Inland destinations to get away from it all and enjoy a “real” Christmas in the Costa Cálida! It goes without saying that the towns and cities of the Costa Cálida are full of hustle and bustle over the Christmas season..
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..
The “Grabados Antiguos” exhibition can be visited at the local ethnographic museum in Jumilla An exhibition has opened at the Museo de Etnografía y Ciencias de la Naturaleza in Jumilla of old engravings from local collections..
Jumilla offers a cultural day out in the spectacular countryside of north-west Murcia One of the events being held in Jumilla to commemorate World Tourism Day 2023 is a chance to sample the locally produced D.O. Jumilla wines..
125 paintings are included in the Andar Para Pintarlo exhibition at the wine museum in Jumilla As Caravaca de la Cruz prepares for the influx of tourists, hikers and pilgrims making their way to the city in 2024 to commemorate..
Bespoke tours, organic wines and olive oils as part of the Ruta del Vino in Jumilla Bodegas Pío del Ramo is among various of the wineries forming part of the Jumilla wine route whose vineyards and wineries are actually..
The largest winery in Jumilla offers a wide range of tours and activities on the outskirts of the town Affiliated to the Jumilla Wine Route, Bodegas San Isidro, more commonly known these days as BSI, is the largest winery..
This little gem is a traditional and characterful bodega offering lunches within the bodega setting Bodegas Nido del Cuco was founded as Viña Campanero in 2002 with the intention of producing quality Denomination of Origin..
Bodegas Carchelo is 10 kilometres from Jumilla at the foot of the Sierra del Carche Bodegas Carchelo is one of the more picturesque wineries which can be visited in Jumilla and is located at the foot of the Sierra del..
Tradition meets modernity at a family-run winery in Jumilla Bodegas Viña Elena is the southernmost winery on the Jumilla wine route, and is a family-run concern which was founded in 1948 by Francisco Pacheco, the late grandfather..
The oldest commercial winery in the D.O Jumilla Bodegas Alceño is the oldest commercial winery in the Jumilla Denomination of Origin area, having been founded in 1870, and some of the buildings it occupies in the north..
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..
An idyllic rural winery in Jumilla The Xenysel winery in the north-east of the municipality of Jumilla is a reminder that despite the fact that the Monastrell grape is predominant in this part of Spain, there is still room..
Producing around 4 million bottles a year, Bodegas Luzón in Jumilla offers a range of award winning wines Bodegas Luzón is one of the longest established of the many wine producers in the municipality of Jumilla, in the..
The castle of Jumilla is renovated to its original condition when it was built in 1461 Despite having undergone extensive renovation in recent years the castle of Jumilla is, in many ways, everything one might expect of..
One of the pioneering wineries which led to Jumilla wine receiving Denomination of Origin status Bodegas Bleda is one of the longest established wineries in the Jumilla Denomination of Origin area, and is named after Antonio..
The building is also home to the municipal archive and the public library The Casa Municipal de Cultura “José Yagüe” in Jumilla opened in 1984 and is named after the first democratically elected Mayor of the town..
The Town Hall building in the centre of Jumilla was a hospital in the 16th century The building which is home to the Town Hall of Jumilla (the Ayuntamiento) was built between 1580 and 1583 to serve as the Hospital “Sancti..
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..
A palatial 16th century residence which is currently being restored The Casa Pérez de los Cobos in Jumilla is a palatial residence dating from the 16th century which stands on Calle del Rico (appropriately, the “street..
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..
The building dates from the latter part of the Roman occupation of Spain One of the most historically interesting buildings in Jumilla is in fact one of the least impressive in architectural terms, and stands in Calle..
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..
An impressive collection of items from found at various prehistoric sites in Jumilla This important archaeological museum was founded on the suggestion of the man after whom it is named, Jerónimo Molina García, who in the..
Panoramic views and a wealth of artistic heritage in the mountains south of Jumilla This monument is variously known as the Monastery, Sanctuary or Convent of Santa Ana del Monte, and stands high up in the mountains to the..
Dramatic scenery above the vineyards and salt mines of south-eastern Jumilla The regional park of Sierra del Carche occupies an area of 5,942 hectares, and includes the Cabezo de la Rosa – a saline diapir of great geological..
The figure of the Virgen de la Asunción, the patron of Jumilla, is kept in this 16th century church This relatively small church, which was built in approximately 1570, was for a long time considered the last place of..
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..
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..
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 Constituci..
Prehistoric rock art and spectacular scenery in the mountains of Sierra de la Cingla The main walking routes in the mountains of Sierra de la Cingla, the ridge which runs along the northern side of the N-344 road between..
Caves with a story to tell and other sights which illustrate history and pre-history The Sierra de la Pedrera may reach no higher than 765 metres above sea level, but the area is covered in esparto glass and aromatic plants..
A small 17th-century church in the Plaza de Arriba in Jumilla The small church of San José stands at the north-eastern corner of the Plaza de Arriba in Jumilla the square in the older quarter of the town which is also..
The Silvano García winery is in the town centre of Jumilla and is open for wine sales and visits The Silvano García winery is one of numerous featured on the Jumilla Wine Route, and is one of the most easily accessed as..
27 double rooms in a 2-star hotel close to the town centre of Jumilla There are 27 double rooms in this 2-star hotel in the east of the town of Jumilla, which also offers a café/ restaurant, free internet, private parking..
The museum is devoted mainly to the works of local artist Jesús Lozano Saorín This museum, which opened late in 2017, was created to display work not only by local artist Jesús Lozano Saorín, who was born in Jumilla..
A small church converted into a Murciano baroque temple The Iglesia del Salvador is one of the largest churches in Jumilla, but despite its size it is hard to appreciate it from the outside, as it is located in the old..
Spectacular scenery, prehistoric archaeology, the monastery of Santa Ana and thick pine woods in the mountains outside Jumilla The mountains of Sierra de Santa Ana are just 6 kilometres south of the town of Jumilla, and..
The Jumilla Easter celebrations date back at least 600 years and are among the oldest in Murcia With a history which dates back over six hundred years the Easter celebrations in Jumilla are among the oldest in Spain..
46 kilometres of the old drovers’ road run through the municipality of Jumilla The “Cañadas Reales” are the long-distance transhumance farming paths, or drovers’ roads which were traditionally used to drive livestock..
Two legends involving men named Bernardo in the municipality of Jumilla As Midsummer Day and the celebrations of San Juan (23rd June) approach, old legends are revived throughout Spain in association with these magical..
A popular spot for a day out among locals just behind the castle hill Many visitors to the town of Jumilla in the north of the region of Murcia don’t have enough time to venture round to the “other” side of the..
A historic central plaza which has retained the same core elements for the last 500 years The “Plaza de Arriba” is without doubt one of the most important central points in the old quarter of Jumilla and has been so..
Romeria to the Monte Santa Ana in Jumilla, second Sunday in May Every year on the second Sunday in May the Romería del Cristo Amarrado takes place in Jumilla, as the figure of Christ tied to the whipping post travels..
70,000 litres of wine werepoured over and into the thousands who enjoyed this crazy event (Click here to see the full photo gallery / Haga clic aquí para ver la galería de fotos completa) Jumilla held its annual..
Where to stay and eat out during a visit to Jumilla A visit to Jumilla, and to one of the Bodegas featured on the Jumilla wine route, is not only about tasting the produce and learning about the way in which wine is made..
An English-owned retreat with swimming pool near Pinoso and the Sierra de la Pila The Olive Tree Country Guest House is a peaceful, tranquil, homely country property located in the countryside between Jumilla, Fortuna..
A small country property with swimming pool just 10 minutes’ drive from Jumilla Casa Rural Consuelo is a rural property located around 10 minutes’ drive from the town of Jumilla, in the middle of the fertile farmland..
A picturesque converted country house in the vineyards of Sierra del Carche The Casa del Labrador was built to house those working in the vineyards of the Sierra del Carche near Jumilla in approximately 1800, and has now..
49 rooms in the only 3-star hotel in the municipality of Jumilla The Monreal is a 3-star hotel in the town centre of Jumilla with a total of 49 rooms, each of which has its own en suite bathroom, air conditioning, telephone..
Accommodation for 10 in a large country property at the Finca del Olmo race circuit This is a completely independent country house located at the race circuit in Finca del Olmo in the Jumilla countryside, and contains..
A rural hotel on a large country plot which also includes the Jumilla motor racing circuit The Finca del Olmo, which is affiliated to the Wine Route of Jumilla, is a rural hotel in the south of the large municipality on..
A country house for 8 near the southern slopes of Sierra del Carche Casa Jerónimo is a 4-bedroom country house close to the southern slopes of Sierra del Carche, a 20-minute drive from the town of Jumilla, and accommodates..
Jumilla has a traditional indoor market and street market every Tuesday Shopping in markets is always a pleasurable experience in Spain, with fresh produce, butchers, fishmongers, bakery and household items always available..
The home of one of the Semana Santa brotherhoods in Jumilla The Jesús Nazareno museum in Jumilla is housed in a highly ornate building in the Plaza de Arriba, an architecturally and aesthetically pleasing square in the..
The building now housing the Semana Santa Museum was completed in 1611 The small church of San Antón was built in 1611 on the outskirts of the town, and as the growth of Jumilla is naturally limited by the dry river bed..
Early 20th century opulence in the centre of Jumilla The Modernist house which stands on Calle Cánovas del Castillo in Jumilla was built in 1911 following the design of architect Joan Alsina Arús, who also collaborated..
The former gateway out of Jumilla was used to prevent the spread of disease into the town The Arco de San Roque, also known as the Puerta de Granada, is one of the old gates into and out of Jumilla, and in the past constituted..
The tower is all that remains of the former parish church of Jumilla The church of Santa María del Arrabal was one of the oldest in Jumilla, having been built on the remains of a 12th and 13th-century Moorish burial ground..
The settlement in the Sierra de Santa Ana dates from over 2,000 years ago Coimbra del Barranco Ancho is the name given to an archaeological site in Jumilla which contains the remains of an Iberian settlement dating from the..
Bodega Casa de la Ermita is surrounded by open countryside The Bodega Casa de la Ermita is located in a picturesque setting and can be visited as part of the Jumilla wine route, with the old winery located at the foot..
A family-run bodega in the picturesque valley of El Carche Bodega Madrid Romero is the winery set up and managed in the picturesque Carche valley, just a few kilometres from the town of Jumilla, by Rosana Madrid Romero..
Extra Virgen olive oil from 500 hectares of trees in the north of Jumilla The production of olive oil is as much a part of the history, tradition and gastronomy of Jumilla as its celebrated wines, and anyone exploring..
Four generations of Juan Gil have created one of the best known wineries in Jumilla Bodegas Juan Gil, or Gil Family Estates, is one of the best known wineries in the Denomination of Origin of Jumilla, and has steadily..
Restaurants and bars in the municipality of Jumilla Visiting the bodegas of the Jumilla wine route is an attractive proposition in itself, but of course in order to appreciate the D.O. wines of the area fully a visit is..