4th and 5th Sunday of every month, the San Patricio church tower in Lorca opens to visitors
The tower of the ex-Collegiate Church of San Patricio in Lorca is open to visitors for the first time  The first visit to the bell-tower took taken place on St Patrick's Day, around whose figure a series of tourist activities in English have been programmed for the first time ever in the city.   From the bell tower, which is open to the public for the enjoyment of Lorca residents and to host tourist visits, you can see the historic..

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July 1 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 the Moors from what is now the Region of Murcia in 1243 before inheriting the Crown of Castilla from his father, Fernando III. Following those events Lorca was a frontier city for around 250..

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Free guided tour to unlock the Irish secret of Lorca: July 2
A free guided Spanish language tour of the historic centre of Lorca Tour name: Visita teatralizada el secreto del irlandés This relatively new free guided tour was first offered by the Tourist Office in Lorca in 2020 and explores how the Irish played an important role in the history of the city. The route includes the main monuments in the city centre, focusing on the area around the former Collegiate Church of San Patricio (Saint Patrick..

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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 the Moors from what is now the Region of Murcia in 1243 before inheriting the Crown of Castilla from his father, Fernando III. Following those events Lorca was a frontier city for around 250..

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Guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca and a spectacular embroidery museum: July 10
The ceremonial embroidery of Lorca is famed across Spain and is an essential part of the Semana Santa processions Tour name: Lorca Monumental y su Bordado This guided tour features not the main monuments of the centre of the historic city of Lorca, but also a visit to one of the embroidery museums which exhibit the fantastically intricate, elaborate and spectacular items worn by participants in the annual Semana Santa (Easter Week) processions..

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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 of Lorca is the convent church of the Virgen de las Huertas, just outside the main city centre. The convent and Sanctuary of the Virgen de las Huertas are devoted to one of the patrons of 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 the Moors from what is now the Region of Murcia in 1243 before inheriting the Crown of Castilla from his father, Fernando III. Following those events Lorca was a frontier city for around 250..

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Free guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca: July 16
This Spanish language tour highlights various beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español N.B. The tourist office is able to arrange English-language tours for groups by prior arrangement and offers this visit in English from time to time (see the What’s on section of Lorca Today for scheduled dates). Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the..

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Lorca Abierta por Vacaciones, live open air music in the streets of Lorca in June and July
Music to accompany your drinks and tapas as the sun goes down in the city of Lorca A program of 48 live musical performances has been organized by the Town Hall of Lorca and the local bar and restaurant association Hostelor during June and July under the title of “Lorca abierta por vacaciones" to encourage people to enjoy a few cooling refreshments during the evening in the historic city centre. All of the performances will take place..

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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 the Moors from what is now the Region of Murcia in 1243 before inheriting the Crown of Castilla from his father, Fernando III. Following those events Lorca was a frontier city for around 250..

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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 the Moors from what is now the Region of Murcia in 1243 before inheriting the Crown of Castilla from his father, Fernando III. Following those events Lorca was a frontier city for around 250..

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Free guided tour to unlock the Irish secret of Lorca: August 6
A free guided Spanish language tour of the historic centre of Lorca Tour name: Visita teatralizada el secreto del irlandés This relatively new free guided tour was first offered by the Tourist Office in Lorca in 2020 and explores how the Irish played an important role in the history of the city. The route includes the main monuments in the city centre, focusing on the area around the former Collegiate Church of San Patricio (Saint Patrick..

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Guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca and a spectacular embroidery museum: August 14
The ceremonial embroidery of Lorca is famed across Spain and is an essential part of the Semana Santa processions Tour name: Lorca Monumental y su Bordado This guided tour features not the main monuments of the centre of the historic city of Lorca, but also a visit to one of the embroidery museums which exhibit the fantastically intricate, elaborate and spectacular items worn by participants in the annual Semana Santa (Easter Week) processions..

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Free guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca: August 20
This Spanish language tour highlights various beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español N.B. The tourist office is able to arrange English-language tours for groups by prior arrangement and offers this visit in English from time to time (see the What’s on section of Lorca Today for scheduled dates). Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the..

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Free guided tour to unlock the Irish secret of Lorca: September 3
A free guided Spanish language tour of the historic centre of Lorca Tour name: Visita teatralizada el secreto del irlandés This relatively new free guided tour was first offered by the Tourist Office in Lorca in 2020 and explores how the Irish played an important role in the history of the city. The route includes the main monuments in the city centre, focusing on the area around the former Collegiate Church of San Patricio (Saint Patrick..

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Guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca and a spectacular embroidery museum: September 11
The ceremonial embroidery of Lorca is famed across Spain and is an essential part of the Semana Santa processions Tour name: Lorca Monumental y su Bordado This guided tour features not the main monuments of the centre of the historic city of Lorca, but also a visit to one of the embroidery museums which exhibit the fantastically intricate, elaborate and spectacular items worn by participants in the annual Semana Santa (Easter Week) processions..

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Free English language guided tour of the historic monuments of Lorca: September 15
A free route uncovering some of the most important treasures of the historic city centre of Lorca Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for thousands of years. The Argarics, Iberians, Moors, Jews and Christians all left their footprints in the city, which contains many important monuments and interesting buildings. The imposing medieval castle (the Fortaleza..

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Free guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca: September 17
This Spanish language tour highlights various beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español N.B. The tourist office is able to arrange English-language tours for groups by prior arrangement and offers this visit in English from time to time (see the What’s on section of Lorca Today for scheduled dates). Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the..

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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 between the Christian kingdom of Castilla and the Moorish Nazarí kingdom of Granada. It was not until the 15th century that the area finally came under the control of Christian forces, shortly before..

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Free guided tour to unlock the Irish secret of Lorca: October 1
A free guided Spanish language tour of the historic centre of Lorca Tour name: Visita teatralizada el secreto del irlandés This relatively new free guided tour was first offered by the Tourist Office in Lorca in 2020 and explores how the Irish played an important role in the history of the city. The route includes the main monuments in the city centre, focusing on the area around the former Collegiate Church of San Patricio (Saint Patrick..

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Guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca and a spectacular embroidery museum: October 9 and 12
The ceremonial embroidery of Lorca is famed across Spain and is an essential part of the Semana Santa processions Tour name: Lorca Monumental y su Bordado This guided tour features not the main monuments of the centre of the historic city of Lorca, but also a visit to one of the embroidery museums which exhibit the fantastically intricate, elaborate and spectacular items worn by participants in the annual Semana Santa (Easter Week) processions..

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Free guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca: October 15
This Spanish language tour highlights various beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español N.B. The tourist office is able to arrange English-language tours for groups by prior arrangement and offers this visit in English from time to time (see the What’s on section of Lorca Today for scheduled dates). Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the..

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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 between the Christian kingdom of Castilla and the Moorish Nazarí kingdom of Granada. It was not until the 15th century that the area finally came under the control of Christian forces, shortly before..

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Free English language guided tour of the historic monuments of Lorca: October 20
A free route uncovering some of the most important treasures of the historic city centre of Lorca Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for thousands of years. The Argarics, Iberians, Moors, Jews and Christians all left their footprints in the city, which contains many important monuments and interesting buildings. The imposing medieval castle (the Fortaleza..

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Guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca and a spectacular embroidery museum: November 1 and 13
The ceremonial embroidery of Lorca is famed across Spain and is an essential part of the Semana Santa processions Tour name: Lorca Monumental y su Bordado This guided tour features not the main monuments of the centre of the historic city of Lorca, but also a visit to one of the embroidery museums which exhibit the fantastically intricate, elaborate and spectacular items worn by participants in the annual Semana Santa (Easter Week) processions..

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Free guided tour to unlock the Irish secret of Lorca: November 5
A free guided Spanish language tour of the historic centre of Lorca Tour name: Visita teatralizada el secreto del irlandés This relatively new free guided tour was first offered by the Tourist Office in Lorca in 2020 and explores how the Irish played an important role in the history of the city. The route includes the main monuments in the city centre, focusing on the area around the former Collegiate Church of San Patricio (Saint Patrick..

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Free guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca: November 19
This Spanish language tour highlights various beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español N.B. The tourist office is able to arrange English-language tours for groups by prior arrangement and offers this visit in English from time to time (see the What’s on section of Lorca Today for scheduled dates). Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the..

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November 19: Free English language guided tour of the historic monuments of Lorca
A free route uncovering some of the most important treasures of the historic city centre of Lorca Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for thousands of years. The Argarics, Iberians, Moors, Jews and Christians all left their footprints in the city, which contains many important monuments and interesting buildings. The imposing medieval castle (the Fortaleza..

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Free guided tour to unlock the Irish secret of Lorca: December 3
A free guided Spanish language tour of the historic centre of Lorca Tour name: Visita teatralizada el secreto del irlandés This relatively new free guided tour was first offered by the Tourist Office in Lorca in 2020 and explores how the Irish played an important role in the history of the city. The route includes the main monuments in the city centre, focusing on the area around the former Collegiate Church of San Patricio (Saint Patrick..

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Guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca and a spectacular embroidery museum: December 6 to 11
The ceremonial embroidery of Lorca is famed across Spain and is an essential part of the Semana Santa processions Tour name: Lorca Monumental y su Bordado This guided tour features not the main monuments of the centre of the historic city of Lorca, but also a visit to one of the embroidery museums which exhibit the fantastically intricate, elaborate and spectacular items worn by participants in the annual Semana Santa (Easter Week) processions..

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December 15: Free English language guided tour of the historic monuments of Lorca
A free route uncovering some of the most important treasures of the historic city centre of Lorca Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for thousands of years. The Argarics, Iberians, Moors, Jews and Christians all left their footprints in the city, which contains many important monuments and interesting buildings. The imposing medieval castle (the Fortaleza..

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Free guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca: December 17
This Spanish language tour highlights various beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español N.B. The tourist office is able to arrange English-language tours for groups by prior arrangement and offers this visit in English from time to time (see the What’s on section of Lorca Today for scheduled dates). Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the..

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