Things to see and do - Alcañiz
Alcañiz Travel guide
Alcañiz : Michelin's recommendations
Surrounded by orchards and lush olive groves, Alcañiz is the capital of Lower Aragón, a region famous for its spectacular Holy Week celebrations, set against a background of drum rolls, or tamborrada. The filmmaker Buñuel (1900-83) was from Calanda, 17km from Alcañiz.
Tourist attractions Alcañiz : Things to see and do
On a corner, two façades attract the attention: a high Catalan-style gothic gallery, known as the Lonja because it was the origin of the market, and the Renaissance façade of the town hall. Both have the typical high Aragon gallery protected by a can..
In the 12C, this was the headquarters of the Aragon Command of the Order of Calatrava. Most of the buildings, which are now a parador, date back to the 18C. At the end of the courtyard is the keep (Torre del Homenaje), which has some remains of rich ..
Rebuilt in the 18C, it has a façade that is well arranged with its straight lines and curves and a large «exuberant baroque» portal. The large interior has some finely drawn pillars and composite capitals, with a protruding corniche.
Avenida De Zaragoza S/N E - 44600 Alcañiz
Hotel Ciudad de Alcañiz is located in Alcañis, just 500 metres from the Motorland Racetrack. It offers air-conditioned rooms with a TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. The hotel’s restaurant serves traditional Aragonese food. There is also a..
Castillo Calatravos, s/n E - 44600 Alcañiz
Housed in a former castle convent, and set on top of a hill, this magnificent Parador hotel sits above the surrounding landscape and provides guests with fantastic views. Admire the historical architecture in this well-conserved property, which boas..
Camino de los Sifones, s/n E - 44600 Alcañiz
Set in a 19th-century country house in Alcañiz, Hotel Villa Monter features an outdoor swimming pool. It is surrounded by large gardens and offers views of the surrounding countryside. Overlooking the gardens, each bright, elegant room at Hotel Vill..
castillo de Calatravos E - 44600 Alcañiz
Ramón J. Sender 8 E - 44600 Alcañiz
This contemporary-style restaurant is located in a residential district of town. It is well run by two young partners, one front of house, the other in charge of the kitchen. Enjoy traditional cuisine updated with modern techniques and meticulous pre..