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The ancient city of Murcia is located in the mountains, about 25 km away from the Mediterranean Sea. The region is known for agriculture and tourism but also for its charming mountain villages, traditional fishing stations, a green countryside, and unspoiled beaches.

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Salzillo Museum

Sculptor Francisco Salzillo lived in Murcia in the 18th century, and christianity heavily inspired his original and colourful work. The Muzeo Salzillo displays close to 500 of his works of art, and each Easter, his art is used in the traditional parade through the city.
Adresse: Plaza de San Agustín 3, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 291 893
Åpningstider: Sep 16 - Jun 15: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 11am-2pm

Cardinal Belluga Square

This square is flanked by two of the city’s most interesting buildings, as opposite the impressive cathedral of Murcia is the Palacio Episcopal from the 18th century. Constructions on the Episcopal started in the 14th century, and today, its impressive tower reaches over 300 feet high.
Adresse: Cardinal Belluga square, Murcia

Ricote Valley

This relatively unknown valley is home to several charming small towns including Ricote, Ojós and Abáran. The landscape is dotted with leafy fruit farms, and the surrounding hills are popular for hiking and mountain biking.
Adresse: Ricote Valley, Murcia

Caravaca De La Cruz

Northwest of Murcia is the small and historic town Caravaca de la Cruz. In the 16th and 17th century, Caravaca was the political centre of a vast territory that was governed by the Order of the Temple and Order of Santiago, and the splendid castle and the renaissance Salvador church are now the town's main attractions.
Adresse: Caravaca de la Cruz, Murcia

Mar Menor

One of the coast’s natural attractions is Mar Menor, the largest saltwater lake in Europe. As Mar Menor means 'minor sea', the Mediterranean Sea itself is, consequently, called 'major sea'. Close to the lake are the old fishing village of Cabo de Palos, and the unexploited beaches of the Calblanque National Park.
Adresse: Mar Menor, Murcia

Calblanque Park

The regional park Calblanque is a beautiful nature reserve with amazing sandy beaches, cliffs, and mountains. There is a small visitor centre where you can get more information about both flora and fauna, and routes for the hiking trails. Be aware, there are no facilities like cafés and restaurants here as this is a protected area.
Adresse: Calblanque Park, Murcia

Cathedral of Saint Mary

The Cathedral of Saint Mary was built in 1394 and it is Murcia's most important monument. It has outstanding details, both inside and outside, with elements of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. The bell tower is 90 meters tall and it has 24 bells, each individually named.
Adresse: Plaza Cardenal Belluga, Murcia

Royal Casino of Murcia

Royal Casino of Murcia is located in the city centre just a short distance from the Cathedral and it can be described as a social club for the elite; however, this exclusive environment is open for the public during specific hours as well. The casino is a very unique building with beautiful decoration, a modern Arab room, a beautiful art nouveau library, a nice ball room and a glass gallery.
Adresse: Calle de la Trapería 18, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 215 399
Åpningstider: Daily Mon-Sun 10:30am-7:30pm

Museum of the Roman Theater

The Roman amphitheatre of Cartagena in Murcia, which was built between 5 and 1 BC, is wonderfully preserved, and the museum close by offers excellent exhibits that display interesting historical artefacts.
Adresse: Plaza Ayuntamiento 9, Cartagena, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 128 800
Åpningstider: Oct-Apr Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-2pm. May-Sep Tue-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-2pm

National Museum of Underwater Archaeology

A huge collection of underwater artefacts and old sailing and trade ships feature in this museum devoted to naval construction, navigation and ports of the Mediterranean. The museum is located in an impressive modern building and in the inside, you will find a café-restaurant that offers magnificent views over the bay of Cartagena.
Adresse: Paseo del Muelle Alfonso XII 22, Cartagena, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 121 166
Åpningstider: Apr 15 - Oct 15 Tue-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-3pm. Oct 16 - Apr 14 Tue-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-3pm

Castle of Lorca

For an excursion, head over to the amazing castle of Lorca. To get up to the castle, take the small road train that directly leaves at the visitor centre called Lorca centre. You will meet costumed performers who will re-enact everyday life in the castle.
Adresse: Lorca, Murcia

River Rafting

Try your hand at adventure sports like river rafting or kayaking! You do not need any experience, as the trained guides and the great stability of the boats will allow you an easy start – just enjoy the beautiful scenery and the adrenaline. Family activities are also available.
Adresse: Avenida Río Segura 1, Murcia
Telefon: +34 695 358 956
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 8am-2pm and 4pm-9pm

Cave of the Port

The cave of the port, Cueva del Puerto, is one of the largest caves in eastern Spain, located in the beautiful Sierra del Puerto Mountains. Explore beautiful underground rooms such as the Zona del Laberinto, Gran Diaclasa, Gran Bloque and Sala de los Claustros. The amazing and colourful stalagmites and flow stones stand out, and will no doubt fascinate.
Adresse: Cueva del Puerto Calasparra, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 723 000

The Spanish Civil War Museum

Learn more about the Spanish Civil War and take an emotional trip to this interesting and informative museum. Here you can experience real life bunker completed by air raid sound effects. It also provides many exhibits, oral histories, films and photos.
Adresse: Calle Gisbert 10, Cartagena, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 500 093
Åpningstider: Tue-Sun 10am-7pm

Mining Theme Park of La Unión

El Parque Minero de La Unión, the local mining park, opened in the summer of 2010 and it is a unique tourist attraction where you can learn about the city's mining history. Keep in mind that it is necessary to book your visit in advance. They also provide English speaking tour guides.
Adresse: Carretera del 33, La Unión, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 002 140
E-post: reservas@parqueminerodelaunió
Åpningstider: Jul 16 - Oct 14 Tue-Sun 10am-2pm and 6pm-8pm. Oct 16 - Jul 15 Tue-Sun 10am-12am

The Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Fuensanta

The Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Fuensanta is a beautiful monastery located among the hills in Murcia. The walk up is lovely and once you reach your destination, you will be rewarded with a beautiful view over the city.
Adresse: Calle Mayor, Algezares, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 842 201

Julian Romea Square

The popular Plaza de Flores is often crowded but Plaza Julian Romea is an excellent option. There are many great restaurants, tapas bars and bars just to go out for a drink and people watch.
Adresse: Plaza Julian Romea, Murcia

The Carrascoy Valley Regional Park

This is a great park for a morning hike, followed by a cosy lunch either at a restaurant or with your own picnic. The nature is simply beautiful.
Adresse: El Centro del Termino Municipal de Murcia, Murcia

Santa Clara Monastery & Museum

The Santa Clara Monastery & Museum has a long and interesting history, from being an Arab palace to becoming a monastery. The museum holds an exhibition of archaeological remains and religious art.
Adresse: Alfonso X el Sabio 1, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 272 398
Åpningstider: Tue-Sat 1am-1pm and 4pm-6:30pm. Sun 10am-1pm

Muvit ciclogaraje

Ride or cruise around Murcia. Whether you like speed and adrenaline kicks or if you just want to experience the town from a different angle, you should visit Muvit ciclogaraje to explore the town from a new perspective.
Adresse: Al Paseo del Malecon, Murcia
Telefon: +34 653 895 374
Åpningstider: Wed-Mon 11am-1:30pm and 5pm-8:30pm

Museo de Bellas Artes de Murcia

This intimate museum exhibits works which span centuries of Murcian art and culture. The carefully curated collection is free to visit and prides itself on its mix of both locally and internationally renowned art.
Adresse: Calle Obispo Frutos, 12, 30071 Murcia, Spain
Telefon: +34 968 23 93 46

Castillo De La Asomada

At the summit of this mountain lie crumbling ruins - they're all that's left of a 12th century Arab castle fabled to have been built by the infamous "Wolf King". Explore one of several walking trails through Aleppo pine forests to the top of the mountain. While the castle is lacking in architectural features, hikers enjoy the watchtower, which offers panoramic views over the Segura Valley.
Adresse: 30155 Murcia, Spain

Restaurante El Churra

For a modern take on Murcia cuisine, try El Churra. The restaurant offers a calm and aesthetically pleasing environment, with white table clothes and beautifully presented dishes.
Adresse: Calle Obispo Sancho Dávila 13, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 271 522

Restaurante El Chaleco

There are good restaurants in the whole region around Murcia, and one of the best is El Chaleco in Alhama de Murcia, approximately 12.5 miles south of the city. El Chaleco also was Murcia's representative during the Seville World Fair in 1992.
Adresse: Av. Cartagena, 9, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 630 104
Åpningstider: Tue-Wed 8am-5:30pm. Thu-Sat 8am-5:30pm and 7:30pm-1am. Sun 9am-5:30pm

Jota Ele

Jota Ele is a quaint restaurant next to Santa Isabel square that offers great food of high quality. As the cafe is open almost all day long, their menu varies from snacks over desserts to proper dishes, which are always at a reasonable price. Although the dishes are mostly Spanish , there can also be found some Asian influence that allows you to taste great sushi.
Adresse: Plaza Santa Isabel 6, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 220 730

Restaurante Bacchus

Restaurant Bacchus provides a wide range of tasty dishes with local and global influence. All dishes are well prepared with the very best ingredients and they are also of high quality. The environment can be described as pleasant and friendly.
Adresse: Calle Penelope 114, Los Alcazares, Murcia
Telefon: +34 663 339 367
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 6pm-11pm

Restaurante Asia

If you fancy Asian food, then head over to this restaurant. The attentive staff serves quality Chinese food for a great price. However, be aware: it can get very busy.
Adresse: Calle Carretera, 2, San Javier, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 190 337
Åpningstider: Daily 12am-4pm and 6pm-12pm

La Tagliatella Murcia

La Tagliatella, is a chain of restaurants specialising in high-quality Italian gastronomy. On the menu you will find typical Italian dishes like pizza and pasta. If you are very hungry, do not worry, the portion sizes are generous.
Adresse: Plaza Julián Romea 3, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 223 900
Åpningstider: Daily 1pm-4pm and 8pm-12pm

Atempo Weekend Bistrot

For Mediterranean food and tapas, head over to Atempo Weekend Bistro, which is a cosy place where you will experience a culinary delight. You can easily please all your senses, as the chef only serves high quality food with a creative touch.
Adresse: Calle Siria 15, Archena, Murcia
Telefon: +34 605 284 170
Åpningstider: Fri-Sat 1:30pm-3:30pm and 8:30pm-11:30pm. Sun 1:30pm-3:30pm

El Sordo Restaurante

El Sordo Restaurante is beautifully located in the heart of the Muricia Ricote Valley, surrounded by mountains, olive gardens and native plants. This very stylish restaurant serves a wide range of house specials and tapas, which you will enjoy, as well as their own produced wine.
Adresse: Calle Alharbona, 1, Ricote, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 697 150
Åpningstider: Mon-Tue, Wed

Enso Sushi

Enso Sushi is a Japanese restaurant with high quality food. On the menu you will find a wide variety of dishes like sushi and sashimi. The atmosphere inside is cosy and intimate with curtains dividing the restaurant. The tasty food is beautifully presented and is a feast for your palate.
Adresse: Calle Santa Teresa 6, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 906 611

Restaurante Amapola

You will find this restaurant inside Playasol hotel Bolnuevo, and it serves high class seasonal cuisine with fresh produce from land and sea. The traditional cuisine is carefully prepared and with a modern touch, so best enjoy your food by the hotel pool under a large umbrella.
Adresse: Calle Velero 161, Puerto de Mazarrón, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 156 503

Antípodas Tavern

Antípodas Tavern is truly a gem and offers an amazing view over the port of Mazarron. Here you can enjoy fresh local produced food such as fish which is supplied directly from the bay every day. You will also find meat dishes like Iberican pork shoulder, duck breast and sirloin steak.
Adresse: Calle Los Valles 23, Cartagena, Murcia
Telefon: +34 986 150 053
Åpningstider: Wed-Thu and Sun-Mon 11am-6pm. Fri-Sat 11am-11pm

La Canela

La Canela is located in La Manga with a beautiful surrounding, a lemon grove and a riding stable. The friendly staff serves delicious food like chicken with basmati rice and prawns in a garlic sauce and steamed rice. This is truly a great authentic Spanish restaurant.
Adresse: Finca El Puntal, Los Belones, Cartagena
Telefon: +34 968 137 335
Åpningstider: Summer daily 7am-11pm. Winter Mon-Sat 6:30pm-10pm

Pepe El Torrao San Juan

This restaurant is situated in the Plaza San Juan, a busy square with restaurants and bars. It offers an outside terrace where you can enjoy your tasty Spanish food. The chef's speciality is fresh fish and paellas.
Adresse: Calle Cronista Carlos Valcárcel 1, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 219 495

Los Zagales

For Spanish tapas with high quality ingredients, try Los Zagales, a popular restaurant among locals. This is a traditional Spanish restaurant with wooden tables and wine barrels mounted on the walls.
Adresse: Calle Polo de Medina 4, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 215 579
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 9:30am-4pm and 7pm-11:45pm. Sat 10am-4pm and 7pm-11:45pm

Pastelería Bonache

The square Plaza de las Flores has several good cafes and bars to offer, and Pastelería Bonache is one of the oldest in town. The cafe serves traditional Spanish pastries and strong coffee, and they are known for also baking great tarts and cakes.
Adresse: Plaza de Las Flores 8, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 212 083

Café de Alba

Café de Alba is a cosy cafe where you can enjoy a nice snack and a glass of wine. Although the shop is open all day long, its special atmosphere particularly spreads in the evening hours, as they always offer great entertainment. They also host different events such as concerts throughout the year.
Adresse: Calle San Antón 2, Murcia
Telefon: +34 629 827 723
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 8:30am-11:30pm

Olympic Sport Cafe

If it is sport that you are after then this is the perfect place to go to. Watch football on their big screen TV and relax with something cold to drink.
Adresse: Avenida Severo Ochoa 1, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 859 397
Åpningstider: Mon-Thu 8am-11:45pm. Fri 8am-12:30am. Sat 9am-12:30am. Sun 9am-11:30pm


If you are craving great coffee, than head over to CafeLab, where well experienced baristas will take great care of you. Those experts are not only authentic but also helpful, as choosing from the huge variety of coffee (and cake) may be heaven for your taste buds, but potentially hell when making decisions.
Adresse: Calle Apóstoles 14, Murcia
Åpningstider: Sun-Thu 9am-9pm. Fri-Sat 9am-12am

Rincón de Pepe

Now more known for its food, Rincón de Pepe serves the probably the best cocktails in Murcia, accompanied by their huge menu of tapas. The bar is located in a four star hotel, hence both interior and clientele is fairly luxurious but still comfortable.
Adresse: Calle Apóstoles 34, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 212 239
Åpningstider: Daily 1:30pm-4pm and 8pm-11:30pm

Luminata Disco

Luminata Disco is a club where you can dance to the carefully selected music, and where you can, at some occasions, also experience different events. The place can be described as modern and it has a cosmopolitan vibe.
Adresse: Calle Gutiérrez Mellado, 9, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 909 950
Åpningstider: Thu 12am-6:30am. Fri-Sat 12am-7:30am

La Parranda Taberna

Enjoy La Parranda Taberna´s lovely terrace on a hot and sunny day. It is located at the San José square, so it is the place for watching people while relaxing with a fabulous drink.
Adresse: Calle San José 1, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 221 726


In 1981, Camper opened its first store in Barcelona, and today, there are several boutiques across Spain. The shoes are known for being extraordinary comfortable but still stylish, and they come for both men and women as well as for children.
Adresse: Avenida de la Libertad 1, Murica
Telefon: +34 662 188 890
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 10am-10pm. Sat 11am-10pm

Adolfo Domínguez

The history of this Spanish brand has its roots back to the 1950's, and today, there are shops all over the world. The clothes, bags and shoes designed by Adolfo Domínguez are stylish and elegant, and there are collections for both men and women as well as for children.
Adresse: Calle Tomás Maestre 2, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 354 041
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10am-2pm and 5pm-9pm


For more than 150 years, Loewe has provided men and women with luxurious well-tailored fashion and leather goods. This is the flagship store and it offers a VIP area with personal shoppers for those who need.
Adresse: Avenida de la Libertad 1, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 004 803
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10am-10pm

La Noria Outlet

La Noria is a compromise, if you want to do both shopping and enjoying the weather. This outlet is an open-air shopping centre, designed as a Mediterranean village, with great brands and low prices. Even if you do not plan to buy anything, it is still worth a visit for just having a walk.
Adresse: A-7 Salida 571, La Nora, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 605 075
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10am-10pm

Bodegas Luzon

If you want to experience the world of wine, then head to Bodegas Luzon, which will most happily open its doors to all wine lovers and wine lovers to-be. Here, you can join a guided tour and get to know the whole process of producing wine, from reaping the grapes to bottling the produce. Do not forget to take your seat at the wine tasting table and take your favourite wine with you, as a souvenir that will likely not last for long.
Adresse: Carretera Jumilla Calasparra, Km 3.1, Jumilla, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 784 135
Åpningstider: Guided tours from Monday to Saturday, made by appointment

Passport / Visa

Spain can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.

Best Time to Visit

Average temperatures in Murcia greatly vary but considering the humidity, temperatures do always feel nice and allow for a great experience of typical Spanish life. Thus, you can visit Murcia nearly all year long but the season from March until September might be best for enjoying parks and outdoor activities. As the summer months are the busiest ones, do choose another season for having lower expenses and less crowded public spaces.

Murcia-San Javier - Airport

Murcia-San Javier is a small airport located near Mar Menor, the large salt water lake, 28 miles from Murcia. A taxi takes about 30 minutes to reach the city. There is also a bus service that leaves for Murcia’s bus terminal three times per day.
Adresse: Ctra. del Aeropuerto, Santiago de la Ribera, Murcia
Telefon: +34 913 221 000

Public Transport

A network of well-maintained roads makes it easy to drive around the region. Highways connect Murcia with the coastal villages Cartegna and La Manga as well as with the rest of Spain. Trains depart from El Carmen railway station for Cartegna, Alicante, Albacete, and onwards to Madrid. The local trains connect Cartegna - Los Nietos with Mar Menor. Buses depart to all parts of the region from Murcia’s bus station.
Telefon: +34 912 320 320


Radio Taxi Plaza Pintor Inocencio Medina Vera 7, Murcia +34 968 80 00 42 Eurotaxi +34 968 297 700


Post offices can be found at several locations. The main post office is at Plaza Circular.
Adresse: Plaza Circular 8, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 271 296
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 8:30am-8:30pm


Pharmacies can be found at several locations. A central pharmacy can be found at Calle de la Traperia 1.
Adresse: Calle de la Trapería 1, Murcia
Telefon: +34 968 277 400


Country code: +34 Area code: 968


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