Near the Ebro River you will find the powerful city of Zaragoza; a modern town that has managed to merge its history with modern times. As of today, Zaragoza is a holiday destination among national and international tourism.
We suggest you visit this city and explore its medieval past through its architectural legacy. Book with Sercotel Hotels our hotel in Zaragoza, Spain and enjoy a few days of vacation in this beautiful town.
The most recognizable monument in Zaragoza is the Basilica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar. This impressive church of Baroque style has four towers and eleven domes, apart from the chapel that holds the image of the Virgin. During your visit, do not miss the Renaissance altarpiece made of alabaster located in the High Altar. A few meters away you can also visit the Cathedral of El Salvador; this temple combines the Mudéjar, Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque styles. It's worth visiting it just to see up close its impressive collection of tapestries.
While visiting the most spectacular buildings in Zaragoza, we suggest you make a quick stop by La Aljafería; the greatest exponent of Mudéjar art and proof that the emirs lived there back in the days. Take time to explore this impressive palace and its beautiful gardens, the horseshoe arches courtyard, and the Gothic staircase; you will fall in love with it!
There are many other emblematic monuments in the city where you can see the traces of Mudéjar art; a few of them are the Church of La Magdalena, the church of San Pablo, El Torreón de la Zuda or the Arco y Casa del Deán (arch and house).
If you like museums, you will not have time to get bored with so many options to choose from. We suggest you go to the Main Theatre, the Teatro de las Esquinas (corners), the Feria de Muestras (sample fair), the Auditorium or the Palace of Congresses, among others.
If you are traveling by car, we suggest you book with Sercotel Hotels our hotel in Zaragoza with parking. Get ready to see these and other artworks and monuments near our hotel and discover everything this beautiful city has to offer.
As a remembrance of the Expo 2008 event, the Ebro River has given rise to an interesting fluvial park, a white-water channel and a beach with silica sand and palm trees. You can also visit the aquarium and see the freshwater fishes from five different continents; definitely a fun activity to do with your children. If you feel like having a snack, you can go up to the cafeteria located on the top floor while admiring the beautiful view over the town. Lastly, if you are into sports, we recommend you to visit the tourist areas of Zaragoza while riding a bicycle; it will be a fun way to discover the city while exercising.
Whether you travel alone or with your children, you'll love the leisure options available in Zaragoza. First, you should go to the Water Park. Here, you will have fun with swimming pools, slides, and other activities. Another interesting place you should visit is the Amusement Park. It has an area dedicated to children’s games like zip lines, mini golf, a soccer field, laser games, a theatre and cultural activities.
We also recommend visiting the famous shopping centre Puerto Venecia in Zaragoza. There you will find a playground where your children will enjoy from a roller coaster, go ice skating during the winter, rent boats in the pond or surf in a static wave. Do not wait any longer and come to visit this beautiful city with your family!
If you want to discover this charming city with your pet as well, we suggest you book your room with Sercotel Hotels at some of our pet-friendly hotels in Zaragoza. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable vacation!