Pre-Pyrenees and Bajo Cinca
Visit Jaca, Canfranc, Ordesa National Park, Loarre, Riglos, San Juan de la Peña, Torreciudad, Allandis, the dam of Caspe Fraga and Monegros Desert.
DAY 1: POINT OF ORIGIN – HUESCA
Departing from your point of origin to Huesca. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel Pedro I de Aragon.
DAY 2: HUESCA – JACA – CANFRANC – HUESCA
Breakfast, departure to Jaca. Visit the city of Jaca, a historical national set; visit to the Romanesque cathedral, citadel, arcaded square and clock tower from the XV c. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit to Canfranc Station, with its beautiful modern church. The international railway station (1928) (linked to France in the past) of modernist style. The turret rifle –IX c.- where the Information Center Permanent Somport Tunnel is, and the fortress of Coll de Ladrones, IX c. Back to Huesca, dinner, dancing and overnight at the Hotel Pedro I de Aragon.
DAY 3: HUESCA – NATIONAL PARK OF ORDESA – HUESCA
Breakfast and departure to the National Park of Ordesa and Monte Perdido. It is considered a Nature Museum. Arazas River Tour, which is recreated in its path forming waterfalls. Lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon: visit to the shelter of Góriz, point of origin for hiking, and the Interpretation Centre of Ordesa. Back to Huesca, dinner, dancing and overnight at the Hotel Pedro I de Aragon.
DAY 4: HUESCA – LOARRE RIGLOS SAN JUAN DE LA PEÑA – HUESCA
Breakfast and departure; visit to: Loarre Castle, civil Romanesque building from the late twelfth century, considered a national monument. The castle occupies a cliff of about 2,200 m2., being surrounded by an outer wall. Visit Riglos, integrated town in the district of Las Peñas de Riglos, where we will find the stunning backdrop mallets of the same name. Lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon: visit to San Juan de la Peña, where we will find two monasteries, both national. The most recent one is of Baroque style -XII century- and Roman sytl -IX century-, founded by the Benedictines. Back to Huesca, dinner, dancing and overnight at the Hotel Pedro I de Aragon.
DAY 5: HUESCA – TORRECIUDAD – FRAGA
Breakfast and departure with luggage to Torreciudad. Torreciudad is the name of Marian devotion in the Alto Aragón. The new sanctuary was sponsored by Blessed Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, founder of Opus Dei, with the help of thousands of people. It opened for worship in 1975, with several hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from around the world who are heading towards it. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, departure to Fraga, welcome cocktail, dinner, dancing and overnight at Hotel Casanova.
DAY 6: FRAGA ALLANDIS PANTANO DE CASPE FRAGA
Breakfast and departure to Allandis; visit to the ancient village of Cardiel; near this village an ancient Augustan fragment was found. Continuation of the route through the Sas raft to reach the refuge of fishermen, where the swamp Valcuerna is, which still retains an old mill. Lunch at a local restaurant. Following the Fraga avenu, we will arrive at the famous Black Serreta balconies, where you can see Valdurrios, The Collar and Magdalena Island, commonly known as “La Trappe “. There, we can see and photograph deer. Back to Fraga, dinner, dancing and friendly accommodation at Hotel Casanova.
DAY 7: FRAGA – DESIERTO DE MONTENEGROS – FRAGA
Breakfast and departure to Candasnos, where people crossed the road southeast of the Roman road or to continue to Bujaraloz, crossroads of all roads in the Monegros since Roman times, the people of the mold, where we find the hermitages of Santa Quiteria and San Antonio. Back to Fraga, lunch at the hotel Casanova. Afternoon visit the city of Fraga: The old town church of San Pedro, S. XII, built on the ruins of the ancient Arab mosque in the city, palace Montcada, which was once the Arab and the church of San Miguel, SS.XII and XIII, Romanesque Gothic style. Dinner, dancing and friendly accommodation at Hotel Casanova.
DAY 8: FRAGA – POINT OF ORIGIN
Breakfast and departure to your point of origin.