Don't forget this weekend Orihuela is hosting a Medieval Market.
The market will be officially opened at 11:30 this morning. The times for the market which centres around the Plaza Marques de Rafal, the Plaza del Carmen, and in the Plaza de Santa Lucía, are 10am until 12:30 and then from 4:30pm until 1:30 in the morning.
In the Plaza del Carmen you will find all sorts of local food including Cocido con Pelotas, los Paparajotes, varieties of dishes with alcachofas, Arroz y Costra, turrones caseros and embutidos. In the Plaza de Santa Lucía you'll find the stocks ready for the jousting tournaments.