This is a region in the Southeast of the Iberian Peninsula, and with a great geographical location that has made it one of the best tourist destinations for everyone's age and liking, which is the reason why it is chosen by thousands of tourists to make this the place for their stay of rural tourism in Murcia.
It has up to 72 cave painting sites that have been declared UNESCO world heritage, and were the first traces of civilization in the country, since it has archaeological remains and construction from each of the cultures and artistic trends that have arrived to the peninsula. You will be able to learn their history thanks to historical monuments such as castles and fortresses dating from the Muslim invasion, up to Christianity. From this first Muslim period belong the city walls and the castle of Nogalte, whereas Santa María cathedral, and the castle of Lorca are Christian constructions.
This region is one of the main producers of fruit, vegetables and flowers, so much so that it is also known as “Spain's vegetable garden”, which in turn has made the local gastronomy one of the healthiest and most varied ones in the country, with the Mediterranean diet as its main inspiration.
Murcia, known as the Costa Cálida de España is also a region yet to de discovered. With its Muslim past and a latent mixture of cultures, Europe's Vegetable Garden will bring you the chance to enjoy of a dream-like holidays. This is also a province that has many beaches, like la Manga del Mar Menor, playa del Portús or the natural reserve of Calblanque, in Cartagena. It is a place fo culture, nature and for visitors like you, who are willing to discover each of its hidden spots.