Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market
Every Saturday – Antique & Collectable Market near the Railway Station. From 10am
Sunday 2nd September – Free Theatrical Tour of Aguilas including steep walk to Castle (minimal entry fee) 10.30am from Tourist Office
Saturday 8th September – Free Guided Tour of Historical Aguilas in Spanish. 11am from Tourist Office. Booking essential at Tourist Office.
Sunday 16th September – Free Guided Railway Tour 10am from Monumento de Ferrocarril. Book at Tourist Office
Sunday 23rd September – 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.
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 16th September – Free Theatrical Tour of Alhama
11am from Tourist Office
Saturday 29th September – Walk in Sierra Espuña from Alhama 3€. Walk to Estrecho de la Alqualeja. 5pm 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 September – 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 15th September – Free Guided Tour of Historic Lorca 8.30pm from Tourist Information Point. Booking essential.
Saturday 22nd September – Free Theatrical Tour of Lorca 8pm from Tourist Office
Tel 968 594 426 – Sat Market
A grant of 10,000 euros has been agreed for the bus route that links Lorca with Puerto de Mazarrón. This should help emergency services that might have to use the MUR 807 road. They have also agreed a grant to improve the connections between Mula, Alhama de Mazarrón, Totana and Mazarrón and Puerto de Mazarrón along the MUR-082. There have been calls to improve the roads to Cartagena as this is where the main hospitals in the area are and also the University of Cartagena.
Playa de Las Moreras becomes the first canine beach in Spain to acquire the Q quality flag for tourism. Mayor of Mazarrón, Alicia Jiménez said “This is an award that certifies the good work that the City Council has been doing to give the best possible service to residents and tourists, also to those who wish to enjoy their leisure time accompanied by their pets.”
A flag with the Q of Quality ensures the daily cleaning of the sand, information on the state of the sea, qualified lifeguards, signaling of risk areas or limited swim, etc. In short, the Q flag means that the municipality that manages the beach is fully committed to environmental preservation and is responsible for everything is done in the best possible way respecting dunes, fauna and flora. Likewise, food safety is carefully monitored in the bars of municipal management.
Life-Saving surveillance will continue on Mazarrón beaches until 15th September from 11.30am-7.30pm.
Free Guided Tours in Mazarrón area.
Visit the Tourist Office or www.visitamazarron.es for full details of all tours.
35 artisans from the region will display their crafts in Paseo Marítimo, Puerto de Mazarrón until 10pm each night (until midnight on 15th September)
Tel 968 436 153 – Fri Market
Saturday 1st & 8th September (10am-2pm & 6pm-8pm) – Guided Tour of Medina Nogalte Cave & Castle 3€ (children under 12 free). More details at Tourist Office.
Wednesdays & Saturdays in September – Night Visit To The Astronomical Observatory Of The Cabezo De La Jara 10pm 2.50€ (children under 10 free). Payment in advance essential.
Tel 968 418 153
Wed Market/Fri in El Pareton
Saturdays & Sundays in September – Guided Visit to La Bastida 3.40€ 9am/7pm. Book at Tourist Office
Sunday 16th September – Visit la Ermita de Santa Leocadia, Sierra Espuña
You will be able to see the eagles that come to spend the summer in this mountain range through exhibition screens. In addition, you can make a fun workshop on these wonderful migratory birds.
No prior registration is necessary.
Activity accessible for people with reduced mobility.
Tue to Sat 9am-2pm & 3pm-5.30pm
Sundays & fiestas 9am-3.30pm