The comarca Campo de Cartagena with a past full of history
Situation: The comarca Campo de Cartagena is located in the province of Murcia, in particular in the South of the autonomous community. Since the time of the Roman Empire the area was recognized for its strategic value and its lands to be known for its large production of esparto.
Municipalities: It is composed of about ten municipalities, notably its capital Cartagena. Virtually the entire economy of the citizens of the region is focused on tourism and the agricultural sector.
What to see? The city of Cartagena will find a large number of monuments and Roman areas which are protected by its high value. You can also go to the monastery of San Ginés de la Jara, windmills or coastal watchtowers.
What to eat? The gastronomy is intimately linked to the agricultural production of the region of dry land and the Mediterranean fishing areas. Tocinillos of heaven or typical drinks like liquor "reproductions".
Where to stay? You can stay at any of the hotels on the coast where there are all kinds of establishments. In the list of accommodation they have apartments, cottages and campsites.
How to reach? Numerous roads connecting the region of Campo de Cartagena with other areas are the best way to access. The train, public buses and the airport of Murcia complete transportation options.
Summer year-round in Costa Cálida
If you are tired of the gray days, the rain and the cold, the Costa Cálida is your ideal place. This part of the Spanish Mediterranean coast, which is located in the province of Murcia has a microclimate that has the quality of having a temperature high and little rainfall throughout the year. This higher temperature comes by being situated on the Gulf of Mazarrón.
The characteristics of its climate have made it a part of the coast relatively dry and with about 250 kilometres of coast with many beaches options. Its landscape is rife with oleander and wild Palm strongly reminiscent his past as sailors area since this area left many expeditions in search of the Americas.
Its main city is Cartagena which boasts a rich history littered with differents civilizations that lived in it. The city was founded in 227 BC and had its climax during the Roman period when was the capital of one of the provinces of the Empire.
Not only history lives the Costa Cálida. Has a spacious options hoteleres by different municipalities, making it very attractive to visitors who want to enjoy the good weather, long days on the beach and food.
In the part more southernmost of the Costa Cálida is Mar Menor, Europe's largest salt water lagoon where. This large lake is separated from the Mediterranean Sea by a strip of sand of 22 km., called La Manga of the Mar Menor.
One of the biggest "gardens" of Europe and a photo of tourists in the province of Murcia
Situation: The province of Murcia is located in the southeast of the Iberian peninsula, the northernmost borders Valencia and South Andalusia, while inside it delimits the community of Castilla-La Mancha. It is the heir of the ancient Kingdom of Murcia region, which also had the province of Albacete.
Municipalities: The region is composed of 45 municipalities of which highlights its capital Murcia in terms of number of population and economic activity. The region is one of the largest producers of fruit and vegetables exported to Europe, in addition to being a place to which many tourists arrive.
What to see? It has a variety of options to complete the agenda of your holidays in the province of Murcia. For example in the region it has 72 art collections of which many of them are of great quality. On the coast you can enjoy a holiday of Sun and beach
What to eat? The cuisine of Murcia is influenced by the communities of its environment such as la Mancha, Valencia or Granada. Dishes based on their maritime culture, recipes cooked with rice and some preparations based on salt, and the tuna.
Where to stay? You won't have any problem to find a place to stay especially in the tourist areas. Inside houses and country houses you have at your disposal.
How to reach? To reach the province of Murcia has several possibilities. By plane, you have the option of the airport of the capital, while in train has many connections between their peoples.
Murcia, Sun and beach tourism
Location: The autonomous community of Murcia is located to the southeast of the Iberian peninsula, right on the Mediterranean coast. It borders other communities such as Valencia, Andalusia and Castilla La Mancha.
Municipalities: It has 45 municipalities. The main two are the capital, Murcia, and Cartagena, the second largest city by number of inhabitants and by activity. Its strong points are the beaches and its good weather throughout the year.
What to see? Enjoy Murcia's good, warm temperatures throughout the year and the warm Mediterranean Sea. It also has a very rich culture since many civilizations such as the Romans and the Carthaginians chose the region as a center of activity.
What to eat? Murcia's gastronomy is influenced by their vegetable production and the influence of other regions such as Andalusia or Valencia. Their main dishes made with rice and fish.
Where to stay? Many tourists find their way here and there are a lot of options, including hotels and apartments on the coast.
How to get there? The main access road is through the highways and freeways that connect Murcia with other parts of the Iberian peninsula. You can also arrive by boat or by train. There is a good bus service.