Due to the restrictions for COVID-19, many of the usual events in the area have been cancelled or changed. Street Markets have been reinstated with the usual conditions such as keeping social distancing and the wearing of masks. Please adhere to these conditions for everyone’s safety. Check at Tourist Offices to confirm that events are still taking place.

Organised Tours
The health and safety measures established by the health authorities for the prevention of COVID-19 must be respected. The minimum safety distance must be maintained (2 metres) and a mask must be used, as well as disinfectant gels. During the visit, do not touch surfaces. If you sneeze or cough, do so on your elbow and discard the tissues once they have been used. Physical contact with the guide is not allowed. If you have symptoms compatible with COVID-19 do not go to the tour. Avoid crowding and walking in crowded places.

Cabo de Palos – Market Sun

Cartagena – www.cartagena.es – Tel 968 128 800 – Market Wed

Willy Ramos River of Flowers Exhibition (until September 28th) @ Cartagena City Hall
Childhood, flowers and the river are the themes that flood the large-format paintings of the Colombian painter, now settled in Spain. Willy Ramos returns to Cartagena bringing with him his landscapes of vibrant colours. The exhibition is commissioned by Carmen Ramos Cano, the painter’s daughter. Willy Ramos transfers to his creations the wild exuberance of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, a sacred place in Arhuaco in Colombia, which he abandoned in his teens.
Tues-Sat 10am-1.30pm & 5pm-7pm (8pm Sat)
Sun and holidays 10am-1.30pm

Vitreous Humour Exhibition (until September 30th) @ Palacio de Molina Exhibition Hall is a collective work that brings together 20 young artists.
The interdisciplinary nature of the exhibition and its artists, guided by the curatorial discourse, generate a kind of dialogue between all the exhibits.

Call For Artists and Projects For Their Exhibition Halls – the City Hall, Byzantine Wall, Molina Palace and the Ramón Alonso Luzzy Cultural Centre
Local, national and international artists who wish to exhibit their projects in Cartagena must present them and the documentation requested to the Town Hall on Calle San Miguel, or email ccultura@ayto-cartagena.es

Guided Routes
Cartagena Puerto de Culturas & the Roman Theatre, together with the Cartagena City Council announced a summer full of activities, ranging from guided and dramatized routes, children’s and family activities and the outstanding and exclusive night-time activities. There will be the necessary security measures to guarantee social distancing with gel stations and mandatory use of a mask.

Towards sunset, sites such as the Barrio del Foro and the Teatro Romano become magical and special places to discover. The red sunsets of the Mediterranean take centre stage and visitors can enjoy boat trips at sunset accompanied by live music. On this occasion we will fall in love with the talent of the Cartagena musician Rubén (Río Viré).

Cartagena Under the Condor Legion
Find out how civilians and the military were protected in air raid shelters and how both sides defended themselves with artillery and tanks during the Civil War.
Route: Refuge Museum of the Civil War and Military Historical Museum.
Mondays during September – 11am from the Civil War Shelter Museum.
Price: €10 (Club Cartagena Puerto de Culturas €5).

Citizens of An Empire
Learn how a citizen of the Empire lived in Carthago Nova, in public and private buildings.
Tuesday September 1st – Route: Museum of the Roman Theatre, Barrio del Foro Romano and Casa de la Fortuna.11am from the Roman Theatre Museum.
Price: €13 (reduced €10 & Club Cartagena Puerto de Culturas €6.50).

The Route of the 4 Temples
Discover the magical meaning of the temples and their hills. From the capitoline triad of the Roman Theatre to the most eastern temples such as Astarté or the Sanctuary of Isis and Serapis, to end in the temple dedicated to the cult of the emperor.

Wednesday September 2nd – Route: Museum of the Roman Theatre, Neighbourhood of the Roman Forum and Augusteum.
11am from the Roman Theatre Museum.
Price: €13 (reduced €10 & Club Cartagena Puerto de Culturas €6.50).
Asclepius, 2,000 Years of a Hill
A route to discover the cultures and civilizations of Cartagena from the earliest times and obtain the best panoramic views. Get to know the Roman urban planning, the medieval heritage and the port as the protagonist of Cartagena

Thursday September 3rd – Route: Panoramic Elevator, Concepción Castle and Roman Theatre Museum.
11am from the Panoramic Elevator.
Price €13 (reduced €10 & Club Cartagena Puerto de Culturas €6.50).
From Qart Hadast to Carthago Nova
Relive the Punic Wars, with the founding of the Carthaginian city and the splendour of the Roman city.
Route: Punic Wall, Casa de la Fortuna and Roman Theatre Museum.
Friday September 4th – 11am from the Punic Wall.
Price: €13 (reduced €10 & Club Cartagena Puerto de Culturas €6.50).

Special Theatre Visits Romans around the World: Carthago Nova destination. Dramatized
A dramatized route full of humour where you will tour the most important sites, meeting different characters who will tell us how life has gone in Carthago Nova.
Route: Museum of the Roman Theatre and Barrio del Foro.
Saturdays in September 11.30am from the Roman Theatre Museum.
Price: €14 (Cartagena Club Puerto de Culturas €7).

Pirate Adventure – Dramatized Family Route
An exciting route, with fun songs, where children can join a boat and sail the seas with the pirate John Saparragus. In their adventure they will learn the secrets that the Christmas Fort keeps, through games and riddles
Route: Tourist Boat and Christmas Fort.
Fridays in September 5.30pm from the Royal Port Scale.
Price: €12 (reduced €10 & Club Cartagena Puerto de Culturas €6).

Wednesday September 2nd – Back to the past – Guided tour with virtual reality.
See the Roman buildings of the 1st century AD recreated virtually on tablets, giving them their daily life; ceremonies in the sanctuary, bathing in the cold room of the thermal baths or banqueting in the building of the atrium.
6pm at Roman Forum neighbourhood.
Price: €8.

Night Activities

Saturday 5th September – Aulaeum, Down The Curtain. Dramatized Night Tour
Hand in hand with the Roman architect Vitruvio, you will discover the Roman Theatre with a final performance.
9pm at Museum of the Roman Theatre.
Price: €12 (Club Cartagena Puerto de Culturas €6).

Saturday September 12th – The Theatre Under the Moonlight. Night Guided Tour
An exclusive visit that will show the Carthago Nova Theatre in the moonlight.
9pm at Museum of the Roman Theatre.
Price: €10 (Club Cartagena Puerto de Culturas €5).

El Batel Municipal Auditorium and Conference Centre has opened a new outdoor space to hold shows. La Terraza de La Muralla has a new programme of the Xtraordinary Nights of El Batel, most of which will have a double programme at very affordable prices.
The programme will be adapting to the current situation of COVID-19 and will have numbered seats that will allow social distancing and will be adapted to the capacity allowed in the different phases of the de-escalation.

Saturday September 5th – Sen Serna + DJ, will present Sensations, an album that comes as the turning point in the career of an artiste.
Thursday 10th – Saturday 12th September – finalists of the II Icue Negro Award: Jon Aramendía Huarte, Pedro Aranda, Eduardo Oller and Lucía Santamaría Nájara. Also the finalists of the IV Cartagena Negra Prize: Domingo Villar, Daniel Fopiani, Claudio Cerdán, Inés Plana and Marto Pariente .
All concerts will be at 10pm. Prices 10€-15€. Tickets from the auditorium box office, from Monday to Saturday 9.30am-1.30pm, in the New Circus Theatre, from Monday to Friday 10am-2pm and 5pm-8pm, or go to www.auditorioelbatel.es

Friday September 25th @ the Parque Torres Auditorium – Othello performed by Ditirambo 9.30pm 9€/7€ in advance from compralanetrada.com

La Union – www.ayto-launion.com/http://www.ayto-launion.org/ – Tel 868 049 941/692 925 970 – Market Tues

Los Alcazares – www.losalcazares.es – Tel 968 575 756 – Market Tues & Sat Los Narejos

San Javier – www.murciaturistica.es/en/san_javier/ – Tel 968 172 041 – Market Wed & Thurs

San Javier Squalos Rugby @ Rugby field, PDM Sports Ground
Men Tues & Thurs 8.30-10.30pm
Women Tues & Thurs 10.00-11.30pm
12-18yrs Tues & Thurs 7.30-9.00pm
6-10yrs Thurs 6pm-7pm & Sat 10am-11am

Every Monday – HAH Help at Home Table Top Sale @ La Zona Bar 10am-1pm

Every Monday – Friendship Group @ The Garden Bar & Lounge 11am

Santiago de Ribera – 968 571 704 – Market Wed

San Pedro del Pinatar – www.sanpedroturismo.com – Tel 968 182 301 – Market Mon & Thurs Lo Pagan

Friday 11th September – 3hr Free Tour to Discover the Regional Park
6.30pm from Las Salinas Visitor Centre
This is a scenic and photographic route with the pink colour of the salt lakes and the Aleppo pines, with their twisted shapes giving free rein to our imagination. There will be surprises that nature offers you with the flora, fauna and landscape, so take your digital camera.
15 places available (over 18yrs)

Torre Pacheco – www.torrepacheco.es – Tel 968 579 937 – Market Mon Roldan, Thurs Balsicas & Sat Dolores & Torre Pacheco