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Santuario de Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza - Calasparra (Murcia, España)

Entertainment during the Beach Season

The beach season in the coastal area of Murcia lasts from May to October. If you come here during this period of the year you will get the opportunity to study in one of 30 specialized schools and centers. They are located on the beaches. For example, this is Las Salinas. You can rent the necessary equipment and go diving, snorkeling, yachting, sailing, and canoeing. If you want to ride a jet ski or surf the waves on a kite or a board with a sail you should visit the sandy beaches of the Mar Menor lagoon. It is separated from the Mediterranean Sea by a narrow sandbar called La Manga.
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Go Rock Climbing and Rafting in the Surrounding Area of Murcia

There is a stone wall of Paredes de Leiva in the vicinity of Murcia. Its length is 1.5 kilometers and its height is 80 meters. It is a great place to go rock climbing. You will choose a route with the appropriate level of difficulty. You will also have the opportunity to contact the employees of Abaran Kayak. They will organize rafting on the Segura mountain river by boat, kayak, or canoe, accompanied by a professional instructor. The length of the route is 14 kilometers. The difficulty level of the rafting is average. Therefore, you do not need to have special physical training.

Climb to the Lower Terrace of de Monteagudo Castle

The dilapidated castle de Monteagudo is located on a rock 149 meters high, 6 kilometers north of Murcia. It is surmounted by a statue of Corazon de Jesus. It was built in the form of 2-level terraces with low towers united by a wall of the 19th century. You may be interested in visiting this historical monument. You can follow the path that leads up the southern slope of the rock and turns into a staircase to get to the lower level of the castle. You can enjoy a wonderful view of the city, the neighboring mountains, and plains from the lower part of the ruins of de Monteagudo. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Take Panoramic Photos while Standing on the Observation Deck of the Lighthouse

The Faro Cabo de Palos lighthouse is located on a promontory located in the southern part of the Mar Menor lagoon. It has been operating since 1865. The lighthouse has a square shape and a height of 81 meters above the ground. It was built from the stones of the watchtower in 1862. The tower stood on this site in the 16th century. It protected the local population from Barbary pirates. You can walk to it along an asphalt serpentine or up a steep staircase. You can enjoy the beautiful landscape of the La Manga sandbar and the Mediterranean Sea, as well as take panoramic photos standing on the observation deck of the Faro Cabo de Palos.

Active Leisure and Viewing Areas in the Sierra Espuna Nature Reserve

Если Вы предпочитаете активный отдых на лоне природы, то можете побывать в заповеднике Sierra Espuna. В его центральной части работает туристический центр «Ricardo Codorníu», где можно увидеть краеведческую экспозицию и заказать пешеходную экскурсию. На самой территории заповедника Вы получите возможность заняться альпинизмом в горах Paredes de Leyva, покататься на горном велосипеде, совершить полет на параплане и побывать на нескольких смотровых площадках.
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Основной площадкой является Collado Bermejo, ее высота составляет 1201 метр. Стоя на ней, можно любоваться скалистым пейзажем и ландшафтом Barrancos de Gebas, где много оврагов, каньонов и ущелий. С обзорной площадки Collado Mangueta Вы сможете посмотреть на ледохранилища, Мурсию и Картахену, а с Collado Pilón, находящейся на высоте 1065 метров, видна юго-западная часть Sierra Espuna.
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Зоопарк и аквапарк Terra Natura

If you prefer outdoor activities you can visit the Sierra Espuna Nature Reserve. The tourist center "Ricardo Codorníu" operates in its central part. You can see the local history exhibition and book a walking tour there. You will have the opportunity to go mountain climbing in the Paredes de Leyva Mountains, ride a mountain bike, take a paraglider flight, and visit several viewing platforms on the territory of the reserve.
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The main site is Collado Bermejo. Its height is 1201 meters. You can admire the rocky landscape and the landscape of the Barrancos de Gebas from there. There are many ravines, canyons, and gorges there. You can view the ice storage areas, Murcia, and Cartagena from the Collado Mangueta observation deck. The Collado Pilón observation deck is located at an altitude of 1065 meters. You can see the southwestern part of Sierra Espuna from it.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Murcia and surroundings

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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Murcia
♥   Restaurant 'El Albero' Ceutí. Type - International. 17.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Sordo' Ricote. Type - Traditional cuisine. 28.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Murcia
♥   Castle 'Castle of Orihuela' Alicante, 19.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Old Tower' , 34.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Guardamar' Alicante, 42 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of la Atalaya' Region of Murcia, 43.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of la Concepción of Cartagena' Region of Murcia, 44.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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