Murcia Tourism

Escape to the land where Mother Nature beckons with scrupulously clean beaches and the largest lake of Europe, Mar Menor. The Murcia beaches contribute extensively to the rich golden tan most people crave to have. Although less talked about in comparison with the other cities of Spain, the visitors to Murcia are often caught by surprise with the diversity this region displays. The city attracts tourists with its comely mountain villages and amicable Murcianos.

Once you visit Spain, you can't leave without experiencing the beauty of the beautiful beach side Murcia resorts. The slightly cosmopolitan city boasts of its baroque and Gothic churches this being the reason why Murcia is also referred to as the Baroque city of Southeastern Spain. Murcia is extremely calm peaceful and hence is a perfect getaway from a hectic schedule. The city cultivates export quality fruits and vegetables and therefore has earned the title 'Huerta de Europa'.

Murcia is a blend of serenity and rave at the same time. There is an endless list of entertaining things to do in Murcia which include visiting lush green gardens, attractive scenery, lakes, beautiful beaches, pleasant walking routes, Museums, Castles, Churches, Cathedral, shopping malls and Casinos are a piece of heaven on earth.

Essential travel information and Murcia tips for your visit

  • You need not learn Spanish to enjoy your holiday in Murcia. The hotel employees speak English and the restaurants near the Cathedral have English menus as well.
  • Direct trains from Madrid, Valencia or Alicante to Murcia are available.
  • The coastal motorway connects to north and south Mediterranean coasts.
  • Mar Menor has almost transparent water which is favorable for a dip anytime in the year. The water however is about 8 meters deep.
  • The town of Murcia is small enough to be completed on foot and therefore public transport would not be a major issue.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Murcia

  • Know the pollution level of Murcia before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.71 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 32.14 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 38.89 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 57.14 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Murcia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Murcia.

    • Burglary and Theft 28.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 66.67 (High)
    • Car Stealing 11.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 20 (Low)
    • Drug offense 36.67 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 78.33 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Murcia is 178.45 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 72.94 (High)
    • Climate Index 89.6 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.69 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 50.61 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 83.96 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.99 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 84.56 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Murcia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.82 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 23.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 63.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.12 USD

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