Attractions

Top Choice Castle in Lorca

Castillo Fortaleza del Sol

The town’s castle, high over town, is an impressive place, a huge medieval complex characterised by two towers. The basic entry includes an audio guide and access to the Torre del Espolón, reconstructed after the ea…
Top Choice Church in Lorca

Colegiata de San Patricio

This stately and beautiful gem of a church presides in golden-stone majesty over Lorca's central square. The sober and handsome triple-tiered baroque facade conceals a triple-naved interior Renaissance interior with…
Top Choice Square in Lorca

Plaza de España

The highlight of the old town is a group of baroque buildings around Plaza de España, including the Pósito, a 16th-century former granary; the 18th-century Casa del Corregidor; and the town hall. Lording over the sq…
Museum in Lorca

Museo de Bordados del Paso Azul

Attached to the San Francisco monastery, this is the modern museum of the Azul (Blue) Holy Week brotherhood, and gives an excellent idea of what Semana Santa means to the locals. As well as stirring videos and backg…
Museum in Lorca

Museo de Bordados del Paso Blanco

Attached to the church of Santo Domingo, this is the museum of the Blanco (White) Semana Santa brotherhood. Here you can see a collection of the beautifully elaborate robes worn by them during the passionately suppo…
Palace in Lorca

Casa de Guevara

The wonderful baroque facade of the 17th-century Casa de Guevara suffered serious earthquake damage but is now looking spruce again. The interior, with elegant patio and halls, is used for temporary exhibitions. It'…