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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Our final day saw us move inland, to Caravaca de La Cruz, named by the Vatican as one of the world's five holiest cities.
We ended our bike ride in Caravaca de la Cruz, which is dominated by the medieval Castle of Santa Cruz and is home to the Caballos del Vino (Wine Horses) festival.
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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.
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. It is a destination full of contrasts to spend an amazing holiday.
Thor Hushovd (Cervelo) a remporte au sprint la 6e etape du Tour d'Espagne, qui reliait Caravaca de la Cruz a Murcie (151km), jeudi.