Blanca Murcia, a small but warm place to visit

Blanca Murcia, a small but warm place to visit

What to see and what to do in Blanca Murcia

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Blanca is a village located in the southeast of the Region of Murcia, Spain. It is on the River Segura, which attracts hundreds of tourists every summer due to its great variety of activities. This village has an area of 87.7 km2, its average height is 233 m and it has a population of around 6489 inhabitants, according to the INE in 2011. It is a small sized village located to 35 km from the city centre of the capital, Murcia.

It is a very famous and known place for its local festivals such as the bull running in August and the pilgrimage in April. It is also important for its nature, which gives you the opportunity to practice many activities outdoors such as rafting, hiking, cycling, climbing, etc.

río Segura a su paso por Blanca Murcia
Segura river in Blanca Murcia

 

What is Blanca like?

Blanca is a quiet village to live there. It is not very modern due to it still preserves many important monuments and streets from the past. It is the perfect place if you love nature. That nature is clean and there is not any polluted area. During the day, it is a very noisy village because people go to work, children go to school, cars drive along the streets, etc. Nevertheless, at night, it is a calm place, what may be interesting for you if you like going out with your friends in a relaxing way to talk about how the day has gone.Segura river in Blanca Murcia

What is there to see?

Although the village is small, you can do many activities. If what you like the most is to do sport, you can go to the big sport centre, which offers you the possibility to play tennis, padel tennis, football, basketball and do gymnastics. Maybe if what you like the most is to practice extreme sports there are some activities perfect for you: rafting, hiking, climbing, etc. But if what you prefer is to visit the ancient monuments and the most outstanding historic buildings, this village is ideal for you because it preserves many of them such as the church (formerly a mosque), the castle and the virgin (both in the mountain) and the old quarter. Blanca has not only ancient cultural places but also some modern, such as the Pedro Cano’s Museum or the Town Hall.

Pedro's Cano museum in Blanca Murcia
Pedro’s Cano museum in Blanca Murcia

 

Shopping

In spite of being a small-sized village, go shopping here is a great choice because you can find any type of shop. Blanca has three supermarkets (located in different areas), three bookshops, two fruit shops, two fish markets, two bakeries, two cake shops, two hardware stores and several souvenir shops. If you are more interested in fashion, you can also purchase clothes and shoes here. Blanca has two clothing shops and two shoe stores. In addition, if you are a mother who is looking for clothes for your baby, Blanca has a shop of this type.

Blanca's castle in the region of Murcia

What is the weather like here?

Depending on the period of the year when you decide to spend some days here, the weather will be different from one season to another. If you decide to visit us during the months of December, January and February, you will probably find a cold weather, with a temperature of 15ªC and few precipitations. In winter, on most days it is cloudy and windy, so I advise you to take always an umbrella in the backpack. By contrast, if you decide to come to visit us in summer, during the months of June, July and August, you will find a very different weather: it will be sunny and you will see a clear and bright sky. During these months, it almost never rains and it is probably that you will be hot. In spring and autumn the weather it is quite warm, not too cold and not too hot; it is perfect to go for a walk, meet your friends in the street, go hiking, go cycling, etc. Only sometimes, there are light showers.

Conclussion of this article of Blanca Murcia

Blanca is a great place to visit in the county of Murcia (south east of Spain). As you have seen there’s lots of things to do and see in that incredible town. We would like to see all here, we’ll be waiting for you with our arms wide open 😉

Artículo cedido por: Amor Luna Molina.
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5 thoughts on “Blanca Murcia, a small but warm place to visit

  1. Thank you for sharing excellent informations. Your web-site is very cool. I’m impressed by the details that you’ve on this blog. It reveals how nicely you understand this subject. Bookmarked this web page, will come back for extra articles. You, my friend, ROCK! I found just the information I already searched all over the place and simply could not come across. What a great web site.

  2. Thank you all for your positive comments. It’s my pleasure to write articles like this because it’s a good way to mix the two things I love the most: my home town (Blanca) and the English language, which I have been studying since I was a child.

    If you are interested in any particular aspect of Blanca and you want to know more about it, please tell me and I will write a new interesting article for you.

    Kindest regards

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