Murcia is a south-eastern Spanish city with a population of around 440,000.
The city is generally quiet and a very relaxing place to walk around and enjoy the scenery. Visitors may enjoy stopping by the city’s cathedral which features a combination of baroque and gothic architecture. The Salzillo Museum is a popular tourist attraction and great for an afternoon, as well as the Palacio del Almudi and the Iglesia de San Esteban.
Nature lovers might consider going to Sierra Espuña, a pine tree forest close to the city centre.
Murcia – San Javier Airport (airport code MJV) is approximately 30 kilometres outside of Murcia. Most of the carriers operating out of Murcia Airport are charters and low cost airlines. Only eight airlines fly out of Murcia – Air Berlin, bmibaby, EasyJet, Iberia, Jetairly, Jet2, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Ryanair.
Ryanair and Jet2 fly to the most locations. Ryanair and Jet2 fly the most frequently.
Travellers heading to Costa Blanca can fly into Murcia – San Javier Airport due to its close vicinity.