Solar-powered Ecoboat operates Mar Menor summer ferry service
The ferry between Santiago de la Ribera and La Manga will operate at least 6 times a day this summer The ferry service in the Mar Menor, which carries passengers across the lagoon between Santiago de la Ribera on the inland shore in the west and La Manga in the east, is all set to resume again this summer (assuming the pandemic situation continues to ease), and in preparation the official presentation was made last week of the new solar-powered..

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An introduction to Santiago de la Ribera
A beach resort on the coast of the Mar Menor in the Costa Cálida Santiago de la Ribera lies within the municipality of San Javier, and in terms of population is the largest district, occupying the area on the inland shore of the saltwater lagoon of the Mar Menor. The district includes some of the finest beaches in the northern half of the Mar Menor, and is also home to the Academia General del Aire, the Spanish air force’s officer training..

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La Manga del Mar Menor Tourist Information
Tourist information office and tourism services La Manga del Mar Menor Tourist Office See below for information about tourist information offices and information points in the San Javier municipality. On La Manga del Mar Menor there is a tourist office at km 0 and a tourist information point at km 12, on Playa Mistral. For general information about La Manga del Mar Menor, use the subject heading La Manga del Mar Menor accessed via the..

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San Javier buses, trains, planes and boats
Public transport in San Javier and Santiago de la Ribera Please contact the tourist office if you require further information about public transport options within the San Javier municipality Click for more information about Murcia-San Javier airport and public transport from the airport. See the subject heading "Public transport" under the Tourist Information option on the header bar for regular updates about public transport..

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San Javier travel agencies
Travel agencies in the San Javier municipality Travel agents in Spain offer booking services for all types of travel and accommodation, so are regularly used to book coach, bus, rail and air travel tickets. Many also offer short breaks or excursions within the region and can also help with booking for rural houses. Santiago de la Ribera VIAJES CARREFOUR SANTIAGO DE LA RIBERA C/ Aguilar Amat 9, Santiago de la Ribera Tel: 968..

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Fiestas and annual events calendar in the municipality of San Javier
There’s more to San Javier than just beaches! The municipality of San Javier is famous for its beautiful beaches (and the airport, of course) but it also has a full cultural offering all year round, including international festivals, concerts and fiestas. Here is a list of all the main fiestas and cultural activities for 2017. Events are loaded in the San Javier What's On section as programmes are made available. Please note, programmes..

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Weekly street markets in San Javier
Regular markets throughout the municipality Spanish street markets are a great way to pick up some amazing bargains and offer an enormous range of products for sale, including clothes andaccessories, shoes, beauty products, household items, soft furnishings as well as some of the freshest fruit and veg around. Tips Fruit and veg are generally one of the best options at weekly street markets as the Region of Murcia Region produces so..

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Tourist information offices in San Javier
Oficinas de Turismo de San Javier The municipality of San Javier has three main offices giving tourist information to visitors, as well as an information point. The tourist offices are located in Santiago de la Ribera, on the ground floor of the town hall in San Javier and at the start of La Manga, while the tourist information point is located at kilometre 12-13 of La Manga del Mar Menor. Due to its location on the fringes of the Mar Menor..

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Explanada Barnuevo
Explanada Barnuevo, Santiago de la Ribera . The Explanada Barnuevo is a core, central area in the Santiago de la Ribera beachfront and is used as the location for many of the open air cultural events which take place in the area throughout the year; Artisan markets, concerts, exhibitions and displays all take place in this area, and the marquee which forms the centre piece for events such as carnival, and fiestas is erected here. Traffic..

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The Balnearios or bathing stations of Santiago de la Ribera
Balnearios in the municipality of San Javier  These distinctive wooden structures, jutting out into the waters of the Mar Menor from the beaches of Santiago de La Ribera, are one of the characteristic sights of the municipality of San Javier. Their origins date back to the middle of the 20th century, when the area first started to experience a significant influx of summer tourists and bathing becoming a fashionable occupation both for..

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Museo de San Javier in San Javier
The San Javier Museum The San Javier Museum is an interesting snapshot into local life, showing the history of the municipality from pre-history through to its ròle as the modern day home of the Spanish Air Academy. It also has a separate Sala dedicated to the Belén monumental, the nativity scene which is displayed in the Plaza de España at Christmas, as well as an exhibitions sala upstairs which is used for a number of temporary exhibitions..

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Parroquia San Francisco Javier, San Javier, Murcia
Parroquia San Francisco Javier, Hours of mass, museum and general information Parroquia San Francisco Javier Plaza de la Iglesia (Calle Luis Garay, 6, 30730) San Javier Telephone 968 571 085   HOURS OF MASS Weekdays 7.30pm Saturdays  7.30pm Sundays and Festival days 10am, 12 midday and 7.30pm In addition there is a 9am service at Pozo Aledo.   Please note: Hours of Mass may vary due to special festivities or the time..

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Museo Parroquial San Javier
An interesting little museum within the parroquial church of San Francisco Javier Parroquia San Francisco Javier Plaza de la Iglesia (Calle Luis Garay, 6, 30730) San Javier  Telephone 968 571 085  The Museo Parroquial de San Javier is located within the Church of San Francisco Javier (Parroquía San Francisco Javier) and was inaugurated in 1998, fruit of the efforts of D. José Ballester Esparza and Dª Ana Díez Moreno, both teachers..

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