Huesca and the surrounding area offer wide open spaces, whose beauty lends itself to being discovered, and provide a wealth of options in terms of relaxing or taking part in leisure or sporting activities. Or why not combine the two, making the most of the unique nooks and crannies and buildings within the city and surrounding towns, discovering more of its artistic and natural treasures, the interesting layout of the countryside, unique and diverse, and the emotion of nature brought to life.
Around the city, a network of pedestrian and cycling paths lead to hermitages (San Jorge, Salas, Cillas, Jara, Santa Lucía, Loreto, etc.), fountains, lakes, the Castillo de Montearagón, and much more.
In the La Hoya area, less than half an hour away, stand the Castillo de Loarre, Europe's best preserved Roman fortress, the Mallos de Riglos y Agüero, the Monasterio de Casbas and a multitude of towns, all with their own delights and stories to tell.
Finally, short excursions, no more than an hour away, include trips to the ski resorts of Formigal, Panticosa, Astún, Candanchú or Cerler, and the environmental and historic delights of the areas and regions within the old Kingdom of Aragon, visiting the Parque Nacional de Ordesa, the Valle de Ansó y Hecho, Aragon, the Valle de Tena, the Valle de Benasque, El Somontano, taking in the beauty of the Pyrenean peaks, the art of El Serrablo, Sobrarbe and Ribagorza and the hidden jewel of Los Monegros.
Huesca is a city that is surrounded by a beautiful nature and situated at the entry one of the most important Natural Parks in Spain. It is called “Parque natural de los Cañones y Sierra de Guara”.