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Places To Visit in the Murcia Region


Aguilas
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Aguilas is situated in Southeastern Spain with a breathtaking coastline which offers many unspoilt, beautiful secluded beaches. It is in South Murcia, close to the border of Almería.


Aldea Los Odres - More Information
Los Odres is found within the Moratalla area, within the province of Murcia, approximately 30km to the west of Caravaca de la Cruz, on the south slopes of Peak Revolcadores (the highest peak in the region) at 1,300m above sea level.


Aledo - More Information
Aledo played a big part in Murcia's often bloody history, during times when Murcia was the frontier between Christian Spain and Muslim Granada control of such a vital lookout and choke point was of enormous importance.


Caravaca de la Cruz - More Information
Caravaca de la Cruz boasts a rich architectural legacy, with the main feature being the castle which rises above the houses of Caravaca, and with its castle walls and turrets, which date from the 13th century, also 16th-century churches and convents, Murcian baroque-style churches and buildings with coats of arms from its more recent aristocratic past.


Cartagena - More Information
Very few European cities have the rich and monumental history that is possessed by Cartagena. It was founded almost 2,300 years ago under the name of Quart Hadast, by the Carthaginian chief Asdrubal.


Fuente Álamo
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Fuente Álamo is approximately 35 kms south of Murcia, the regions capital. Its year-round wonderful climate, as well as its 30 minute proximity to the coast and beautiful scenery, make it perfect for rural tourism.


Jumilla - More Information
Jumilla is famous for it's wine and culture. The town is spread out around the base of a castle dating from the period of Arab domination. Jumilla's church of Santiago with gothic, renaissance and baroque architectural features is a national monument. 


Lorca - More Information
The ancient town of Lorca, whose urban centre was declared ´a Town of Historical and Artistic Interest´ in 1964, is described as ´the baroque city´, due to the important baroque heritage of its historical centre, one of the most important in the Region, and the historical events that have shaped modern Lorca from the Iron Age to our time.


Lo Pagan
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The Mar Menor area offers the visitor the largest open-air mud therapy area in Europe. The muds are located at the top of the Mar Menor, the best known area is "Las Charcas de las Salinas" in Lo Pagán (near San Pedro del Pinatar). 


Mazarrón 
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Mazarrón is a two-stop place: the port and then the town itself which is five kilometres from the coast. Mazarrón is set in a wide bay that opens up into the Mediterranean and has a coastline of 35km. The beaches are unspoilt with clean crystal waters and there are many coves and rocky sea beds to make this an ideal spot to soak up the sun as well as practice water sports.


Murcia City - More Information
Murcia City is a perfect place to gain a real insight to everyday Spanish life, with it's rich legacy of art and contrasting cultures. Carthaginians, Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, and Moors have all left their mark on the stunning local scenery. 


San Pedro de Pinatar - More Information
San Pedro del Pinatar, which means St. Peter of the Pine Woods, is located on the Mediterranean coast, beside a Nature Reserve Regional Park just above the Northern shores of the salt water lake, Mar Menor.

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