit to Totana: around town, La Bastida or the Sierra Espuña, each offering a completely different..

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..

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..

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..

Medina Nogalte, the castle of Puerto Lumbreras
The most important visitor attraction in Puerto Lumbreras The castle of Nogalte in Puerto Lumbreras in its current form is a reconstruction based on the remains of an Islamic fortress which was..

How to book and navigate the Bullas Wine Routes, the Rutas del Vino
Practical information to help you enjoy a visit to Bullas The wine installations and attractions of the Rutas del Vino of Bullas can be enjoyed and visited in a number of ways, either by individuals..

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..

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..

The Salto del Usero in Bullas
The Bullas waterfall and rock pools offer an inland bathing alternative in the north-west of the Murcia Region The Salto del Usero is one of the most widely enjoyed natural beauty spots in the Region..

El Ángel picnic and recreation area in the Sierra Espuña
This is opposite the Sanctuary of La Santa One of the most popular picnic and recreation areas in the Sierra Espuña natural park is that of El Ángel, opposite the sanctuary of Santa Eulalia, or..

El Grifo Picnic Area in the Sierra Espuña
Área Recreativa El Grifo The Sierra Espuña is a vast wooded area spread across several municipalities including Totana, Alhama de Murcia, Aledo, Mula and Pliego, and is the ideal venue in which..

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..

The Jeronimo 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..

Introduction to Águilas beaches
36 beaches on the 28 kilometres of coastline in Águilas The municipality of Águilas, in the south-west of the Costa Cálida and the Region of Murcia, has much to offer to both visitors and..

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..

The CIMAR museum and aquarium in Águilas
A free entry museum to the sea and a great place to take the kids The CIMAR (Centro de Interpretación del Mar) centre in Águilas was opened in the spring of 2014 as part of a campaign to promote..

The batteries and gun emplacements at Castillitos and El Jorel, Cabo Tiñoso
Cartagena Spain, Following the military trail,  Cabo Tinosa (The Guns) The Gun batteries at Cabo Tiñoso, La Azohía, between Mazarrón and Cartagena. These two battery emplacements are well..

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..

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..

Murcia: Chocolate from the monks and a visit to La Morenica
The Chocolate de la Luz can once again be purchased from monks in the mountains outside Murcia Heres an enjoyable morning out which is suitable for those who enjoy a spot of sightseeing and a good..

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..

Boat Trips in Puerto de Mazarron with Solaz Lines
Mazarrón, The glass bottomed boat runs good value trips along the coast. For the latest schedule please visit the web site link below Solazlines have been in operation since 1988, and operate..

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..

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..

Go Karts Mar Menor, go-karting track between Los Alcázares and San Javier
Go-karting in the Mar Menor at this extensive and professional facility The thrills of go-karting provide a great way to spend a day out with family, friends or workmates, and just a couple of minutes..

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..

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..

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..

Calblanque regional park
This is a good area for walking and also has several wild beaches The 1,882 hectares of Calblanque have been a protected nature reserve since 1987 in recognition of the fact that the area is one..

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..

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..

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..

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..

Walking Routes Cieza, the PR MU-11, to Medina Siyasa
Sendero PR-MU 11: Medina Siyâsa (Route PR-MU 11) The PR-MU 11, Medina Siyâsa, is an 8.5km long walking route in the municipality of Cieza, a signposted circular walk which runs alongside the Vega..

Walking routes Cieza, the PR-MU 25
Almadenes – Almorchón, 13.3 kilometres The PR-MU 25, Almadenes - Almorchón, is a medium length popular walking route in Cieza and is a well sign posted, circular route through one of the most..

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..

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..

Cieza, Medina Siyasa
The 13th century Moorish town of Medina Siyâsa in Cieza Cieza is the home of one of the best preserved 11th to 13th century Moorish town settlements on the Spanish peninsula: Siyâsa, located 5km..

The Cueva-sima de la Serreta, Cieza
The Cave of La Serreta, Cieza An important cave containing prehistoric rock paintings in the Almadenes gorge, Cieza. This is an interesting cave containing Neolithic rock art and Roman remains..

Molino de Cebollo or Molino de Teodoro , Cieza
The Cebollo or Teodoro mill The Teodoro mill is an important vestige of Cieza’s agricultural heritage and is not only one of the oldest, but also one of the best preserved watermills in the Region..

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..

La Bastida Totana
La Bastida is an important Argaric settlement The La Bastida Argaric settlement in Totana is open for guided visits at weekends, with the hours varying according to the time of year; From 1st October..

Castillo de San Juan de las Águilas in Águilas
  Águilas Castle The Castillo de San Juan in Águilas is high above the town, originally erected as a 16th century defensive fortress to protect against pirate attack and is well worth a visit..

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..

Águilas, Route of the railways
An interesting trip into the railway heritage of Águilas RUTA DEL FERROCARRIL Águilas is located in the south-east Mediterranean coastline of Spain, with a 28-kilometre shoreline lined with..

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..

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 which is located 4 kilometres from the centre of Mula town, in a strategic..

Begastri Cehegin
Introduction to Begastri, Cehegín Location of Begastri The site is 3km from the centre of Cehegín and is located on the edge of the Vía Verde, popular with both walkers and cyclists alike, a..

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..

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..

Santuario Virgen de la Esperanza, Calasparra
Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Esperanza, Calasparra One of the most beautiful sanctuaries in the Region of Murcia is that of the Virgen de la Esperanza in Calasparra. This little sanctuary is..

Visiting Aledo, The Torre de Homenaje and 20 million years of history
Introduction to Aledo Aledo is a hilltop town, perched high in the Sierra Espuña, a strategic defensive location which see-sawed between the Moors who occupied Southern Spain between the 7th and..

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..

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

Museo Fuente Álamo
Museum Fuente Álamo The Museo Fuente Álamo is a strikingly modern building located on the outskirts of the town and houses an unexpectedly good collection of contemporary art, as well as an interesting..

The La Pinilla Vía Crucis.
El Calvario de La Pinilla. La Pinilla is a hamlet located mid-way between Las Palas and the main intersecting road which leads between Mazarrón and Alhama de Murcia. Although it´s a sleepy little..

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..

Terra Natura Wildlife and Aquatic Park
Terra Natura Murcia, Animal and wildlife park Terra Natura Murcia is one of the most important and spectacular animal and nature parks in western spain. It´s one of a new generation of wildlife..

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..

Museo Municipal, Palacio Barón de Benifayó.
Municipal Museum, 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 Murcia Capital to spend the..

Centro de Visitantes Las Salinas
Information Centre Salinas Natural Park Information about the Parque Regional Salinas y Arenales de san Pedro del Pinatar The natural park of the Salinas is an integral part of the identity..

Mazarrón Municipal Archaeological Museum The Roman Salt Fish Factory
Mazarron, Museo Arqueológico Municipal La Factoría Romana de salazones During the first Century BC Roman power was at its height and absorbed vast quantities of goods from across the Mediterranean..

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..

The Cabezo del Plomo, Las Moreras Mazarrón.
Cabezo del Plomo, a Caleolithic settlement. Time scale 2980-3220 BC.(5000 years ago). This archaeological site is located on a long, flat-topped hill, looking out over the flood channel known..

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..

Mazarrón Marina and Cabezo de la Cebada
 Cabezo de la Cebada viewing point and Club de regatas Mazarrón The Cabezo de la Cebada is sandwiched between the Bahía beach on one side, Playa de Bahía, and the Playa de la Ermita on the other..

Mazarrón Salinas at the Playa de la Pava.
Mazarrón once had an important salt production industry. Salt production was an important industry in Mazarrón for centuries, and although the remains of this activity which exist today date..

Punta de Gavilanes Puerto de Mazarrón
Although Punta de Gavilanes is an important archaeological site, it´s also a great viewing point Punta de Gavilanes (Puerto de Mazarrón) is located between the beaches of Bahía and La Pava, and..

Casa Consistorial Mazarrón
Sala de exposiciones Casas Consistoriales Mazarrón The construction of the building began on the 9th July in 1889, with Francisco de Ródenas as the architect, although 2 years later the project..

Iglesia de San Andrés de Mazarrón
Mass is celebrated daily at the Church of San Andrés in Mazarrón This is the church used most extensively for worship today within Mazarrón itself, and offers daily mass for those living in or..

Cabezo del Castellar Mazarrón
The Cabezo del Castellar looks like an ordinary  rocky outcrop, but is in fact an important archaeological site. At first sight, this may just look like a rocky outcrop 26 metres high, to the..

Alhama de Murcia free Guided Audio tour
Alhama de Murcia, a morning out, visiting the historic spa town Alhama de Murcia has enjoyed tremendous success with its free guided tours of the town throughout the last year, as many local residents..

Museo Arqueológico Los Baños Alhama de Murcia
"Los Baños" Archaeological Museum The "Los Baños" Archaeological Museum, which is next to the Church of San Lázaro and located at the foot of the castle, the Cerro del Castillo..

 El Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, fantastic views and a great photo opportunity
Where to go Mazarron, El Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, a lovely walk up to the best views in Mazarron They say that God has all the best views, and that claim can certainly be verified in Mazarron..

Mazarron, Torre El Molinete and Parque Urbano.
Mazarron, La Torre del Molinete, Watchtower dating from 1490, giving great views of the surrounding area La Torre del Molinete was constructed in 1490 by the Catholic Monarchs to protect the area..

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..