Experiencia 43, a fascinating half-day out at the home of Licor 43 just outside Cartagena
Learn more about the most popular liqueur in Spain on a guided tour of the factory and museum The tour includes tastings and a chance to pick up a great gift pack. The Licor 43 Experience offers visitors the chance to get to know one of Spain..

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Free guided tours of Castle of San Juan in Aguilas every month in 2022
For one Sunday every month, you can visit the Castillo San Juan in Águilas for free Entrance to the Castillo San Juan de las Águilas in southwest Murcia will be free of charge for one Sunday of every month throughout 2022.   These visits..

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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..

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April to June, free guided tours in English of the historic thermal baths in Alhama de Murcia
The spa waters of Alhama were first used by the Romans around 2,000 years ago The first known spa facilities in Alhama were built by the Romans in the 1st century AD, and although they are no longer in use they were later used by the Moors (the..

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May 15: Scuba diving introductory course in Alhama de Murcia
Try out scuba diving for the first time in this special beginners’ course run by the Poseidon Diving Club of Alhama de Murcia To celebrate the occasion of the Los Mayos fiestas, the Poseidon Diving Club of Alhama de Murcia has organised a trial..

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What’s on in Aguilas May 2022
Free guided tours, theatre, cinema, music, gastronomy and plenty of other activities in Águilas during May 2022 (For further information on these and other events, as well as places to see and visit throughout the municipality, contact the tourist..

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May 20 to June 6 Marine photography exhibition in Puerto de Mazarron
The focus of Ecodenuncia is on marine wildlife interacting with the waste which threatens it The exhibition can be visited at the Casa del Mar in Puerto de Mazarrón An exhibition is being held in Puerto de Mazarrón from May 20 to June 6 of photographs..

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May 21 and June 18 guided tour in English of the historic centre of Alhama de Murcia
Learn about the most important historical and cultural landmarks of Alhama The regular “Tour the City” walks offered by the tourist office of Alhama de Murcia are being held in English on April 23, May 21 and June 18, offering a chance to enjoy..

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May 21 and 22 Open doors at Aguilas castle and museums for International Museums Day
Two free dramatized tours are among the attractions this weekend in Águilas The annual celebration of International Museums Day has become a more and more important event throughout the Region of Murcia in recent years, and for the 2022 edition..

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May 20 to May 31 Esparto grass weaving exhibition in the centre of Lorca
El Esparto en Lorca can be seen in the old Pósito de los Panaderos building in the centre of Lorca The Casa del Artesano in Lorca, a centre for traditional arts and crafts and those who create them throughout the south-west of the Region of Murcia..

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Las Tardes de Lorca al Sol, free weekend live concerts in Lorca during May
Seven afternoons of live music in the squares and streets of Lorca The Town Hall of Lorca, in collaboration with local hostelries association Hosteltor, has presented a new series of events during May entitled Las Tardes de Lorca al Sol, including..

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May 28 Torres, musical drama at the Aguilas auditorium
An award-winning Spanish drama at the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas The Teatro de Entrega company present Torres, a dramatic and musical experience which narrates the lives of two musicians, Óscar and Ángel Torres, father and son. The work..

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May 28 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..

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May 29 Artisan market at the Sanctuary of Santa Eulalia outside Totana
The market is held in the foothills of the Sierra Espuña 7 kilometres from Totana The monthly artisan market and fair at the sanctuary of Santa Eulalia, in the mountains outside Totana, is being held on Sunday May 29 2022 in the atmospheric setting..

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May 29 The Snow Queen musical at the Aguilas auditorium
The inspiration behind Frozen in a new version at the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas This musical is a free adaptation of the tale “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Andersen, which was the inspiration behind the massive smash hit film Frozen..

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May 29 free guided tour of the Stone Age site of Cabezo del Plomo in Mazarron
The remains of a 5,000-year-old settlement in the hills near Mazarrón The tourist office of Mazarrón is offering a free guided visit during the morning of Sunday May 29 at the site of Cabezo del Plomo in the Sierra de las Moreras, where late..

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May 29 Fund-raising dog walk along the Mediterranean shore in Aguilas
The event is to raise funds for the Águilas animal charity Aguiproan A 90-minute dog walk is being held along the seafront in Águilas at 9.30 in the morning on Sunday May 29, the intention being to raise funds for the local animal charity Aguiproan..

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May 6 to 30 El Hierro y la Voz sculpture exhibition by Joseba Gotzon at the Aguilas auditorium
Recycled iron representing aspects of voice and music at the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas An exhibition of sculptures by the Basque musician and artist Joseba Gotzon can be visited free of charge at the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas between..

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June 3 Aventis woodwind quintet perform in the Promusica cycle at the Aguilas auditorium
Works by Reicha, Malando, Ibert, Farkas, Hahn and Madaglia at the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas The 12th event in the 2021-22 ProMúsica cycle of classical concerts in Águilas features the Aventis woodwind quintet performing works by Reicha..

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Free guided tour to unlock the Irish secret of Lorca: June 4
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..

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June 4 Distinto, Spanish drama at the Águilas auditorium
A Spanish drama at the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas The chief character in this Spanish drama is Alejandro, who at the age of 43 has achieved success, popularity, a happy and stable family life and everything he always wanted, but his world..

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June 6 and 12: Guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca and a spectacular embroidery museum June 6 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..

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5 great guided tours in the Costa Calida this spring and early summer
From embroidery to medieval castles, from wineries to railway engineering, just some of the fascinating visits on offer in the Region of Murcia With the lifting of pandemic restrictions there has been a huge resurgence of interest in joining guided..

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June 11 Free guided walk, a 10-million-year journey in Sierra Espuña
A visit to see a geological wonder in the Regional Park of Sierra Espuña This free guided walk on June 11 takes participants to the Estrecho de la Agualeja, a narrow gorge which has been carved into the rocks of Sierra Espuña near the town..

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June 10 to 12 Quiero Flamenco festival in Lorca
Concerts, a tribute to Paco de Lucía and a flamenco-gastronomy fair at various venues in the city of Lorca The city of Lorca is inaugurating a new international flamenco festival between June 10 and June 12, the intention being that this will become..

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June 11 A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy at the Águilas auditorium
A Spanish stage version of the well-known Woody Allen comedy at the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas This adaptation for Spanish theatre of Woody Allen’s 1982 film retains all of the elements which helped forge the director’s reputation, the..

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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..

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June 12 children’s musical entertainment with Cantajuegos at the Águilas auditorium
Hugely popular entertainment for toddlers at the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas Many readers may be unaware of the work of Cantajuegos unless they have children aged 5 or under, but this is a hugely successful group in terms of songs and videos..

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Free English language guided tour of the historic monuments of Lorca: June 16
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..

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Free guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca: June 18
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..

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June 18 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..

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June 24 and 25, Scorpions and Whitesnake perform live in Cartagena
The groups top the bill at the Rock Imperium Fest in the Parque El Batel So impressive is the line-up for the Rock Imperium Fest which is being held in Cartagena in late June that over 65 per cent of the 40,000 tickets available over two days..

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June 24, The Planets by Holst at the Águilas auditorium
The Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra in the last of the current ProMúsica concert cycle at the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas The 13th and final concert in the 2021-22 Promúsica classical concert cycle at the auditorium features the Region..

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Until June 30, litter and nature photography competition in Sierra Espuña
One of numerous outdoor activities in the Regional Park of Sierra Espuña this spring As efforts continue to raise awareness of the harm caused to the environment by litter in the countryside a photography competition is being held in April, May..

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June 26 Artisan market at the Sanctuary of Santa Eulalia outside Totana
The market is held in the foothills of the Sierra Espuña 7 kilometres from Totana The monthly artisan market and fair at the sanctuary of Santa Eulalia, in the mountains outside Totana, is being held on Sunday June 26 2022 in the atmospheric..

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April to September, Indiana Jones exhibition in Cartagena
Over 100 Indiana Jones items on display at the Muralla Púnica in Cartagena Throughout the summer of 2022 an exhibition is being held at the Muralla Púnica centre in Cartagena entitled “En Busca de los Tesoros Perdidos” (Raiders of the Lost..

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July 2 First edition of the Aguilas Remember music festival
A new event on the annual events calendar of Águilas! A new musical event is being added to the annual calendar of Águilas in the south-west of Murcia this summer with the first edition of the Águilas Remember Festival on Saturday July 2. Some..

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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..

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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..

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July 15 Zucchero tops the bill on the first night of La Mar de Musicas in Cartagena
Live music from Spain, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Italy at various venues in Cartagena After the disruption of the Covid pandemic over the last couple of years the La Mar de Músicas international music festival returns to Cartagena in the..

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July 16 Melody Gardot tops the bill on the second night of La Mar de Musicas in Cartagena
Live music from Spain, Cuba and the USA at various venues in Cartagena After the disruption of the Covid pandemic over the last couple of years the La Mar de Músicas international music festival returns to Cartagena in the early summer of 2022..

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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..

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July 17 Yann Tiersen tops the bill on the third night of La Mar de Musicas in Cartagena
Live music from Spain, the Dominican Republic, Colombia and France at various venues in Cartagena After the disruption of the Covid pandemic over the last couple of years the La Mar de Músicas international music festival returns to Cartagena..

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July 18 Eliades Ochoa and Youssou N’Dour top the bill on the fourth night of La Mar de Musicas in Cartagena
Live music from Spain, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Senegal at various venues in Cartagena After the disruption of the Covid pandemic over the last couple of years the La Mar de Músicas international music festival returns to Cartagena in..

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July 19 Carla Morrison tops the bill on the fifth night of La Mar de Musicas in Cartagena
Live music from Spain, the Dominican Republic and Mexico at various venues in Cartagena After the disruption of the Covid pandemic over the last couple of years the La Mar de Músicas international music festival returns to Cartagena in the early..

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July 20 Four free concerts in Cartagena as part of the La Mar de Musicas festival
Musicians from Spain and the Dominican Republic in the streets of Cartagena After the disruption of the Covid pandemic over the last couple of years the La Mar de Músicas international music festival returns to Cartagena in the early summer of 2022..

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July 21 La Cabra Mecánica top the bill on the last Friday of La Mar de Musicas in Cartagena
Live music from Spain, the Dominican Republic and France at various venues in Cartagena After the disruption of the Covid pandemic over the last couple of years the La Mar de Músicas international music festival returns to Cartagena in the early..

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July 22 The penultimate night of the La Mar de Musicas festival in Cartagena
Boleros, samba and rising stars of Spanish music at various venues in Cartagena After the disruption of the Covid pandemic over the last couple of years the La Mar de Músicas international music festival returns to Cartagena in the early summer..

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July 23 Jacob Collier tops the bill on the final night of La Mar de Musicas in Cartagena
Live music from Spain, the Dominican Republic and the UK at various venues in Cartagena After the disruption of the Covid pandemic over the last couple of years the La Mar de Músicas international music festival returns to Cartagena in the early..

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July 31 Artisan market at the Sanctuary of Santa Eulalia outside Totana
The market is held in the foothills of the Sierra Espuña 7 kilometres from Totana The monthly artisan market and fair at the sanctuary of Santa Eulalia, in the mountains outside Totana, is being held on Sunday July 31 2022 in the atmospheric..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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Free weekday morning group visits to the botanical garden of Mazarron
The Jardín Etnobotánico “Mastia” is an educational bio-garden on the outskirts of Mazarrón In April 2018 Mazarrón became the first municipality in the Region of Murcia to open an educational bio-garden for local residents, featuring examples..

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Weekly  Lending Library Camposol
Sheila’s Lending Library open Tuesdays between 10am and 1pm Sheila’s Lending Library The Lending Library has been set up in her garage area by Sheila Jones and all the books are displayed on shelving units some of which were made by husband.  ..

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August 28 Artisan market at the Sanctuary of Santa Eulalia outside Totana
The market is held in the foothills of the Sierra Espuña 7 kilometres from Totana The monthly artisan market and fair at the sanctuary of Santa Eulalia, in the mountains outside Totana, is being held on Sunday August 28 2022 in the atmospheric..

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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..

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Puerto de Mazarron arts and crafts market: every third Saturday of the month in 2022
Visit the Mercadillo Artesanal in Puerto de Mazarrón to see traditional and local artisan goods for sale The Mercadillo Artesanal or Craft Market is held in Puerto de Mazarrón every third Saturday of the month throughout 2022. The event takes..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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September 25 Artisan market at the Sanctuary of Santa Eulalia outside Totana
The market is held in the foothills of the Sierra Espuña 7 kilometres from Totana The monthly artisan market and fair at the sanctuary of Santa Eulalia, in the mountains outside Totana, is being held on Sunday September 25 2022 in the atmospheric..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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October 30 Artisan market at the Sanctuary of Santa Eulalia outside Totana
The market is held in the foothills of the Sierra Espuña 7 kilometres from Totana The monthly artisan market and fair at the sanctuary of Santa Eulalia, in the mountains outside Totana, is being held on Sunday October 30 2022 in the atmospheric..

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Alhama de Murcia programme of sports and swimming classes and courses 2021-22
Gym, Zumba, keep-fit, swimming lessons, aqua-aerobics, keep-fit in the pool etc The Alhama de Murcia Councillor for Sports, Rosa Sánchez, has published the sports programming for adults for the 2021-2022 season. This programme includes sporting..

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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..

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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..

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Alhama de Murcia guided tours in English: February to June 2022
Alhama is hosting a series of guided tours in English, French and German, many of them free of charge The town of Alhama de Murcia is launching a new programme of guided tours of the municipality in English, most of them free of charge. All tours..

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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..

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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..

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November 27 Artisan market at the Sanctuary of Santa Eulalia outside Totana
The market is held in the foothills of the Sierra Espuña 7 kilometres from Totana The monthly artisan market and fair at the sanctuary of Santa Eulalia, in the mountains outside Totana, is being held on Sunday November 27 2022 in the atmospheric..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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Permanent exhibition in Águilas Auditorium: Colección Privada de Coronado
Obras Maestras de Pintura; Contemporáneos de Coronado This static art exhibition can be viewed in the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas on a permanent basis and is located in the Sala de Exposiciones Permanentes. The exhibition is open between..

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Centro Cultural Villa de Aledo
The cultural centre in Aledo The Centro Cultural Villa de Aledo is located in Avenida José Antonio, right in the heart of the old quarter of the town. It is a modern building, with all the necessary equipment and facilities for cultural activities..

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