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Murcia Holiday Is Sure To Offer Treats For Whole Family

Jul 2, 2008
Murcia is a province of Spain as an interesting excursion for everyone. Murcia hosts a variety of airports to accommodate travelers from all around the world. The host of tourist centers offer information on attractions and events and answer related questions during your stay.

This lush region is known for producing a delicious variety of fruits and vegetables and a gorgeous array of flowers. Towns, such as Bullas, offer exquisite wineries for the refined taster. Moratalla is known for its fine olive products, such as olive oil. It is common to see the lettuces, tomatoes and various citrus fruits grown in this region in the supermarkets across Europe.

Murcia has warm weather and low precipitation, ensuring you will enjoy a sunny vacation with little chance of rain. Murcia is also known for mild winters, so travelers can enjoy the Spanish countryside any time of the year. It is common knowledge that Murcia offers over 300 sunny days a year. Occasionally, Murcia sees a brief period known as the gota fria, which means "cold rain." These few days will see the majority of the precipitation Murcia receives for the entire year. Guests in Murcia can use rental car transportation, tramways, trains and buses to get around.

The Spanish spoken in Murcia is a variant of the common language. English speakers should not hesitate to visit, as English is also spoken within this region. The accommodations are as varied as the activities in Murcia. You can choose from hotel lodgings, apartments or even rural facilities and camp sites.

San Pedro del Pinatar is just around 50 miles outside the city of Murcia, yet within the autonomous community of Murcia. This fishing village in Spain offers visitors a wonderful variety of activities. The salt ponds, for harvesting sea salt, have in production since the days of the Roman Empire.

The Ethnographic Archaeological museum is a fascinating stop as you travel through Murcia. This facility contains fossils, objects and other discoveries of history. There are also rooms exclusively for submarine archeology and ethnographic studies. Other attractions include the Cathedral of the Diocese of Cartagena, which was constructed between 1394 and 1465. Visitors can also enjoy the Santa Maria Cathedral, the Eighteenth Century Bishop's Palace and the Glorieta.

The plazas in Murcia are also diverse. Some of the more popular locations are Plaza de Santo Domingo, the Fuensanta Virgin's Sanctuary and Plaza Cardenal Belluga. Other notable destinations in Murcia are the Malec'n boulevard, the Romea theatre, Monteagudo Castle and El Valle regional park, just to name a few.

Murcia also has its share of water-based attractions. Outside of aquariums, the water-oriented monuments have long and rich histories. The Azud de la Contraparada reservoir is a medieval structure that has withstood the tests of time. It was constructed to divert waters from the river and is still present today.

The historic Noria de La 'ora water wheel is an ancient structure that is still working. The only improvements made to the structure is the change to a steel wheel. Murcia was founded in 875 A.D., and guests are treated to fine ancient architecture, established monuments and a wide range of modern facilities to suit all tastes.
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