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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Centro para la Artesanía, regional crafts exhibition and sales centre in Lorca
The regional artisan centre offers traditional Murcian crafts from a wide selection of craftsmen The Centro para la Artesanía de Lorca is a dedicated sales and display space showcasing traditional crafts in the centre of the historic city of Lorca, and offers colourful displays of the traditional trades of the Region of Murcia, all at "straight from the artisans prices". The building in which it is housed stands between the Palacio..

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Shopping in Lorca
Traditional arts and crafts and markets in the centre of Lorca are complemented by the Parque Almenara mall in the outskirts As is to be expected in the third largest city in the Region of Murcia there is a wide range of shopping options in Lorca, where the variety of establishments in the historic centre is complemented by more modern out-of-town facilities, as is the case with most large towns and cities in Spain. For many the most rewarding..

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Post offices in the centre of Lorca
There are two main post offices in the city centre of Lorca There are two main post offices (“Correos”) in the centre of Lorca, one located at the northern end of Avenida Juan Carlos I close to the River Guadalentín, and the other at Calle Musso Valiente nº 1, at the crossroads with Calle Lope Gisbert. Calle Musso Valiente nº 1 This post office is right in the heart of the historic city centre, next to Plaza Concha Sandoval, the..

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