Caught between ravines and valleys lies the picturesque village of Albarracín located in the province of Teruel. Rent your car at the airport of Zaragoza and discover the charming town with an interesting history.
As soon as you arrive at the town its fortified enclosure surrounded by impressive city walls around the mountains.
In the old town we can find the castle of Albarracín, where you can see all the splendor of the architecture of medieval times. The streets of the town have a peculiar architecture, wooden houses with peculiar red roofs. Three houses stand out: Casa de Julianeta, Casa del Chorro and Casa de la Calle Azagra.
Another place to see is the cathedral of Salvador with is located next to the castle, inside there is a museum, where you can see a collection of flamenco pieces and other religious art. At the exterior of the building front of the building stands out with a spectacular turret. Next to the cathedral we can find the palace Episcopal another interesting place.
The town hall can be found in the Plaza Mayor which can be accessed by walking up the steep streets, from this place we can see the river Guadalaviar from a spectacular viewing point. Accessing the neighbourhood of San Juan we can observe some spectacular views of the town.
Finally some other interesting places to visit are the Tower of Andador and the Tower of doña Blanca.
If you want to visit the surroundings of the town, at just 4km you can find the Cultural Park of rock art, where you cam see very old rocks. You can also see some other monuments that where left scattered around the surroundings of the city by the Romans.
You can also visit the park of Trebuchet of Albarracín where a lot of the old war machines where recreated.
This city is defiantly worth a visit with its rich history and culture.