Top 5 things to do in Murcia

Published July 31 2023

1. Trip to Cartagena

This city is the second most important spot within Murcia, located within the Mediterranean coast.  Some consider it the most beautiful place within the region – there’s a lot to see!

  • Check the port, with a gorgeous promenade and landscape that will make for the nicest family stroll.
  • Wander around the Foro Romano neighbourhood, featuring several archaeological sites in-between buildings.
  • Of course, you can’t miss out on the historic neighbourhood, the centre of Cartagena. You will see lots of houses and buildings with incredible details and colourful bricks typical from the area.

2. Aqua Natura

A wonderful water park to spend an amazing day out with your kids! It’s located in the outskirts of Murcia, not that far away from the centre. There are many different activities designed especially for the little ones, such as: Pool for those under 3 years old where they can learn to swim and enjoy a refreshing time, the Fun Cube zone with different waterfalls and baby friendly slides, Splash Park for a nice kids’ area full of waterfalls and waterguns! Find out all these wonderful rides and some others thought for the adults and bigger kids in Aqua Natura.

Get your tickets online for an easier booking process and don’t miss out on this fun and family-friendly opportunity!

3. El Salto del Usero

A beautiful natural spot in Murcia, a magical place where the crystal-clear water and the green scenery that surrounds it have created the finest spot to relax, breathe the fresh air and spend some quality time as a family. It’s located in Bullas, within the Mula River, and it’s a natural bath with a waterfall and wooden paths to reach it easily – it will feel just like a fairy tale. There are actually several waterfalls and small lakes with different routes you can follow – make the best affordable family day in the outdoors out of Murcia’s natural landscapes!

4. Park of Tentegorra

Located in Cartagena, this park is a wonderful place for a nice entertaining time with the kids. The area is huge, so there’s space for lots of fun activities outdoors such as: a maze where your family and kids can dive into and see who gets out faster; three different pools with slides for a refreshing time; a paintball laser field for a more exciting game without hurting yourself as the weapons are all laser-based; and a zip-line area for kids of all ages and adults will for an exhilarating time in the forest!

5. Trip to Águilas

A gorgeous coastal town your family will love when travelling to Murcia! Lots of beautiful spots to check with its streets full of a family-friendly and traditional Spanish atmosphere.

  • Visit the San Juan de las Águilas Castle, situated right over a cliff, it’s an important spot thanks to the incredible view of the town from up-high.
  • Plaza de España is also a must when visiting Águilas, surrounded by an arch of colourful flowers, a fountain in the middle and detailed benches – a great spot to relax for a bit after checking all the sights.

Last updated: 31st of July, 2023.