Visit Zaragoza - Best of Zaragoza

Often ignored by travellers, the best of Spain has been hidden in Zaragoza for too long now. Dense with culture and traditions, you will find yourself roaming around modern streets that somehow reflect age old stories and tell legends and tales. Flashy modern structures fill the city with posh hotels, restaurants, offices and other centers. And within this concrete world, an occasional peek of an archaic structure adds that little bit of charm to the personality of the city. The river Ebro flows right through its heart, giving this city the little blue that it requires. A number of parks and reserves are housed by this city, but if you are looking for some quiet time, there is no better place that the churches, the ruins, the forts and the tiny stores that this city hides.

Enjoy the city to the fullest, the best season to visit Zaragoza would be in the spring season. With the weather just warming up, you will be floored by the beauty of nature, the shining architecture and the joyous people. If you would like to avoid the peak season, you can plan your vacation during autumn, when the city is mellow but very appealing. With great affordable luxurious as well as budget accommodation options, you can stay at hotels that give brilliant views, or homestays that offer an exotic experience.

If you can make it during the festive season, don’t miss out on the thrilling experience of being a part of the most colourful celebrations. Parades, carnivals, folk songs, dance and most of all the food, it all comes together to give you a brilliant as well as an overwhelming experience. Gorge on the street food as well as the traditional grandma recipes, treat yourself to a gourmet meal and feast of the festive menus!

Make sure you buy a Zaragoza card, which gives you free access to a number of museums and other tourist attractions, for your trip. Along with guided tours, you will also get perks related to commute and food too!

Giving you an incredible experience, Zaragoza is the true Spain that the wanderer in you is secretly looking for.

Zaragoza Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Zaragoza tips for your visit

  • Time zone: UTC+01:00
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Electricity and Internet: Voltage – 220-240 Volts, Primary Socket Type – Europlug, Schuko. Free WiFi may be available in some hotels.
  • Languages: Spanish is the main language. Catalan is spoken in some regions too.
  • Security: All Emergencies: 112; Police: 092; Road Assistance: 060; Fire Brigade: 080; Health Emergency: 061; Tourist Helpline: 902, 102
  • Tipping; Tipping is not compulsory in Zaragoza, but definitely appreciated. In restaurants, service charges are included in the bill, but any amount above it is good enough.
  • Off-beaten path: Tour the city on foot.
  • Tourist Traps: NA
  • Tips: Zaragoza card gives you free access to a number of museums and other tourist attractions. Along with guided tours, you will also get perks related to commute, like the tourist bus and public transport. Last but not the least, this card can also get you some free drinks at selected bars.

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Facts and Stats for Zaragoza*

  • Pollution Statistics in Zaragoza

    Know the pollution level of Zaragoza before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 31.25 (Low)
  • Zaragoza: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Zaragoza for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Zaragoza.

    • Burglary and Theft 5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 7.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 10 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 90.91 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 7.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 17.5 (Very Low)
  • Living in Zaragoza - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Zaragoza is 196.14 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 89.99 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 90.2 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 29.88 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20.8 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 57.78 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 81.67 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.4 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 79.78 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Zaragoza

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Zaragoza

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.45 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 93.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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