Including: Aguilas, Garrucha, Lorca, Los Gallardos, Mojácar, Puerto Lumbreras & Vera
Check at your local Tourist Office for full details of events.
Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market
Saturday 3rd June – 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.
Sunday 11th June – 4.7km Free Marina de Cope Walking Tour on the coast of Aguilas. 9.30am from Restaurante El Pocico in La Marina de Cope.
Saturday 17th June – Free Guided Tour of Aguilas Railway’s History, narration in English. 11am.
Book at Tourist Information Centre.
Sunday 18th June – 8km Sendalhama Hiking Tour (approx 4hrs/med-low difficulty).
Discover the famous Pozos de Nieve.8am from La Cubana Park Esplanade.
Register at Tourist Office.
Saturday 8th July – Free Guided Tour of Aguilas. 7pm from Tourist Office.
Every Saturday – Antique & Collectable Market near the Railway Station. From 10am.
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
Tel678 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.
Monday Saturday 3rd, Thursday 9th & Sunday 11th June (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: 09/07/2023, 13/08/2023, 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 3rd June – 75 min Theatrical Visit Myths & Legends Of Lorca. 5pm from Plaza de España.
Saturday 24th June – Free Arts & Crafts Tour of Cento de Artesania and Casa del Artesano. 11am. Book at Tourist Office/call 968 441 914
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.
Tel 950 469 000 – Tuesday Market.
Tel 950 615 025 – Wednesday Market.
Friday 16th – Sunday 18th June – The Moors & Christians
This epic 3 days is one of fun and partying until the early hours (and beyond!)
Various events are held:
Medieval Market that fills the streets of the old town with different craft stalls.
Medieval Tournament and the grouping of the Moorish and Christian factions in their respective barracks, will parade to the rhythm of the music through the streets of the town wearing their spectacular costumes. The event starts on the Friday evening with blunderbuss firers and gathering of the troops on the edge of the ‘pueblo’, before making their way to the village. Saturday sees the battle between two sets of troops on the ‘playa’ and includes belly dancing, horsemanship, a medieval tournament and procession to the Parque Comercial to be joined by entertainers. The evening ends back in the‘pueblo’ where the party continues until the early hours. Sunday is normally back to the ‘playa’ in the afternoon followed by the spectacular procession in the ‘pueblo’ late afternoon/ early evening. At the time of going to print the programme had not been released so keep checking our FB page or blog.
Thursday 23rd June – Bonfires of San Juan on the beach.
It is a magical evening in which the whole town gathers on the beach to welcome summer. Descargador Beach is chosen for the celebration, with various activities for all audiences and the making of numerous bonfires and a large festival that the whole family can enjoy. This celebration unites everyone around the fire as a symbol of the purification of the soul at the beginning of a new cycle – out with the bad!
Saturday 1st July – Noche de Romantica (Night of Romance)
This initiative is promoted by the Association of the Most Beautiful Towns in Spain and is held simultaneously in more than 300 towns in France, Italy, Japan, Belgium, Lebanon, Russia, Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Each town is considered of special beauty for their natural and monumental heritage.
5,000 balloons decorate the village, people dress in their best clothes, restaurants have special menus and the day is filled with music with different concerts after having produced the premiere of a commemorative video of the event in all the towns at the same time that it pays tribute to the peculiarity of these beautiful municipalities. The ringing of the church bells commence at midnight followed by fireworks.
Every Thursday- Free Memory Workshop@ Centro de Usos Multiples, Mojácar Pueblo 5-6pm (Over 60’s)
Every Sunday – Rastro Market @ Centro Multiusos, Mojácar Pueblo.
Tuesdays – Cycle Ride from Mojácar Playa Tourist Info Centre 9.25am.
Wednesdays – Run/Walk/Jog Meeting from Best Indalo Hotel Mojácar Paseo 8.55am.
Thursdays – Cycle Ride from Mojácar Playa Tourist Info Centre 9.25am.
Saturdays – Run/Walk/Jog Meeting from Best Indalo Hotel Mojácar Paseo 8.55am.
Sundays – Cycle Ride from Mojácar Playa Tourist Info Centre 9.25am.
Mojácar Bowls Club
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday – 9.30am for 10am start at the Bowling Rink (behind Servigroup Marina Mar Hotel, Mojácar Playa).
TSB Golf Society Competition
Every Thursday – Call in to see Dez @ Alice’s Bar in Turre.
Tel 968 436 153 – Friday Market.
Saturdays in June (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.
Sunday 4th June – The Big Mac 8. Fundraiser for MACS. Live Entertainment across 2 stages featuring various artistes, stalls, food and more @ Hostal Rural, Turre 5€ (under 12`s free) 12.30pm-7.30pm
Dates for your Diary
Sunday 3rd September – The Ultimate Celine Dion Tribute Show @ Hostal Rural, Turre
Saturday 28th October – 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.