The ideal business trip in a hotel in Murcia
Murcia is a university city and popular seaside resort located in southeastern Spain, offering a striking mixture of architectural styles, ranging from Gothic to baroque. Located in the autonomous community of the same name, Murcia is situated 30km west of Torrevieja and 75km south of Alicante. On the Costa Cálida between Alicante and Cartagena, Murcia's prime location has attracted many businesses. The city offers a range of restaurants with varying cuisines, ideal for a business lunch or casual meeting and there are numerous hotels in Murcia.
How can I entertain myself outside work hours in Murcia?
The mix of architecture in the city makes for an interesting tour, particularly in the older part of town. On the coast, enjoy the full range of water sports, including diving, wind surfing and fishing. Enjoy hiking along or rafting down the Segura River, which passes through Murcia on its way to the Mediterranean Sea. If there is no pool at your hotel, head to the beach or one of the fitness centres. Enjoy the vibrant nightlife of the restaurants and bars of the city, mainly in the university area or Old Town. A good way to explore the city is by bicycle.
What can the city offer me in the way of business options and services?
With a stable and growing economy, Murcia is an up and coming destination for international business. Murcia's regional development agency (INFO) and several other new initiatives offer networking opportunities with entrepreneurs. The Murcia Convention Bureau offers facilities for conventions and conferences in the Auditorium and Congressional Centre, Museo Salzillo and the Royal Casino of Murcia. The Murcia-San Javier Airport (MJV) gives access to the city and surrounding areas and is located just 27 km outside of the city.
What are the most interesting sights to see from my hotel in Murcia?
From your Murcia hotel, visit the Cathedral of Murcia, with its combination of Gothic and baroque styles, is fascinating, located in the Plaza Cardinal Belluga in the city centre. Also of interest is the 18th century Palace Episcopal, which contrasts wildly with the modern city hall located close by, which dates from the 1990s and was designed by the well-known architect Rafael Moneo. Terra Natura Murcia, on the outskirts of the city, is a park with a combination of zoo animals and a water park.