Murcia Vacations & Travel Packages!
A city in southeastern Spain, Murcia is the capital and the most populous city in the autonomous community of the Region of Murcia. The city is located on the Segura River in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula. Murcia has been a crossroad for various civilizations and thus boasts a rich history. From the center of the city, tourists can explore colorful plazas, excellent museums, art galleries, and several historical buildings. In Murcia, there are also some great spots to enjoy nature's beauty.
Places of Interest in Murcia
Museo de Arqueologia
An excellent place to visit for history buffs, Museo de Arqueologia is an immaculate little museum putting on dispaly the items dating back to Paleolithic and Bronze Age. The information on the exhibits is in Spanish but tourists can get a general idea after viewing the stone utensils and ceramics. The entry in the museum is free of cost.
A complex boasting two zoo theme parks and aqua parks, Terra Natura is located in proximity to Mucia. The two zoo-theme parks are Terra Natura Benidorn and Terra Natura Murcia. These parks boast a number of animal species including elephants, tigers, lions, monkeys, and more. The two aqua parks are Aqua Natura Benidorn and Aqua Natura Murcia. These aqua parks feature aquatic species among which sea lion is the major attraction.
The biggest saltwater lagoon in Europe, Mar Menor is a strip of land which is around 22 kilometers long. It is separated from the Mediterranean Sea by La Manga. The natural setting of Mar Menor has a perfect microclimate and ideal conditions to enjoy water sports. In addition, tourists will find a unique blend of fishing traditions and modernity at Mar Menor.