Teruel exists!

Teruel exists

Yes, it does, and actually, I feel a bit uncomfortable to write like this about such a nice, friendly, culturally important, and architecture-wise super interesting and picturesque town, a capital of a province in Aragon. Also makes me a bit disappointed the fact that people have to be reminded that this area does exist and …

Discover Albarracín, a great Mudejar town in Aragón, Spain

Discover Albarracín

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.  https://youtu.be/SlFldVVG0MQ What is Mudejar?  A mudejar was a muslim person in the reconquested Christhian territories of the current …

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

reasons to visit the city of huesca

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 …

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

This article is about a route along some of the most interesting villages in Matarraña and Terra Alta, 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 …

The route of Aragonese Maestrazgo: La iglesuela del Cid, Cantavieja, Tronchón and Mirambel

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

This is a medieval route in the Aragonese Maestrazgo, 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 …