Check at your local Tourist Office for full details of Events
The use of masks, complying with safety distances and the use of hydroalcoholic gel is mandatory.
T: 968 652 244 Market Tues
Visit Casa-Museo Don Pepe Marsilla. Guided tours (in English) for only 2 persons (5€ pp) or there is an audio guide system in English. Museo del Vino has a shop with bodega prices. To visit either/info, tel 968 657 211, Tourist Office, or email email@example.com
T: 968 745 325
T: 968 702 424 Market Mon
A museum gem explores Caravaca’s history of skilled craftsmanship and remarkable engineering. An amazing collection of miniatures portray these skills, including Caravaca’s manufacture/export of espadrilles. Located at Calle Puentecilla No 3, Bajo.
Tel 968 795 620 for opening times.
The Carlos Blanco Fadol Museum of Ethnic Instruments in Barranda is signposted and offers easy access for mobility issues. 5% of his 4,000-piece collection rotates in the space available. 3€ (reduced 2€/child 1€). Check opening times with Tourist Office.
T: 968 723 550 Market Wed
The Archaeological See of Begastri opens Saturdays & Sundays for tours: 10am-2pm. A video presentation is followed by a guided tour to see the remains of the Iberian culture before the IV century BC. 2€ pp.
Eco Park ‘Coto de las Maravillas’ for family activities including zip lines, archery, nature walks and many other organised outdoor activities. They can host any type of event. Campsite, BBQ area and kiosk-bar offering a great menu – and you can book.
Open weekends 10am-5pm; weekdays prior booking.
Tel 968 069 202 Mon-Fri 9am-3pm
Saturday 17th July – Free Guided Night Tour (in Spanish) – Cehegin Musulman
9pm from Plaza Castillo
Registration essential at Tourist Office
T: 968 780 237 Market Tues
Lovers of art should visit the Saorin Painting Museum, a small museum of works by the local artist, Jesus Lozano Saorin and others from the area. Includes sculptures and canvasses.
Reserve guided visit on 660 959 631.
The Convent of Santa Ana del Monte in the mountains south of Jumilla is worth a visit for the history and stunning views over town and landscape. Follow the RM-714 south-west and signposted – 5km from town centre. Check with Tourist Office for opening times.
Check out the Archaeological Museum (tel 968 757 379) and the Ethnography And Natural Sciences Museum (tel 968 780 740) which also offer various workshops for all the family at various times.
Wine buffs can contact a choice of 15 bodegas affiliated to the Ruta del Vino for guided visits for small groups or individuals and to buy produce. Liaise with bodegas as most will attempt to coordinate groups and provide a relevant language-guide; or enquire through Tourist Office.
Saturday 3rd July – Free Night Visit to historic old town of Jumilla
8pm from Puerto de Teatro Vico
T: 968 730 208 Market Sat
Tours to the Rock Art of Moratalla are available encapsulating prehistoric to medieval styles and worthy of its UNESCO World Heritage status. There are several routes and modes of transport – details on www.turismomoratalla.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or tel 696 807 037
T: 968 661 501 Market Sat
El Cigarralejo Museum and Casa Pinatada with relatively new exhibitions may have escaped your attention to-date – info from Tourist Office.
T: 968 358 749
Discover the contemporary arts centre Centro Parraga in the city centre.
Tel 968 351 410
Through July until 1st August – Noches de Malecon
This open air series of concerts/stand-up/theatre shows will be held at either Murcia Rio or Estadioa Enrique in Murcia
Tickets from www.lasnochesdelmalecon.com
- Thursday 1st July – Marita de Grana
- Friday 2nd July – Novedades Carminha
- Saturday 3rd July – Los Morancos
- Sunday 4th July – Nach
- Monday 5th July – Dvico
- Tuesday 6th July – India Martinez
- Wednesday 7th July – M-Clan
- Wednesday 7th July – Camilo (Enrique Stadium)
- Thursday 8th July – Miguel Provida
- Friday 9th July – Carlos Sadness
- Saturday 10th July – Sidonie & Anibal Gomez DJ
- Sunday 11th July – Carlos Sadness
- Tuesday 13th July – Juan Amodeo
- Wednesday 14th July – Sofia Ellar
- Thursday 15th July – Estrella Morente
- Friday 16th July – Lori Meyers
- Sunday 18th July – Cepeda
- Tuesday 20th July – Love of Lesbian
- Wednesday 21st July – Love of Lesbian
- Thursday 22nd July – Love of Lesbian
- Friday 23rd July – Miguel Campello
- Saturday 24th July – Izal (Enrique Stadium)
- Saturday 24th July – Prok
- Sunday 25th July – Goyo Jimenez
- Tuesday 27th July – Chica Sobrasalto
- Wednesday 28th July – Sober & Ciclonautus
- Thursday 29th July – Zoo
- Friday 30th July – Miguel Rios
- Saturday 31st July – Zahara
- Sunday 1st August – Sergio Dalma
T: 968 754 104 Market Wed
Sunday 4rd July – Sierra Salinas Route With Visit To Vineyards 5€
Learn about the history and the flora and fauna in a pleasant spring walk. Take your car to 12km from Yecla, stopping to see points of interest such as the house of Linchao and the viewpoint of Rabasa. Then we will access on foot through a path to the famous Cueva del Lagrimal finishing at the guardhouse, one of the highest points in the mountains. We will end the morning with a visit to the vineyards and a wine tasting at Bodegas Evine.
Meet: 10am at Ardal roundabout
Booking essential at Tourist Office
Saturday 31st July – Free Guided Tour of Pascualico and His Little World
From the novel The Little World of Pascualico by the Yeclano writer José Luis Castillo –Puche. You will be taken through the steets of Yecla with its surprises and famous nicknames. You will be told stories, chants and little songs, which were told by the light of the fire on winter afternoons.
This is especially for children, but is necessary for the child to be accompanied by an adult.
It is forbidden to make videos and photographs.
Booking essential at Tourist Office
Sunday 1st August –Strolling Through the Magic Mountain
Stroll through Mount Arabí beginning in the vicinity of the Casa del Guarda (parking). Get to know the most important fauna and flora of the area. We will continue along the path to the Arabilejo and the Campos de Cazoletas where we will discover the possible functions of the rock carvings, how they were done and the main characteristics of the culture that made them. We will return along the same path heading towards the Cueva del Tesoro where we will be amazed by the local legends about the place. Finally, the visit will end in the Quarry where we will learn about the use of the stone and where we can find the blocks extracted in the buildings of the city.
Meet at 9.30am
The visit is aimed at families with children.
Booking at Tourist Office essential.
Visit Deortegas Almazara to learn about their olive oil production. Limited places – they will try to fit you in with a group or accommodate your group. 8€ pp includes a blind tasting of various oils, a healthy breakfast and a comprehensive guide to the nutritional benefits, origins, production techniques and much more. English-speaking staff has to be pre-booked on request.
Tel 968 969 644