Located in the centre of the Murcia province, in the Guadalentin valley, Totana is a town of 20,400 people. Agriculture is the main economy of the town, grapes, almonds and squash are grown nearby and livestock is also important. Pottery is another economy activity in the area and Totana has over 50 pottery shops that export worldwide.
The town centre of Totana combines Moorish architectural styles with Renaissance and Baroque, this combination makes the centre interesting to explore. Nearby is the regional park of Sierra Espuna, its mountains covered in large pine forests. Within the park is the Sanctuary of Santa Eulalia of Merida, which has a lovely interior with huge arches, ornate decorations and intricate wall paintings.
Totana can easily be reached by road, being located just off the N340 that runs between Murcia and Almeria. There is a bus station and a railway station in the town.
Totana is 28km from Mazarron beach. Murcia is 25km, and Lorca 14km. Murcia airport is 40km, Alicante airport is 105km and Almeria airport is 165km.