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Archena

In the municipality of Archena have found archaeological evidence attesting to the passage through these lands Iberians, Carthaginians, Romans and Arabs. After the Christian reconquest pasaa hands of the Order of St. John, becoming part of the Knights Calasparra. 
A mid-nineteenth century Archena ceases to belong to the said order, while a period of prosperity, enhanced by further optimization of agricultural resources opens. 
From the standpoint of equity include the San Juan Bautista Parish Church, treasured images as Dolorosa, Christ Crucified Jesus of Nazareth, the Big House, a Renaissance building built in the fifteenth century, and is the Town Hall. Another feature is the building of Villarías Mansion, located in the center of town and built in the late nineteenth century. 
The most important festivals of the municipality are Holy Week, declared of "Regional Tourist Interest" and with a tradition of 250 years, and the festivities in honor of Corpus Christi and Our Lady of Health, beginning with a procession on Thursday , which brings to the patron from the Spa and Wine Float back. In the following days, various activities are held until the festivities end with the return of the patron to his hermitage Spa.

In the municipality of Archena have found archaeological evidence attesting to the passage through these lands Iberians, Carthaginians, Romans and Arabs. After the Christian reconquest pasaa hands of the Order of St. John, becoming part of the Knights Calasparra. 

A mid-nineteenth century Archena ceases to belong to the said order, while a period of prosperity, enhanced by further optimization of agricultural resources opens. 

From the standpoint of equity include the San Juan Bautista Parish Church, treasured images as Dolorosa, Christ Crucified Jesus of Nazareth, the Big House, a Renaissance building built in the fifteenth century, and is the Town Hall. Another feature is the building of Villarías Mansion, located in the center of town and built in the late nineteenth century. 

The most important festivals of the municipality are Holy Week, declared of "Regional Tourist Interest" and with a tradition of 250 years, and the festivities in honor of Corpus Christi and Our Lady of Health, beginning with a procession on Thursday , which brings to the patron from the Spa and Wine Float back. In the following days, various activities are held until the festivities end with the return of the patron to his hermitage Spa.