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JACA IN HUESCA
The town of Jaca is located in the north of Aragon, in the heart of the Aragonese Pyrenees, in the province of Huesca.
Jaca is a key part of the Jacetania region and also the head of the Aragon Valley, where the villages of Castiello de Jaca, Villanua and Canfranc are located, as well as the ski resorts of Astún and Candanchu. It is also very close to the ski resorts of Formigal and Panticosa in the Tena Valley, around 40 minutes by car.
JACA IN HUESCA
In Jaca, the Romanesque cathedral of San Pedro, the Citadel of Jaca, and the Monastery of San Juan de la Peña are some of the most outstanding tourist sites. In addition, visitors can explore the Fort of Rapitán and enjoy outdoor activities in the nearby ski resorts of Astún and Candanchú. The rich history and stunning natural scenery make Jaca a must for any trip to northern Spain.
A pentagonal fortification, unique and complete of its kind, built at the end of the 16th century and conserving each and every one of its parts. Monument of historical and artistic character. Winner of the Europa Nostra Prize. The Citadel houses the Museum of Military Miniatures.
The Romanesque cathedral of San Pedro in Jaca, Huesca, is an outstanding place of worship and tourism, with impressive sculptures and wall paintings, including the famous «Crucifixion» by Juan de la Huerta.
The Museum of Military Miniatures in Jaca has a collection of over 32,000 miniatures of soldiers and military vehicles, dioramas and a specialised library. It is a unique attraction for lovers of military history and miniatures, with miniature historical scenes on display.
SAN MIGUEL BRIDGE
The Bridge of San Miguel is a Romanesque bridge located in Jaca, Huesca. Built in the 11th century, it is the oldest bridge in the city and crosses the Aragon River. It is a popular tourist attraction and an important example of medieval architecture in the region.
The Jaca Ice Rink is a popular attraction with visitors and locals alike. Open all year round, the indoor ice rink offers ice skating and a variety of events and activities. It is a fun place for the whole family.
FESTIVALS AND TRADITION
– First Friday in May
– Holy Week.
– Folk Festivals, in the first week of August.
– Pilgrimages in May.
– Festivals in honour of Santa Orosia and San Pedro at the end of June from 23rd to 29th June.
These are the activities you can do in the Aragonese Pyrenees
- Canoe – Kayak
- Climbing and abseiling
- Espoleo – Aventura
- Orienteering Gymkhana
- Mountain bike
- Paint BallEquestrian excursions
- Interpretive trekking
- Sightseeing flights over the Pyrenees in light aircraft
- Glider flying baptisms
- Ice climbing
- Sleigh ride
- Snowmobile rides
- Igloo construction
- Ice skating
- Alpine Skiing
- Cross-country skiing
- Ski touring