Near the plains of La Mancha you can find the region of Murcia; a land of spas, extensive beaches, natural parks and historical monuments. You cannot miss visiting its famous orchard, one of the main attractions of the city that you should definitely visit during your unforgettable vacation.
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Strolling through the streets of this beautiful city you will come across impressive baroque style churches and convents. One of the most elegant and valuable monuments is undoubtedly the Cathedral of Santa María. This masterpiece is located in the Plaza de Belluga and it draws attention to its 100-meter tower, the main facade and the chapels of Los Velez, Junterones, and Trascoro. If you are curious to visit this cathedral you should know that its senior oratory treasures an urn with the heart and the entrails of Alfonso X el Sabio. Also, in this same area you can visit the Episcopal Palace, here you can see reflected the Baroque and Rococo style in the chapel and the cloister.
If you want to get lost wandering around the city’s ancestral streets, you definitely need to go to the most important and characteristic ones, Platería and Trepería. Walk through these streets and admire their non-stop daily activities inherited from the bourgeois who used to live here. You will see interesting buildings like the Palace of Almodóvar from the XVII century, the Hunters Society and its impressive green dome or the Royal Casino that will remind you of la Alhambra, the Vatican or Versailles. You cannot miss this!
In the Plaza de la Glorieta (square) you can see the Town Hall with a peculiar reddish colour. Next to it you will find the Almudí Palace and the Old Bridge; from this last building, you can see the old flour mills that nowadays are used as a museum and exhibition hall.
If you want to buy souvenirs the best shopping area is the Gran Vía, a street that divides the old town into two. Take the opportunity to visit the Plaza de las Flores and the Plaza de Santa Catalina; these squares are full of old and new taverns with large terraces, great wines, and tapas. You should definitely try the seafood salad, the squid, the smoked salad, the prawns cooked with garlic or the seafood clams. None of these dishes will disappoint you!
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Most likely, the little ones would like to spend some time on the beach; we recommend going to the paradisiacal coast of Murcia, where you will find gems like Calblanque, La Llana or Cala Reona. We also suggest you to reserve a day to visit the Manga del Mar Menor, Mazarrón or go to Terra Natura Murcia, where you have at your disposal the zoo, a water park or going to a night safari.