Ricote Valley tourist map

Murcia's Arabic past is brought back to life in this area of fertile countryside watered by the Segura river. The river flows through the villages of Abarán, Archena, Blanca, Cieza, Ojós, Ricote, Villanueva del Segura and Ulea.

Poplar trees and weeping willows grow on its banks and rise above fields full of fruit and vegetables. Some of the water wheels that transferred the water to areas further away from the river bed can still be seen in this "Moorish Valley".

A true palm-tree oasis where time stands still and the most extraordinary sensations live forever.