Before coming to Yecla
Visits to Cantos de Visera in Monte Arabí are required by prior appointment, always with the presence of a tourist guide. Guides services are available to groups of a minimum of 15 people and a maximum of 25 and they shall be arranged 48 hours in advance. Phone: 968 79 09 01
Visits by prior appointment for “Yecla Turística” are also required by indicating the number of participants, the phone number, e-mail and origin to the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org, at 968754104 or in the Tourist Office.
Municipal Archaeological Museum “Cayetano de Mergelina” and El Greco’s Replicas Museum: a guide service is available for groups by prior appointment (between 10 and 25 persons per entry) from Tuesday to Sunday. For reservations and further information: Monday through Friday from 9 to 13 h.
Museum of Bullfighting: visits by prior appointment are required on the phone 968 75 22 54/55.
How to get here
INFRASTRUCTURE ACCESS TO THE LOCATION AND MEANS OF EXISTING TRANSPORT.
ACCESS INFRASTRUCTURES TO THE TOWN AND MEANS OF TRANSPORT.
• From Madrid:
A-3> A-31 until the exit towards Cap Montealegre del Castillo
CM-3209 and A-18 continue along A-18 road leading to Yecla.
• From Andalusia:
A-92> A-91> A-7 to Murcia. Link up with to A-30 towards Albacete and then connect with the A-33 direction in the direction of Jumilla. Take the exit to N-344 to continue towards Jumilla and continue towards Yecla.
• From Valencia:
A-7> A-35. At the height of La Font de la Figuera link up connect with N-344 direction to towards Caudete reach Yecla Caudete. until reaching Yecla.
Distance in kilometres
MURCIA: 96 KM
SAN JAVIER: 140 KM
ALICANTE: 85 KM
ALBACETE: 90 KM
VALENCIA: 130 KM
MADRID: 360 KM
BARCELONA: 498 KM
SEVILLA: 602 KM
COMMUNICATION: MEANS OF TRANSPORT
MURCIA BUS STATION
Address: Barrio de San Andrés
Phone: 968 292 211
ALICANTE BUS STATION
Address: Puerto de Alicante, Barrio de Heliodoro Madrona, Muelle de Poniente, unnumbered
Phone: 965 130 700
ALBACETE BUS STATION
Address: C / Federico García Lorca,
Phone: 967 216 012
B) BY PLANE.
The nearest airports are in San Javier (Murcia) and Alicante.
San Javier Airport (Murcia)
Address: Ctra del Aeropuerto unnumbered, 30720 Santiago de la Ribera.
Phone: 968 17 20 00/ 902 404 704
How to get there from San Javier (Murcia)
Take the exit for N-344 towards Jumilla until reaching up to Yecla.
Geographical situation: 130 km from Yecla
Address: Located in the N-332 road connecting Alicante and Santa Pola, 03195 El Altet – Alicante
Phone: 965 284 800 / 965 285 011
Phone: +34(0)96 691 9000 of 9100
How to get there from El Altet (Alicante).
A-7> A-31 to Villena. Continue along CV-81 and link up with C-3314 link to until Yecla.
Geographical situation: 85 km from Yecla
Address: Ctra San Pedro Peñas Km 3,900 02071 Albacete.
Phone: (+34) 91 321 10 00/902 404 704
How to get there from Albacete A-31 until the exit of Bonete towards Montealegre del Castillo CM-3209 and continue along A-18 until reaching Yecla.
Geographical situation: 97 km from Yecla
C) BY TRAIN
Villena Railway Station
Ronda de la Estación, unnumbered
Phone.: 902432343/ 902320320
Geographical situation: 24 km from Yecla
MURCIA “EL CARMEN” RENFE STATION
Address: Plaza de la Industria, unnumbered
Teléfono: 902 240 202
Geographic situation: 104 km from Yecla
ALBACETE RAILWAY STATION
Address: Av. de la Estación.
Phone: 967 210 202
Geographical situation: 90 km from Yecla
D) AVE (high speed train)
VILLENA AVE STATION
Address : Partida de San Juán, nº 182 – Villena.
Phone : 902 432 343/902 320 320 902 240 505
Geographical situation: 23 km from Yecla
Where to park
To avoid the blue zone and for the users’ convenience, it is advisable to leave the car in the following places:
- C / Perales (street)
- Near la Plaza del Recuerdo
- Near the Avda. de la Feria
Where is the Tourist Office
Plaza Mayor unnumbered
Tel: 968 75 41 04
Tourist Office Opening Hours:
- Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 to 15:00 hours.
- Saturdays from 10:30 to 14:00 and from 17:00 to 19:30.
- Holidays: from 10:30 to 14:00 hours.
How to get around the town
a) URBAN BUS:
b) TAXI RANKS:
Taxi Jesus Lopez Rodriguez. Phone: 619116697
Taxi Antonio Yecla. Phone: 650456333
Eurotaxi. Phone: 679421147
Where to eat
Where to sleep
Visiting hours of our monuments
What to do on Sunday
On a Sunday you can visit:
- Virgen del Castillo Marian Museum and the Sanctuary of the Castle
- Municipal Archaeological Museum and El Greco’s Replicas Museum
- Basilica of la Purísima Concepción
- Boy Jesus Parish Church
- “Hospitalico” Church, in baroque style
- Go for a walk in the town’s historic quarter while contemplating the historical heritage of the Plaza Mayor (Municipal Auditorium, The Clock Tower, Casa de los Alarcos, Alarcos Palace, Old Council Palace, Old Granary Building), “Asunción” Parish Church o “Iglesia Vieja” (Old Church) dating from the 16th century. In calle de la Iglesia (The Church Street) we find an arch of historical value, since it was built in honour of the Catholic Monarchs, hence its name “The Catholic King and Queen’s arch” so that they, possibly together with Columbus, could go into the town on 4 August 1488
- Enjoy some fascinating views of the town from the viewpoint of la Molineta (located at the end of Fuensanta Street)
Photo Tour through Yecla
Where to buy a souvenir or a typical or craft product something typical
In Yecla there are several candy shops and cake shops cafes yeclanos bakeries where you can buy to buy the traditional typical sweets an desserts as like in panes benditos in San Blas (blessed buns) bread, patties pies at Easter (Holy Week) or even the shop of the well-known store’s “Libricos”, where you they can buy “libricos”, the most traditional dessert in Yeclasweet typical yeclano, organic oil, wines of the DO Yecla Designation of Origin wines, honey and other traditional products.
I want to organize a guided tour around of Yecla
If you are interested take a guided excursion of one, two or more days can be put in contact with the Tourist Office and we will help coordinate a conference in the town of Yecla.
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Telephone numbers of interest
Mayor of Yecla Yecla Town Council
Tel: 968 75 41 00
Municipal House of Culture
Address: C / España Spain, 37
Tel: 968 75 28 93
Address: C / Rambla, No. 34
Tel: 968 79 12 34, 968 75 13 02
Address: Paraje de la Fuente, unnumbered s / n
Tel: 968 79 33 11
Civil Guard (Spanish military police)
Address: Avd de la Feria Fair unnumbered s / n.
Tel: 968 71 80 11
Address: Avd San Pablo unnumbered s / n.
Tel: 968 79 00 08
Tel: headquarters Office: 968 95 84 25
Town Hall: 968 75 41 00
Ext 6277 and 6431.
Hospital Virgen del Castillo Hospital
Tel: 968 71 98 00
Health Center “Mariano Yago”. Telephone office. Switchboard
Address: Avda de la FeriaFair unnumbered s / n.
Tel: Telf: 968 79 08 18
Health Center “Mariano Yago”. Prior aAppointment.
Address: Avenida de la FeriaFair unnumbered s / n.
Tel: 968 79 51 43
Health Center “Francisco Palao” Telephone office. Switchboard
Address: C / Juan Albert, unnumbered s / n
Tel: 968 79 17 11
Health Center “Francisco Palao”. Prior appointment. Appointment
Address: C / Juan Albert, unnumbered s / n
Tel: 968 79 33 15
Casa de Socorro (first-aid centre).
Address: C / San Jose nº 8
Telf: 968 75 04 21
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