CARTAGENA - LOVE MURCIA - presented to you by THE RESORTS
Cartagena is a historic Roman city. The port area has a wide promenade and just a short stroll through the historical buildings leads you into the town centre. The charming lanes and streets are often bustling with local people, except for siesta time when many of the shops close and re-open again in the late afternoon.
The tourist boat that takes you around the docks of Cartagena, describing a circular route that borders the Lighthouses of Curra and Navidad, Algameca Chica and the Isle of Escombreras. Cartagena's tourist bus takes you to the sights throughout the town, including the Castle of La Concepcion and the Panoramic Lift. The Naval Museum is a must for sea lovers with remains of ship wrecks and Roman ships. September is a great time to visit Cartagena as every year it hosts the famous Romans & Carthaginians Fiesta.
Cartagena city has many winding streets that offers a selection of typical Spanish shops and high street brands. Cartagena has a large El Corte Ingles department store and a huge retail park which features many famous brands including; Zara, Mango and Carrefour.