Murcia Airport Minibus Hire
We compare top class minibus rental suppliers, to produce the best deals online. If you want a fast and efficient service, try our user friendly 3 step booking service. The Region of Murcia is one of the seventeen autonomous regions in Spain. The region is situated in the South East of Spain. The autonomous community consists of only one region (province), unlike the majority of the autonomous communities, which have more than one province within the same region. Therefore the province and autonomous community are operated as a single unit of government.
Murcia is the capital city of the Region, and also the seat of government organs, except for the parliament, which is located in Cartagena. The province and autonomous communities are divided in municipalities. The region of Murcia is a very important producer of vegetables, flowers and fruit for the country and most of Europe. There are also major wineries, that have developed near the towns of Moratalla, Jumilla and Yecla. The climate of the region of Murcia is usually warm, which makes it ideal for growing fruit and vegetables and also agricultural produce. But there is an ongoing water demand for tourist developments and also crops. The river Segura supplies the water and also by the Tajo (due to the Tajo transvasement) which supplies water from the river Tagus to the Segura. The city of Murcia is the 7th largest Spanish city by population with aboutfour hundred anf fifty thousand people living there.
The attractions in Murcia include a very tall belfry and it's well known Cathedral. Murcia is also a major University city with over thirty thousand students each year. Murcia also has over two million square kilometres of gardens and parks. Alcantarilla is a town located in the region of Murcia, South Eastern Spain. It is located about severn kilometres (4.3 miles) from the capital city of Murcia.The largest areas of growing wine in Murcia are Jumilla, Bullas and Yecla. Wine is a major part of the region's cuisine, and are highly regarded in Spain, and now also the rest of Europe.
Murcia Wine Routes:
The wine area of Jumilla is situated in the North Eastern part of Murcia. The vineyard lies Inland on a plateau in the middle of a mountain range. The majority of the wineries are in the town centre of Jumilla. In the town there are some bodegas, that organise wine tasting sessions. The local tourist office arrange some of the tours. Bullas lies in North Western part of the region, and houses some of the oldest vineyards in the country. These days the wineries of Bullas combine the traditional ways and modern technology to produce excellent wines. The most popular grape in Bullas is the Monastrell, which produce a fine range of red,claret, rose and whites. Yecla is lies North of Jumilla, and has been very popular for wine for hundreds of years. Because of it's method and the climate, Yecla was well known for it's strong and robust wine. These days with the modern techniques, the wine from Yecla has produced high quality wines.
Alcantarilla: The town is surrounded by boroughs (Pedanias) of the municipality of Murcia. Alcantarilla is among a fertile plain, populated by citrus fruits, orchards and gardens. This is also called Huerta ( a fertile area,common is Spain), and also has valleys of the river Segura. The Huerta is owned by the administrative authority of Murcia city, and also several other municipalities. Alcantarilla's economy is mostly reliant on the industrial and service sectors. Poligono Industrial Oeste is the major industrial area, where the majority of the enterprises of Alcantarilla are based. The service and trade sector concentrates on the cattle and fish market. The San Pedro Apostol indoor fish market is the third largest in Spain, and is very impressive. Alcantarilla is easily accessed by road from the other towns in the region.
There are motorways that link Alcantarilla with other towns in the Murcia region, and also other regions of Spain. Also the train station links the town to the South East and centre of Spain. Alcantarilla has many shops, especially on the main street (the Calle Mayor), which stretches from one side of town to the other. The areas of Plaza De San Francisco and Campoamor have very large markets normally held on Wednesdays. Museo Etnologico de La Huerta De Murciais a very important museum in Spain, and has indoor and outdoor areas. The indoor exhibition displays tools and instruments used in the past and present orchards of the region. The outdoor area has a Barraca (a house in the orchards of Murcia).