A half day tour of the historic mountain top batteries and gun emplacements at Castillitos. Tour through the stunning mountains and coastal region with stops for photo opportunities and lunch in the beautiful coastal resort of La Azohia. Lunch is an optional extra, selectable at point of order.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bateria de Castillitos, Cartagena, Municipality of CartagenaSometimes the custody of the military heritage is a constant source of debate, so that often its conservation is relegated to the background causing its deterioration; examples such as the battery of Monte San Pedro in La Coruña show that a correct restoration of a military installation, through its integration and contextualization, can constitute a pole of tourist attraction and regeneration of spaces for the enjoyment of tourists and locals.The coast of Cartagena is recurrent in military installations, given the strategic importance of its Arsenal, but whose state of conservation is not the most adequate in most cases, yet there are complexes of great eye-catching as is the case of the coastal battery of Castillitos.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Playas de La Azohia, Cartagena, Municipality of CartagenaLa AzohiaLa Azohia is a charming fishing village located on the Costa Calida, in Murcia, Spain. Situated in a beautiful coastal region at the eastern end of the Gulf of Mazarron. The area is characterised by long stretches of golden sand, crystal clear seas and a wonderful natural setting. La Azohia suits holidaymakers looking for a relaxed beach holiday destination away from the mass tourist resorts.About townLa Azohia offers a few amenities, with small local shops and a handful of bars and restaurants. Puerto de Mazarron is just 5 kilometres away and here you can enjoy a better choice of facilities and services.The village itself has a traditional and peaceful atmosphere. There are ample bars, restaurants and snack bars that reside in the village and along the attractive beachfront. La Azohia itself offers a few amenities, with small local shops, a supermarket, pharmacy and a wine bodega. Puerto de Mazarron is just 5 kilometres away and here you can enjoy a better choice of facilities and services, and a Saturday morning market. The city of Cartagena is around 30 minutes drive away and here you can find huge hypermarkets and a host of other amenities and services.BeachesThe beaches around La Azohia are particularly stunning, with a bay of wide expanses of golden sands, backed by the mountain ranges of the Sierras Moreras, Almenara, Algorobo, Lo Alto and Muela.La Azohia and the local region boast some of the best beaches in Spain; safe for children, uncrowded and set in a truly beautiful, natural setting.ClimateLa Azohia and the Costa Calida enjoy a typical Mediterranean climate, with cool sea breezes in summer and protection from the surrounding mountains against the cold North winds in winter. Duration: 1 hour