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17 abril 2024

Motorcycle route through the castles of Huesca: Explore the medieval history in a weekend

Embark on an exciting motorcycle adventure through the province of Huesca and discover the impressive castles that stand as witnesses of medieval history. On this weekend route, I will take you through the castles of Loarre, Monzón, Aínsa, Montearagón, Benabarre and the Collegiate Church of Alquézar. Get ready to enjoy amazing landscapes, fascinating architecture and an immersion in the past of this beautiful region of Aragon.

Day 1: Huesca and surroundings

Castillo de Loarre. (Foto: Travel & Discover Pics)

– Montearagón Castle: Begin your route by visiting Montearagón Castle, located near the city of Huesca. Explore this impressive medieval castle and admire the panoramic views from the top of the hill.

Loarre Castle: Continue your journey to Loarre Castle, one of the best preserved castles in Spain. Enjoy its impressive architecture and explore its walls, towers and chapel. Don’t miss the incredible views from the top of the hill.

– Ayerbe Castle: Head to Ayerbe Castle, a medieval fortress located in the town of Ayerbe. Although it is now in ruins, it still retains its historical charm and offers panoramic views of the mountainous surroundings.

Day 2: Route through the Pyrenees

– Aínsa Castle: Continue your route to Aínsa Castle, located in the charming village of Aínsa. This medieval castle offers panoramic views of the old town and the Cinca River.

– Samitier Castle: Continue your route to Samitier Castle, a ruined castle located in the village of the same name. Although in a state of disrepair, it still retains its historical charm and offers a unique experience.

– Benabarre Castle: Finish your route by visiting Benabarre Castle, a medieval fortress located in the village of Benabarre. Explore its walls and enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding area.

During the route, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the Aragonese Pyrenees, as well as the rich history and medieval architecture of the castles. Remember to plan appropriate stops and breaks along the route and always follow road safety regulations.

Enjoy your exciting motorcycle adventure while discovering the castles of Huesca!

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