Including: Aguilas, Garrucha, Lorca, Los Gallardos, Mojácar, Puerto Lumbreras & Vera
Check your local Tourist Office for full details of events and opening hours for the Municipal Swimming Pools

It’s Turtle Nesting Season.
Remember that there are turtles swimming in the Mediterranean!! Let’s take care of sea turtle nests! If you see any nests, call 112, but in the meantime do not touch them, do not make any noise near them, do not use cameras with a flash and move out of their field of vision.

Emergency Farmacias
To see the on call emergency farmacias for Mojácar, Garrucha and Turre during August and September visit the following link –

Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market

Thursday 3rd August – Visit to the Historical Centre of Águilas – narration in Spanish. (Accessible route for people with reduced mobility)
Visit the Carnival Monument, Plaza de España, Church, Archaeological Museum, Roman Baths (subject to availability) and Carnival Museum.
Departure from Tourist Office 11am. Max 30 people.

Friday 4th August – 1½ hr Visit to the Historical Centre of Águilas
Delve into the mysteries hidden in the main museums of Águilas, with the dramatized route around the visit to the town of two prestigious mediums, Isabella and Fidel, who will visit the Archaeological Museum,
the Carnival Museum and the Paco Rabal Interpretation Centre, in which
homage will be paid to different people linked to these museums and very
dear to the Aguileños. 
Departure from the Archaeological Museum 7.30pm 

Saturday 29th August – Free Guided Tour of Aguilas Railway’s History, narration in English. 11am.
Book at Tourist Information Centre.

Every Day in August – Áquilas Tourist Train @ Áquilas from 8pm-1am (4€ for adults/3€ for children)

Every Saturday
Antique & Collectable Market near the Railway Station. From 10am.

Every Sunday
Free Guided Tour of Castle of San Juan, Aguilas 11am

Contemporáneos de Coronado Permanent Art Exhibition @ Doña Elena Auditorio Thur-Sun 7pm-10pm.

Carnival Museum @ the Francisco Rabal Cultural House.
See some of the amazing carnival costumes which are changed each year to show those from the most recent carnival festival.
Open Tues-Sat 9am-2pm & 4-9pm.

Tel 950 132 783 – Friday Market

Every Wednesday
Los Bandidos Sea Swimming Club @ Boracay Beach, Garrucha 1.15pm
Huèrcal Overa
Tel 678 798 688 – Monday Market
Tel 968 441 914 – Thursday Market

Las Ermitas Walking Path Encircling Lorca Castle
This new 9km walking route connects the entire perimeter of Lorca Castle, starting in Parque de las Mujeres, ending at the San Lázaro viewpoint. The new walkway provides a picturesque and healthy walking route with freshly planted pine and oak trees and plants such as lavender and rosemary. Stairs built with sleepers and wooden railings make it easy for walkers to see beautiful views of Lorca and the surrounding area. Parking is available at the Parque de las Mujeres, Calle Sor Matilde García.

For families with children – The old town of Lorca hides a lot of history. Get ready for a fun visit full of surprises with your family every 1st Saturday of the month at 5pm March-May and October-December; 8pm June-September. 

Sunday 13th August (5pm) – 2hr Guided Tour of Historic Lorca. The tour includes a free visit to one of the Embroidery Museums which exhibits items worn during Semana Santa processions. 2€. 11.30am.
Book on 968 441 914
Future Dates: 10/09/2023, 08/10/2023, 12/10/2023, 01/11/2023, 12/11/2023, 06/12/2023, 08/12/2023, 10/12/2023

Saturday 5th August & 2nd September – 75 min Theatrical Visit Myths & Legends of Lorca. 5pm from Plaza de España.

Lorca Castle – General entry 6€. Guided Tours available in English for 4€ on Thursdays at 10.30am (22€ to include lunch), with special packages on Sundays. Check at Tourist Office for full details.

Los Gallardos
Tel 950 469 000 – Tuesday Market

Tel 950 615 025 – Wednesday Market

Mojácar Town Hall stresses that the days for collection of larger items no longer wanted are the 2nd & 17th of each month. The items should always be left the day before collection, next to the containers and without obstructing the road or pavement.

Until Thursday 31st August – Summer School for 3-16 year olds.
Music, swimming, workshops and sports.
8am-2pm 60€.
10am-2pm 50€.
Sign up by calling 677 959 093 

Tuesday 1st August – Thursday 31st August
Swimming Courses @ Mojácar Pueblo Sports Centre with Covered Pool
Also available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10am-11am, 11am-12pm or 6.15pm- 7.15pm for 3-15yrs. 44€
Over 16’s on Tuesday and Thursdays, times to be confirmed. 33€
Sign up on 950 888 877

Friday 25th August – Monday 28th – Fiestas de San Agustin.
Saturday 2nd September – Noche de las Velas (Night of the Candles)
Los Bandidos
Set up in June 2018 with a small group running the 5k Mojácar Paseo, all ages, nationalities and speeds are welcome, whether permanent residents or holiday makers. Most sessions are followed by a post-activity coffee, cake or breakfast, depending on the time of day. Los Bandidos are collecting non-perishable food and toiletries for the Red Cross Food Bank. Follow us on 

Every Tuesday
Los Bandidos Cycle Ride from Mojácar Playa Tourist Office 9.25am
Mojácar Bowls Club Roll-Up – 9.30am for 10am start at the Bowling Rink (behind Servigroup Marina Mar Hotel, Mojácar Playa).
Every Wednesday
Los Bandidos Run/Walk/Jog Meeting from Best Indalo Hotel Mojácar Paseo 8.55am

Every Thursday
Los Bandidos Cycle Ride from Mojácar Playa Tourist Info Centre 9.25am
Mojácar Bowls Club Roll-Up – 9.30am for 10am start at the Bowling Rink (behind Servigroup Marina Mar Hotel, Mojácar Playa).
Free Memory Workshop @ Centro de Usos Multiples, Mojácar Pueblo 5-6pm (over 60’s).

Every Saturday
Los Bandidos Run/Walk/Jog Meeting from Best Indalo Hotel Mojácar Paseo 8.55am.
Mojácar Bowls Club Roll-Up – 9.30am for 10am start at the Bowling Rink (behind Servigroup Marina Mar Hotel, Mojácar Playa).

Every Sunday
Los Bandidos Cycle Ride from Mojácar Playa Tourist Info Centre 9.25am.
Rastro Market @ Centro Multiusos, Mojácar Pueblo.

Puerto Lumbreras
Tel 968 436 153 – Friday Market

Saturdays in August (check dates at Tourist Office) – 1hr Night Visit to the Cabezo de la Jara Astronomical Observatory.
Get closer to the stars with the astronomical activities that take place around the Astronomical Observatory. Prior reservation required.
Starting point: Astronomical Observatory. 7pm. (2.50€. Children under 10yrs free).

Discover the historical and patrimonial wealth of Puerto Lumbreras through Medina Nogalte visiting its cave-houses and the Nogalte Castle. From Craftsman workshop cave house, reception of Medina Nogalte. 7pm. 3€ (under 10’s free). Payment due 2 days prior to visit @ ES 12 3058 0204 15 2732000020-City Hall of Puerto Lumbreras.
Please check availability as some of the evenings are already fully booked.

Tel 950 615 025

Friday 4th August – Helping Hands The Flood Take That @ Hostal Rural, Turre 25€ inc meal, 7.30pm.
Friday 11th August – Helping Hands Comedy, Hypnotist & Full Cabaret Show @ Hostal Rural, Turre. 20€ inc meal. 7.30pm

Every Thursday
TSB Golf Society Competition – Call in to see Dez @ Alice’s Bar in Turre.

Dates for your Diary

Saturday 28th October – Helping Hands Christmas Craft & Gift Fayre @ Hostal Rural, Turre 1€ entry 11am-3pm. Book your stall now (10€) on 634 456 701

Tel 615 423 287 – Saturday Market

Artisan Market @ Avda Ciudad de Alicante (opposite Hotel Zimbali) every day until 5th September 7pm-12pm