Aragon is a region in the northeast of Spain formed by three provinces: Zaragoza, Huesca and Teruel. Its geographical variety and historical heritage offer a wide variety of possibilities when it comes to tourism, which includes leisure, rural, sports, gastronomic, cultural activities, etc.
Among the many tourist attractions in Aragon, mountain tourism is one of the biggest sources, thanks to the Pyrenees mountain range, to the north of this region and on the border with France. In this area, there are several ski resorts, such as Candanchú and Formigal, where you can enjoy various types of ski (cross-country, alpine, mountain) and snowboarding. In addition to these sports, you can enjoy an array of activities ranging from climbing or rafting to hiking or visiting the natural parks and spaces.
Aragon also offers many other cultural experiences, thanks to the presence of Mudejar and Romanesque art in numerous churches, monasteries, hermitages ... throughout this region. In connection with this legacy, in Aragon, numerous medieval markets are held throughout the year.
Aragon also stands out for its gastronomic tourism. It offers a great variety of products and a rich gastronomic tradition thanks to the different cultures that have settled in this region. Its renowned culinary produce includes Ternasco lamb of Aragón, ham from Teruel and the wines from the different denominations of origin. Aragon has several gastronomic routes through the different regions so that visitors can experience the culinary delights first-hand.
For more information on all tourist attractions in Aragon, visit the official tourism website of Aragon.
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