Jaca Spain Travel Guide

Jaca Spain Travel Guide
A Vagabond Life

Jaca Spain Travel Guide A vagabond Life

Jaca Spain Travel Guide

Jaca Spain is in northeastern Spain near the Pyrenees and the border with France. Jaca is an ancient fort on the Aragón River, situated at the crossing of two great early medieval routes, one from Pau to Zaragoza. Jaca was the city out of which the County and Kingdom of Aragon developed.

Things To See & Do In Jaca Spain

Ciudadela

Ciudadela

The citadel dates from 1592 and is a great example of military architecture of its time with an unusual a pentagonal floor-plan. The citadel has been declared  a National Monument. Construction work for the citadel began in 1592

Cathedral of Jaca

Cathedral of Jaca Spain

Construction began on this magnificent Romanesque building in the 11th century with it being built of exceptional quality stone. Jaca is on the Camino de Santiago route and the cathedral is visited by pilgrims making their way to Santiago

Other Sights

Other Sights

Also visit the monastery of the Benedictines, the church of Santiago, the hermitage of Sarsa, the 15th-century Torre del Reloj, and the City Hall. And don’t forget to have some apple cider which the area is famous for.

The pilgrimage of Santa Orosia

This pilgrimage is famous across Europe, takes place in Jaca on the 25th of June. See Pilgrims dancing ancient dances to the sound of ancient instruments

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