Licor 43 group in Cartagena takes control of Martin Miller’s gin
Grupo Zamora also holds controlling shares in Limoncello and Yellow Rose whisky Grupo Zamora, the Cartagena-based company whose star product is the locally produced Licor 43, continues to expand its range of alcoholic drinks with the acquisition announced..

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Cartagena police mobile speed trap locations 22nd to 28th January
Radar speed gun locations in the city of Cartagena and the rest of the municipality The local police force of Cartagena operate a system of mobile speed traps which move around the municipality every week with their mobile "multa cars"..

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Driver seriously injured in collision with tractor outside Cartagena
The accident occurred on the road between Cartagena and La Aparecida A female driver was seriously injured in a spectacular accident on the RM-F35 road between Cartagena and La Aparecida on Friday morning when her car collided with a tractor..

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Until 25th February, innovative patchwork exhibition in Cartagena
Mariposarium by Sonsoles Ponti at the Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena Local artist Sonsoles Ponti is holding an unusual exhibition of patchwork butterflies at the main Town Hall building opposite the port of Cartagena, the Palacio Consistorial..

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New guided tours programme for Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena include ENGLISH tours and tapas
Increased numbers of English visitors have resulted in the addition of a new ENGLISH language tour The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena is offering a series of new guided routes for the spring of 2018 under the title of “History with Flavour..

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Ten new defibrillators at Cartagena schools
Primary school teachers in Cartagena are to be trained in how to use the machines As more and more defibrillator machines are installed in public places throughout the Region of Murcia the Town Hall of Cartagena is adding ten more to public schools..

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Cartagena police acquire new self-protection equipment
The Policía Local update their resources in the fight against crime The Policía Local in Cartagena has invested approximately 100,000 euros in new protective clothing and other devices to ensure the safety of officers on duty, including 33 helmets..

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Campo de Cartagena farmers angered by strengthening of Mar Menor protection legislation
As much as 600 million euros of revenue could be lost in Murcia’s agriculture sector The government of the Region of Murcia was given a reminder on Monday of the fact that it is in power despite being in minority in the regional parliament..

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Former Cartagena Mayoress denies misusing public funds
Pilar Barreiro states that her image-improving campaign was to be paid for by the PP party Pilar Barreiro, who was Mayoress of Cartagena for 20 years from 1995 to 2015, appeared before Spain’s Supreme Court on Monday morning to make a declaration..

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Flu epidemic causing chaos at A&E in the Santa Lucía hospital in Cartagena
Patients waiting for six hours and children barred from entering the building! The flu epidemic in the Region of Murcia is continuing to bring overcrowding and long delays to hospital A&E units, and Murcia Today staff can testify from their own..

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New visitor number record for Murcia museums at the Roman Theatre in Cartagena
UK nationals account for the lion’s share of non-Spanish visitors to the Teatro Romano The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena cemented its position as the most visited museum in the Region of Murcia during 2017, increasing the number of visitors..

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12th to 27th January Pozo Estrecho Cartagena: Fiestas in honour of San Fulgencio
Pozo Estrecho honours one of the Four Saints of Cartagena The local fiestas of Pozo Estrecho in the municipality of Cartagena are dedicated to San Fulgencio, who was born in Cartagena in around 540 AD and later became Bishop of Écija, after the..

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Every Saturday and Sunday English and Spanish tours of Roman Cartagena and Roman Theatre Museum
Tours of important Roman sites with tapas included between the 20th January and 11th March in both English and Spanish The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena is offering a series of new guided routes for the spring of 2018 under the title of “..

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28th January Calblanque Cartagena: Free guided 7.8km walk Cabezo de la Fuente
This activity is aimed at a family audience Activities for all the family are available in the regional parks this month. Murcia possesses a number of regional parks, each one offering a unique eco-system with its own characteristics, ranging..

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4th February ENGLISH language Roman Theatre and Roman Cartagena with tapas tour
The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena is offering a series of new guided routes for the spring of 2018 under the title of “History with Flavour”, adding not only a new guided tour in English but also a gastronomic element to the scheduled routes..

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Friday 9th February Cartagena: ENGLISH LANGUAGE TOUR of Art Nouveau Cartagena and Casino
This tour includes a stop-off for tapas Mediterranean Cartagena tours is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using a fully qualified and legal official tour guide. This tour visits the City of Cartagena..

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Saturday 17th February Portman: ENGLISH LANGUAGE TOUR of the treasures of Portus Magnus
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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18th February Calblanque Cartagena: Free children's activity at the Las Cobaticas Information Centre
Activities for all the family are available in the regional parks this month. Murcia possesses a number of regional parks, each one offering a unique eco-system with its own characteristics, ranging from the salinas park in San Pedro del Pinatar..

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18th February Cartagena: ENGLISH Roman Theatre and Roman Forum district tour with tapas
The English language tour is on the 18th and there is a different Spanish language tour on the 17th The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena is offering a series of new guided routes for the spring of 2018 under the title of “History with Flavour..

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18th February Cartagena: Free guided route to discover the Semana Santa traditions of Cartagena
See the most important locations related to Easter Week During Spring 2018 Cartagena tourism office has created a new free guided tour which examines the traditions of one of the most important weeks in the religious calendar of the city: Semana..

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Saturday 24th February  Cartagena: ENGLISH LANGUAGE TOUR of naval Cartagena
Discover the fascinating naval past of Cartagena Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using a fully qualified and legal official tour guide. This tour departs from outside the Palacio..

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4th March Cartagena: ENGLISH tour of Roman Theatre Museum and Forum District with tapas included
The English language tour is on the 4th and there is a different Spanish language tour on the 3rd The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena is offering a series of new guided routes for the spring of 2018 under the title of “History with Flavour..

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18th March Cartagena: Free guided route to uncover the traditions behind the Cartagena Semana Santa
See the most important locations related to Easter Week During Spring 2018 Cartagena tourism office has created a new free guided tour which examines the traditions of one of the most important weeks in the religious calendar of the city: Semana..

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Carthaginians crushed as Romans invade Cartagena
Locals say Hannibal has let them all down by chasing off across the Alps to attack Rome CLICK ON GALLERY TO ENLARGE IMAGES Qart-Hadast is no more following a successful invasion by the Romans yesterday and local residents have awoken this morning..

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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 worth a visit, whether you have any interest in..

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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 of different cultures, each leaving its own..

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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 of the most typical of the coastline of the Region..

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Local Social, Los Belones
Social Club, Los Belones The “Local Social” of Los Belones is on the main road, opposite the church, and it hosts many kinds of leisure activity for inhabitants of the village. The single-storey building contains a small office from which the..

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Where is Los Nietos
Los Nietos falls within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..

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Where is Cabo de Palos
Cabo de Palos lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..

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Where is Mar de Cristal
Mar de Cristal lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..

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Where is La Manga del Mar Menor
La Manga lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality There is a great deal of confusion over the definitions of "La Manga" in this corner of the Mar Menor. The administrative district of La..

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History of Los Belones
A brief history of Los Belones, and the Rincón de San Ginés Los Belones forms part of the administrative area of Rincón de San Ginés, an easterly corner of the modern Cartagena municipality, the history of the area closely linked to the various..

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Where is Los Belones
Los Belones falls within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..

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Espacio Mediterraneo shopping centre Cartagena Murcia
Where to shop Cartagena and the Mar Menor Murcia The Espacio Mediterráneo shopping centre is on the eastern outskirts of Cartagena, heading out of the city towards La Manga and  the Mar Menor, and contains a full selection of shopping opportunities..

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The Casino of Cartagena
The Casino occupies an 18th century palatial home in the centre of Cartagena The casino of Cartagena occupies an impressive 18th century building in the main pedestrian street of the old city centre, the Calle Mayor, just a couple of hundred..

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Auditorio Parque Torres and Castillo Arabe
These two spaces are open air spaces, used during the summer for outdoor concerts and events. The Auditorio Parque Torres is a purpose built open air auditorium, located high above Cartagena at the foot of the Parque Torres. It’s primarily used..

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La Catedral, ruined Cathedral of Cartagena
Concerts are held inside the bombed out Cathedral of Cartagena The ruined cathedral of Cartagena is a venue used during the summer Festival, Mar de Músicas, providing an atmospheric and characterful open air venue in which to enjoy a summer concert..

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Paseo Alfonso XII
The dockside area is known as the Muelle Alfonso XII The Paseo Alfonso XII is the main road which runs alongside the waterfront of Cartagena. On the one side is the old quarter of the city and imposing Muralla del Mar, the wall which protected the..

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Palacio Consistorial, Cartagena
Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena is also known as the Casa Consistorial Cartagena The Casa Consistorial, or Palacio Consistorial, is the building which houses the Town Hall of Cartagena. The modernist building was originally completed in 1907..

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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 for Cuartel de Instrucción de Marinería, a location..

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El Batel, Auditorio y Centro de Congresos, Cartagena
Auditorio and Congress Centre El Batel Cartagena Spain See feed below for what's on the agenda at the Cartagena Auditorio El Batel Tickets for performances at the El Batel Auditorio and Congress Centre in Cartagena are available from www.ticketmaster..

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Sinking of the Castillo de Olite
The worst naval catastrophe of the Spanish civil War. The story of the Castillo de Olite, sunk 1939, Cartagena It is generally agreed by historians that the final phase of the Civil War in Spain lasted from approximately December 1938 to April..

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ARQUA, Marine Archaeology Museum, Cartagena
Cartagena, ARQUA, Museo Nacional de Arqueologia Subacuatica. Located in the Paseo del Muelle Alfonso XII, next to the cruise ship terminal, this museum has been designed as a window into the world of underwater archaeology, the cutting edge building..

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The Muralla Bizantina, Cartagena, Art gallery and Archaeological site
The Muralla Bizantina also contains remains of the Roman Theatre in its basement This is an interesting location, and can be added into any Cartagena itinerary as its both a very attractive art gallery which hosts some excellent exhibitions and..

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