Alhama de Murcia

Tourist Information Office:
Oficina Municipal de Turismo de Alhama de Murcia
Plaza Constitución. Frente Auditorio, 10 30840 (Alhama de Murcia)
Tfno.: 968 633 512 / Fax: 968 633 512
Opening hours:
Monday – Friday: 9am – 2pm & 4pm -7.30pm
Saturday: 10am – 1.30pm
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A short history of Alhama de Murcia

December 26th, 2016|Categories: Alhama de Murcia|

Today, Alhama de Murcia appears a prosperous town which you pass on the Autovía del Mediterráneo or on the railway line from Lorca to Murcia, with the extremely large ‘El Pozo’ meat processing factory a major landmark. […]

The Badlands of Gebas

December 27th, 2015|Categories: Alhama de Murcia|

To our minds, one of the most fascinating of Murcia’s landscapes is known as the “Badlands”, or sometimes the “lunar landscape” of Gebas, not far from Alhama de Murcia. […]

History of Alhama Castle

November 27th, 2015|Categories: Alhama de Murcia|

Travelling down the Autovia del Mediterraneo (A7) past Alhama de Murcia, there is one unmissable sight (other than the enormous “El Pozo” meat processing factory!) – the remains of the castle towering over the settlement below. […]

The Roman Baths of Alhama de Murcia

February 25th, 2013|Categories: Alhama de Murcia|

Alhama de Murcia is a small town in the Guadalentín Valley picturesquely situated with the Sierra de la Muela immediately behind it. Towering over the town are the remains of the 11th and 12th Century Arab Castle. Although the area has a long history of settlement dating back to the third millennium BC, it was in Roman times that its history took off because of the medicinal springs which allowed thermal baths to be built and in which much of Alhama’s subsequent history and changing fortunes are reflected. […]

Alhama de Murcia

July 30th, 2011|Categories: Alhama de Murcia|

Alhama lies in the valley of the river Guadalentin at the foot of the Sierra Espuña. There are defense towers, ruined town walls, renaissance-style palaces and mansions of the former nobility [...]