Reasons to enjoy rural and sustainable tourism in Murcia
You can easily walk or bike
Murcia is perfect for practicing sports in contact with nature. Hiking is always one of the most requested. The roads in Murcia can take you to ascend to high peaks or walk for hours along the coast. There are various lengths and levels, and they cross the province from end to end to help you get to know it both on foot and by bicycle.
It is full of peaks and caves to discover
The most adventurous find in Murcia a multitude of summits (many of them with more than 1000 meters high) to enjoy climbing. There are also some ferrata routes, such as the one found in the Sierra de Lugar. In addition, underground, there are numerous caves and waiting to be discovered. Some hide interesting treasures, like samples of rock art.
It has two seas on one coast
The Mediterranean and the Mar Menor face one another, expanding the possibilities of practicing water sports. The Mar Menor, a large inland sea of calm waters, is the perfect setting for activities such as sailing, kite surfing or canoeing. To all this we must add the offer of ecotourism guided tours by boat to see the islands and islets around, full of natural wealth.
Its seabed is impressive
If it's nice to see this coast from the outside, immersing yourself in it leaves you speechless. Places like the Cabo de Palos, the Grosa island or the islet of Farallón, are protected areas of the Mediterranean thanks to their extensive meadows of oceanic Posidonia. In addition, diving you will also find old submerged ships, so that you let your imagination fly between stories of pirates and sunken treasures.
Descending their rivers is an adventure
The best known of the rivers that cross the province of Murcia to practice adventure sports is the Segura River. On its way through the towns of Calasparra or Cieza, the Segura River crosses impressive landscapes, such as the one of the Almadenes Canyon. In addition to putting your kayak or raft raft to the test, you can enjoy views of protected landscapes of great beauty.
It can also be seen from the air
There is no greater sensation than taking the flight. The geography of Murcia allows you to practice a good number of aerial activities such as paragliding, hang gliding, balloon rides or gliding. Enjoying its landscapes from the air will give you a unique and unforgettable perspective. And, if yours is emotion without limits, you can not resist a parachute jump. Pure adrenaline!