Calasparra

Tourist Information Office:
Oficina Municipal de Turismo de Calasparra
Edificio Casa Granero, 14 30420 (Calasparra)
Tfno.: 968 745 325 / Fax: 968 723 000
Opening hours:
From 9am to 2pm & 5pm to 7pm
Email: turismo@calasparra.org
web: www.calasparra.org
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A short history of Calasparra

January 27th, 2017|Categories: Calasparra|

If you have a look around Calasparra’s Archaeological Museum, you will quickly appreciate that this part of Murcia, admittedly like so many others, has a very long and interesting history. […]

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History and Rice in Calasparra

July 30th, 2013|Categories: Calasparra|

Calasparra has two museums which we would recommend as worthwhile visiting. The first is The Archaeological Museum, itself housed in a magnificent building known as La Encomienda, which was built as a grain store between 1730 and 1731 for the Order of St John of Jerusalem, who controlled the administration of the Calasparra area until the mid-19th Century. […]

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Arab Calasparra

January 29th, 2013|Categories: Calasparra|

Calasparra’s undoubted star of the Arab period is the village of Villa Vieja. These remains are to be found off a minor road a few kilometres from the centre of Calasparra on the right bank of the Río Segura. This settlement was occupied from the 11th Century until it was abandoned after the failed Arab uprising of 1264-66, following the Christian takeover of Murcia in 1243. […]

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Calasparra and Caves

December 23rd, 2012|Categories: Calasparra|

There are two “cave” experiences in the Calasparra area which we have thoroughly enjoyed. One is very much a simple outdoor excursion and sightseeing trip. The other is slightly more serious, but even so, designed for most people. […]

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Calasparra

July 30th, 2011|Categories: Calasparra|

Calasparra is a pretty little town in Murcia that is a gem to explore and yet has retained its Spanish identity. Calasparra has breathtaking mountain views and its location is perfect [...]

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