Tourism in Murcia

Visitor Center El Valle

Discover the extraordinary El Valle and Carrascoy Regional Park

It is located six kilometers from Murcia and, because its rich landscape and environmental, it is an excellent place to get to know one of the most important natural jewels of the city: the Regional Park of El Valle and Carrascoy.

El Valle: An location of ethnographic and cultural interest

El Valle Natural Park, six kilometers from Murcia, extends through the Sierra de Carrascoy and its foothills. For its landscape and environment, it is an excellent place of recreation and contact with nature. The vestiges (Argaric, Iberian, Roman and Arab) left by its inhabitants throughout history, as well as the religious tradition in its places, make the Valley an enclave of ethnographic and cultural interest.

Parque natural El Valle - Sierra de Carrascoy Murcia - Turismo de Murcia
Centro de visitantes El Valle en el Parque natural El Valle - Sierra de Carrascoy Murcia - Turismo de Murcia

Visitor Center El Valle: discover all the flora, fauna and geology of a unique place

Visitor Center El Valle, combines sustainable development, nature conservation and public use to promote information on the environment and shows the main values of the flora, fauna and geology of the Park, as well as the marine fossils discovered in that area. It has a guided tour service with four tours (three exterior with a certain duration and one in the Center itself).

El Valle: Special Protection Area for Birds

The Valley is declared a Special Protection Area for Birds and has a Recovery Center for birds of prey and protected species, from which specimens of wildlife that have been damaged or threatened in their habitats are monitored, investigated and treated.

This tourist service has passed the evaluation of the advanced SICTED good practices for the reduction of the risk of contagion by coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in the tourism sector.

Arboretum, Jardín Botánico,  Parque natural El Valle - Sierra de Carrascoy Murcia - Turismo de Murcia

Very close between the Visitor Center and the Wildlife Recovery Center is the Arboretum

The Arboretum is an old forest nursery, today converted into a botanical garden, which allows to know the plant diversity of all the climatic regions of the planet. In order to get to know it, the visitor will be able to walk through its 8 terraces freely. The Arboretum has an area of 1.5 hectares, in which there are currently more than 600 plants of 108 different species.


Carr. El Valle, 61, 30120 Murcia

Phone: +34 968 847 510

Email: infovalle@carm.es


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We will attend you at the Wildlife Recovery Center located a few meters away.

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