Popular Accommodations in Cartagena
Highlights in Cartagena
- Spanish Coast Costa Cálida
- Roman Theatre of Antiquity
- National Museum of Underwater Archaeology
- Recreation area La Manga del Mar Menor
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Vacation rentals in Cartagena
Romantic hills, blue sea water and a breathtaking architecture with many sights create a wonderful atmosphere in Cartagena. Just a few minutes' walk from the magnificent harbour, you can rent an attractive holiday apartment or an apartment surrounded by impressive monuments. Travel groups will find a first-class vacation rental with sea views in the old town. Alternatively, you can find a villa or bungalow in the hinterland of the city and on the edge of the picturesque bay.
Holidays in Cartagena
Location and orientation
In the southeast of the country, Cartagena extends between Málaga and Valencia in the autonomous community of Murcia. The metropolis with 214,000 inhabitants is located on the Costa Cálida and has one of the largest national seaports and serves as an important naval base.
In the second half of September the festival of the Carthaginians and Romans is celebrated for two weeks.
Top 3 travel tips
In the heart of the old town is the Teatro Romana de Cartagena. The Roman theatre was built in 5 B.C. and was dedicated to Lucius and Gaius Caesar. Up to 6,000 spectators could be seated on the step-shaped stands. Today the complex can be visited and important background information on the construction, discovery and reconstruction of the theatre is presented.2. Impressive excavations from the depths of the sea
You can visit the National Museum of Underwater Archaeology directly at the city's marina. In this extraordinary exhibition you will encounter exciting finds that have been excavated in the Mediterranean Sea. The exhibits include a Roman merchant ship, elephant tusks with inscriptions or amphorae.3. Paradisiacal scenery
With 320 sunny days, the La Manga del Mar Menor recreation area is a popular destination for bathing and relaxing. The 22 km long spit, which belongs to the municipality of Cartagena, lies east of the city. In addition to the beaches of the Costa Cálida, the salt lake Mar Menor and four nature reserves offer numerous retreats and guarantee wonderful hours on the water.
Apartments in Cartagena
In total you will find more than 1000 holiday apartments and vacation rentals from various providers in Cartagena. These can be rented from 34 € per night. Many of the vacation rentals can be immediately rented online, which is faster and more convenient than an enquiry to the landlord.