Including: Alhama de Murcia, Fuente Alamo, Mazarrón & Totana
There will be various parades and processions over the Easter period. Check at your local Tourist Office for full details of events.
Alhama de Murcia
Tel 968 633 51 – Tues Market
Exhibition @ Baños Archeological Museum until April 12th
Murcian born painter Juan Antono Cortez Abellán demonstrates his talents during the exhibition.
Open Tues-Sat 10am-2pm & 4.30pm-7.30pm
You will also find his displays at Casa Cultura on weekdays between 10am-2pm.
Tuesday 4th April – Free Guided Tour in English of Los Baños Thermal Baths & Museum. 11am
Saturday 22nd April – Guided Tour of Alhama Centre in English. 3€ (2€ under 12’s) 11am.
Book at Tourist Information Centre
Sport and Leisure organised by the Town Hall
Complejo Deportivo Guadalentín (althletics, gymnasium, football pitch, 7-a-side pitch, sauna, summer pool)
Weekdays: 8.15am-2.45pm and 3.30pm-11.30pm
Telephone and bookings 659 682359
Polideportivo El Praíco (frontón, tennis, paddle tennis, multi-sports facilities)
Weekdays: 9.15am-1.45pm and 4pm-11pm. Telephone and bookings 609 319 670
Pabellón Sierra Espuña (multi-sports facilities)
Telephone and bookings 968 633 243
Pabellón Adolfo Suárez (multi-sports, rock climbing, tatami, sauna)
Weekdays 8.30am-2.30pm and 4.30pm-11pm
Telephone and bookings 968 639 757, ext 5
Indoor Swimming Pool
Telephone 968 639 757 ext 1
There are some fabulous walks in the Sierra Espuña National Park.
Go tohttp://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.
Wednesday 19th April – Hawaiian Fiesta @ Casa Cultura Las Palas 5.30pm
Saturday 22nd April & Monday 1st May – Taller Ceramica Anti-Stress @ Museo Fuente Alamo 10.30am-1.30pm
Every Wednesday – Hacienda del Alamo Women’s Association Coffee Morning @ The Club House 10am-12pm
Tel 968 594 426 – Sat Market
III Pet Carnival
On Saturday 5th February a fun contest was held by the Department of Animal Welfare in collaboration with APROAMA (Mazarrón Animal Protection Association for pets and owners). Prizes were awarded for ‘Most Original Costume’, ‘Most Elaborate Costume’ and ‘Best Owner and Pet Costume’.
Owners and pets enjoyed a fun morning in elaborate canine costumes. The pets were paraded in front of a jury who determined the winners.
Saturday 1st April – Drums and Cornets in Plaza del Convento 6.30pm
Sunday 2nd April – Palm Procession @ Isla Plana 11am
Sunday 2nd April – Blessing Of The Palms followed by the Procession of Palms from Santuario de la Purisima, Mazarrón 11.15am
Sunday 2nd April – Blessing Of The Palms followed by the Procession of Palms from the Church of San Isidro, Pto de Mazarrón, 12pm
Thursday 6th April – Procesíon del Prendimiento 9pm from Santuario de la Purisima, Mazarrón
Friday 7th April – Via Crucis, a silent procession 6.30am from Plaza del Convento, Mazarrón
Friday 7th April – Procesíon del Santo Entierro, a somber procession from Plaza del Convento, Mazarrón & Pto de Mazarrón 8pm
Sunday 9th April – Procesíon del Resucitado from Plaza del Convento, Mazarrón 11.15am
Further events in April
Sunday 23rd April – Kynkarace Obstacle Test
This is the first time this obstacle course will take place in the natural environment of Bolnuevo Erosions, testing physical and mental strength, balance, dexterity and resistance. There will be two tests; one with an 8km route and another of 500mtr for the little ones.
Registration is limited at www.dorsal21.com
Free Guided Tours in Mazarrón area and free Guided Walks.
Check for more details at the Tourist Office
Call 968 594 426 to book.
Tel 968 418 153 – Wed Market/Fri in El Pareton
Easter in Totana
Sunday 2nd April – Blessing of The Palms Procession from Plaza de la Constitución and another from Ermita de San Roque 10.45am.
Monday 3rd April – Musical Concert in the Church of Santiago El Mayor with the Penitential Procession 9pm from the Convento de las Tres Avemarías
Tuesday 4th April – Procession leaving Plaza de la Constitución 10pm
Wednesday 5th April – Silent Procession 10pm from Plaza de la Constitucíon
Thursday 6th – Procession of The Last Supper 9pm from Plaza de la Constitucíon
Friday 7th April – 2 Processions 10.30am & 9pm from Plaza de la Constitucion.
Sunday 9th April – 2 processions 11am from Plaza de la Constitucíon and Glorieta del Convento. Both processions meet at 12pm in Plaza de la Constitución for a joint procession.
Further events during April
1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th April & 5th, 6th May – Youth Workshops for 12-17 yrs. Play ping-pong or badminton, sing karaoke or dance, play cards or a board games, have a snack or dinner, but above all, have a good time in an ideal space to share and interact.
At Espacio Joven Munuera y Abadía. 7pm-12am
Saturday 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th April & 6th May – Visit Al Museo De La Torre De Santiago 2€ adults (children free) 10am-11.30am
Every Saturday until July.
(Minimum 10 persons/máximum 20)
Saturdays & Sundays in April – Guided Visit to La Bastida 3.40€ (2.50€ disc)10am/12pm. Book at Tourist Office.
Saturdays in April – Guided Visit Museum of The Tower of Santiago
The first level hosts the chapter house that refers to the lands of Totana; 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. The fourth level cannot be visited as it contains the current clock. The last level is the bell tower, where the second oldest bell of the Diocese is located, dating from 1470. 10am