Cehegin is located approximately 190 miles (306 kilometers) from Madrid, the national capital, and about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Alicante.
When it comes to getting the best out of your precious vacation time, it's good to keep in mind that Cehegin is just just the start; Spain has been blessed with an abundance of scenic and cultural delights. El Sabinar, is 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, and Cieza sits 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest.
Once you've fully explored Cehegin, why not check out the nearest regional city. Lorca is approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) away and features sights like El Santuario de Vera Cruz, Plaza de Toros and Porche de San Antonio. Colegiata de San Patricio and Lorca Castle are also well-worth a visit while you are in Lorca.
The area around Cehegin is blessed with some wonderful churches, sure to impress both atheists and the faithful. Stop at Spain's historically significant castles, it's a good way to familiarize yourself with the region's fascinating past.
Pack your own equipment or rent some when you get here, and make the most of the region's water sports. Snorkeling is one great activity. Another one is fishing. Spain is a good place to join up with one of the wildlife spotting tours, city walking tours and cycling tours available here.
When it is time to depart Cehegin, use your last euros on last-minute souvenirs and say Adiós (farewell).