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Four night visit

Somewhere we had planned to visit having lived in Spain for over 15 years. We wanted to revisit... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
wsmYecla_Spain
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Yecla, Spain
Beautiful

What a stunning breathtaking building from the outside but just even more beautiful on the inside... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
patty R
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Somewhere we had planned to visit having lived in Spain for over 15 years. We wanted to revisit Calasparra and the surrounding area. One of the gift shops in the main square had a decent guide book in English for our non Spanish speaking friend...More

1  Thank wsmYecla_Spain
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

What a stunning breathtaking building from the outside but just even more beautiful on the inside well worth a look. And the views from here of Caravaca are great

Thank patty R
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Lots to see in this small town. If you're a fan of architecture and history you're going to love it.

Thank Mojaquera
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovey old city well worth a visit especially to go to see the Basilica. It is on a hill so be prepared for walking up hill on some steep narrow streets. Nice plaza nearby the tourist office with cafes and interesting statues....More

Thank Macleod M
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Went as part of a coach trip for the running of the wine horses this May. It was an interesting day, the poor horses didn't look too comfortable under their elaborate costumes but the atmosphere was great. The parade of the wine horses went on...More

Thank hilmcl
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Qué decir de las fiestas de Caravaca De la Cruz? De Mi Pueblo de mi casa! Os invito a conocerlas: mezcla de historia, tradición y buen comer. Una ciudad muy hospitalaria! Sois todos bienvenidos!! What can I say about the festival of Caravaca De la...More

Thank Lucia666
Reviewed December 20, 2017

The old town is very pretty with its winding streets, small shops and churches. The castle on top of the hill is impressive both during the day and at night.

1  Thank kinnie0001
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Quaint Spanish town with lovely old buildings around the church containing slivers of the cross of Christ ..... they apparently appeared out of thin air. Other than that it is pleasant with lots of winding streets to get lost in. A novel land train takes...More

2  Thank candymanPeterborough
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We visited this town on quite a hot day! The old town has very narrow streets that cars and mopeds still whizz through so be careful! Definitely park out of the centre. The main church (a bit of a climb but my husband managed it...More

2  Thank Angela B
Reviewed July 15, 2017

By following the signs for the castle we found a tourist information booth by the side of the road which was open until 2pm on a Sunday. She spoke good English and gave us many leaflets which included a tourist walk taking in most of...More

2  Thank David S
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SalsaChickNik
January 20, 2018|
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There are parking areas close to the Juan Antonio Ruiz Piñero street
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Koyrun
June 5, 2016|
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Response from Lucia666 | Reviewed this property |
You have to go to central bus station in Murcia, Sierra de la Pila street 5, and take the bus to Caravaca De la Cruz. There are buses straight to Caravaca and others that get into the small villages, please take the first one
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Hi Gin940, No, we usually rent an apartment independently through TripAdvisor along with a hire car so we have more flexibility. Caravaca de la Cruz is quite a small place and not very touristic so super easy to visit... More
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