The Pyrenees

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  • Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar

    1. Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Hulking on the banks of the Ebro, the basilica, often known simply as La Pilarica or El Pilar, is Zaragoza's symbol and pride. An immense baroque...Read More

    Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar
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  • 2. Catedral de Santa Maria

    Museum/Gallery

    This 12th-century cathedral is the finest in the Pyrenees, and the sunlight casting the rich reds and blues of Santa Maria's southeastern rose...Read More

  • Cogwheel Train (Cremallera)

    3. Cogwheel Train (Cremallera)

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    The 45-minute train ride from the town of Ribes de Freser up to Núria provides one of Catalonia's most unusual excursions—in few other places...Read More

    Cogwheel Train (Cremallera)
  • 4. Monasterio de San Juan de la Peña

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The origins of this arresting religious sanctuary can be traced to the 9th century, when a hermit monk named Juan settled here on the peña...Read More

  • Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park

    5. Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

    The entrance to this natural wonder is under the vertical walls of Monte Mondarruego, the source of the Ara River and its tributary, the Arazas...Read More

    Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park
  • 6. Sant Climent

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    At the edge of town, this exquisite three-nave Romanesque church was built in 1123. The six-story belfry has perfect proportions, with Pyrenean...Read More

  • 7. Alma Mater Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    Portraits of archbishops (one by Goya), Flemish tapestries, Renaissance and medieval paintings, and the remains of the Romanesque door of Zaragoza...Read More

  • 8. Aribe

    Town/Village

    Two kilometers (1 mile) south of Ochagavía, at Escároz, a small secondary roadway winds 22 km (14 miles) over the Abaurrea heights to Aribe...Read More

  • 9. Ayuntamiento

    Government Building

    The door to Jaca's town hall has a notable Renaissance design. ...Read More

  • 10. Caldes de Boí

    Bath/Hot Spring

    The thermal baths in the town of Caldes de Boí include, between hot and cold sources, 40 springs. The caves inside the bath area are a natural...Read More

  • 11. Caldes de Boí

    Bath/Hot Spring

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  • 12. Camí dels Enginyers

    Trail/Path

    From the ski area of Núria, at an altitude of 6,562 feet, the dramatic, occasionally heart-stopping "engineers' path" is best done in the summer...Read More

  • 13. Canfranc

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    In July and August a guided train tour departs from the Jaca RENFE station, heading to the valley and Canfranc's magnificent Belle Époque train...Read More

  • 14. Castillo de Loarre

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This massively walled 11th-century monastery is nearly indistinguishable from the rock outcroppings that surround it. Inside the walls are a...Read More

  • 15. Catedral de San Pedro

    Museum/Gallery

    An important stop on the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Jaca's 11th-century Romanesque Catedral de San Pedro has lovely carved capitals...Read More

  • 16. Cathedral

    Museum/Gallery

    An intricately carved gallery tops the eroded facade of Huesca's 13th-century Gothic cathedral. Damián Forment, a protégé of the 15th-century...Read More

  • 17. Citadel

    Old Quarter | Castle/Palace/Chateau

    The citadel and castle, originally built by the Muslims in the 11th century, was conquered by the Christians and reconstructed in the 16th century. ...Read More

  • 18. Ciudadela

    Museum/Gallery

    The massive pentagonal Ciudadela is an impressive example of 17th-century military architecture. It has a display of more than 35,000 military...Read More

  • 19. Colegiata

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Built on the orders of King Sancho VII el Fuerte (the Strong), the Collegiate Church houses the king's tomb, which measures more than 7 feet long. ...Read More

  • 20. Colegiata de Santa María

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Keeping watch over the Sierra de Guara, the Colegiata, originally a 9th-century Moorish citadel, was conquered by the Christians in 1067. An...Read More

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