The cosmopolitan resort of Murcia is an inland city along the River Segura. Situated in the south of Costa Blanca in Spain, it is the perfect destination for active holidaymakers or those wanting some great cultural experience.
Murcia beach holidays
On holidays to Murcia, you will always find yourself within easy reach of a beach. The area of San Javier has a good choice of beaches and the golden sands of La Mata, Cura and Locos are only 30 kilometres west of Murcia. The beach resort of Torrevieja is an ideal place to spend a day with the family with a choice of 5 blue flag beaches each with great beach amenities. If a beach holiday isn’t for you, spend the day at one of the salt water lakes around Torrevieja.
The city has excellent historical sites and fantastic architecture including the castle of Monteagudo, Cathedral de Santa Maria and Almudi Palace for a taste of culture whilst on holidays in Murcia. Hire a car and spend the day at Guardamar and Elche or stay in Murcia and take a walk along the coastline, visit a local vineyard for supplies to take back home or take a trip to the 11th century fortress, gardens and the Ramon Gaya Museum. Or if you prefer to be more adventurous on your holidays, why not try one of the many activities available such as paragliding, hiking, climbing, canoeing, horse riding or caving.
Most popular hotels in Murcia
Senator Mar Menor Golf & Spa Resort
Los Alcazares, Murcia
At a glance
- Time Zone: GMT +
- Average flight time: 2h 30m
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Enjoy the evenings in Murcia
Murcia holidays would not be complete without heading to one of the many restaurants and tavernas in the city to sample the local cuisine. Tapas and paella are the local specialities, along with a taste of sangria or one of the local wines.
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