Things to see and do - Jaca
Unmissable tourist sites
Jaca Travel guide
Jaca : Michelin's recommendations
Built on a terrace in the Aragón valley, Jaca is overlooked by the Peña de Oroel. Its 16C citadel is well preserved and is a reminder of its strategic location in olden times. Jaca was renowned for warding off a Moorish invasion in the 8C, then became the first capital of Aragón. Today, its location at the end of the Somport pass makes it a busy transit route for tourists in summer and skiers in winter.
Tourist attractions Jaca : Things to see and do
E - 22711 Botaya
This monastery was founded in the 9C and is a symbol of the continuation of the Christian faith during the Muslim occupation. It was chosen as a pantheon by the kings and noblemen of Aragon-Navarre. In the 17C, another monastery was built higher up. ..
Accès par la cathédrale E - 22700 Jaca
Laid out around cloisters, the former refectory now showcases Romanesque and Gothic murals from churches of the region: Urríes, Sorripas, Ipas, Navasa, Osia (reconstitution of the apse). Another room is devoted to amazing frescoes from Bagüés church,..
E - 22700 Jaca
Built in the 11C, this is the first Romanesque cathedral in Spain. Its sculpted decorations inspired artists ho worked on churches on the route to St Jacques. On the outside, note the historiated capitals of the southern lateral portico and, inside, ..
Mayor 41 E - 22700 Jaca
Centrally set in a mainly pedestrian street of the charming Aragonese village of Jaca, this hotel boasts free Wi-Fi, and an excellent restaurant where you can sample traditional regional cuisine. Have a good night’s sleep at the Hotel La Paz, whose ..
Santa Orosia, 1 E - 22700 Jaca
Offering a restaurant and a fitness centre, Hotel Mur is located in Jaca. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a balcony. At Hotel Mur you will find a 24-hour front desk. Other facilities offered at the property includ..
Echegaray, 11 E - 22700 Jaca
Le Paul 2 E - 22714 Badaguas
Cervantes 5 E - 22700 Jaca
Attractive restaurant with regional details on its walls and a large stone fireplace presiding over the dining room. Its prestige is assured in its cuisine.
pl. Marqués de Lacadena 1 E - 22700 Jaca
A classic, professionally run family establishment. Well-appointed dining rooms where you can enjoy abundant traditional fare.