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Santuario Virgen de la Esperanza

Calle Esperanza s/n | Murcia, 30420 Calasparra, Spain
+34 968 84 22 01
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Simply essential

Our third visit. So tranquil after the hectic carnival of caravaca the day before. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Heather G
Whitley Bay, England, United Kingdom
“A peaceful and well kept treasure”

Went on a coach trip with a few friends and really enjoyed the day. A very relaxing place with... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Ciudad Quesada, Spain
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“the river” (13 reviews)
Calle Esperanza s/n | Murcia, 30420 Calasparra, Spain
+34 968 84 22 01
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Our third visit. So tranquil after the hectic carnival of caravaca the day before. Beautiful gardens and amazing chapel cut into the Rock. Take a picnic, or BBQ or eat in the restaurant. Spend the day or just an hour some small walks around the...More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Went on a coach trip with a few friends and really enjoyed the day. A very relaxing place with plenty to see and do, the highlight was the Sanctuary. But also the museum and cave were also very interesting. The area also offers some very...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Wonderful peaceful surroundings, nice walks down by the river, bbq facilities for families, good car parking, plenty of toilets, no guide books available about the church.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A totally unexpected Jewel in a Beautifully kept Location in a wonderful area, with amazing vistas well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Just a note: it's not as the map attached indicates. The castle is but not the Sanctuary. It's worth the visit but take a picnic as you can sit on the seats overlooking the River Segura.

1  Thank Apatche1234
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I visited the Santuario with some friends in Oct 2016 and was again fascinated by its tranquility and cleanliness, having visited previously 3 years ago. It is surely worthy of a listing as a World Heritage site. I won't attempt to outline the history of...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A stroll along the river followed by tapas in the local restaurant is very appealing! It is a place if natural beauty and well worth a visit! Sunday sees the locals setting up tables having BBQ's and picnics with all the family eating, drinking and...More

Thank KathyOMurcia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This sanctuary is a short drive away from our villa in Calasparra. Our trip is not complete without a visit to the sanctuary. The restaurant attached to it serves the best paella that we have tried anywhere else.during the summer season, youncan rent bbq stalls...More

Thank Chariz B
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This was a fund raising evening for stray and unwanted dogs, The meals were ordered in advance and was excellent with all 3 courses of a very high standard. The evening was a complete success and everybody seemed to enjoy the food they were served,...More

Thank grahambus
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We went in four for Sunday lunch, my advise is to book before. The location is used for many ceremonies so opening hours are a little strange! Excellent meal from start to finish, PAELLA is the number dish specially for the locals, can't go wrong....More

Thank Stephen F
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