The city of Murcia is the capital and biggest city in the homonymous autonomous community of Murcia, located in south eastern Spain, bordering Andalusia, Castile la Mancha, the Valencian Community and the Mediterranean Sea. It is also the seventh largest city in the country, making it the perfect place to take exciting, fun-filled and action packed city breaks. The city is also known as „Europe's orchard“, due to its long and famous history as a producer and exporter of fruits, vegetables and flowers. Murcia holiday rentals are the perfect accommodation option to choose as their comfort, luxury and affordable prices are unparalleled. To visit one of the most important and iconic sights to enjoy on Murcia holidays, head to the Plaza Cardenal Belluga, one of Murcia's main squares. The Cathedral of Murcia, built between 1394 and 1465 is a wonderful sight to behold, so make sure you don't forget your camera!
Murcia Apartments - come and see the beautiful bridges spanning the Segura River on your Murcia Holidays
The main facade, which wasn't completed until 1754, is considered one of the best exisiting examples of the Spanish Baroque architectural style, making it a must-see place for architecture and history enthusiasts staying in Murcia apartments. Another important square in the city of Murcia is La Glorieta, located on the banks of the Segura River, dating back to the 18th century and containing Murcia's ayuntamiento, or town hall. Sit at one of the many outdoor terraces of the cafes dotted around the city, eat ice cream or sip at a refreshing drink to cool down in the hot southern Spanish sunshine, sample the delicious array of tapas on offer and watch the locals wander by.
Murcia Accommodation - don't leave your camera behind whilst taking wonderful holidays in Murcia!
Take along your camera and take holiday snaps of the different bridges which cross the River Segura, including the Puente de los Peligros, the city's oldest bridge completed in 1742, with a wooden statue of Our Lady of the Hazards on its south side and Puento Nuevo, or Puente de Hierro, finished in 1903 and called the „old bridge“, despite being the second oldest bridge in Murcia in the meantime. Why not stay in Murcia holiday rentals during the Murcia Holy Week Procession during the Easter period, one of the most famous festivals in Spain, which reenacts the events in the New Testament of the bible, leading up to and including the crucifixion of Christ. Sculptures and statues are carried around the city of Murica with flowers and candles. Be a part of the celebration to learn about the Spanish culture and way of life and book your Murcia accommodation during the Easter holidays to experience this elegant and colourful festival. Why not venture off the beaten track in southern Europe with Bašanija Holiday Villas, breathe in the gentle, fresh, salty sea breeze and visit Roman churches and castles galore on your Bašanija holidays.