rental car Murcia - hiring a car in Murcia
Popular tourist destination thanks to the very enviable climate, Murcia is considered one of the most popular European destinations for lovers of the green. Some of the best golf at the international level are located in Murcia. The nearest airport is Murcia-San Javier which is about 45 km from the city center. The region borders with Andalusia, Castile and the Valencian Community and is bathed by the Mediterranean Sea. This corner of Spain, is a major producer of fruits, vegetables, and flowers for Spain and the rest of Europe. Are excellent wines, those produced near the towns of Bullas, Yecla and Jumilla.
Murcia: history and culture of the ancient "Carthago Nova"
To reach Murcia from the airport is advisable to hire a car. RentalUp selects for its customers the best offers on the market for a cheap rental car in Murcia. For a car hire in Murcia contact with confidence RentalUp and you will find the most suitable proposal to you at very competitive prices. Murcia is approximately 25 minutes from the airport, taking the freeway Murcia-San Javier.
City with young spirit is home of three university centers (Espinardo, Mercede and Ucam) and the destination of many courses Erasmus. The history of its foundation is very old, it was a commercial hub stable used by the Carthaginians (called by the Romans Carthago Nova). Then in Roman times became one of the provinces that made up the 'Hispania Tarraconensis. Was part of the Arab Caliphate (the Medina Mursija was built on the ruins of the ancient city). Conquered in 1243 by the Christian army was annexed to the Kingdom of Castile. Artefacts belonging to the Muslim period can be viewed at the Museum of the Walls Arab, housed in the Church of Santa Eulalia. Considered to be one of the most important monuments and representative of the city, the Cathedral built in the fourteenth century, is a symphony of architectural styles. The facade of Andalusian Baroque style, the interior with a Gothic setting. The bell tower which reaches a height of 100 meters is a mix of Gothic and Baroque dome rococo style. Nearby remaining always in the center, between Plaza de Santo Domingo and Plaza de la Cruz you can visit the Casino de Murcia,with a clear Arabic influence. For those arriving by plane, RentalUp, offers the opportunity to take a rental car at the airport of Murcia at low cost prices.
Recommended a visit to the Monastery of Santa Clara la Real, a convent built on the ruins of a building dating back to the thirteenth century Muslim. The existing structure were brought to light a cloister, a swimming pool and the remains of a room. Just outside the city walls, in the Regional Park Carrascoy in a scenic area of the lunar landscape (recreated thanks to the yellowish color of the rocks) stands the Monastery de la Fuesanta building dating back to the seventeenth century made in honor of the Virgen de Fuesanta (patron saint of Murcia). Taking advantage of the services of car rental in Murcia by RentalUp you can also easily reach the village of Monteagudo, where there is the castle of Monteagudo, or the city of Caravaca De La Cruz, recognized by the Vatican as one of the five holy cities with Rome, Toribio de Lebanon, Santiago de Compostela and Jerusalem. The origin of the name Caravaca De La Cruz comes from a piece of wood placed cross considered as part of the original cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified. Murcia is rich not only in art but also of natural beauty. An almost obligatory stop for all lovers of trekking and nature is the National Park of Sierra Espuña ideal place for wonderful walks in nature.