Why You Should Visit Murcia
Murcia is the seventh largest city in Spain for its vibrant modern cultural scene and many charming old buildings and heritage sites, making it an ideal destination for culture-lovers and sightseers. There are many interesting festivals and events held in Murcia over the course of the year with its Holy Week procession known as one of the best in Spain. If you are interested in further exploring the history of the city then you should check out a few of its museums, or if you fancy venturing out of the city be sure to visit the Moorish castle that looks over Murcia. There are many beautiful beaches in the region where you can sit out and take in the sunshine, while there are also plenty of things to do to stay active like watersports and hiking.
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Arriving In Murcia
Murcia-San Javier Airport located around 40 km away from the city of Murcia on the south-east coast of Spain. The airport is made up of a single terminal building and primarily handles flights from European destinations on a seasonal basis. The easiest way to get to your destination when you have landed at the airport is to hop in a taxi, with metered taxis available just outside of the airport. Inside the airport itself you’ll find a few cafés and restaurants available as well as a variety of shops including duty-free shopping, while the airport also offers passengers complimentary Wi-Fi.
If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Murcia it will not be possible to make the journey directly, so you will need to make a stopover somewhere. While many of the flights handled at the airport are on a seasonal basis, there are regular connections to a couple of airports with direct flights from the UAE including Manchester and Frankfurt, so UAE nationals can make the journey with just one stopover.
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Murcia Travel Information
UAE nationals will be able to travel to Spain for a period of up to 90 days without a visa as the country is a part of the Schengen Area. Murcia enjoys some of the finest weather in Spain with average highs in the mid-30s over the summer and mild temperatures over the winter. There are a few car rental agencies available at Murcia airport, allowing you to get your own vehicle right away.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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