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Mysteries and Legends Tour of Murcia
Activities in Murcia

Mysteries and Legends Tour of Murcia

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70 reviews | 603 travellers
We had a great time, the guide was very friendly, pleasant and knowledgeable about the environment. We had a good time even though we have a 7 year old boy
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US$ 7.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 6 hours before the service starts
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Fascinating mysteries and legends lie waiting to be discovered under the starry night sky of Murcia. Join us on this fantastic tour to find out all about these stories.

Glorieta de España square
Murcia Cathedral
The Puente Viejo bridge in Murcia
The Romea Theatre

Mysteries and Legends Tour of Murcia

Josefa Gómez ran a modest hostel called "La Perla" with her husband. Everything was going well until her husband became infatuated with a maid who was only 13 years old, and then she decided to poison him. The woman was condemned to die on the gallows near the Old Bridge (Puente Viejo) in Murcia, the first stop on our tour. But the story doesn't end there. Far from it. The death sentence significantly altered the city for various reasons that we will reveal during the tour.

Leaving behind the Puente Viejo over the Segura river, we will head to the Cathedral Square in Murcia. Here, you will discover how wine, an elderly bell-ringer of Murcia Cathedral, and even the devil himself, are involved in a famous saying they have here. You will also encounter spooky tunnels where you will hear some terrifying true stories.

The enchanted mansion on Rambla Street is the setting of our next story. The main character of the story here is the famous Spanish diplomat and noble Diego de Saavedra Fajardo. You will learn why his former residence is also known as "La casa del duende" (The house of the elf).

We will conclude the tour in front of the Romea Theatre over which looms an ancient prophecy. Proof of this are the two fires it has suffered during its history. And, according to an old curse, a new disaster is looming on the horizon...

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 20 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 30% of the total maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
  • Alcoholic drinks are not available.
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Price

Adults Children between 3 and 10 years old Children under 3
Tour in English
US$ 7.20
Free
not permitted

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 7.20
  • Children between 3 and 10 years old

    Free
  • Children under 3

    not permitted

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Duration

1 hour 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

Included

English speaking guide specialized in the history of Murcia.

When to book?

You can book up until 18 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 7.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 6 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 6 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Glorieta de España square (opposite Murcia Town Hall)