Caravaca de la Cruz


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Caravaca de la Cruz

(kärävä`kä dā lä kro͞os), town (1990 pop. 23,241), Murcia prov., SE Spain, in Murcia, on the Caravaca River. It is a farm center for an area producing cereals, potatoes, fruits, and grapes. It has textile, footwear, and brandy manufactures. The miraculous Cross of Caravaca, taken from the Moors in 1241 by Ferdinand III of Castile, was formerly kept in the Church of the Most Holy Cross (1617). Many ancient remains have been found in the area.
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Based in the town of Caravaca de la Cruz, in Murcia, he and his wife run an English academy which sends students to Newcastle from time to time.
Because, for tens of thousands of people who lined the Spanish streets of Caravaca de la Cruz for the annual madness that is the Wine Horses Fiesta, the feeling was mutual.
The Wine Horses Fiesta in Caravaca de la Cruz, left, Murcia Cathedral, below, and Inter-Continental's five-star La Torre golf resort, right
A historical region, it has lots to see and do, such as the cathedral of Murcia city, the Roman theatre in Cartagena, the Lorca castle or the holy city of Caravaca de la Cruz.
Thor Hushovd (Cervelo) a remporte au sprint la 6e etape du Tour d'Espagne, qui reliait Caravaca de la Cruz a Murcie (151km), jeudi.
CYCLING: David Millar finished 83rd in yesterday's 11th stage of the Tour of Spain from Murcia to Caravaca de la Cruz.
Long before I reached Caravaca de la Cruz, I could see its impressive 13th century fortress, Castillo-Alcazar, perched on a hilltop overlooking the quaint old town.
Our first stop was Restaurante Fuentes Del Marques on the outskirts of the holy town of Caravaca de la Cruz.
Gemma travelled at the beginning of May and stayed at the Hospederia Nuestra Se[+ or -]ora Del Carmen in Caravaca de la Cruz from pounds 26 a night.
The 11th stage of the tour begins in Murcia and heads inland to Caravaca de la Cruz, as the riders cover 191km and various mountain passes before reaching their destination.