Visit Murcia - Best of Murcia

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.

Murcia Travel Tips

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.

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Murcia Tours for you

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

  • Cartagena 3-Hour Gourmet Tapas Tour
    Cartagena 3-Hour Gourmet Tapas Tour

    Duration: 3 Hour

    Spend an enjoyable 3 hours on a gourmet tapas tour in the city of Cartagena. Youll have the opportunity to taste typical prod...

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  • Murcia: Private eBike Tour of Murcia Orchard
    Murcia: Private eBike Tour of Murcia Orchard

    Duration: 3.5 Hour

    Discover the Orchard of Murcia on a 3.5-hour eBike tour out of the city center. Experience a unique region that dates back to...

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  • Cartagena: 4-Hour Guided Walking Tour
    Cartagena: 4-Hour Guided Walking Tour

    Duration: 4 Hour

    Discover the attractions of one of the Mediterraneans important harbors on this walking tour of Cartagena. Enjoy panoramic vi...

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  • Cartagena (Spain) Shore Excursion & Transport
    Cartagena (Spain) Shore Excursion & Transport

    Duration: 4 Hour

    Cartagena (Spain) shore excursion is a complete 4-hour tour with a combination of panoramic sights, the Punic Walls visit and...

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Facts and Stats for Murcia*

  • Pollution Statistics in Murcia

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

    • Air Pollution 39.29 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Murcia: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Murcia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Murcia.

    • Burglary and Theft 21.88 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 68.75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 34.38 (Low)
    • Attacks 21.88 (Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.38 (Low)
  • Living in Murcia - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Murcia is 167.25 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 71.14 (High)
    • Climate Index 89.6 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 54.6 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 54.17 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 79.1 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.09 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 83.94 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Murcia

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.02 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 77.13 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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