Eros the sniffer dog leads to 40 people facing drug-related charges in Cieza
If the letter of the law is applied those caught in possession of marijuana could be fined 10,000 euros! A special campaign last week by the Policía Local of Cieza to clamp down on the use and possession of illegal drugs in the streets of the..

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Livestock carcass feasts to be supplied to the flourishing vulture population of Murcia
The number of the scavengers in the Region has more than trebled in 13 years After a ban lasting many years livestock farmers in the Region of Murcia are now to be allowed to leave the carcasses of dead animals in the open, with certain limitations..

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Various local taxes now payable in Jumilla
The Town Hall issues a reminder that 3 per cent reductions are available on local taxes Jumilla The Town Hall of Jumilla has issued a reminder to residents and property owners in the municipality that the voluntary payment period for the local..

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September to December 2019, the Murcia Wine Bus wine tasting day trips to Jumilla, Yecla and Bullas
The tours include visits to wineries within each D.O production area together with cultural visits and refreshments The Murcia Wine Bus initiative for Autumn 2019 offers day trips to the main wine producing areas of the Region of Murcia, Yecla..

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19th September to 12th November Exhibition in Mula
Rincones by Diego Clares This exhibition featuring works by Diego Clares opens on the 19th September in Mula, north-west Murcia and is open until the 12th November. Venue: the Museo de Arte Iberico El Cigarralejo Mula Click for venue details..

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Open daily: La Ruta del Vino or Wine Route of Jumilla: visiting the wineries
15 bodegas are affiliated to the Ruta del Vino and offer a wide range of guided visits The wineries and vineyards 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..

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19th October The Murcia wine Bus visits Bullas
The tours include visits to wineries within each D.O production area together with cultural visits and refreshments The Murcia Wine Bus initiative for Autumn 2019 offers day trips to the main wine producing areas of the Region of Murcia, Yecla..

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El Tiempo Vencido, Art Exhibition in Mula by Carlos Cotes
El Tiempo Vencido by Carlos Cotes The Carlos Cotes exhibition will now open on the 20th September due to the impact of the gota fria.  This exhibition organised by the regional culture department is showing until 11 November 2019 and features..

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19th October, cheese and wine tasting at the castle of Jumilla
A medieval evening organized by the Jumilla wine route includes a guided tour of the castle The wineries and other businesses affiliated to the Jumilla wine route in the north of the Region of Murcia are holding a special event on Saturday 19th..

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Until 1st December, weekend grape harvest activities at Bodegas Luzón in Jumilla
A series of events to coincide with the annual “vendimia” in Jumilla A series of activities is being held at the Bodegas Luzón winery just outside the town of Jumilla in northern Murcia at weekends this autumn to coincide with the annual..

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Until the end of October, weekend grape harvest fun for all the family at Bodegas BSI in Jumilla
Take advantage of a special hotel offer and enjoy a weekend in the north of Murcia! A series of activities is being held at the BSI (Bodegas San Isidro) winery in Jumilla in northern Murcia at weekends this autumn to coincide with the annual grape..

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Saturday 19th October choral concert in Moratalla
Two choirs in the Teatro Trieta of Moratalla, north-west Murcia Start time 20:00. Join the Murcia What's On and Where to Go group on Facebook to keep up to date with all the latest events taking place near you: https://www.facebook.com/..

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20th October 2019 FREE guided tour of historical Caravaca de la Cruz
Caravaca de la Cruz, guided visit of historical quarter Route date: 20th October 2019 Route name: Patrimonio Nobiliario CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ. Caravaca de la Cruz is one of only 5 Holy Cities in the world, due to the presence of part of the..

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Sunday 20th October; Free guided tour of Jumilla cemetery
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..

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25th to 27th October Cieza Mediaeval Market
A large Mediaeval market across the weekend Grand mediaeval market: This opens on the evening of Friday 25th October at 19.30, with lots of stalls, areas for children to enjoy, animal petting area, pony rides etc, as well as musicians wandering..

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25th October to 4th November:Mula spooky Halloween activities
Lots of spooky activity in this north-west Murcian hilltop town Most of these activities are aimed at a youth audience and all dialogue is in Spanish. Contact Mula tourist office for details of events. 31st October from 21:30 to 02:00: A cut price..

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Saturday 26th October ENGLISH guided tour of central Yecla with tasting of Libricos
This route focuses on the Baroque heritage of Yecla Route name: FREE GUIDED VISIT: WALKING TOUR THROUGH THE HEART OF THE CITY, TASTING THE TYPICAL SWEET OF YECLA Discover  the history of Yecla, the most northernmost municipality in the Region..

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26th October Cehegín: Free guided tour of Mediaeval Cehegín
Cehegín is a hilltop town in the north-west of the Murcia Region The distinctive silhouette of the old quarter of Cehegín is full of towers and spikes, reflecting the monnumental nature of the old quarter of this north-westerly hilltop town...

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Sunday 27th October; Free guided tour of Jumilla cemetery
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..

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2nd November Guided wine tour as the Murcia wine Bus visits Yecla
The tours include visits to wineries within each D.O production area together with cultural visits and refreshments The Murcia Wine Bus initiative for Autumn 2019 offers day trips to the main wine producing areas of the Region of Murcia, Yecla..

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Saturday 9th November Free route to discover Molina de Segura through play
ROUTE NAME: DESCUBRE MOLINA JUGANDO Participants in this free guided route will follow a route through the town of Molina de Segura, carrying out fun activities to help them learn about the history of the town as they go. The route begins in..

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Sunday 10th November Jumilla Free guided tour of Archaeological Museum and old quarter
Jumilla also offers many wine-producing bodegas which can be visited on the same day Route name: CASCO ANTIGUO DE JUMILLA +MUSEO ARQUEOLÓGICO Language: Spanish (see feed below for dates of other English and Spanish language tours) This..

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16th November, the Murcia Wine Bus visits the Ruta del Vino in Bullas
The tour includes visits to wineries and other places of local interest in and around Bullas The Murcia Wine Bus initiative for autumn 2019 offers day trips to the main wine producing areas of the Region of Murcia - Yecla, Bullas and Jumilla -..

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Sunday 17th November guided visit of Monte Arabi prehistoric rock art and bodega in Yecla
See the important prehistoric rock art of the Monte Arabí and sample the local wines Route name: PINTURAS RUPESTRES MONTE ARABÍ + BODEGA RUTA DEL VINO DE YECLA This guided route visits the Monte Arabí, a site protected as being of cultural..

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17th November 2019 FREE guided tour of historical Caravaca de la Cruz
Caravaca de la Cruz, guided visit of historical quarter Route date: 17th November 2019 Route name: Patrimonio Nobiliario CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ. Caravaca de la Cruz is one of only 5 Holy Cities in the world, due to the presence of part of the..

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Sunday 17th November Jumilla: ENGLISH LANGUAGE castle tour
Afterwards there’s time for a visit to one of the Bodegas for which Jumilla is so famous The English language tour departs at 10:15 from the Tourist Information Office. Please note that no transpòrt is provided, so a vehicle is required. Cost..

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24th November Cehegín; Guided tour of Visigoth Begastri and wine school
Begastri was a major Visigoth settlement in north-west Murcia The important archaeological site of Begastri, 3 kilometres from Cehegín, is offering a Spanish language tour of the remains of the hilltop fortress town followed by a visit to the..

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Sunday 24th November Jumilla castle tour (Spanish)
Afterwards there’s time for a visit to one of the Bodegas for which Jumilla is so famous There are two Spanish language tours at 10.15 and 11.30.Cost 2.10 euros including Vat. Visit the Mediaeval castle in Jumilla after its recent restoration..

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Sunday Decenber 1st FREE ENGLISH language guided tour of Jumilla old town and Archaeological Museum
Jumilla also offers many wine-producing bodegas which can be visited on the same day Route name: OLD TOWN OF JUMILLA +ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM Language: English (see feed below for dates of other English and Spanish language tours) This FREE..

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7th December Free guided visit: Yecla on the day of the bajada of the Virgen de la Purísima
Experience Yecla on this important day of fiestas The patron saint’s fiestas in Yecla, which take place every year starting on 5th December, are the continuation of a tradition which began almost 400 years ago, with the rituals and ceremonies..

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7th December, the Murcia Wine Bus visits the Ruta del Vino in Jumilla
The tour includes visits to wineries and other places of local interest in and around Bullas The Murcia Wine Bus initiative for autumn 2019 offers day trips to the main wine producing areas of the Region of Murcia - Yecla, Bullas and Jumilla -..

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Sunday 8th December Jumilla Free guided tour of Archaeological Museum and old quarter
Jumilla also offers many wine-producing bodegas which can be visited on the same day Route name: CASCO ANTIGUO DE JUMILLA +MUSEO ARQUEOLÓGICO Language: Spanish (see feed below for dates of other English and Spanish language tours) This..

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Sunday 15th December Jumilla castle tour (Spanish)
Afterwards there’s time for a visit to one of the Bodegas for which Jumilla is so famous There are two Spanish language tours at 10.15 and 11.30.Cost 2.10 euros including Vat. Visit the Mediaeval castle in Jumilla after its recent restoration..

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15th December 2019 FREE guided tour of historical Caravaca de la Cruz
Caravaca de la Cruz, guided visit of historical quarter Route date: 15th December 2019 Route name: Patrimonio Nobiliario CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ. Caravaca de la Cruz is one of only 5 Holy Cities in the world, due to the presence of part of the..

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20th to 23rd December Yecla Christmas Market
The northernmost municipality in the Murcia Region prepares for Christmas Although Christmas is less of an event than Three Kings in Spain, it is still a time for celebration and each year Yecla, the northernmost municipality in the Murcia Region..

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21st December; Free guided tour to discover the baroque palaces of Cehegín
This north-westerly town is crammed with palatial homes The town of Cehegín still retains a significant number of the palatial houses formerly owned by the wealthy nobles who controlled the land surrounding the town and this tour visits several..

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 Sunday 22nd December Yecla: free guided pre-Christmas tour
Experience the northern-most municipality of the region of Murcia as it prepares for the festive season This evening tour visits some of the belenes (nativity scenes) of the town and offers a pre-Christmas experience enjoying the festive atmosphere..

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 Saturday 28th December Yecla: free guided festive season tour
Experience the northern-most municipality of the region of Murcia as it enjoys the festive season This evening tour visits some of the belenes (nativity scenes) of the town and offers a seasonal experience enjoying the festive atmosphere, decorations..

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5th September to 27th October Exhibition in Cehegín
La Visita by Francisco Fernández Ruiz This is an itinerant exhibition organised by the regional culture department and is travelling around the region until late spring 2020 and features works by Francisco Fernández Ruiz. This exhibition..

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Weekly street market in Cehegín
Wednesday is market day in Cehegín: fresh fruit and veg and a range of other goods For many expats and visitors, one of the great joys of shopping in Spain is the opportunity to buy fresh products and bargain clothes in the weekly local markets..

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Weekly street market in Mula
Saturday is market day in Mula: fresh fruit and veg and a range of other goods For many expats and visitors, one of the great joys of shopping in Spain is the opportunity to buy fresh products and bargain clothes in the weekly local markets, which..

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Weekly street market in Calasparra
Friday is market day in Calasparra: fresh fruit and veg and a range of other goods For many expats and visitors, one of the great joys of shopping in Spain is the opportunity to buy fresh products and bargain clothes in the weekly local markets..

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Santuario Virgen de la Esperanza, Calasparra
Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Esperanza, Calasparra One of the most beautiful sanctuaries in the Region of Murcia is that of the Virgen de la Esperanza in Calasparra. This little sanctuary is cut into the rock face of a sheer cliff, overlooking..

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