Nighttime patrols on Murcia farms to prevent watermelon thefts
Watermelon growers in Lorca have taken to staking out their fruit patches at night to stop thieves Farmers in Lorca have started to carry out night patrols to prevent more watermelon thefts in the countryside.   In the last few days, up to 1,000 kilos of watermelons have been stolen to be sold by black market fruit sellers, as watermelons are becoming more expensive and valuable in Spain.   Plácido Pérez-Chuecos, president..

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Lorca Restaurant Listings
A to Z general listing of Lorca restaurants with contact details, location map and web links etc.                                                                                                                                                                                        RESTAURANTS ASADOR MURCIANO C/. Ctra. de Caravaca. LA PACA ...

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Weekly markets and daily food markets in Lorca
The weekly market in Lorca is held on Thursday and two food marketplaces open all week The celebration of a weekly market in Lorca is part of the city’s history, dating back to the year 1465, when Enrique IV granted permission for the event to take place every Thursday, a privilege which was later confirmed by the Catholic Monarchs in 1495 and by Carlos II in 1685. Originally the market was held close to the church of Santo María in..

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The Mercado del Sol in Lorca, the first specialist gastronomic market in Murcia
A variety of food styles all under one roof in the centre of Lorca As of the late summer of 2017 a new gastronomic market is open in Lorca, where the Mercado del Sol in the historic city centre has become the first establishment of its kind in the Region of Murcia. Among the establishments occupying the 1,700 square metres of the market are a variety of food stalls including some offering Japanese and Mexican specialities. Also available..

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