Flights with easyjet from Newcastle to Murcia start on the 17th May 2008Murcia is one of the lesser known regions of Spain so it’s relatively unspoilt and remains much charmDon’t miss sights include the Cathedral of the Diocese of Cartagena which is a landmark of the city of Murcia and was built in Castilian Gothic style.

Murcia’s pedestrian area is in the old town where you will find winding streets and medieval buildings

The region has many beautiful beaches including

Villa Nanitos beach You will find this beach near to the near the mud baths of San Pedro del Pinatar. Plenty of water   sports on offer

La Llana Blue flag beach with water sports
Punta del Fraile This beach is only accessible on foot
El Belonte Grande and Salitrona Small beaches and only accessible by foot or boat

Popular hotels in Medcia include;

3* Zenit Murcia which has an excellent location, close to the shopping areas, plazas, bars and the cathedral

Hotel Nelva 4* which has an outdoor swimming pool. A 20 minute walk or so to the town centre. Hotel has paid car parking

4* Catalonia Conde De Floridablanca Hotel. About a 5 minute walk from the town centre. Hotel has paid car parking
To get from Murcia-San Javier Airport to the town centre there is a bus service with 3 journeys a day departing from the airport at 17.45, 19.15 and 22.45. The journey will take 45 minutes

You can get the bus times below

http://www.latbus.com/linea.asp

As the bus service is infrequent you may prefer to get a taxi to your hotel or there are plenty of rent a car options at the airport

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