Graus – a hidden gem in Aragon

Graus 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 …

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 …