About Cartagena


Let's have a look around into background of Cartagena
  • Region: Murcia
  • Country: Spain 
  • Latitude: 37.6
  • Longitude:-0.9833333
  • Time zone: Europe/Madrid 
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hours

Weather in Cartagena

Climate: hot semi-arid climate

Best Time to Visit: August, July, and then September

Location

Cartagena is a Spanish city and a major naval station located in the Region of Murcia, by the Mediterranean coast, south-eastern Spain. As of January 2011, it has a population of 218,210 inhabitants being the Region’s second largest municipality and the country’s 6th non-Province capital city. The metropolitan area of Cartagena, known as Campo de Cartagena, has a population of 409,586 inhabitants.

Distance from Cartagena center to Airport

Airport:  Murcia-San Javier Airport 

Driving Distance: 19 miles / 31 km

Driving Time: 28 minutes

Languages: Spanish

Modes of transport

Airport: Murcia-San Javier Airport  

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10  % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Accordingly to bill
  • Housekeeper: Accordingly to bill
  • Concierge: Between Accordingly to bill

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10  % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Pilar de la Horadada,
  • Torrevieja,
  • Murcia




Murcia

Location

Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region). The population of the metropolitan area was 689,591 in 2010. It is located on the Segura River, in the Southeast of the Iberian Peninsula, noted by a climate with hot summers, mild winters, and relatively low precipitation.

Weather

Climate: hot semi-arid climate 

Best Time to Visit: July to September

Tourist Attractions
  • Terra Natura Murcia
  • Tourist Office of Murcia
  • Segway Murcia

Emergency Contact Numbers in Cartagena city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112

Airport: Murcia-San Javier Airport  (+34 902 40 47 04)

Hospital: General University Hospital Santa María del Rosell(+34 968 32 50 00)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Cartagena.

  • Copy Events SAS
  • Elegaza Weddings and Events
  • Storyland Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Los Zapatos Viejos
  • Castillo San Felipe de Barajas
  • Plaza Fernandez de Madrid

Theatre & Concerts

  • Roman theatre
  • New Circus Theater
  • Mr. Witt Café

Visit Top Restaurants in Cartagena

  • El Arsenal: The Rum Box
  • Carmen Restaurant Cartagena
  • El Burlador Gastrobar

Top Shopping Centers in Cartagena

  • Mansion Mall
  • Centro Comercial Nao
  • MALL Paseo de la Castellana

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Cocoa Museum (Choco Museum)
  • Jonathan Suarez Art
  • Cartagena Botanical Garden "Guillermo Piñeres

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • El Arsenal: The Rum Box - awesome cocktails
  • El Burlador Gastrobar - lapas
  • Carmen Restaurant Cartagena - shrimp tacos

Sports Club

  • CARTAGENA FÚTBOL CLUB
  • Cartagena TPC and Karibana
  • Fishing Club of Cartagena

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.02 €
  • Taxi: 2.85 €
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 460.00 €
  • Cheap meal: 9.00 €
  • Gasoline: 1.10 €
  • 3 course meal: 27.50 €
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