Cartagena

About Cartagena

Cartagena is a history buff’s dream. Situated in the southeastern corner of Spain, in the province of Murcia, the town may be relatively small, but it is home to 12 museums, 10 buildings of interest, four churches and many monuments. Cartagena also has one of the most fascinating histories in all of Spain, being inhabited by a number of great civilisations and cultures

Study in Cartagena

-You can learn Spanish during your studies
-Thanks to many British people, you can practice English with natives.
-Living costs are really low when you compare with other cities in Spain and in Europe.

Advantages of the Cartagena

-Busy life and touristic, relaxing atmosphere
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Monuments and nature
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Big city and old customs.
-The beach and the mountain.

Disadvantages of the Cartagena

-In Cartagena and the greater Murcia region, people speak a different, rougher dialect than what is common in other regions of Spain
-Language Barrier in your Daily Life
-There are many British people who can't speak Spanish, but this can be your advantage :)

Interesting

-Roman Theatre Museum
-ARQUA, Marine Archaeology Museum
-Modernist Architecture
-Palacio Consistoria
-Municipal Archaeology Museum
-Batería de Castillitos
-Playa de Calblanque

Climate of the Cartagena

In Cartagena, the summers are warm, muggy, arid, and mostly clear and the winters are long, cold, dry, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 43°F to 84°F and is rarely below 36°F or above 89°F.

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