Ecoparque waste disposal unit in Alhama de Murcia
The park is located on the motorway leading to Condado de Alhama and Fuente Álamo The municipal Ecoparque, or waste disposal site, of Alhama de Murcia is located on the RM-2 motorway leading towards..

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The Fajardos, Marqueses de Los Vélez and overlords of Alhama de Murcia for centuries
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..

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The mountains and regional park of Sierra Espuña in Alhama de Murcia
The Sierra is often known as the "green lung" of the Region of Murcia  The mountains of Sierra Espuña are a pine clad haven of cool in the summer and a glorious place to enjoy a walk..

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Ricardo Codorníu visitors centre, Sierra Espuña
The Centro de Visitantes Ricardo Codorníu is a central information point for visitors to Sierra Espuña It can almost be said that the regional park of Sierra Espuña, which lies in the municipalities..

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Pozos de nieve, the snow wells of Sierra Espuña
An interesting walk for the whole family in the mountains of Sierra Espuña One of the most popular walks in the regional park of the Sierra Espuña leads to the snow wells (Pozos de Nieve), which..

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Los Mayos, a fiesta of national tourist interest in Alhama de Murcia
Alhama de Murcia celebrates its annual Los Mayos festivities at the beginning of May Throughout Spain and the rest of Europe, May Day celebrates the spring and the arrival of a period of fertility..

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The annual Romería de la Candelaria in Alhama de Murcia
The Romería has been celebrated on 2nd February in Alhama for over 200 years Alhama de Murcia is one of the many towns in Spain to celebrate Candlemas and the feast day of the Virgen de la Candelaria..

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Plaza Vieja in Alhama de Murcia
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..

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Alhama de Murcia free English language guided audio tour
Alhama de Murcia, a morning out visiting the historic spa town Alhama de Murcia has enjoyed tremendous success with its free guided tours of the town throughout the last few years, as many local..

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The Jardín del Calvario in Alhama de Murcia
A church, a cross, and an occasional venue for outdoor events in Alhama In approximately 1916 a small church was built on a privately owned bare hill in the outskirts of Alhama de Murcia and a..

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Jardin El Palmeral in Alhama de Murcia
The Jardín El Palmeral is a shaded public garden in Alhama de Murcia The Jardin El Palmeral is a palm-lined shaded area used for outdoor concerts and activities in the summer and used by local..

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Jardin de Francisco Rabal in Alhama de Murcia
A shaded outdoor garden area near the centre of Alhama The Jardin de Paco Rabal is located on the intersection of Calle Uruguay and Calle Paraguay near the Instituto de Educación Secundaria les..

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Casa de la Cultura in Alhama de Murcia
An occasional cultural venue and home to various Town Hall departments in Alhama The Casa de la Cultura in Alhama de Murcia is a multi-use building which holds the offices of a number of Town..

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Nicklaus Golf Course, Condado de Alhama Resort
The 18 hole, 72 par golf course is in the Condado de Alhama resort. The Condado de Alhama Golf Resort is constructed around a green gem: the Jack Nicklaus designed Signature Golf Course. Built..

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Plaza de las Américas and Casa Amarilla, Alhama de Murcia
The Plaza de las Américas is home to the Casa Amarilla This is a shaded park and square in the centre of Alhama de Murcia which is also home to the Centro Cultural V Centenario, which was originally..

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Outlying districts of Alhama de Murcia, El Cañarico
A small village in the farmland between Alhama and the city of Murcia El Cañarico is an agricultural district in the countryside of Alhama de Murcia, and is one of three clustered cluster along..

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Outlying districts of Alhama de Murcia: El Berro
A popular village and campsite in the mountains of Sierra Espuña El Berro is a village in the foothills of Sierra Espuña, 14 kilometres north-west of Alhama de Murcia and 47 Kilometres from the..

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Outlying districts of Alhama de Murcia: La Costera
Orange and lemon groves below the mountains of Sierra de Carrascoy La Costera is one of three outlying districts in the north-east of the municipality of Alhama de Murcia which are clustered along..

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Outlying districts of Alhama de Murcia: Las Cañadas
Sparsely populated farmland in the foothills of Sierra de Carrascoy Las Cañadas is an agricultural "pedanía", or outlying district, of the municipality of Alhama de Murcia , and is..

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Outlying districts of Alhama de Murcia: Gebas
Spectacular landscapes in the foothills of Sierra Espuña and the Barrancos de Gebas The village of Gebas is in the north of the municipality of Alhama de Murcia, 10 kilometres from the town itself..

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Mirador de Gebas, the viewing point over the badlands in Alhama de Murcia
Spectacular views of a unique landscape in the foothills of Sierra Espuña The lunar landscape in Gebas is unique within the Region of Murcia, with undulating areas of cultivation and plunging..

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The Barrancos de Gebas
The lunar badlands of Gebas and the reservoir of Algeciras The lunar landscape in Gebas is unique within the Region of Murcia, with the undulating areas of cultivation and plunging chasms of..

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Mirador de la Muela viewing point and Pino Gordo in Sierra Espuña
Spectacular views over Alhama and beyond in the foothills of Sierra Espuña The mountains and regional park of Sierra Espuña are full of trails and paths which can be followed by walkers, as well..

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The tourist office of Alhama de Murcia
Oficina de Turismo, Alhama de Murcia Alhama Tourist office is located on the edge of the Plaza de la Constitución and opposite the Parque de la Cubana in the centre of the town. The easiest..

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A history of Alhama de Murcia
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..

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Fiestas in Alhama de Murcia
Alhama de Murcia, calendar of fiestas and celebrations Throughout the year Alhama de Murcia celebrates a number of fiestas, as well as enjoying a busy cultural programme of artesan markets, guided..

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Semana Santa in Alhama de Murcia
Alhama de Murcia, Semana Santa schedule of parades Semana Santa (Holy Week or Easter Week), is probably the most important week in the religious calendar within the Region of Murcia. Unlike the..

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The church of San Lázaro Obispo in Alhama de Murcia
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..

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Churches and Mass times in Alhama de Murcia
Two Catholic churches in the centre of Alhama  There are two Catholic churches offering services every day of the week throughout the year in the town centre of Alhama. Parroquia de San Lá..

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Escuela Municipal de Música Alhama de Murcia
The former municipal slaughterhouse of Alhama now houses the music school The old slaughterhouse, emblematic of the town's meat industry since its construction at the start of the 20th century..

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The parish church of La Concepción in Alhama de Murcia
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 (..

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Medical centre and doctors' surgery in Alhama de Murcia
Centros de Salud in Alhama de Murcia and outlying districts The main health centre which serves the municipality of Alhama de Murcia is in the town itself, while other districts in of the municipality..

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The Los Baños archaeological museum in Alhama de Murcia
"Los Baños" Archaeological Museum The "Los Baños" archaeological museum of Archena de Murcia, which is next to the church of San Lázaro at the foot of the hill on which the..

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The castle of Alhama de Murcia
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..

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Plaza de Abastos food market in Alhama de Murcia
The public marketplace of Alhama de Murcia The main covered food market of Alhama de Murcia was built in 1928 following the design of architect Pedro Cerdán, who was born in Torre Pacheco. He..

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Weekly market and indoor food market in Alhama de Murcia
The weekly market in Alhama de Murcia is held on Tuesdays Alhama holds its weekly street market on Tuesday mornings in Avenida Juan Carlos I, where traders are usually setting up at 8.00 and the..

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The Jardín de los Patos public square in Alhama de Murcia
Jardín de los Patos means "garden of the ducks" The Jardin de los Patos, the garden of the ducks, contains an appropriate sculpture in situ, and was formerly the site of the weekly market..

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The Pósito municipal grain store in Alhama de Murcia
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..

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Casa de la Tercia, Alhama de Murcia
The former tithe collection building was one of the most important in Alhama de Murcia The Casa de la Tercia is the grain store built by the Marquises de los Vélez in the 18th century, the coat..

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Centro Cultural V Centenario, Alhama de Murcia
The Casa Amarilla exhibition venue in Plaza de las Américas At the beginning of the 20th century Alhama was undergoing a period of economic boom, due to the presence of the spas and hotel. Wealthy..

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Centro Cultural Plaza Vieja in Alhama de Murcia
Exhibition gallery and public library in Alhama de Murcia Plaza Vieja, a small square at the foot of the hill on which the castle stands, was formerly the centre of social life in Alhama, and..

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Parque de la Cubana in Alhama de Murcia
A public park and open-air event venue in the centre of Alhama This site was formerly home to the shoe factory owner Lorenzo Rubio Andreo, one of the wealthiest men in the town of Alhama at the..

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Complejo Deportivo Guadalentín, sports complex in Alhama de Murcia
Alhama de Murcia sports facilities - Complejo Deportivo Guadalentín A sports facility in the outskirts of Alhama de Murcia with good range of facilities: Running track, gymnasium, artificial..

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Pabellón Municipal de Deportes Adolfo Suárez in Alhama de Murcia
The municipal sports pavilion of Alhama The municipal sports paviliion of Alhama de Murcia is next to the indoor swimming pool and fitness rooms complex, and offers a full range of classes in..

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Sports facilities and clubs in Alhama de Murcia
A wide range of sports facilities in Alhama Alhama has an impressive range of sports facilities and clubs, as well as an active sporting scene. There are public indoor and outdoor swimming pools..

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Alhama de Murcia indoor swimming pool
Public swimming pool and gym in Alhama de Murcia Alhama de Murcia indoor swimming pool and fitness gym This municipal complex in Alhama de Murcia offers a 25-metre pool, a beginners' pool..

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The Teatro Cine Velasco in Alhama de Murcia
One of the main cultural venues in Alhama de Murcia This venue in Alhama is just a few metres down the hill from the Los Baños achaeological museum and the town centre, tucked away in the corner..

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José María Párraga mural in Alhama de Murcia
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..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 30th September to 6th October What's on in Alhama de Murcia
ENGLISH language tour of the castle, Feria begins this weekend and Tuesday is market day Free audioguide in English available throughout the week Click here for all What's on in the municipality..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 1st to 13th October Alhama de Murcia Feria
Live music, fairground, and lots of activities in Alhama de Murcia There are a large number of activities taking place under the umbrella of the Alhama Feria, including the folk dancing festival..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 14th to 21st October What's On in Alhama de Murcia
FREE daily guided audiotour in English and Tuesday is market day Free audioguide in English available throughout the week Click here for all What's on in the municipality of Alhama de Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Thursday 31st October Halloween in Alhama de Murcia
Halloween Activities in Alhama: 17.30 to 19:30. Terrifying workshops in the municipal ludoteca with facepainting activity 19:00. Games, fancy dress competition and gymkana for children and adolescents..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 25th to 31st March; What's on in Alhama de Murcia
This week Alhama de Murcia continues to offer free daily ENGLISH language audiotours Free audioguide in English available throughout the week Click here for all What's on in the Alhama de Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 26th April to 5th May 2019 Los Mayos fiestas in Alhama de Murcia: full programme
The main Mayos days in Alhama de Murcia  are 4th and 5th May Alhama de Murcia celebrates its annual Los Mayos festivities at the beginning of May, combining local traditions with entertainment..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 11th and 12th May May Free guided tours of Alhama de Murcia castle: prior booking required
The castle is suitably dressed to reflect the mediaeval market in the town below As part of the post- Los Mayos Fiestas programme Alhama de Murcia is offering several free guided tours to its castle..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Sunday 19th May Alhama de Murcia Ecofair
A minimarket of ecological products Taking place in the Parque la Cubana, opposite the town hall of Alhama de Murcia, with a talk in the Centro de Mayores at 11:00. Click for further information..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Saturday 1st June Alhama de Murcia: Free guided tour of the Los Baños thermal baths and archaeological museum
The baths were used by first the Moors and then the Romans As part of its guided tours of the municipality schedule, the cultural department of Alhama de Murcia offers a free guided tour in SPANISH..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 10th to 16th June What's on in Alhama de Murcia
This week Alhama de Murcia continues to offer free daily ENGLISH language audiotours Free audioguide in English available throughout the week Click here for all What's on in the Alhama de Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Saturday 15th June Free guided walk in the Sierra Espuña regional park
Run by the Sierra Espuña information point in the Alhama de Murcia municipality Saturday 15th June, guided walk in the regional park of Sierra Espuña “Un viaje de diez millones de años” (..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 17th to 23rd June: What's on in the Alhama de Murcia municipality
This week Alhama de Murcia continues to offer free daily ENGLISH language audiotours Free audioguide in English available throughout the week Click here for all What's on in the Alhama de Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Saturday 6th July Alhama de Murcia: Free guided tour of the Los Baños thermal baths and archaeological museum
The baths were used by first the Moors and then the Romans As part of its guided tours of the municipality schedule, the cultural department of Alhama de Murcia offers a free guided tour in SPANISH..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - What's on in Alhama de Murcia 2nd to 8th September
Alhama de Murcia offers a FREE ENGLISH LANGUAGE  audiotour daily and Tuesday is market day Free audioguide in English available throughout the week Click here for all What's on in the municipality..

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