Zaragoza is the capital of the province of Aragon, the ideal city for holidays in Spain. In other words, it’s a little gem to visit if you pass in the area! It is nicknamed “City of the four cultures” because it […]
Zaragoza is the capital of the province of Aragon, the ideal city for holidays in Spain. In other words, it’s a little gem to visit if you pass in the area! It is nicknamed “City of the four cultures” because it was occupied successively by the Iberians, the Romans, the Muslims and the Christians. It, therefore, has a rich cultural and artistic heritage. Here are our guide to places to visit in Zaragoza if you pass through there!
The Cathedral of San Salvador
This mythical cathedral combines different styles of decoration, but its architecture is Gothic. Located on the Pilar square, you can not miss it! The interior of the cathedral is also a pure wonder, fully restored recently.
The Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar
Located next to the Cathedral of San Salvador, this basilica is so breathtaking that you will not know where to look. This immense baroque-style basilica offers a grandiose interior.
Monasterio de Piedra Park, the famous park of Zaragoza
This park is certainly not the attraction to miss in Zaragoza. You can walk there following the arrows surrounded by greenery and waterfalls. The walk takes about two hours, and you can also visit the monastery of the park.
Palace of the Aljaferia
This ancient Arab castle is one of the main historical sites of Zaragoza. The fortified enclosure contrasts with a rich and refined interior. If the outside seems to you anything, you will be blown away by the Arabic art of Spain by returning to this place.
Patio of the Infanta
This Renaissance courtyard is located inside the palace of Gabriel Zapata, the famous merchant and banker who worked for Charles V. Its refined architecture is worth a visit!
Climb to the top of the Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar and enjoy the view of the whole city! The entrance costs 3 euros, and you will have a 360-degree view of the whole city. Abstain anyway if you have dizziness …
Pablo Gargallo Museum
In the home of the famous sculptor Pablo Gargallo, Picasso’s friend, are his sublime works, accompanied by explanations in French, for those who are not familiar with the Spanish language.
Lose yourself in the streets of El Tubo, take the time to stroll or spend the evening in one of the many tapas bars in the neighbourhood …
Situated about 45 minutes by car from Zaragoza, this old town is worth a visit. Its history is part of the Spanish Middle Ages and is very well preserved with its famous fountain with 20 jets.