Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market
Every Saturday – Antique & Collectable Market near the Railway Station. From 10am
Sunday 7th October – Free Theatrical Tour of Aguilas including steep walk to Castle (minimal entry fee) 10.30am from Tourist Office
Saturday 13th October – Free Guided Tour of Historical Aguilas in Spanish. 11am from Tourist Office. Booking essential at Tourist Office.
Saturday 13th October – The Magic Flute @ Auditorio Infanta Elena. Tickets 25€/30€
Friday 19th October – OSRM Regional Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven @ Auditorio Infanta Elena. 8.30pm. Tickets 10€ (10 concerts until June 2019 90€/45€ for students and children)
Sunday 21st October – Free Guided Railway Tour 10am from Monumento de Ferrocarril. Book at Tourist Office
Sunday 28th October– Free 4km Coastal Walk
The local path runs entirely through the Protected landscape of Cuatro Calas and allows you to enjoy the natural and cultural areas that have made it worthy of protection, as well as being included by the European Commission in the Natura 2000 Network as a place of Community Interest. 10am from Playa de Calarreona. Book at Tourist Office.
Thursday 1st November – Swan Lake by the Russian National Ballet @ Auditorio Infanta Elena.8.30pm. Tickets 20€-25€
Alhama de Murcia
Tel 968 633 51 – Tues Market
There are some fabulous walks in the Sierra Espuña National Park.
Go to http://turismo.alhamademurcia.es and click on Paths of Sierra Espuña. You will find full details of all walks available and a map that you can download.
Sunday 21st October – Free Theatrical Tour of Alhama
11am from Tourist Office
Sunday 28th October – Walk in Sierra de Carrascoy from Alhama 3€. Walk to peaks of Majal Blanco. 8am from Recinto Ferial. Booking at Tourist Office.
Tel 968 441 914 – Thurs Market
Lorca Castle – general entry 6€. Guided Tours available in English for 4€ on Thursdays at 10.30am for 22€ to include lunch, with special packages on Sundays. Check at Tourist Office for full details.
Weekdays in October – Tour of San Patricio and Las Tres Plazas Monday to Friday except holidays 11am from Tourist Office Plaza de España. 10€ (children under 12 free)
Saturday 20th October – Free Guided Tour of Historic Lorca 8.30pm from Tourist Information Point. Booking essential.
Saturday 27th October – Free Theatrical Tour of Lorca 8pm from Tourist Office
Tel 968 594 426 – Sat Market
Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th October – La Copa Del Rey De Motos De Agua
More than 70 Jetski riders will compete in the event, coming from all over Spain and Portugal. The competition will be held at Campeonato de España de Flysky in Puerto de Mazarrón.
Book Now Free on Internet
The printed book by Joaquín Ruiz García sold out but it can be viewed in the municipal libraries. The book, exploring the history of 18th Century Mazarrón surnames, is now available on the Dialnet portal at https://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/libro?codigo=716925
The author analyzes the local society through marriage links that occurred at a time which coincides with the mining splendour.
Free Guided Tours in Mazarrón area.
Visit the Tourist Office or www.visitamazarron.es for full details of all tours.
Puerto Lumbreras – Tel 968 436 153 – Fri Market
Saturdays (4pm) & Sundays (12pm) in October – Guided Tour of Medina Nogalte Cave & Castle 3€ (children under 12 free). More details at Tourist Office.
Saturday 27th October – Night Visit to The Astronomical Observatory of The Cabezo De La Jara 10pm 3€ (children under 10 free). Payment in advance essential.
Tel 968 418 153 – Wed Market/Fri in El Pareton
Saturdays & Sundays in October – Guided Visit to La Bastida 3.40€ (2.50€ disc) 10am/12pm. Book at Tourist Office
Saturdays in October – Route Gastro Alfarera – 3½hrs
Meet and visit the site of ‘Las Ollerías’.
9.30am from Martin’s Cafeteria. C / Don José María, 6. Totana.
Guided tour through pottery areas
Visit to the Pottery “El Poveo”
Work around or tile painting (optional)
Return to the starting point.
For more information and reservation: Martin’s Cafeteria 686 174 959
Saturdays in October – 1hr Free Guided Visit Museum Of The Tower Of Santiago
The museum is divided into five levels. The first level houses the chapter house that refers to the delivery of the lands of Totana to the Order of Santiago. The second level is the choir of the church, which shows the Mudejar coffered ceiling of the temple and the explanation of its chapels. The next level is known as ‘the bride’s room’, which was the old house of the bell ringer, where the old clock of the tower is shown, whose sound has marked the life of the town. The fourth level is not visitable, since it contains the current clock and the last level is the bell tower, where the second oldest bell of the Diocese is located, dating from 1470, with curiosities that only visitors can discover. 10am. Booking at Tourist Office essential.