Lorca, historic city
The history of Lorca can be read in its ancient cobbled streets, in its bends and in its Fortress of the Sun, in its mosque, in its synagogue and in its unique church. Lorca is tradition, passion and history, a gift for the traveller's soul.
What to do in Lorca?
Points of Interest
The castle has its origins in a Muslim citadel that was reinforced with new bastions after its conquest by King Alfonso X the Wise.
Municipal Archaeological Museum
It exhibits prehistoric finds and explains the history of the city and its region through the different civilisations that have occupied it.
Sanctuary of the Virgin of Las Huertas
The Sanctuary is located next to the Plaza of Atrio of the Virgin of Las Huertas, outside the urban centre of the city of Lorca. It is a group of religious buildings made up of the convent and the church. The latter is typical of the conventual Murcian Baroque style.