Zaragoza is full of architectural and cultural influences ranging from Iberian, Roman, Moslem, gothic, baroque and renaissance. North of Bracelona, you will cross the catalan border ad enter the desertic lands of Aragon. Expect to find Jewish bath houses, breath taking churches, roman walls and bridges, gothic quarters, gargoyles, even a roman theatre. Most famous probably for the Basilica of Pilar this town will mesmerize you with art, architecture and great food served in the many restaurants strewn around town.
5th March is celebrating the CINCOMARZADA, a poular festival celebrating the expulsion of the Carlist troops by the people of Zaragoza in 1838.
Another fun way to view this city is not to take the tourist bus but the tourist taxi!!! For more information and to book your personal taxi guide call either numbers: Tel. 976 75 15 15 / 976 38 38 38 / 976 42 42 42
Tourist Office:Plaza de Ntra. Sra. del Pilar, Tel. 976 39 35 37 - Fax: 976 72 12 81 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Travel by train takes three and a half hours and there are over a dozen trains leaving Barcelona Sants every day. Prices vary between 21 Euro and 29 Euro for second class and 29-38 Euros for first class.
Travel by Car takes just over three hours. Get onto the A2, direction Lleida and take exit 322 for Zaragoza.