Vinotería Los Chilines, a wide range of local D.O. wines and associated products in Jumilla
The perfect place to buy your favourite Jumilla wines and olive oils The Vinotería Los Chilines is the only specialist wine merchant shop affiliated to the Jumilla wine route, and is located on Avenida Levante in the centre of the town, no more than a minute’s walk from the tourist office. As well as the D.O. Jumilla wines produced at the Bodegas affiliated to the Wine Route, the shop also offers a selection of olive oils, bag in box..

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Annual fiestas in the municipality of Jumilla
The main Jumilla fiestas are at Easter and in August but numerous others are held throughout the year In terms of its annual fiestas the town of Jumilla is renowned for its historic Semana Santa traditions, which are among the oldest in the Region of Murcia, and the celebrations during the month of August, when the start of the wine harvest coincides with the feast day of the Virgen de la Asunción (patron of the town), the national folk music..

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March 3 Guided visit to Jumilla Castle
Visit this magnificent monument in northern Murcia and learn more about the Region’s history On Sunday February 4, you can join in this guided tour to visit the castle in Jumilla. The tour is in Spanish and starts at 11.00. The meeting place is at the Puerta del Castillo, the entrance gate to the castle, and costs 2 euros per person, payable at the beginning of the tour to the tour guide. Bookings can be made online here or by contacting..

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March 10 Guided tour of Renaissance architecture in Jumilla
Visit the 16th-century Renaissance palace in the Plaza de Arriba of Jumilla This guided walk in Jumilla concentrates on some of the main buildings in the charming old town which date from the Renaissance period, including the 16th-century Renaissance palace which has only recently been opened to the public as an exhibition venue.  Registration for the tour costs just 2 euros and is available online here - the cost is to be paid at the start..

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The historic cemetery of Jumilla
The 19th century mausoleums and pantheons contain a compendium of architectural styles The main cemetery of Jumilla is not only a last resting place for the deceased, but also, as is so often the case in Spain, a site which provides insights into the history and artistic heritage of the town as well as the values and beliefs of the 19th and 20th centuries. The current burial ground was inaugurated in 1875, although prior to that burials..

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How to book and navigate the Jumilla Wine Route (Ruta del Vino)
Practical information to help enjoy a visit to Jumilla The wine installations and attractions of the Ruta del Vino in the municipality of Jumilla can be enjoyed and visited in a number of ways, either by individuals or by groups of any size, and are an ideal way of getting to know not only the best-known product of the area but also the town’s history, traditions, monuments, people and gastronomy. There are 15 “bodegas” (or wineries..

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Jumilla promotional video January 2020
For full information in English about the Jumilla municipality go to www.jumillatoday.com

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Jumilla Tourist Office
Oficina de Turismo de Jumilla The tourist office in Jumilla is centrally located with parking alongside the office and holds a wide range of information about visiting the municipality and its wine bodegas, together with maps. Address: Plaza del Rollo, 1, 30520 Jumilla Telephone: 968 780237 / 663 300779 email: oficinaturismo@jumilla.org For more information about visiting Jumilla, including what's on, local news and all of the..

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March 16 Guided tour of the Convento de Santa Ana just outside Jumilla
A rare chance to visit the mountain monastery overlooking the Jumilla countryside The Convento de Santa Ana del Monte stands high up in the mountains to the south of Jumilla, affording excellent views out over the town and further, and is a popular destination among walkers, cyclists and picnickers, but it is also home to important works of art which are not always on view to the general public. The building is still in use as a church, with..

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The Callejón del Fiscal in Jumilla
The oldest street in Jumilla dates back to the time of Moorish rule in the Early Middle Ages The oldest remaining street in the town of Jumilla dates back to the 12th and 13th centuries, as was confirmed by archaeological excavations in 1990. At that point in history, at least until 1243, Jumilla and the rest of what is now the Region of Murcia were still under the control of the Moors, and the excavations show that the street originally continued..

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The Casa del Artesano in Jumilla
A restored 16th century residence is home to the craftsmen and women of Jumilla The Casa del Artesano or arts and crafts centre of Jumilla is housed in the Casa Honda, a Renaissance building which dates from the first 30 years of the 16th century, consisting of two floors and with a distribution of living spaces which follows the model of Roman villas. The living areas are distributed around a central patio which boasts a water feature..

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March 17 Guided walking tour of the fossil footprints of Hoya de la Sima, Jumilla
A rewarding hike in the mountains of Sierra de la Pedrera in the north-west of Jumilla One of the guided tours being held in Jumilla during March 2024 is a visit to the fossilized footprints of prehistoric animals which can be seen in the countryside of Hoya de la Sima. The footprints date from the Late Miocene, between 5 and 11 million years ago, and are in the mountains known as the Sierra de la Pedrera in the north-west of the large municipality..

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Museo del Vino de Jumilla, the Jumilla Wine Museum
Exhibits illustrating the 5,000-year-old history of wine making in Jumilla In May 2022 the long-awaited official opening of the Wine Museum in the town of Jumilla took place, culminating a project which took over 10 years to complete at a total cost of around 1.5 million euros. The aim of the new museum is to provide a further boost to tourism in and around Jumilla, providing an additional attraction to those already visiting the numerous..

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The Jerónimo Molina Ethnography and Natural Science museum in Jumilla
A tribute to the traditions of Jumilla and the world’s finest dinosaur footprint catalogue Housed in one of the majestic stately residences in the centre of Jumilla, next to the park known as the Plaza de la Constitución or the “Jardín de las Ranas”, are the Natural Sciences and Ethnography sections of the municipal museum, including very complete collections related to entomology, esparto grass, mineralogy, earthenware and pharmacy..

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