The Romanesque architecture fund in this area is one of the best that can be admired throughout the Iberian Peninsula. It is a reflection of the splendorous past of this antique countship in the Crown of Aragon.
Near Torreciudad, there is a town called Graus. The historic area declared "Historic and Artistic Site". It has one of the most beautiful butterwalked squares of the region. The most important building is the Basilica of "Virgin de la Pena". Another jewel of this area is Roda de Isabena, a lovely medieval village. A visit to this village will take you to the spectacular Romanesque Cathedral of Saint Vincent (11th to 13th centuries.
The Somontano territory mixes perfectly the wide variety of scenery and natural spaces with a rich cultural patrimony. From the first part, stands out the Canones and Sierra de Guara Natural Park. This is a place that has the most spectacular ravines and canyons in Europe. These geological formations have become the leading destination in water adventure sports. In regards t the cultural part, the impressive village of Alquezar is located between deep ravines of the Guara Mountain Chain (Sierra de Guaral and the River Vero. it offers a medieval urban area declared Historic and Artistic Site from which the Colegiata-Castle of Santa Maria la Mayor stands out.
Lovers of wine related tourism, have an appointment at the "Wine Space" in barbastro. The Somontano Origin Denomination are part of the Space.
North of Torreciudad you can find Ainsa, a very well known Romanesque village in Aargon and Spain. It was declared \historic and Artistic Site. the good state of maintenance and the good conditions of the monuments will make you go back in time and feel just lik a guest in a different
period of history.
Near Ainsa there is another fascinating village, Boltana. the location f Boltana gives you access t the great natural wonders, such as the ordesa & Monte Perdid Natural Park. Here is where nature shows its purest and wildest face. The Ordesa Valley, is the main gate and start point for many beautiful journeys on foot. The entire shire has a remarkable cuisine. Tradition homemade dishes that offer exquisite flavors in almost every restaurant in the area.
Sanctuary of Torreciudid
22391 Torreciudid (Huescal)