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The VII Canine Solidarity Route to the castle of Lorca is celebrated this Sunday, January 19, on the occasion of the festival of San Antón (14/01/2020)

All the benefits obtained with this activity will be donated to the animal protectors 'Lorca Animal Rescue' and 'Olimpo' |

The Councilor for Tourism of the City of Lorca, Francisco Morales, presented this morning together with the Councilor for Health and Consumer Affairs, José Ángel Ponce, the solidarity activities that the Consistory will carry out this Sunday at the Fortaleza del Sol on the occasion of the day of St. Anton, patron of animals, and whose benefits will go to two protectors of animals in the city.

Francisco Morales has indicated that "the solidarity route will depart from the park of San José, where all participants will receive a bib and a bag of equipment donated by collaborators and, upon arrival at the Castle, you can savor a hot chocolate with homemade sponge cake. Then, the Local Police will make an exhibition with the Special Canine Unit and then you can enjoy another exhibition of training in rescue and rescue of people in charge of the Murcian Association of Dog Guides for search, rescue and rescue (EDUKA-DOG ) As every year the blessing of the animals will be made, on this occasion by Mr. Pedro López, pastor of San Diego. After 2:00 p.m. gifts that the donor companies have donated to the public will be raffled. assistant".

The Councilor for Tourism has pointed out that "the solidarity price of entry to the castle will be 6 euros per person and will include, in addition to the cake and hot chocolate, a plate of crumbs, vegetarian or traditional, and a drink. We will have a 'Row Zero "For all those animal lovers who cannot attend and who want to collaborate. The benefits obtained with this activity will be donated to two animal protectors, specifically to 'Lorca Animal Rescue' and 'Olimpo'. And also, as a novelty , this year we will have the presence of a protector of the Region, which will be MARA, of Mula. "

The mayor recalled that "you can also take guided tours of the Alfonsina Tower (12:30 and 17:30 hours) and the Archaeological Park and Synagogue (11:30, 13:30 and 16:30 hours) to learn about a fun and entertaining way to the last corner of the castle, whose price is not included in the entrance of the festival of San Antón ".

Similarly, Morales has taken the opportunity to remember that the Castle of Lorca is 'Dogfriendly' and that it is visited with pets throughout the year at the usual opening hours.

The collaborators in this day are:

Alpha Spirit, Natural food, Alinatur, Cervantes clinic, San José Clinic, Races, IcoBella, Mascosta, Animal Hotel, La Orquídea Florist, Edukadoy Clínica Europa, 'El Remolino' Restaurant, and Nati hairdresser.

The complete program of activities is as follows:

10:30 a.m.

Delivery of bibs for the participants in the Canine route to the castle (San José Park).

11: 00h.

Start of the Route.

12: 00h.

Chocolate cake for participants in the dog route.

12: 30h.

Exhibition of the Canine Unit of the Local Police.

1:00 p.m.

Exhibition of training in rescue and rescue of persons in charge of the Murcian Association of Search, Rescue and Rescue Dog Guides (EDUKA-DOG).

1:30 p.m.

Blessing of animals by the pastor Pedro López.

2:00 p.m.

Draw of gifts and contributions from our collaborators.

2:30 p.m.

Lunch (a plate of crumbs and a drink included in the entrance).

11:30 a.m.

1:30 p.m.

and 4:30 p.m.

Guided visits to the Archaeological Park and Synagogue of Lorca (not included in the entrance price).

12: 30h.

and 5:30 p.m.

Guided visits to the Alfonsina Tower (not included in the entry price).

Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca

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