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Here is a short summary of what you will find in our region. Enclaves many of them very close to Huesca that you can visit using as base camp the Hotel Pedro I d'Aragon ****. There are many other natural, monumental and gastronomic attractions that we will be happy to inform you when you make your reservation or when you arrive at our hotel. Upper Aragon is waiting for you. A historic land far from massifications and perfect for travelling in peace, where you will find plans for all tastes, ages and times of the year. Welcome!

Alquézar

Beautiful medieval village included in the network of «The most beautiful villages in Spain». The town of Alquézar is located in the Somontano region, surrounded by olive groves, almond trees and vineyards, in the heart of the Pre-pyrenees and at the gates of the Parque Natural de la Sierra and the Cañones de Guara, the largest protected natural area in Aragon.

The town has an excellently preserved urban centre and very beautiful examples of traditional popular architecture. To highlight the magnificent collegiate church, located in the highest part of Alquézar, whose origin goes back to the Muslim castle that dominated this area back in the IX century. Its visit is essential, since it still preserves a large part of the wall and its towers and has the only cloister in all of Aragon that has its 4 paintings. The route of the footbridges that cross the ravines of the River Vero and the excellent gastronomic proposals offered by the restaurants of Alquézar complement the impressive heritage of this High Aragonese village.

Aínsa

Impressive Pyrenean village located at the gates of Parque Nacional de Ordesa and Monte Perdido and also included in the network of «The most beautiful villages in Spain». Capital of the historic County of Sobrarbe and seed of the Kingdom of Aragon, the impressive monumental heritage of this city testifies to its historical importance over the centuries.

The castle, the church with its crypt and cloister, the magnificent square with columns, the Jewish baths and the stone houses and slate roofs will make you travel through time. Home to many events and fairs, Aínsa is an ideal plan for all tastes and for all times of the year. It is also recommended to visit the city of Boltaña, to admire its impressive main square and to walk in the historic center. Walking a few kilometers, you can visit the desert of Jánovas, undoubtedly striking, and continue on the banks of the river Ara enjoying the natural beauty of this valley.

Jaca

The first capital of Aragon. Its imposing Romanesque cathedral rivals in ancient times that of Santiago de Compostela, and it is also an important place of passage for pilgrims of the Way. Be sure to visit the magnificent diocesan museum, considered one of the best Romanesque art museums in Europe. The impressive Ciudadela, also known as Castillo de San Pedro, is one of the best preserved of our continent and testifies to the military importance of Jaca throughout history. Also go to the Fuerte de Rapitán and enjoy a magnificent panorama of Jaca at the foot of the Peña Oroel, emblematic mountain of Jacetania. To recharge your batteries, there is nothing better than to taste the gastronomic jewels elaborated by the bars, restaurants and pastries that populate the alleys of the center.

Mayos of Riglos

Impressive geological formations classified as Natural Monument of Aragon. A singular place that houses one of the most important vulture colonies in Europe in addition to being one of the climbing cathedrals in Spain. Admire the majesty of these mountains from one of the winding streets of Riglos. Encourage yourself to make the circular road that will take you to the top or head to the Mirador de los Buitres and enjoy a spectacular panorama of the landscape that dominates the «mallos».

Santiago de Agüeros church

A jewel of the Romanesque art of the twelfth century and one of the most curious and enigmatic monuments of Upper Aragon, it remains hidden in the midst of pine forests and on a hill just 2 kilometers from the village of Agüero. A delight for lovers of the novel, since the Maestro de San Juan de la Peña worked on it.

The story about the reason for its construction and the reason for its early completion is not clear, since there are different theories. The different hypotheses are also fed by a multitude of small details, curiosities and signs that give us the walls of this temple. Are you ready to look into his story? By the way, don’t forget to visit the village, because like Riglos, Agüero is also protected by its own «mallos» and will offer you a precious postcard.

Loarre´s castle

More than 1000 years of history, National Monument since 1906 and considered the best Romanesque castle in the world. A few more words are needed to show what is in this fortress, a visit probably indispensable in his journey in Upper Aragon. Its wall, towers, battlements and narrow windows will take you to a time of medieval battles.

Inside the fortress, you will be surprised by the majesty of the church of San Pedro, whose dome at the time had no comparison throughout the Iberian Peninsula. Built at more than 1000 meters above sea level and at the foot of the Pre-pyrenean sierras, visiting one of its towers will allow you to enjoy an amazing view.

The "old" monastery of San Juan de la Peña

One of the most important Romanesque monasteries in all of Spain and considered the cradle of the Kingdom of Aragon. Its location is one of its greatest attractions, as it is built away from the forest and encrusted under the rock of the mountain. Its cloister houses one of the most beautiful collections of capitals historiated in the Spanish Romanesque and the monastery is also the Panteón Real de Aragon, since among its walls lie the remains of the Aragonese kings Ramiro I, Sancho Ramirez and Pedro I. If you visit San Juan de la Peña, do not miss Santa Cruz de la Serós, a beautiful Pyrenean village with two beautiful Romanesque temples and closely linked historically to the monastery.

Confranc station

A majestic work nestled between the mountains a few meters from the French border. At its inauguration in 1928, attended by Alfonso XIII and the President of the French Republic, the Canfranc station was the second largest in Europe. The vastness of the building is comparable to the quantity of stories and mysteries that its walls keep, since this station saw through its docks during the Second World War tons of gold plundered in Europe, wolframite intended for the Nazi war machine, Jewish refugees, allied spies and members of the Gestapo. A place that will not leave you indifferent

Serrablo churches

A collection of Romanesque temples, many of which have 1000 years of history, practically unique throughout Europe. Scattered in various enclaves of the Pyrenean region of Upper Galicia, these churches bring together curious decorative and architectural elements, some of which are inherited from Mozarabic, with natural landscapes and rural cores of great beauty and authenticity. To note the beautiful and interesting examples of Lárrede, Lasieso, San Bartolomé de Gavín, San Juan de Busa and Susín.

Torla

Beautiful Pyrenean village located on the outskirts of Parque Nacional de Ordesa and Monte Perdido, surrounded by a natural environment of great beauty. The postcard of the church of Torla is emblematic, escorted by the imposing massif of Mondarruego, emblem of Ordesa. The village preserves a beautiful historic center filled with beautiful examples of popular Pyrenean architecture and many establishments where to taste the mountain gastronomy. We recommend that you arrive by crossing the impressive Port of Cotefablo in autumn, and on your return stop at Broto, with the majestic waterfall of Sorrosal and Asin de Broto, to admire its impressive «esconjuradero» (architectural element characteristic of Pyrenean culture and traditions).

Rodas of Isábena

Located in the areas of the historic county of Ribagorza, the most eastern territory of the Aragonese Pyrenees, this village belonging to the network "The most beautiful villages in Spain" stands out to be the smallest in Spain with its seat of the cathedral. Its Romanesque cathedral is distinguished by its magnificent cloister filled with funeral lauds and its crypts, in which are preserved relics of various saints. The network of alleys of the village offers interesting examples of popular architecture and being built in a strategic position on the top of a promontory, will delight you with spectacular views.