Casa Lamberdina is situated in the valley of ElCimbre, in the south east of Spain between Lorca and Puerta Lumbreras (see Google maps).
Neighbouring airports are Alicante, Murcia and Almeria. The airport Corvera, close to Murcia, will open in 2019. It is an hour´s drive to Casa Lamberdina. We recommend to rent a car, look for car rental on www.hispacar.com
A 20 minutes' drive will take you to the picturesque village Velez Rubio, where you can find tapas restaurants, monuments and the Iglesia Nuestra Senora de la Encarnacion. There is a colourful market every Saturday.
Furthermore the prehistoric cave drawings (Cuevas de Letreros) are well worth visiting. The trip to the place is fun and it is all under the protection of Unesco
Totana is especially on Wednesdays with the weekly market a bustling town. It is well known for its potteries and you will see a lot of vendors along the road. There is also a tapas route, more information can be obtained at the local tourist office.
A 45 minutes drive to the beaches of Aguilas, Mojácar, the Bay of Mazarron and Bolnuevo.
Here is something for everyone to experience.
Aguilas has a coastal area of 35 km and has the most southern location on the Costa Cálida. East of Aguilas is an interesting coastal area, where the Puntas Calnegre is located. Together with Cabo Cope is Puntas de Calnegre a regional park with clean sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, where enthusiasts enjoy the diving sport.
The bay of Mazarrón and Bolnuevo
Mojácar is one of the most touristic places along the Costa Almería. The village with its white Moorish houses is already visible from afar, lying on top of a hill and overwhelming overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. On Sunday morning, here is a flea market and on Wednesday is all the way on top of the mountain the weekly market .
Sierra Espuña Natural park
Sierra de Maria Los Velez
Sierra Nevada is a mountain range in Andalusia, what snowy mountain range means in Spanish. With sixteen peaks above 3000 metres it is after the Alps the highest mountain range in Western Europe. The highest mountain of the Spanish mainland, the Mulhacén (3482 m), is located in these mountains. The national park with its variety of landscapes has all the characteristics of the climate of the high mountains. By climate fluctuations and height differences you find there is a huge diversity of plants and animals. In winter the Sierra Nevada also offers many opportunities to skiing with 83 kilometres of ski slopes.
If you are interested in culture, history and gastronomy Granada is the place to be at approximately a two hours' drive from Casa Lamberdina. Especially recommended is the Al Hambra, a vast palatial area with splendid gardens dating back to the times of the Moors. Reservations will have to be made beforehand for about € 14 per person. (www.alhambra-tickets.es).