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Where in the world: Europe  /  Spain  /  Aragon  /  Province of Zaragoza

Top 15 things to do in Province of Zaragoza

1. Room Escape Games, Zaragoza

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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2. Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, Zaragoza

Experience the remarkable divinity of one of Spain’s most important churches, Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar. Located in the heart of Zaragoza, the 17th-century church boasts impressive Baroque architecture of 11 cupolas and four high towers. Walk through the nine dome-topped chapels admiring original artwork, including famous works by Francisco Goya, or visit the prized statue of Our Lady of the Pillar, for whom the church is named. For a small fee, you can ride the elevator to the top of the highest tower for wide views of the city.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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3. Palacio de la Aljaferia, Zaragoza

Observe a blend of Islamic and Catholic culture at Palacio de la Aljaferia, a fortified medieval palace. Built during the second half of the 11th century by the Moors, the complex was expanded in the Renaissance by the Catholic king and queen. Take in the Moorish designs in the courtyard, the ornate ceiling of the Catholic Monarch’s throne room, and Mudéjar art in the onsite museum. Guided tours are available. The site is now host to the regional parliament of Aragón, which means access to certain areas of the palace is sometimes limited. Find out whether this will interfere with your visit at the tourist office.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
Tours from $1,862 › Learn more about Palacio de la Aljaferia

4. Zaragoza Aquarium Admission Ticket

FROM $19
Live a unique experience with your admission ticket and discover the Zaragoza Aquarium in Spain. It is the Europe´s largest freshwater aquarium, which holds over 5000 specimens representing about 350 species of river fauna from the Nile, the Mekong, the Amazon, Murray-Darling and the Ebre. There´s a restaurant situated in the third floor with spectacular terrace and amazing views.  
Suggested duration: 1h 30min - 2h
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5. Monasterio de Piedra, Nuevalos

Discover picturesque landscapes at Monasterio de Piedra, a tranquil and scenic park that surrounds a partially ruined ancient monastery. Its deep, reflective lakes, caves, lush forest, and waterfalls, including one over 50 m (164 ft) high, make it an oasis in an otherwise arid area of Spain. Listen to birds singing and try to spot the native deer, rabbits, and boars. Head to the monastery, founded in 1194, and learn how the first piece of chocolate made in Europe was created there. Some of the paths in the park are tricky and may not be suitable for those with mobility issues.
Suggested duration: 4 hours
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6. El Tubo, Zaragoza

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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7. Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, Zaragoza

The site of La Seo has held many buildings—from a Roman Forum, to a visigothic church, to a mosque, and now the current cathedral. A work of many centuries, the cathedral exemplifies many different architectural styles from Romanesque to Gothic. Walk through the vast chamber and watch the light streaming through the stained glass windows. Take a look at over 20 chapels, each with a unique style, along the walls of the interior. Climb the stairs to the second floor for the tapestry museum, with some pieces dated to the 13th century.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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8. Wine Tasting and Tapas in the ancient Town of Zaragoza

FROM $104
This cultural and culinary experience in Zaragoza is all about the influenced by its northern and eastern Mediterranean neighbors. The gastronomy of Zaragoza also has abundant orchards in the Ebro basin, so its excellent fruits and vegetables are present in many of its dishes. We will taste 4 wines from the 4 appellations of origin of Aragon marinated with 4 local tapas and we will discover its love of its people for its gastronomy, especially of its wines Itinerary - Meet guide at Cesar Augusto Monument. - Guided walking tour of Zaragoza historical center. - Stops 4 gourmet shops and Bars with tastings of local wines and Tapas. - Chat with guide about the local lifestyle of Zaragoza. - End of tour. Your guide will be happy to recommend activities for the remainder of your stay.
Suggested duration: 3h
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9. Plaza del Pilar, Zaragoza

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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10. Torre Del Pilar, Zaragoza

Admire 360-degree views of Zaragoza and the Ebro River from Torre Del Pilar. An elevator takes you to the base of the spire. Then you'll climb a short staircase to the top, where on a clear day, you can see all the way to the distant peaks of the Pyrenees. Look out over the bright green, yellow, and blue chevron tiles of the church roof and its many spires pointing towards the heavens. Below, watch the deep green Ebro flow past.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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11. Fishing Charters & Tours, Caspe

Suggested duration: 4 hours
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12. Zaragoza Scavenger Hunt

Discover Zaragoza from a different perspective on a self-guided walking tour and scavenger hunt of the city. Solve riddles and clues that lead to the next location, showing all the city highlights. - Solve interesting puzzles, have fun and learn new things about Zaragoza - Explore the city and find hidden gems at your own pace - Try a new type of experience with your smartphone, the perfect mix between a walking tour, sightseeing, and a scavenger hunt. - Enjoy the tour in English, Spanish
Suggested duration: 2h
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14. River Rafting & Tubing, Murillo de Gallego

Suggested duration: 4 hours
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15. Midday market and tapas tour of Zaragoza

FROM $104
On this 3-hour walking tour, I'll help you experience life as a Zaragoza local by leading you to some of my favorite foodie spots in the Old Town. First, we'll discover one of the most popular food markets in the center and meet local vendors to hear from them about the products in which they specialize. As we visit some of the sights around town, we will also pop into some gourmet shops selling artisanal meats, cheeses and olive oils. And when we have finally developed an appetite, we will visit my 3 favorite tapas bars to try Zaragoza-style tapas with local wines from Aragon.
Suggested duration: 3h
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