Cabo de Palos
Tel 968 128 800 – Market Mon
Roman & Carthaginian Fiesta 15th – 24th September
This fiesta is one of the most famous in the Murcia region. Angel Mateo Charris designed this year's poster featuring an elephant that symbolizes the Carthaginian army.
Thursday 21st September is designated as a holiday in Cartagena
Every Saturday in September, enjoy Family Activities in the majestic Roman Theatre in Cartagena. This will be during the Roman and Carthaginian Fiesta. For children 6-12 years, they can learn about the 2nd Punic War and dress up in period costumes. 11pm. Tickets for 4€ available from the Roman Theatre Museum.
Sounds of the Sea
Join an Evening Cruise With Music during September around Cartagena Port. Tickets cost €12 pp and leaves from the Escala Real del Puerto in the Marina at 9pm lasting approx 1hr. Book your tickets at www.cartagenapuertodeculturas.com or from any of the Cartagena Puerto de Culturas Museums.
Friday 1st & 8th September – Historical Visit to Roman Theatre Museum (in Spanish) 11am from La Muralla Punica 13€
Saturday 2nd, 9th & 16th September – Nocturnal Visit to Roman Theatre 9pm 12€ (9th 10€)
Thursday 7th September - Discover the Roman Theatre Museum & Guided Route of Historic Cartagena 11am from La Muralla Punica 13€
Thursday 7th September – Free Cinema in Archaeological Museum – The Year 78AD (in Spanish) 9.45pm
Thursday 14th September – Free Cinema in Archaeological Museum – Pompeii (in Spanish) 9.45pm
Tel 868 049 941/692 925 970 – Market Tues
Tues – Sun in September – Free Guided Tour of Mining Park 6-8pm. Book at Tourist Office
Sunday 1st October - Endurance Swim Mar Menor – 500 mtr/1,500 mtr/6,000 mtr starting from Isla Perdiguera. For more information go to www.endurancesport.es/swimmarmenor
Tel 968 172 041 – Market Thurs
Santiago de Ribera – 968 571 704 - Market Wednesday
Wednesday 13th September - Free Guided Boat Trip (in English) from La Manga to Santiago de Ribera 12.15pm Booking essential at Tourist Office
Friday 15th October - Endurance Swim Mar Menor – 500 mtr/1,500 mtr/6,000 mtr starting in La Manga crossing over to Santiago de Ribera. For more information go to www.endurancesport.es/swimmarmenor
San Pedro del Pinatar
Tel 968 182 301 – Market Thurs
Sunday 3rd September - Endurance Swim Mar Menor – 500 mtr/1,500 mtr/6,000 mtr. For more information go to www.endurancesport.es/swimmarmenor
Sunday 3rd September - Free 2hr Bird Watching, especially Flamingos. 6pm from Las Salinas Visitors' Centre. Booking essential at Tourist Office. Take binoculars, food & water.
Friday 8th September – Free 3hr Full Moon Walk 8pm from Molino de Quintín. Booking essential at Tourist Office. Take food & water.
Sunday 24th September – Free 3hr Walk along the Beach 10am from La Charca de Coterillo Car Park. See birds from the observatories and the flora, fauna and small reptiles that will be identified along the paths that cross the pine forest.
Tel 968 579 937
Organised Dog Walking
Start keeping fit and take your dog on some organized dog walks.
Friday 1st September – Parque de los Patos, Balsicas 6pm
Friday 8th September – Plaza Ayuntamiento, Torre Pacheco 6pm
Saturday 9th September – Plaza de la Iglesia, Roldan 6pm
Sunday 10th September – Parque de los Pinos, Dolores de Pacheco 10.30am
Sunday 24th September – Free 1½hr Guided Tour to the Windmill & Ermita del Pasico 10.30am (English)/12pm (Spanish) from Molino del Pasico. Booking at Tourist Office
IFEPA Antiques Exhibition – Friday 29th September – Sunday 1st October. Tickets 5€ (3€ with discount) (see page 67 for more details)