Lorca gets set for the big Christmas light switch on: December 3
Lorca is set to dazzle again this year with the largest Christmas tree in the Region The festive season kicks off in Lorca this coming Saturday December 3 with what promises to be a truly spectacular switching on of the Christmas lights. The show begins at 7pm and will feature a light and sound show, plenty of children’s entertainment and a performance by renowned singer María Parrado, whose rendition of Disney and Christmas favourites..

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Guided tours of the historic Virgen de las Huertas convent in Lorca: first Saturday of every month
The church contains spectacular murals and the remains of a 10th-century Moorish palace Please note: commentary on this tour is in Spanish                    One of the most interesting but lesser known of the monuments in the city of Lorca is the convent church of the Virgen de las Huertas, just outside the main city centre. The convent and Sanctuary of the Virgen de las Huertas are devoted to one of the patrons of the city..

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Free guided tour to unlock the Irish secret of Lorca: December 3
A free guided Spanish language tour of the historic centre of Lorca Tour name: Visita teatralizada el secreto del irlandés This relatively new free guided tour was first offered by the Tourist Office in Lorca in 2020 and explores how the Irish played an important role in the history of the city. The route includes the main monuments in the city centre, focusing on the area around the former Collegiate Church of San Patricio (Saint Patrick..

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Guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca and a spectacular embroidery museum: December 6 to 11
The ceremonial embroidery of Lorca is famed across Spain and is an essential part of the Semana Santa processions Tour name: Lorca Monumental y su Bordado This guided tour features not the main monuments of the centre of the historic city of Lorca, but also a visit to one of the embroidery museums which exhibit the fantastically intricate, elaborate and spectacular items worn by participants in the annual Semana Santa (Easter Week) processions..

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December 15 Drilo & The Kids Band on stage in Lorca
Musical entertainment for toddlers from La Pandilla De Drilo at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca La Pandilla de Drilo have become astonishingly popular in Spain in recent years with their catchy tunes designed to appeal to pre-school and infants’ school children, and their shows never fail to delight audiences of this age. The latest production, Drilo andThe Kids Band, tells the story of two dancers looking for their big break, but the plot is..

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December 15: Free English language guided tour of the historic monuments of Lorca
A free route uncovering some of the most important treasures of the historic city centre of Lorca Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for thousands of years. The Argarics, Iberians, Moors, Jews and Christians all left their footprints in the city, which contains many important monuments and interesting buildings. The imposing medieval castle (the Fortaleza..

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Free guided tour in Spanish of the historic city centre of Lorca: December 17
This Spanish language tour highlights various beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español N.B. The tourist office is able to arrange English-language tours for groups by prior arrangement and offers this visit in English from time to time (see the What’s on section of Lorca Today for scheduled dates). Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the..

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