57 days in Santiago de la Ribera, Cartagena & Murcia Itinerary

57 days in Santiago de la Ribera, Cartagena & Murcia Itinerary

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Santiago de la Ribera
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Santiago de la Ribera

Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Paso Blanco and Museo Escolar de Pusol. Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Historico Militar de Cartagena and Colegiata de San Patricio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santiago de la Ribera: Novelda (Casa Museo Modernista, Parroquia de San Pedro, &more), Basilica Nuestra Senora del Socorro (in Aspe) and Orihuela (Iglesia Santa Justa, Museo de la Muralla, &more).

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Santiago de la Ribera attractions planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are San Javier Airport, Región de Murcia International Airport and Alicante International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Santiago de la Ribera are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cartagena.

Things to do in Santiago de la Ribera

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cartagena

Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Centro de Interpretacion de la Mina Las Matildes, take in the waterfront activity at Yacht Port Cartagena, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Guerra Civil. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then visit a coastal fixture at Faro Cabo de palos, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally walk around El Parque Torres.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cartagena trip itinerary maker site.

Cartagena is very close to Santiago de la Ribera. In February, daytime highs in Cartagena are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Murcia.

Things to do in Cartagena

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Murcia

Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region). On the 12th (Tue), examine the collection at Santa Clara Monastery & Museum, explore the galleries of Templo de San Juan de Dios, contemplate the long history of Palacio del Almudi, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Julian Romea, and finally explore the world behind art at Cathedral de Santa Maria. On the next day, stop by Kiosco Alberto Monerris Sirvent and then steep yourself in history at Tossal de Manises (Lucentum).

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Murcia journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Cartagena to Murcia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Murcia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip