The Environment

We can do some sightseeing in the town of Pliego, click here to download the tourist guide and street.

Another guide to the most charming places of the town, click here to download.

Pliego comprises a spacious territory of forest, occupying the northern slope of the Natural Park of Sierra Espuña, which determine a rugged landscape in the east, with deep ravines and mountain ridges, which provides the necessary conditions for the development of active tourism. While in the western plains and abundant agricultural landscapes, becoming an area of ​​interest for hiking and nature tourism.

The importance of historical and cultural heritage, which include buildings of cultural interest such as Santiago Apóstol Church, the Castle of La Mota and Pliego, heritage sites, such as Moorish farmhouse or Water Street, in the process of statement as a Cultural, classified as a Site of Ethnographic and points of renowned ethnographic value as the Source of Pipe or Irrigation raft as well as its cuisine or local holidays, make a reference Specification for tourism sustainable and quality.

From here, we invite you to take a tour of the town, with which the proposals meet that interest you: stroll through the historic center, tour the museum of the olive mill, enjoy the local heritage, taste the cuisine, or just relax , watching the stunning scenery around us or strolling along the nature next.

The local cuisine is the result of cultural mixing and culinary tastes of the peoples and civilizations that have inhabited this territory. In addition, its geographic location and climate have shaped culinary art forced recognition. It is part of the Murcia cuisine, with which it shares the merit of originality, the freshness of its products and raw materials and the development of many of their ancestral recipes.

It is a cuisine of predominantly vegetable products of the vegetable gardens and orchards, with frequent as starters a good salad of lettuce and tomatoes, or artichoke salad, pimento and tuna, without leaving behind the smoked salad, scrambled eggs with vegetables , or grilled vegetables to recipes in which hybrid garden products are mixed with fish, as in the case of working as cod salad with vegetables.

Another plot worthy of the "stew" as the gypsy pot, the pot of pork and traditional broth with balls, or preparation of the "rice", with a variety like no other: where rice is served with any product: if rice with snails and rabbit serranos or rice pot, without neglecting more generic prescriptions such as rice with lobster, of more recent coinage, or rice and vegetables.

But as Pliego, is inland, to cooking fish and meat Murcia, add other typical local products such as crumbs and desserts, in which the Arab stood contribute their originality, celebrities are the sighs, cakes Easter flooding the region, or paparajotes.

Result of its intense historical tradition of overlapping cultures of border territory and in the process of peoples and cultures.

Bidding has in its heritage countless testimonies of the past that make it a meeting point between tradition and concern for making it day by day, more present, at the visitor. All cultural, historic, artistic and architectural drawing appears in the diversity of opportunities to be seen and admired, to serve as a sustainable tourism product and quality.

The locality is characterized by its historical and artistic heritage quite substantial, highlighting the Castle Paleras and Castle of Pliego, both built in the s. XII, being also the must see Moorish farmhouse, embedded in the old town, and plays an urban design of rural farmsteads Islamic. Moreover, in the old town can enjoy sights such as Santiago Apóstol Church built in 1667 and declared a National Monument, the House of Terce, the poet Federico Balart House, the Hermitage of the Virgen de los Remedios, the Clock Sun, the Clock Tower, etc..

Cultural tourism routes contain the following routes: Water Street, Moorish farmhouse and Military Strengths.

The territory of Pliego is a geographical unit consisting of a Miocene basin drained by the river Mula and its tributary river Pliego. Its territory has an average altitude of 420 m above sea level. Is occupied by mountainous areas with complex structures, which are located mainly east and south of the municipality, they are numerous mountain elevations exceeding 500 meters, such as Alto de la Muela (504 m.), Carrel (601 m.) or High Almoloya (561 m.). Northwest of the town the land is flatter, with altitudinal levels between 350 and 400 meters resulting in rich plains that stretch to the right bank and Conditions. These conditions make Piego in a privileged place to practice mountain sports such as hiking, climbing, mountain biking and caving, while enjoying the scenery bordering the municipality.

Viewpoints Attractions: Sima de la Higuera

In Pliego, one of the peoples of the region of Sierra Espuña, is one of the longest caves in the region of Murcia, Cave or Sima de la Higuera, very popular with caving experts. If you're not a professional but you notice the sport, in the same locality there are other caves of shorter and more suitable for tourists, as the Sima de Santa Barbara. But due to the technical complexity of the descent into this chasm, travel is only suitable for sports and accredited cavers.

Guided tours, click here to download the file, or you can request information on the phone: +34 968 66 63 21

Festivities in honor of the Patron "The Blessed Virgin of the Remedies", on September 8.

San Marcos, on April 25, feast day of hiking or cute.

The day of the Candlemas, February 2.

San Isidro Labrador, onomastics of farmers and regional celebration day.

Sunday of Carnival, very recent, but mass participation in the locality.

Holy Week in Statement: The organization of Holy Week is held by the City Council of Fraternities. Currently, Pliego has five fraternities.