Every Thursday ENGLISH LANGUAGE tours of Lorca castle
The package includes lunch Special English language guided tours on THURSDAYS ONLY. Lorca has a spectacular Mediaeval castle which dominates the skyline driving towards the city and during September offers a number of special packages for visitors. Although standard entry to the castle (6 euros for adults) includes an English language guided audiotour, on Thursdays the castle offers a special ENGLISH LANGUAGE  package with a mixture..

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Every Saturday in September: Castillo de Lorca Viviendo en un Castillo de Frontera
A SPANISH language family tour A fun family tour exploring the dangers of living on the frontier between Moorish ruled Granada and the the reconquered territory of the Kingdom of Murcia with the Christian Alfonso X El Sabio of Castile at its helm. Become the Mayor and rule the castle, defend its walls as a brave soldier or discover how the wards of the castle fed the inhabitants. During September this tour is available at 12.30 on Saturdays..

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Sunday 22nd September: a full day in Lorca for 12€ exploring its Jewish, Moorish and Christian roots
Lorca Judía, Cristiana y Califal includes the 15th century synagogue, a 10th century Moorish palace and the church of San Patricio A full day in Lorca with entry fees paid for just 12 euros! On the first Saturday and third Sunday of every month visitors to the historic city of Lorca are invited to join a series of visits which illustrate the multi-cultural and multi-religious nature of life in the city during the Middle Ages, focusing..

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Every Sunday in September: Domingo en Familia en el Castillo de Lorca
A SPANISH language family tour Sundays: Sundays with the family in Lorca castle. Activity in Spanish This is a SPANISH LANGUAGE activity for a family audience.   Domingo en Familia en el Castillo de Lorca Participate in this family theatrical guided visit and discover the heart of the castle through play, finding hidden routes and training to defend the walls of the castle. This theatrical tour is a leisure activity which visits..

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 Saturday 5th October: a full day in Lorca for 12€ exploring its Jewish, Moorish and Christian roots
Lorca Judía, Cristiana y Califal includes the 15th century synagogue, a 10th century Moorish palace and the church of San Patricio A full day in Lorca with entry fees paid for just 12 euros! On the first Saturday and third Sunday of every month visitors to the historic city of Lorca are invited to join a series of visits which illustrate the multi-cultural and multi-religious nature of life in the city during the Middle Ages, focusing..

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Saturday 0ctober 5th; Guided tour of the Virgen de las Huertas convent in Lorca
The church contains spectacular murals and the remains of a 10th-century Moorish palace Please note: commentary on this tour is in Spanish. Now that restoration work on the main historical and religious monuments of Lorca is practically complete following the earthquake damage suffered in May 2011 a series of guided tours and visits are being held in order to welcome back visitors, and one of the most interesting is at the convent church..

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Sunday 0ctober 20th; Guided tour of the Virgen de las Huertas convent in Lorca
The church contains spectacular murals and the remains of a 10th-century Moorish palace Please note: commentary on this tour is in Spanish. Now that restoration work on the main historical and religious monuments of Lorca is practically complete following the earthquake damage suffered in May 2011 a series of guided tours and visits are being held in order to welcome back visitors, and one of the most interesting is at the convent church..

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Lorca castle in September: Opening times, day and evening tours, special packages
Lorca Castle can be enjoyed via a number of special packages and is open 7 days a week Lorca castle is widely known as the “Fortaleza del Sol” or fortress of the sun, and during the best months of the year, when the cooler temperatures of autumn make the castle a perfect daytrip out, general entry is priced at just 6 euros, including a visit to the visitor centre in the Convento de la Merced at the foot of the hill beforehand. The castle..

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Lorca tourist information office
Oficina de Turismo de Lorca The tourist information office in Lorca can be found centrally located in one of the most important plazas of the city: the Plaza de España. This is next to historic buildings including the former Collegiate Church of San Patricio, the Salas Capitulares, the Town Hall and the traditional palatial houses which belonged to some of the most important families in Murcia in previous centuries. It is one of these..

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Lorca tourist wristband offers big discounts for the main attractions in Lorca
Lorca castle, the two principal Semana Santa embroidery museums of Lorca and more for only 8 euros The Lorca tourist wristband allows visitors to gain entrance to the principal tourist attractions in the city at a bargain price, offering fantastic value for money. The wristband is valid for two days and the locations included in the price fall logically into two different visits; one to the castle and the other to the city below...

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Lorca Castle The Fortaleza del Sol
The Fortaleza del Sol in Lorca A visit to Lorca castle is a great day out for families or those with an interest in history, its spacious grounds hosting several interesting displays which focus on Mediaeval Murcia and the many cultures which shaped the Region throughout its long history. Nicknamed the Fortaleza del Sol (the fortress of the sun), the castle was never taken by force at any point, although for many years it was situated in..

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Lorca visitors centre: Antiguo Convento de la Merced
The Lorca visitors’ centre in the former Convent of La Merced A good starting point for anyone visiting Lorca for the first time is the Centro de Visitantes located in the Antiguo Convento de la Merced. This an excellent base from which to work as it is easy to find and there is plenty of parking alongside, making it a good location from which to pick up a map and head into the narrow streets of the city centre on foot, without becoming..

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The Palacio de Guevara in Lorca
A magnificent 17th century baroque residence in the centre of Lorca The Palacio de Guevara, sometimes known as the Casa de las Columnas, is the most representative baroque building in the historic city centre of Lorca, and was officially recognized as an Item of Cultural Interest in 1984. Located on Calle Lope Gisbert alongside many other of the sumptuous residences occupied by the aristocracy of Lorca in the 18th and 19th centuries, it was..

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The Mediaeval Jewish quarter and Synagogue in Lorca
These were discovered during works to build a new Parador Hotel During construction works to build the Parador Hotel in Lorca, the remains of the only known Mediaeval Jewish Synagogue within the Region of Murcia was discovered, as part of the Jewish quarter inside the fortified walls of the Mediaeval castle. The Synagogue is the only one known to exist in Spain which has not been re-used as a religious building  following the tumultuous events..

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