CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ - LOVE MURCIA - presented to you by THE RESORTS
Caravaca is the fifth holiest city in the world, which means the town celebrates an Annus Sanctus every seven years, which is similar to a Jubilee.
An important monument in Caravaca is the Temple of the Holy Cross, where the relic is bathed each year on the 3rd May during the celebration of the popular festivities of The Holy Cross. Another popular fiesta is los Caballos del Vino - Wine horses, were decoratively harnessed horses gallop up the steep slopes to the castle.
There are many interesting 16th century churches to visit including La Soledad now converted into an Archaeological Museum, El Salvador, La Purísima and the Convent of the Carmelites.