Province of Zaragoza

Being more than 2,000 years old makes it a culture pot, a modern dynamic city where there is no room for getting bored
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Romans, Muslims, Jewish and Christians left their own print in this crossway, so the list of must-see monuments is endless. Without a prior notice Zaragoza will trap you. Not only because of its hospitality and kind people. But also due to the wide ‘gastro’ offer.

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A two thousand years old city

One step from El Pilar, La Seo cathedral will blow you away with its beauty and eclectic styles mix. Aljafería palace is another must-see visit. Like ‘La Seo’ Mudejar style – World Heritage -. But there’s a lot more to be seen and done. The Forum, public baths, river harbor and the theatre belong nowadays to the Roman Route ‘Caesaraugusta’. But if you are willing to follow Goya’s track, please visit the Zaragoza Museum, the Goya Museum – Ibercaja Collection, or the Alma Mater Museum, where his great pictures series are exhibited.

The city’s collection of museums is completed by the Pablo Gargallo and Pablo Serrano Museums both de­voted to contemporary sculpture.

More proposals in the capital

In 2008, water-devoted International Exhibition transformed most of town. Ebro’s river banks were recovered and new spaces for citizens were created, like the Water Park, which along with the Park ‘José Antonio Labordeta’ form the main Zaragoza’s green spaces. Expo premise is another must-see facility in the city- The river Aquarium, the largest in Europe, is hosted here.

If you are travelling with your kids, harry up and visit the EMOZ Origami Museum and Museum of Fire and Firefighters. We also recommend you visit: The Real Maestranza de Caballería de Zaragoza (the Royal Cavalry Armoury), one of the best preserved examples of an Aragonese Renaissance house-palace, the spectacular Patio de la Infanta, the Museum of Lanterns and Rosario de Cristal and the Natural Science Museum.

Very close to Zaragoza

Goya’s works can also be admired in the monastery ‘Aula Dei’, located in the Zaragoza’s suburb of Peñaflor, and in some nearby towns around the city, like MuelAlagón, Pedrola and Remolinos. Moreover, only a short drive from the town will take you to the castle of Cadrete.

Numerous Ebro River’s water floods along centuries have originated extraordinary valuable sceneries only a few miles from Zaragoza: river lakes known as ‘galachos’. The one in the suburb of Juslibol is one of the most visited due to good transport to city centre. The one in La Alfranca is an excellent spot for bird-watching.