Category: Huesca

La Ciudadela de Jaca

| December 30, 2011

From a bird’s eye view, it seems to be a star. It is a perfect pentagon enclosed by walls, bastions, moats and other fortifications. The castle of San Pedro or Ciudadela (Citadel) is a military building that Felipe II ordered to build around 1592 in Jaca as a defense against a possible French invasion. However, as history would have it, it only did battle during the Independence War, when the Spanish tried to recover it after the Gallic occupation. Continue Reading

Loarre castle

| December 13, 2011

With the sky as witness, dominated by the Mallos Kingdom, the Loarre castle is still standing, in good conditions, proud to be the most important Romanesque fortress of Spain and maybe of Europe. Continue Reading

Parque Nacional de Ordesa

| September 21, 2011

The Parque Nacional de Ordesa, or Ordesa National Park, is a beautiful natural place full of unique elements and characteristics. This destination is paradisiacal to all those travelers who enjoy being close to the nature and meet amazing plants, trees, and animals. There is a very wide variety of animals to meet as well as many possibilities to spend energies by climbing, hiking and walking while meeting this park. Continue Reading