Murcia is a city located on the Costa Calida in Southern Spain. Murcia is also the capital of the province of Murcia which is also the smallest in Spain and is an important centre for visitors to the Costa Calida, Costa Almeria and Southern Costa Blanca.
The city of Murcia itself is home to over four hundred thousand people making it the seventh largest city in Spain and is serviced by the Corvera Airport.
Murcia is also a university town in which over thirty thousand students further their education annually.
Murcia is known for its parks and gardens as well as its tall belfry and famous cathedral.
It is a hub for shopping, people flock to the city from as far as the sea side resorts of the Northern Costa Blanca to make use of the Thader Shopping Centre and Ikea.
Murcia is also a centre for theme park visits. Terra Natura and Aqua Natura are located to the north of the city centre and although on a smaller scale than it’s sister resorts of Terra Natura and Aqua Natura in Benidorm, attracts many day tourists who are spending their vacations on the Costa Calida and Southern Costa Blanca.
The region of Murcia is also home to many golf courses of which the Club de Golf Altorreal is the closest to the city and is located to the north of the Terra Natura and Aqua Natura theme parks.