Located in the southeast of Spain, the Region of Murcia is characterized by mild temperatures and long hours of daylight. Beaches, rural areas, cities, traditions, folklore, culture, sports and health mix together in a dynamic and active touristic offer.

10 January 2018

Plaza de la Catedral, Murcia

 

Located in the southeast of Spain, the Region of Murcia is characterized by mild temperatures and long hours of daylight. Beaches, rural areas, cities, traditions, folklore, culture, sports and health mix together in a dynamic and active touristic offer.

  • The City of Murcia, the capital of this region, is a perfect study destination for many reasons, here we listed ten of them:
  • Murcia is the 7th largest city in Spain. As the regional capital, it has well developed infrastructure and transport systems. It is a safe city that can be easily explored on foot.
  • Murcia is well-connected to the main cities of Spain and Europe by highways, trains and two international airports in the vicinity: Murcia San Javier (35 min from city center) and Alicante (45 min from city center).
  • Despite the high quality of life offered by the City of Murcia, the cost of living is affordable. With about €500 per month a student can cover all the expenses on accommodation, food and leisure activities.
  • According to popular global travel website, Skyscanner, Murcia is one of the preferred destinations for Erasmus students. Murcia is one of the youngest cities in all of Spain thanks to its three university campuses, and everything in the city seems to be made to students measure.
  • Cultural life in Murcia is vibrant because of its rich historical heritage and multireligious environment.
  • Murcia is home of important International companies.
  • In Murcia you can learn Spanish which is the 2nd most spoken language in the world (about 500 million people).
  • In this city, it can still be found the authentic Spain. The soul of Spanish culture can be found throughout Murcia’s city center, beautiful squares, historic buildings, museums and university campuses.
  • Murcia is a very tourist city. Its cultural, historical and natural resources attract many tourists each year.
  • The average temperature in Murcia is 18ºC with mild winters (4-16ºC) and hot summers (20-34ºC). The city centre is 35 min away from natural beaches, mountains and the countryside.