Aragon

7 villages in Matarraña and Terra Alta: a cultural border territory

This article is about an amazing natural and cultural region in North-Eastern Spain. This region is split into two political regions (Aragon and Catalunya) but it has a common history, cultural similarities and its inhabitants speak the same language. In the Catalan side we speak about Terra Alta Comarca to define the territory where we …

4 towns in Aragonese Maestrazgo: Mirambel, La Iglesuela del Cid, Cantavieja, Tronchón

4 towns on the Aragonese Maestrazgo route: La iglesuela del Cid, Cantavieja, Tronchón and Mirambel

This is a medieval route in an almost forgotten land of inner Spain. However, this territory deserves your attention. During the Medieval Ages, this vast area was under the jurisdiction of the masters of the different military orders. Fighting and praying that was the life there. Nevertheless, upon the hardness of those times, the local …

Calatayud Besides the Obvious

Calatayud – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part I.

Anna:  I can´t recall if I was ever waiting for any other trip that much as this one. I moved to Spain just three months before, and regardless of having the chance to travel a couple of times to Spain in the past and visiting a couple of obvious places, still the real country, the …

Highlights of Zaragoza

Zaragoza has many things to offer for a weekend and luckily is also on the flight map thanks to some of the major low cost airlines, including Ryanair and Volotea, so you can get there kind of cheap from London, Milan, Paris and many more. It’s also easily reachable by train from many major cities …

El Tubo, the soul of Zaragoza

Zaragoza deserves more in international context. Every time I am there is the conclusion I get. More fame, more importance. But on the other hand, fortunately, it’s not spoiled by tourists. Last weekend, spending there a day trip I only listened someone speaking English twice during the whole day walking around the most touristic places. …

People, go to Zaragoza!

We arrived to Zaragoza on a Saturday evening. It was already dark outside, we were driving from Barcelona, it took more or less 3 hours to get there and honestly we couldn’t wait to arrive finally. Since it was a surprise trip, I didn’t have the chance to read upfront anything about the place. When …