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  • Canfranc Train Station

    Canfranc Train Station

    The Canfranc International Railway Station (Spanish: Estación Internacional de Canfranc) is a formerly international railway station in the village of Canfranc in the Spanish Pyrenees.

  • Graus hidden gem in Aragon

    Graus – a hidden gem in Aragon

    The next day after our visit to the capital of Huesca province, and just right after stopping by in Alquézar, we decided to go to Graus. Not a bad plan, right? 😉 Read further if you are interested in what this tiny village can present to you, believe me, you won’t be disappointed, indeed Graus…

  • Graus hidden gem in Aragon


    Aragón by besides the obvious This page collects all our Travel Stories from Aragón. Aragon is an autonomous community in Spain, coextensive with the medieval Kingdom of Aragon. In northeastern Spain, the Aragonese autonomous community comprises three provinces (from north to south): Huesca, Zaragoza, and Teruel. Its capital is Zaragoza. Aragon, located in northeastern Spain, entices travelers with its stunning natural landscapes, including the majestic Pyrenees…

  • Discover Albarracín

    Discover Albarracín, a great Mudejar town in Aragón, Spain

    To discover Albarracín can be one of the best experiences in a Spanish tour. Albarracín is a walled town of just over a thousand inhabitants, but is probably the greatest example of a Mudejar town in Spain.  What is Mudejar?  A mudejar was a muslim person in the reconquested Christhian territories of the current Spain…

  • reasons to visit the city of huesca

    The city of Huesca – 10 reasons to visit the capital of Huesca province, in Aragon

    Huesca is a city in north-eastern Spain, within the autonomous community of Aragon. It is also the capital of the Spanish province of the same name and of the comarca of Hoya de Huesca. In 2009 it had a population of 52,059, almost a quarter of the total population of the province. The city is one of the smallest provincial capitals in Spain, but you…

  • Escalivada recipe

    Escalivada – a simple & super tasty recipe from Catalonia & Aragon

    Escalivada is a roasted vegetable dish and coming from the regions of Catalonia and Aragon. Its name is routed to the Catalan verb “escalivar” meaning “to cook in ashes“, referencing the dish’s traditional preparation in the embers of a wood fire. The classic Escalivada recipe is very easy, so if you are looking for something quick, just take…

  • The Perfect Bonifacio Day Trip

    A day trip to Bonifacio, Corsica

    We have spent a couple of days this August on the island of Corsica. We have arrived at Bastia airport and based there for our entire stay. However we definitely wanted to visit other places on the island, such as the famous Bonifacio on the south. So we planned a day trip by car and…

  • Teruel exists

    What to do in Teruel – The Spanish Mudejar city

    Teruel exists! Indeed, this article will help you out on what to do in Teruel, the Spanish Mudejar city in Aragon region.

  • The Hungarian Queen of the Vallbona Abbey

    About the Monastery of Santa Maria de Vallbona Vallbona Abbey, otherwise the Monastery of Santa Maria de Vallbona (Catalan: Santa Maria de Vallbona de les Monges; Spanish: El Real Monasterio de Santa María de Vallbona), is a Cistercian nunnery in Vallbona de les Monges, in the comarca of Urgell, Catalonia, Spain. Founded in the early 12th century, and built between then and the 14th century, it is one of…

  • Breathtaking views in the north of Spain

    Alquézar with its breathtaking views

    Alquézar with its breathtaking views is one of the bests tourist assets in the north of Spain. The town is cute and small. It is very worth walking around and getting lost in its cobblestone streets.  Alquézar is located in the Somontano wine region of Huesca, close to the city of Huesca, i a mountain…