The Province of Murcia

Murcia is a province that is located about northeast of Andalusia and its capital is also called Murcia. The province is called the "Huerta de Europa". Huerta means orchard or fruit and vegetable garden. The land is very dry, but they practice drip irrigation, and the soil is very rich in minerals. The farmers can get 5 harvests in a year because there are 330 days of sunshine. The produce is shipped to northern Europe. As one drives along the good highways, one can see orange, lemon, almond, and cherry trees. There are also all kinds of vegetables. 

Murcia has many attractions for the tourist, such as good beaches. There are also many cultural attractions. The road network is very good and relatively new.