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Map of Aragon

Aragon is one of the Spanish regions with the most impressive natural landscapes in Europe. If you decide to choose it as your holiday destination, you will not only be able to disconnect from the world but also enjoy its gastronomy and the historical monuments that are spread throughout the region. To make the most of the activities and get you closer to the global knowledge of this Spanish town, making the most of its corners, we will provide you with information on the most outstanding and visited places with the help of this tourist map of Aragon, so that on your trip you do not miss out on the magic of Aragon.

Map of Aragon

The autonomous community of Aragon is bounded to the north by France and the rest of its cardinal points with other communities such as Navarra, Castilla Leon and Valencia. Mainly, towards its central area, the relief has different heights and is formed by the Ebro Valley, a region where the river Ebro crosses, while on one side of its mountain ranges is framed by the Pyrenees, a chain of mountains that form the natural border with France, imposing a continental Mediterranean climate, which varies depending on the altitude, having moderate winters and warm summers. Aragon has a diverse landscape, where you can find dense forests full of pine trees, forming parks that have become the most frequented tourist sites, and areas with wild vegetation, which makes the place of this region one of the most authentic and attractive for a variety of tourist activities.

It could be said that the tourist map of Aragon has very dynamic characteristics that will offer you different options on your trip. You will see on your way fortresses, squares, bridges and temples whose architecture has Roman and Baroque influences, among others; you can also join a group of people to travel around one of its provinces in one day on a tourist bus, through a guided tour where you can stop at the most important places such as the historical centre of Aragon, which is the headquarters of the cultural heritage of the region. On the other hand, if you are a wine lover and enjoy wine tourism, the culture of Aragon makes the gastronomy one of the richest due to its millenary influences, being able to wander through vineyards where the best Aragonese wines are produced. This is an ideal destination for every type of person. If you are travelling with your family and children, do not doubt that here they can be the protagonists of spectacular landscapes, leisure parks, castles and even thermal water spas that are ideal for relaxation.

Tourist guide of Aragon

Aragon offers an endless number of tourist attractions and diverse accesses throughout its territory, being able to carry out different types of tourism, according to your tastes. In this destination you have the possibility to do wine tourism, to visit its historical centre, which includes those monuments or squares that are part of the regional, cultural and also religious patrimony, or if you want to know in addition the diversity of its natural places and to have options to do trekking, because here you will find the most fascinating landscapes, that is why, independently of what you want to do in your trip to Aragón, we recommend you this tourist route, in which we will frame different tourist places in which it will be inevitable to make a stop.

What to visit in Aragon

Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar

The beginning of your tourist route could not have a better start than stopping at the Basilica el Pilar, located in the municipality of Zaragoza, in the Plaza el Pilar. This is the most important ecclesiastical temple in the community and it is inevitable not to contemplate it, not only because of the Baroque architecture that describes it, but also because its view is accompanied by the course of the river Ebro, as it raises its decorated pillars on the bank near the Puente de Piedra. Its interior is also one of the attractions of this church, because it houses fresh paintings on the ceiling made in Rococo chromatism, including also the number of valuable sculptures and religious statuettes. This is the perfect place to get to know the historical centre of Aragon, as you will also find archaeological and art museums in the surrounding area.

Aljafería Palace

Your visit to this fortress will make you see Aragon in a different perspective, moving from the Roman to the Muslim influence. The Aljafería Palace is located in the Calle de los Diputados, in Zaragoza. It is an Islamic castle that is part of the history marked by the Muslims in the community during the eleventh century, which is currently the seat of the Court of Aragon. The walk around the palace can be done with guided tours, where you can tour the part open to the public and detail the characteristic of its interior architecture and gardens. On the other hand, you can go to the castle park, the ideal place to enjoy with your family.

Monasterio de Piedra Natural Park

Considered the jewel of nature, this park is made up of the most beautiful spots in Aragon, located in Calle del Río Piedra, Zaragoza. Your visit to this monastery is one of the stops you should definitely make during your holidays in the community and, if you are interested in wine tourism, here you will also find a wine museum. It is a historical abbey with a sober Gothic architecture and natural surroundings full of paths that cross waterfalls, caves and lakes that have been formed by the scourging of the stones, a product of the course of the river Piedra. In this park there are two essential stops or walks, the first is to the Cola de Caballo waterfall, the highest waterfall in the park, which you can also see from the Gruta Iris viewpoint, then there is the Espejo Lake, a space where tranquility reigns and all the surroundings are reflected forming another world but submerged in the water.

Termas Pallarés Spa

This spa is one of the thermal stations that are scattered in different locations in Aragon, is located in the Constitution Avenue, in Almaha. It is a tourist complex full of extensive gardens next to the Jalón River, formed by old buildings from the XIX century that are arranged on the surroundings of the thermal lake, which is the most extensive of the community. This park also has lodging, besides offering spa services and free parking, it is fantastic to share a relaxing time with your family while you take care of your health with the benefits of these medicinal waters.

Loarre Castle

A military fortress considered to be one of the most beautiful in Spain, in the same town that bears its name, on the outskirts of Huesca. It is the best preserved castle in Aragon and Europe, with a Romanesque architecture surrounded by walls 172 meters high that rise on a peak. In your visit to this fortress you will not only learn about the history framed in its surroundings, but also enjoy the incredible views that its height offers, being able to contemplate the entire valley of Huesca from the Muslim square Bolea and the population of Jaca and the Pyrenees. The best thing is that all these corners can be visited with the help of guides, who will give you information and curious facts about the whole alcazar.

Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park

Without doubt this is one of the most impressive natural sites in Europe and Spain, is located in 22376, in Torla-Ordesa. It is a complex protected by the European community due to the large number of plant and animal species that live in it; it is the main heart of the Pyrenees, a mountain range that runs through the entire Iberian Peninsula. The route of this park is divided by a series of hiking trails that go to different parts of the Ordesa valley, one of these routes is the Añisclo Canyon, one of the essential in your visit, as it is a place with different paths carved by the erosion of the Bellos River, the walk along these trails will depend on which direction you choose and, of course, your physical condition, as some routes can take up to 4 or more hours, the shortest is the Bellos River Bridge of just 45 minutes. Another direction to choose is that of Mount Pineta, one of the valleys that make up the park, where you can enjoy several incredible viewpoints.

Monastery of Rueda

An abbey that stands on the banks of the river Ebro, in Sástago. This monastery exhibits the Cistercian order of Aragon, its architectural constructions have impressive medieval features, a Mudejar tower, gardens and a hydraulic waterwheel that is 18 metres high. You can choose to take different routes, as well as getting to know the interior of the monastery, passing by the viewpoints on the river Ebro to contemplate the immensity of the reservoir, also called the Sea of Aragon, and its natural sites. At this point you can take part in different tourist activities and walk or cycle along a path that runs through the reservoir along the Ebro Nature Trail.

Peracense Castle

Another of the most impressive and outstanding fortresses in Aragon, which stands on the Sierra Menera, in Villafranca, Teruel. It is a fortress built in the thirteenth century, was defense of the border with Castile and barracks during the wars, which makes it has been named Historical Heritage of Spain, as well as Cultural Interest. Its reddish architecture is very particular and is divided into three walled fields, the upper enclosure is the highest side of the castle, from where you can admire the entire valley of Jiloca, its interior houses different replicas on a scale of medieval weapons.

Monastery of Veruela

The first Cistercian monastery in Aragon built in XII, located on the Carretera Veruela 122. This is the best point on your tourist route to get to know the surroundings of Moncayo. It is a monastic complex surrounded by a wall approximately 1 km long. The entrance to this complex begins through the Homage Tower, where you can immediately contemplate the dense romantic gardens and various spaces that lie in it to end the path with the main facade of the abbey. At this point of your journey you can enjoy wine tourism, since in the southern hemisphere is located a wine museum, continuing with the walk to the other cloistered rooms of the monastery.

Mallos of Riglos

Los Mallos de Riglos is a group of rocky formations which rise next to the Gállego River and the village of Riglos, in Huesca. If you are one of those who practice trekking, mountaineering or canyoning, this is the ideal walk for you, since it is a natural park where you can do a variety of tourist activities, as well as enjoy the different points of the height with viewpoints that surround the municipality, having the opportunity to contemplate the river Gállego and the rocky landscape. The stopover points in this geological complex are predetermined, being divided into several sections, such as Mallo Firé, Mallo Pisón, Visera, among others.

Map of hotels in Aragon

At this point it is inevitable not to choose the autonomous community of Aragon as a holiday destination, since it offers endless historical monuments to visit, romantic corners and natural spots that make us want to visit them all in one moment, but the truth is that just as the Aragonese town offers magical moments to those tourists who visit it, also has a hotel network of good reputation and rural cabins in charming villages, which is why to complete this tourist route that we have raised and you can have a pleasant and enjoyable stay, we will be recommending in the map of hotels in Aragon, the Hotel Abetos, a cozy 3-star resort, located in the Av. Ordesa, in Huesca, equipped with basic services, comfortable rooms, Wifi and fabulous views of the Ordesa Natural Park.

Video of the best tourist places in Aragon