Between July 12 and 25, excavations at Las Paleras in Alhama de Murcia continue The archaeology camps in Alhama have been running every summer since 2000 and attract students and volunteers from all over the world. The..
Ricardo Codorníu y Stárico The Sierra Espuña belongs to the Cordillera Bética range and covers an area of around 25,000 hectares including over 17,000 designated as a regional park. Following a huge reforestation program..
The dynasty ruled over Alhama from the 14th to the 19th century The names of Vélez and Fajardo are frequently seen throughout the Region of Murcia and are linked with castles, Murcia Cathedral, churches, emblematic..
The former hub of social, political and economic life in Alhama The Plaza Vieja in Alhama de Murcia was the centre of local social, political and economic life in the town from the mid-14th century until as recently as..
The connection with water runs from the Roman baths to the Tajo-Segura supply canal These days Alhama de Murcia is a prosperous medium-sized town in the south-west of the Region of Murcia, approximately half way between..
The church of San Lázaro Obispo Alhama de Murcia, hours of service The church of San Lázaro Obispo is built on the remains of an ancient Christian church, which in turn was possibly built over the old mosque, a logical..
The current church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception dates from the 18th century Murcia was one of the first parts of Spain where devotion to the Virgen de la Inmaculada Concepción (Our Lady of the Immaculate..
The fortress of Alhama was built by the Moors and later occupied by Christian feudal lords During its history the Region of Murcia has been occupied by a series of cultures which define both its character and the people..
Pósito Municipal, Alhama de Murcia El Pósito Municipal or municipal grain store of Alhama de Murcia is a large 18th-century building which was restored in 2006 and was used to house cereal crops and regulate the trading..
The former tithe collection building was one of the most important structures in Alhama de Murcia Click to read a full background history of the Alhama de Murcia municipality. The Casa de la Tercia is the former grain..
Work by one of the best-known Murcia artists of the 20th century José María Párraga Luna (May 20th 1937-13th April 1997) José María Parraga was born in the Cartagena district of Alumbres and moved to Alquerias..