10 unique natural wonders in the Region of Murcia!
Icy cold springs, moonscapes, badlands and enchanted natural cities in the Costa Cálida! Far from being simply a stretch of coastline in the western Mediterranean, the Region of Murcia has a fantastically varied landscape, and the following selection has been made by the regional tourism institute (ITREM) to illustrate this wealth of natural beauty! Salto del Usero Just outside the town of Bullas is the popular beauty spot of the Salto..

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April 20 Free Mr Gillman and the Railways guided tour of Aguilas
A fascinating trip tracing the history of the railway in the coastal port of Águilas This free monthly tour (in Spanish) traces the history of the traders and industrialists who played such an important role in the economy of Águilas in the second half of the 19th century and the first 30 years of the 20th, among them Gustavo Gillman. Gillman was a London-born civil engineer who was employed by the Great Southern of Spain Railway Company..

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April 28 Free guided tour of the Castle of San Juan in Aguilas
Discover the 18th century Castillo de San Juan in the coastal town of Águilas This regular guided tour is held monthly in Águilas, giving visitors a chance to enjoy the spectacular views from the fortress of San Juan de las Águilas which was built in the 18th century. The first known fortification was erected here as a 16th-century defensive fortress to protect against pirate attack, although it is likely that the Romans constructed..

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Three great boating experiences in the Region of Murcia!
Offshore exploration of the Mediterranean and the Mar Menor along the Costa Cálida While enjoying the beaches, gastronomy, sunshine and landscapes of the coast of Murcia no-one should miss out on the opportunity to see the area from the other side of the shores which divide land and sea, and there is a wide variety of nautical experiences which allow visitors to see the Costa Cálida from the water. Of course, Murcia is blessed with two seas..

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Aguilas museum and visitor centre opening times
The castle and the Sagrera windmill both offer stunning views, and the CIMAR Aquarium and railway, Hornillo and archaeological museums all offer interesting journeys into the past... The municipality of Águilas offers a number of interesting and enjoyable options either for an enjoyable day trip or for a longer visit, and alongside the extensive beaches and natural areas includes a number of museums and information centres which can be visited..

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Cycling on the EuroVelo 8 route as it passes through Aguilas
One stage of 7,560-km route which runs from Cádiz to Cyprus ends in Águilas and the next sets out for Puerto de Mazarrón The Region of Murcia has long been a preferred destination for cycling holidays, the varied terrain attracting tourists from all over Europe 12 months a year, and its inclusion on the “EuroVelo 8” route, which runs a massive 7,560 kilometres from Cádiz in the south-west of Spain to Athens and Cyprus, is likely to further..

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The Tourist Office in Aguilas
Oficina de Turismo, Águilas Águilas is located on the southern coast of the Region of Murcia, and is the south-westernmost municipality of the Costa Cálida. It borders with the province of Almería in Andalucía, and is a busy town with an important summer tourist industry. Águilas boasts 28 kilometres of coastline, with a wide range of beaches attracting a substantial number of visitors during the summer months. It is also renowned..

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New Carnival Museum in Aguilas
Exhibitions displaying the most extravagant Carnival costumes are housed at the Casa de la Cultura in Águilas, Murcia   A new museum dedicated to the famous Águilas Carnival opened on August 10 2021 on the first floor of the Casa de la Cultura Francisco Rabal and is now open to the public.   The new Museum increases the cultural attractions on offer in Águilas and is a "must-see" for anyone who enjoys the famous Águilas..

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Águilas urban bus routes and timetables
All the Águilas bus information you need at one web address The municipal authorities and the bus company in Águilas have drawn together all of the information regarding bus routes, timetables and fares in the town, making them easily available for residents, tourists and visitors. The site, www.aguilasmovilidad.com, is only available in Spanish, but is easy to understand and also includes the timetables for the special services which..

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The ruined castle of Chuecos in Aguilas
An 11th century fortification in Águilas which was strategically important in the conflicts of the Middle Ages Image: Consejo de Agricultura Ecológica de la Región de Murcia - Caerm The ruined castle of Chuecos stands at an altitude of 687 metres above sea level on a hill in the Sierra de Almenara and was built to protect and make use of a historic natural spring which lies just below. To the north is the Casa de Chuecos and the small church..

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Artisans, arts and crafts in Águilas
Handmade jewelry, pottery and ceramics workshops and traditionally made cheeses in Águilas Quinah Handmade Fabrics and handmade accessories and jewelry Facebook Quinah Handmade   Eolo Cerámica (decorative ceramics) Calle Molino, 16, Telephone 968 449756 www.eoloceramica.com Facebook Eolo Cerámica   Pilar Espinosa ceramics workshop Callejón de Caldera, 3 bajo, Telephone 968 414388 www.ceramicapilarem..

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Official tour guides and tourism service providers in Águilas
Professional guided tours of Águilas and other services Official tour guides Anabel López Belmonte Calle Velarde, 4, 30880 Águilas Telephone: 616 411061 anabellopbel86@gmail.com   Inma Mondéjar Piernas Calle Domingo García Mula, 32, 2º C, 30880 Águilas Telephone: 676 012333 inmamonde@yahoo.es   Rafael López García Calle IBERIA Nº31 2ºF, 30880 ÁGUILAS Telephone: 606 095613 rafortaleza@..

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The Termas Romanas, the Roman baths in Águilas
A small museum shows the remains of one of two Roman baths complexes in Águilas The Roman baths or “Termas Occidentales” in Águilas date from the 1st century AD, and were first excavated in the late 18th century by Manuel Robles Vives, the abbot at the Collegiate Church of San Patricio in Lorca. The underground remains of the “caldarium” (warm bath room) can be visited, along with a small exhibition alongside. A second Roman bath..

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The Cuatro Calas coastal walk in Águilas SL-MU18
Four beaches and a fascinating array of flora and fauna on a short coastal walk in Águilas Details of the SL-MU 18 Cuatro Calas walk Start and finish: Playa de Calarreona Distance: 4 kilometres including detours, 2.8 km without detours Duration: 60 minutes for the circular route, 90 minutes including detours Total ascent and descent: 130 metres The SL-MU 18 “Cuatro Calas” footpath follows a route which is entirely within..

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Health and wellness tourism in Águilas
A spa and massage centre and thalassotherapy on the beach in Águilas Spaxión Wellness Centre Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel, Avenida del Puerto Deportivo, 1 Tel: 968 414811 / 968 493493 daguilas@spaxion.com www.spaxion.com   Thalassotherapy Therapeutic sessions are held on the Playa de las Delicias in July and August: contact the tourist office (tel: 968 493285) for further details.   For more information about Á..

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Outlyling districts of Águilas: Calabardina
A picturesque beachside village in the shadow of Cabo Cope Calabardina is a small town or village located to the east of Águilas, at the foot of the headland of Cabo de Cope on the south-facing coast of the Mediterranean. It lies within the municipality of Águilas and is administered from the town of Águilas, although is technically a pedanía of the municipality with its own local community Mayor. For many years this was nothing..

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Plaza de España, Águilas
The Plaza de España in Águilas is a community focal point and a great place to enjoy a coffee. The Plaza de España in Águilas is one of the most important open spaces in the town and is a focal point for many of the events and celebrations which take place in the town throughout the year, as well as being a lovely place to enjoy a cup of coffee in the open air. The central area of the Plaza is occupied by greenery, paths and fountains..

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