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.
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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