Discover two wonderful cities: Cartagena & Murcia on a private tour

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Explore the extraordinary charms and fascinating history of Cartagena, one of southern Spain’s hidden gems! Learn about the city’s ancient history dating back to the Carthaginians in 228 BC on a guided walking tour. Let us show you the Capital of the Region of Murcia. Exploring the 7th most populated city in Spain is a trip to the past through its charming streets and squares.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Uopera tours

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Stop At: Santuario Ntra. Sra. de la Fuensanta

Meet your guide at the Cruise Ship Port or at your hotel in Cartagena and start this amazing 6-hour tour driving to Murcia. Panoramic drive about 45 minutes to get to Murcia. Downtown walking tour with Murcia main sights: Fuensanta Sanctuary. Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Holy Fountain is a Baroque-style, Roman Catholic church in the pedanía of Algezares, part of the city of Murcia, in the region of Murcia, Spain. A church at the site began in 1694. The facade was completed in 1705 designed by Toribio Martínez de la Vega. The facade had reliefs and sculptures designed by Jaime Bort and completed by José Balaguer.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Glorieta de Espana

La Glorieta de España, also known as the Glorieta or Paseo de la Glorieta, is one of the most important, popular, and beautiful squares in Murcia. It can be found in the old town, next to the Segura river, separated by a road, and, is very close by to Cardenal Belluga square, where Murcia cathedral is, linked by Arenal street. It's a pedestrianized square, elongated in shape and with flower beds. It has two major buildings: the Town Hall or Council building and the Episcopal Palace.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral de Santa Maria

The Cathedral Church of Saint Mary in Murcia (Spanish: Iglesia Catedral de Santa María en Murcia), commonly called the Cathedral of Murcia, is a Catholic church in the city of Murcia, Spain. It is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cartagena.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Real Casino de Murcia

The Sociedad Casino of Murcia was built in a little palace of the old Lucas street on 11 June 1847. It developed a long project of purchase of real estate and decoration until coming out to the Trapería street, where today it has its facade and its main entrance, finished in 1901. Main Facade: It is an eclectic style work of the architect Mr. Pedro Cerdán Martínez. It has decorative features of classical and modernist artistic trends.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Punic Wall

Scenic drive back to Cartagena. Discover historic Roman archaeology at the Punic wall of Cartagena. The Punic wall of Cartagena is an archaeological site from the 3rd century BC in which can be seen the first defensive wall of Cartagena, built by the Carthaginians. This is an important site because it is one of the few remains of Carthaginian civilization in Spain, and the walls bear witness to one of the most important events of Ancient history in the Mediterranean Sea: the Second Punic War.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Castillo de la Concepcion

Panoramic lift to Castle Esplanade and time for picturesque pictures and amazing peaceful views. During tour in Cartagena you will see Castillo de la Concepción. The Conception Castle is the best starting point to explore the city and acquire an overview of its 3,000 years of history. Located on the hill of the same name, it has served as the enclave to a Roman temple dedicated to Asclepius, a Muslim fortress, a medieval castle, or the place where the siren was installed that warned the population of the bombing during the Civil War. Also, from the fortress, one can get the best panoramic views of the city and its port. Everything within reach thanks to the panoramic lift that saves walking up the hill.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Palacio Consistorial

The City Hall is, without any doubt, one of the most beautiful buildings in Cartagena. Eclectic, somewhat French style, was built between 1900-1907 by Tomás Rico with the collaboration of Francisco de Paula Oliver, on the same site where the old building of the consistory of the 18th century was located. The triangular building has three different facades with abundant decorative elements: split pediments, elliptical windows, classic moldings, female heads, shields.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Museo Del Teatro Romano

The theatre was built between 5 and 1 BC, as has been proven by the dedication of the edifice to Gaius and Lucius Caesar, grandsons of Augustus, who had designated them as his successors. In the 3rd century AD a market was built over the theatre, reusing its materials, with a semicircular open space which followed the plan of the orchestra.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Calle Mayor

Calle Mayor is the main pedestrian street with beautiful architecture in old Cartagena that takes you from the cruise port past the Roman Theatre/Museum, the Church of Santa Domingo, and many shops and restaurants. Other sites are easy to walk to from here. There are many interesting buildings to see whilst walking in this area. Do take the time to look up also as there are a variety of balconies to see. The tour ends at the city center or close to the port or another preferred by you place.

Duration: 30 minutes
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