The Spanish town of Orihuela is situated 50 km south west of Alicante, just between the Murcia and Elche. Approximately 50 000 habitants in Orihuela. Large selection of bars, restaurants and shops. It has one of the largest cultural heritages in the area of Murcia/Alicante and was home to the famous Spanish poet Miguel Hernandez. Up until now, it has taken great pride in maintaining all its monuments. Orihuela is also well known for its yearly medieval market (February of every year) which attracts thousands of visitors and hundreds of stall holders. It is said to be the largest medieval market in Spain and you will be able to buy things like wood carvings, hand made jewelry, clothing, furniture, toys, food, drink and much more.