| This is the third path in the municipality, which joins the itinerary of Isla Plana-La Azohía and that of La Manga- Cabo de Palos | Cartagena has a new 'Blue Path', which ranges from the Real Club de Regatas to the beach of Cala Cortina. "This trail is the third in the municipality, which joins the Isla Plana-La Azohía and La Manga-Cabo de Palos", as explained by the mayor, Ana Belén Castejón, in the presentation of the itinerary that has taken place in Tuesday morning.The first mayor highlighted that "recognitions such as these reveal the impressive natural heritage that distinguishes our municipality, the work carried out by the City Council and the coordination between all administrations as well as with the Royal Club of Regattas of Cartagena." For her part, the President of the Port Authority, Yolanda Muñoz, has stated that "Cartagena is the only municipality in the Region that has three blue trails." In addition, the president explained that this path meets three fundamental criteria, "recovering and preserving the natural environment, a second criterion for investing and making infrastructure and services on the path, and a third criterion for attending to the promotion and development of habits healthy in people's lives.
"In terms of accessibility, the mayor explained that from the City Council "we have provided Cala Cortina with services that we consider necessary to make it a completely accessible beach." Castejón affirmed that ramps, toilets, parking lots and a picnic area for people with reduced mobility or with any type of disability have been enabled, in addition to the enabled lifeguard station.ITINERARYThe itinerary starts from the esplanade of the Alfonso XII dock next to the Royal Racing Club of Cartagena and runs through the Fishermen's Association, the Lighthouse of La Curra until reaching the beach of Cala Cortina.
"It is a journey that offers the possibility of enjoying one of the most spectacular views of the bay of Cartagena", as stated by the mayor, while noting that "few municipalities offer residents and visitors the opportunity to visit, in just five kilometers, a path from the very center of the city to a magnificent urban beach such as Cala Cortina ".The presentation of the route was also attended by the general director of the Cartagena Port Authority, Fermín Rol, the Minister of Tourism for the Region of Murcia, Cristina Sánchez and the president of the Real Club de Regatas de Cartagena, José García-Bravo.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena