What to see in Alquézar in one day.
Alquézar, one of the most beautiful towns in the world
Alquézar is a beautiful town located in the province of Huesca, in the Community of Aragón. A medieval town that will take you back to the Middle Ages thanks to its cobbled streets, stone houses and unforgettable panoramic views. A place full of history and culture that the World Tourism Organization and UNESCO (Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO) classified it as one of the 32 most beautiful towns in the world and one of the most beautiful in Spain.
This town has numerous places of interest such as La Collegiate Church of Santa María, the Casa Fabián Ethnological Museum, the famous Footbridges of Alquézar, the Vero River Canyon… Places that you cannot miss if you come to Alquézar!
In addition, Alquézar is a fundamental starting point for nature and adventure lovers, as it has unique places for hiking, canyoning and other adventure sports.
If you want to know what to see in Alquézar, don’t miss our recommendations.
What to see and do in Alquézar
Places of interest
The historical center of Alquézar will take you back centuries thanks to its narrow stone streets and centuries-old houses. Walking through its squares and alleys, and visiting the different monuments that the place offers, allow you to capture the historical influence of Romans, Christians and Arabs who were part of this town at different times in history. You can also admire the views from the top of the villa, which rises with great majesty, being able to breathe the peace and tranquility of this wonderful place.
Likewise, you will find several shops selling local, regional and artisan products to keep the memory of your visit.
La Colegiata de Santa María
La Colegiata de Santa María is one of the most prominent and emblematic monuments of Alquézar. This incredible 16th century Gothic church was declared a National Monument in 1931. Inside, you can enjoy unique decorative elements that testify to its historical wealth. Furthermore, from La Colegiata de Santa María, you can enjoy unparalleled panoramic views of both Alquézar and its surroundings.
If you come to Alquézar, this monument is a must for those who want to know the history and culture of the area.
Casa Fabián Ethnological Museum
The Casa Fabián Ethnological Museum is located in the historic center of Alquézar. In this museum you can see different objects and artifacts (tools, traditional clothing, utensils, etc.) that were used in ancient times both in Alquézar and in the Somontano region.
On the other hand, it has a collection of sacred art on display such as religious objects, clothing, images and other elements used in religious practice throughout the history of Alquézar.
This museum is, without a doubt, a highly recommended visit to learn about the history of the region and local traditions.
Las Pasarelas de Alquézar
These hanging walkways will take you over impressive cliffs and precipices with panoramic views that will leave you breathless. Through these walkways, you can also enjoy the famous Vero River Canyon and walk along its walls.
The environment offers you a unique and exciting experience where you can observe ancient rock formations through a safe route.
An irresistible invitation for lovers of adventure and nature, where you can go hiking and other sports activities such as canyoning and via ferrata.
The Vero River Canyon
If you want to know what to see in Alquézar, you cannot miss visiting this place. The Vero River Canyon are impressive rock formations that have been sculpted for millions of years. It is an immensely popular place among nature and adventure lovers where geology, history and nature are perfectly combined, offering an unparalleled experience.
Also, in the vicinity of the canyon, you can find caves with rock paintings from thousands of years ago, which are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
For lovers of adventure sports, Alquézar is, without a doubt, an unmissable destination. Hiking, canyoning, climbing… this is an ideal place for those seeking excitement, adventure and self-improvement, while enjoying one of the most spectacular natural landscapes.
The gastronomy of Alquézar is a treasure that immerses you in the culinary traditions of the region. You cannot miss the opportunity to try their tasty and abundant dishes and to taste and enjoy the famous Somontano wines, one of the most prestigious designations of origin in Spain.
In summary, Alquézar is a place that should be on the list of destinations to visit for any lover of nature, history and the study of cultures. This medieval town, located in an incomparable natural environment, surrounded by canyons, mountains and dreamlike landscapes, should be visited by anyone who wants to disconnect from the city, stress or monotony and wants to immerse themselves in the history, culture and nature We are waiting for you!
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Camping, apartments, adventure sports and local gastronomy
You already know what to see and what to do in Alquézar and everything that this charming medieval town in the heart of Aragon can offer you. Now you just need to choose the ideal accommodation to make your vacation the best. Enjoy Camping Alquézar in the middle of nature or our Destino Alquézar apartments in the old town to enjoy all its historical treasures with all the comforts. Delight yourself with the best local cuisine at Las Melias Restaurant and delve into adventure sports with Alquézar Aventura, they will make you live an unforgettable experience!