South East Murcia News November 2016


Tel 968 898 519
Sunday 27th November – Artisan Market 10am-2pm

Tel 968 128 800 – Market Mon
Cartagena Jazz Festival 3rd – 26th November

Wednesday 9th November – Tour of Cartagena Harbour and Boat Trip in English 10.30am from Tourist Office 18€

La Union
Tel 868 049 941/692 925 970 – Market Tues
Saturday 5th & 19th November – Free Guided Tour of La Union visiting the Archaelogical Museum, la Casa del Tío Lobo (exterior), El Lavadero Roberto and the Antique area of Puerto.
Saturday 12th November – Free Guided Tour of Camino Del 33 to Puerto de Portmán showing the underground mines. Depart 9am from the Old Public Market.

Saturday 12th & 26th November - Tour of the Mining Park of La Union to discover the old underground mining industry of the 19th & 20th centuries, from ore extraction to washing and concentration and the subsequent acquisition of metal. Encounter the unforgettable experience of travelling along more than 4,000 m2 of galleries and perceive how the miners lived. 10am from Mining Park 7€

Saturday 26th November - Free Guided Tour to Condado De Roche De La Unión. Enjoy discovering the history of La Union; their songs, traditions, emblematic buildings, museums and mining remains, highlighting the landscape of the Sierra Minera and its valuable industrial heritage. Depart 10am from Ethnographic Museum-Roche.

Los Alcazares: Epicentre of the 2016 World 100k Ultradistance Championship and International Open Race Competition
Los Alcazares will be hosting the 29th World Championship 100k Race organised by the IAU (International Association of Ultrarunners) in conjuction with the WMA (World Masters Athletics) on Sunday 27th November. This World Championship event also provides an International Open Race Competition in either 100km or 50km, in which anyone can register and run alongside some of the best ultra-distance runners in the world.

Start time 7am.
Tel 667 529 746
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Saturday 12th November - Free Guided Tour of Santiago de La Ribera in 1000 Steps, Tour In Spanish and English. 11am from Tourist Office in Santiago de la Ribera. Booking essential.

Saturday 12th November - Free Cycling Tour 10am from Municipal Polideportivo in Los Alcázares. Comfortable shoes are recommended. When booking please specify if you need to borrow a bike.

Saturday 12th November - Free Guided Boat Trip from La Manga del Mar Menor In English. Discover La Manga del Mar Menor and its surroundings, history and peculiarities on a guided boat trip from Tomás Maestre Marina in La Manga del Mar Menor to Santiago de la Ribera and back. 12.15pm. Essential to book at Tourist Office.

San Pedro del Pinatar
Tel 968 182 301 – Market Thurs
Sunday 13th November – Free comfortable 3km walk along paths and walkways bordering on the salt ponds to Pinar de Coterillo.
Departure 11am from the Visitor Centre 'Las Salinas'. Approx 2 hours.

Saturday 19th November – Artisan Market at Lo Pagan 10am-2pm

San Javier
Tel 968 172 041 – Market Thurs