Do you know than one of the oldest castles in Europe is just 1h from Zaragoza? Travel back 1000 years in Loarre!
Loarre Castle is the pearl of Aragon, a well preserved present from the past, linked to the history of this land. It was build by the early Christians that started Reconquista in Aragon more than a thousand years ago! Build in Romanic style like many ancient churches in the Pyrenees, beign some of the oldest Christian fortifications in Spain.
It's also the biggest and best kept castle in Romanic style (XIX century) and thats why it has appeared in movies like "The Heavens Kingdom".
It's 1h from Zaragoza, well connected route with highway until Huesca and just 15 minutes of double lane countryroad. Prices are 3-5 euro depending on Student discount.
Near Loarre there is also Ainies Chapel, hidden in the mountains and that can be a great continuation of your journey, as well as Mallos de Riglos.
In this section you can learn about the beautiful places that are on my region!