Top 10 Walking Tours in Region of Murcia, Spain

February 16, 2022 Esmeralda Fenner

The Region of Murcia (/ˈmʊərsiə/; Spanish: Región de Murcia [reˈxjon de ˈmuɾθja], Catalan: Regió de Múrcia) is an autonomous community of Spain located in the southeast of the state, between Andalusia and Valencian Community, on the Mediterranean coast.

1. Shore Excursion: 4-Hour Cartagena Walking Tour

Mare Nostrum, Puerto deportivo de, Paseo Alfonso XII, 30202 Cartagena, Murcia, Spain Quality Guided Tours
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5.0 based on 3 reviews

Enjoy this shore excursion: Cartagena private walking tour 4h, more than 20 centuries of history as you take a 4-hour stroll through the Modernist streets of Cartagena and discover the Roman heritage of this archeaological city with a professional guide. Enjoy panoramic views and visit the ruins of the Roman Theatre of Carthago Nova (inside) and head to La Concepción castle for an exterior visit. Explore the Interpretation Center of Punic Walls which is a 'must-see' in Cartagena. Take the panoramic elevator and enjoy the views of the Royal Marine.

Inclusions: Private tour, Port pickup and drop-off

Exclusions: Gratuities, Hotel pickup and drop-off, Entrance fees 16€: Punic Wall + Roman House + elevator + Roman Theatre

Reviewed By Shawnino

The meeting place was easy to find and Ana was a few minutes early. She whisked us away in her comfortable minivan for a day comparing and contrasting Cartagena and Murcia.Ana is warm and knowledgeable and packed a lot into our day. Best might have been the interpretive centre for the ruins of Cartagena and the walk through the pedestrian part of Murcia. Ana's English is clean and rich; she lived awhile in York in the UK. I was in a wheelchair rehabbing a broken leg, and it was obvious that Ana knew how to adapt the tour for people with mobility issues. She made sure the places she chose wer accessible and it was one of our best shore excursions on the whole cruise. Highly recommended.

2. Private Historical Roman Walking Tour of Cartagena

Mare Nostrum, Puerto deportivo de, Paseo Alfonso XII, 30202 Cartagena, Murcia, Spain Quality Guided Tours
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Join your private guide on a 4 hour walking tour and discover the Roman past and the importance of the Mediterranean city of Cartagena.   The main focus will be the Roman Empire and its legacy. Visit the Punic Walls, the Roman House of Fortune,  the Panoramic elevator, and the Roman Theatre.

Inclusions: Local guide

Exclusions: Entrance fees: around 16€ in cash (Punic Walls + Roman House + panoramic elevator + Roman Theatre), Food and drinks, Hotel pickup and drop-off

Reviewed By Shawnino

The meeting place was easy to find and Ana was a few minutes early. She whisked us away in her comfortable minivan for a day comparing and contrasting Cartagena and Murcia.Ana is warm and knowledgeable and packed a lot into our day. Best might have been the interpretive centre for the ruins of Cartagena and the walk through the pedestrian part of Murcia. Ana's English is clean and rich; she lived awhile in York in the UK. I was in a wheelchair rehabbing a broken leg, and it was obvious that Ana knew how to adapt the tour for people with mobility issues. She made sure the places she chose wer accessible and it was one of our best shore excursions on the whole cruise. Highly recommended.

3. Paleontological tour in Cartagena (Spain)

Paseo Alfonso XII, 8G, 30202 Cartagena, Murcia, Spain Mediterranean Unique Experience
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Our protagonists, the fossils, are camouflaged. They hide in the most unsuspected and extravagant corners. They were extracted from quarries and used in the construction of monuments, squares, buildings, pavements. They lived millions of years ago and have ended up integrating in the architecture of our city. Search fossils and receive  information from a scientist about them as you walk through our city and see the most emblematic places. We will stop for a drink and a tapa.

Inclusions: Local guide, Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points

Exclusions: Food and drinks, unless specified

Reviewed By 55chuckem

We had a great expereince with this tour and it is a good alternative to the more expensive cruise excursions. Our guide was very knowledgable and we visted multiple sites with extensive walking, although not that difficult. A wine and tapas tasting was also included. There was a large Roman excavation that we visited which was one of the largest in Spain, and you could walk thru most it.

4. Visit Finca La Solana Madrid Romero with Wine Tasting

Bodega Madrid Romero, Ctra. de El Carche, km. 8, 30520 Jumilla, Murcia, Spain Bodega Gastronómica Madrid Romero
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Drink, taste, smell, admire and feel the beauty that flows from our land. A whole awakening of the 5 senses! Enjoy an unforgettable day with Madrid Romero, plot wines and a Bodega Boutique unlike any other, which will offer those who visit the opportunity to learn first-hand about viticulture and winemaking. Tradition and innovation come together in this Gastronomic Winery to leave no one indifferent.

Inclusions: Guided tour of Winery and Vineyards, Tasting of our 7 wines, Gourmet appetizer, Aromas tasting, Detail courtesy Madrid Romero

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Reviewed By mfmorgan

We visited this bodega on the recommendation of a friend. The tour was excellent, albeit due to the time of year we did not see the bodega at work producing wine. We opted for the tapas and wine tasting after the tour, and this was excellent. We sampled 7 different wines produced by the bodega which were paired with tapas, some made by the owners mother. Absolutely delicious. The owner herself was present, bringing food to our table. Personally I feel disappointed that she did not engage with us, did not tell us about her passion for good wine and food, or ask if we had any thoughts or comments about the tour. Great value at €28.

5. Cartagena - Little Rome

Plaza Ayuntamiento, 30202 Cartagena, Murcia, Spain PlanOut
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This guided tour will take you on a fascinating journey through the 3000 years of history of this imposing city and you will know all the Roman heritage of Cartagena, which was one of the most important cities in Hispania during the times of the Roman Empire.

Inclusions: All Fees and Taxes

Exclusions: Meals or drinks

Reviewed By Devongirlie

We were fortunate to have Bruno as our Guide, he was most pleasant, knowledgeable and enthusiastic ????, ( he also spoke very good English ). If you are interested in the history of this fascinating City , through its battles, I recommend this Tour. We visited Museums, discussed the Civil War , ( and visited the underground shelters ). Bruno pointed out many buildings , sculptures and places of interest as we walked the City ,( it’s easy to explore as not huge ). Thank you Bruno ????????

6. Shore Excursion: Cartagena Half-Day Private Tour

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4.8 based on 5 reviews

Discover the Roman past of the important Mediterranean city of Cartagena in this Shore Excursion: Cartagena Half-Day Private Tour. To enjoy some anoraice views, we will take hte panoraic elevator/lift to the Concpetion Caslte explanade (exterior). stop to take some panoramic pictures from the Conception Castle (outside visit).

Inclusions: Driver/guide, Live commentary on board, Local guide, Professional guide, Hotel/port pickup and drop-off, Transport by private car or mini-van up to 6 people (driver and guide will be the same person)

Exclusions: Entrance fees: Punic Wall €5 per person, Food and drinks, Entraces fee to panoramic elevator/lift +3€ per person

Reviewed By Anthony F

Having been numerous times in Cartagena on cruises we wanted to do something different than just exploring the town on our own so I contacted Quality Guided Tours with whom we have toured before on a tour to Murcia and soon Jordi and Ana had us set up for this tour a few months ahead of our visit . I had formed a group of 10 people and we met our guide Ula Jimenez at the meeting place near the ship. Ula took us to 3 different locations and ordered the wine and Tapas for us . Some of these Tapas we would not have know as tourists to order but they were all very good and so was the wine . Ula also told us a few things about the city in very good English. Everything was perfect exept for that in a couple of the places it was so busy that there were either no seats for us and it took a little while before we could be taken care of in the one location who I believe should have been told ahead of time that we were arriving . All by all we were very pleased with the tour , the guide and the quality of the Tapas . We specially loved the final special Cartagena coffee , milk , liquor final drink of the day . I highly recommend Quality Guided Tours for any of their tours after now a couple of experiences.

7. Shore Excursion: Cartagena Tapas Tour

Mare Nostrum, Puerto deportivo de, Paseo Alfonso XII, 30202 Cartagena, Murcia, Spain Quality Guided Tours
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4.6 based on 5 reviews

Stroll the Modernist streets of Cartagena while tasting Spanish tapas and local drinks! Ready for foodies and yummies!

Inclusions: Local and expert food lover guide, 2h Shared Cartagena tapas tour, 2 Restaurants, 4 tapas, 3-4 drinks, 1 dessert (asiático coffe), Condensed milk, cinnamon, sliced Lemon, licor 43 (local liquor like a brandy) and… coffee, Beer with lemon juice, Beer, Wine (Monastrel o meseguera)

Exclusions: Ticket entrances (not required), outside views

Reviewed By Shawnino

The meeting place was easy to find and Ana was a few minutes early. She whisked us away in her comfortable minivan for a day comparing and contrasting Cartagena and Murcia.Ana is warm and knowledgeable and packed a lot into our day. Best might have been the interpretive centre for the ruins of Cartagena and the walk through the pedestrian part of Murcia. Ana's English is clean and rich; she lived awhile in York in the UK. I was in a wheelchair rehabbing a broken leg, and it was obvious that Ana knew how to adapt the tour for people with mobility issues. She made sure the places she chose wer accessible and it was one of our best shore excursions on the whole cruise. Highly recommended.

8. Roman exploration in Cartagena (Spain)

Paseo Alfonso XII, 8G, 30202 Cartagena, Murcia, Spain Mediterranean Unique Experience
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Take a trip back in time and learn about the 2,500-year history of Cartagena during this 3-hour private walking tour along the Roman Route. Walk past some of the city's most important roman monuments and ruins, archeological sites and other time´s buildings, with a stop for a drink and typical regional tapa.

Inclusions: Local guide, Refreshment (1 tapa (little snack) and 1 drink), Entrances to Roman Theater and Roman Forum

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Reviewed By jm87964

Our guide was informative but a few problems that can be fixed..1 tapa at 3 places. One drink at each place. Too much sitting the last 90 minutes. I would have prefered the first half which was walking around historical sites plus either a lunch or 3 tapas at one spot. It was too much small talk and not enough food. We actually went out for lunch after the tour because we had not eaten breakfast..

9. Murcia Private Walking Tour

Ayuntamiento de Murcia, Glorieta de España, 1, 30004 Murcia, Spain Quality Guided Tours - Private Tour Guides Valencia
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Explore the City of Murcia on a 3 hour private walking tour with a professional local guide. You will get a chance to admire the Murcia Cathedral, the Real Casino de Murcia, and the charming city center itself. The tour has a maximum of 15 people.

Inclusions: Professional local guide, Private walking tour

Exclusions: Royal Casino entrance fees (8 euros), Food and drinks, Hotel pickup and drop-off

Reviewed By Snep0123

My husband and I met Sonja for our private tour of Valencia and it was the best time! Sonja took us to the beach, old and new Valencia, to a food market that was a great experience and after walking through town to her favorite place to eat for true Valencia Paella. I will never forget this tour.

10. Visit 3 Calas Madrid Romero

Bodega Madrid Romero, Ctra. de El Carche, km. 8, 30520 Jumilla, Murcia, Spain Bodega Gastronómica Madrid Romero
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Drink, taste, smell, admire and feel the beauty that springs from our land A whole awakening of the 5 senses! Enjoy an unforgettable day with Madrid Romero, plot wines and a Bodega Boutique unlike any other, which will offer those who visit the opportunity to learn first-hand about viticulture and winemaking. Tradition and innovation come together in this Gastronomic Winery to leave no one indifferent.

Inclusions: Guided Visit to Winery and Vineyards, 5 Wine Tasting, Courtesy Appetizer

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Reviewed By mfmorgan

We visited this bodega on the recommendation of a friend. The tour was excellent, albeit due to the time of year we did not see the bodega at work producing wine. We opted for the tapas and wine tasting after the tour, and this was excellent. We sampled 7 different wines produced by the bodega which were paired with tapas, some made by the owners mother. Absolutely delicious. The owner herself was present, bringing food to our table. Personally I feel disappointed that she did not engage with us, did not tell us about her passion for good wine and food, or ask if we had any thoughts or comments about the tour. Great value at €28.

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