Things to see and do - Huesca
Unmissable tourist sites
Huesca Travel guide
Huesca : Michelin's recommendations
The capital of Upper Aragón, Huesca has a tranquil provincial feel which belies its rich historical past. First a Roman town, then an important Moorish fortress until 1096, Huesca was the capital of Aragón until 1118, when Zaragoza stole its title. During the civil war, the town was besieged by Republicans from September 1936 to 1938 and was partially destroyed in the violent battles that took place here.
Tourist attractions Huesca : Things to see and do
The Aragonese Pyrenees are dominated by the highest peaks in the Spanish Pyrenees: Pico de Aneto (3 040m), Pico Posets (3 371m) and Monte Perdido (3 355m), crowning the Ordesa National Park. Here, the magnificent landscapes, hiding little freestone v..
The elegantly florid Gothic façade of Huesca Cathedral is strangely cut in two by a gallery and sculpted wooden canopy that is typical of the Aragón region. The retable of the alabaster high altar (1533) is one of Damián Forment's masterpieces.
This former 12C monastery owes its reputation to its very fine cloisters, whose historiated capitals, although very restored, bear an important testament to Romanesque sculpture in Aragón. You reach them through the church, which has a few murals, in..
Joaquin Costa, 10 E - 22003 Huesca
Hotel Posada De La Luna is built around part of Huesca’s historic city wall. Each modern room offers free Wi-Fi access, a hydromassage shower and private balcony. Posada De La Luna is a small design hotel, inspired by the movement of the moon and pl..
Del Parque, 34 E - 22003 Huesca
This hotel in the centre of Huesca features an outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant and elegant rooms. It is just 45 metres from the city’s municipal park and 150 metres from the cathedral. Hotel Pedro I De Aragon’s air-conditioned rooms have a balco..
Tarbes,14 E - 22005 Huesca
Abba Huesca is 200 metres from Huesca’s AVE Train Station and 500 metres from Huesca Congress Centre. This modern design hotel has a free gym, gardens and a seasonal outdoor pool. Each air-conditioned room at the Abba Huesca features flat-screen sat..
María Auxiliadora 3 E - 22003 Huesca
A restaurant with a traditional-cum-modern ambience, stylish table settings and a unique kitchen with opaque glass walls. It offers creative dishes with their roots in traditional cuisine, as well as a good choice of set menus, with everything prepar..
pl. Justicia 4 E - 22001 Huesca
This restaurant has made quite a name for itself in a very short space of time. This is thanks to the regional dishes prepared with great attention to detail and presented with a contemporary flair by its two owner-chefs.
Tarbes 14 E - 22005 Huesca
pl. de Navarra 4 E - 22002 Huesca
This elegant and distinguished restaurant occupies the ground floor of what was once the town's casino. Enjoy contemporary cuisine rooted in traditional recipes in the high-ceilinged Modernist dining room. Truffles take pride of place in season!
San Lorenzo 4 E - 22002 Huesca
A gastro-bar run with great passion and professionalism. It has a bar area decorated in varying tones of white, an open-view kitchen and a compact modern dining room. Well-presented tapas with a creative slant.