Zaragoza, the Capital of the Aragon region, is a small city full of treasures. It has the advantage of concentrating most of its monuments and must-see places in its centre, which will allow you to locate yourself very quickly and discover its beauty easily. Don't wait any longer to plan your trip to Zaragoza, book your Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation train tickets and go and live wonderful moments in this magnificent city full of history.
Plaza del Pilar
This is the nerve centre of the city. Taking a walk around the Plaza del Pilar and/or stopping for a drink to enjoy the atmosphere always constitutes a pleasant moment.
Basilica del Pilar
Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and well-known buildings in the whole city and of great historical and cultural value
A visit to Zaragoza must be accompanied by the discovery of this Baroque basilica, whose construction began in 1681. Legend has it that the Virgin appeared there in 40 AD on a column more commonly known as the "pilar", which gave it its current name.
The Aljafería Palace
Unquestionably one of the most beautiful places to visit in Zaragoza. Nicknamed "the little Alhambra", this Taifa-era palace was built in the second half of the 11th century. Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this palace will not fail to amaze you.
The Stone Bridge
From this 15th century Roman stone bridge, you can enjoy a magnificent view of the basilica and the EbroPass by and come back; the colours change throughout the day and the show will seduce you every time.
The Cathedral of El Salvador or la Seo
Also located in the Plaza del Pilar, “la Seo” is a point in the city that is a must to visit. Its Romanesque style construction began in the 12th century and over the centuries other styles have been added: Gothic, Baroque, Mudejar... It is the most important cathedral in the city, together with the Pilar Basilica.
El Arco de Deán
A structure of great beauty but little known to the city
In Ramón Cuéllar Street you can see the Deán Arch, built to connect the residence of the Prior or Deán to la Seo. Legend has it that those who pass under this arch are robbed of their souls by the devil...
The museums of ancient Caesaraugusta
The ruins are home to some of the best-preserved structures from the Roman era on the peninsula
Zaragoza was built on the ancient Roman town of Caesaraugusta, itself built on the Iberian town of Salduie. To find out all the details, four museums open their doors to visitors: the Museum of the Roman Fort, the Caesaraugusta River Port Museum, the Museum of Public Terms and the Caesaraugusta Theatre Museum.
This former covered market nowadays houses the most important exhibitions of the city. As you enter, look up at the rooftops and admire the beauty of the place!
The Bastion of la Zuda and the Walls
The Bastion of La Zuda is the former tower of the Muslim citadel of the city. It is located on the ancient Roman walls, which were up to 3 kilometers long and had more than 100 defensive towers. If you climb to the top, you'll be able to enjoy the amazing view!
The Central Marketplace
The Mercado de Lanuza, better known as the central market, is the most famous in Zaragoza
With its iron architecture, this central market of 1903 is worth a visit. It is also an opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere of the town and to discover local products.
To enjoy the atmosphere of the city and its gastronomy, go to the Tubo district in the evening, the meeting point of the city's inhabitants!