Environment

NATURE

The National Park of Ordesa and Monte Perdido is one of the nine national parks of Spain. It has an area of 15.608 hectares.

The Monte Perdido is the largest limestone massif in Western Europe, derive from him as arm them Valles Ordesa, Pinewood, Escuaín and Añisclo.

Area rich and varied landscape, Ideal for all kinds of adventure sports and outdoor excursions formidable territory.

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MOUNTAINS AND PEAKS

Monte Perdido, Dill, Possets, Mayor Castillo, Peña Mountain, Sestrales…

VALLEYS AND PEOPLES

Tella, Gistaín, Bestué, He saw, Broto, Torla, Valley Fueva, The Solana…

RIVERS,LAKES AND RESERVOIRS

Ibón of Marboré, Lago Urdiceto, the bases of Mora, Ibon Plan, and Cinca Rivers, Bellós, La Nata, Intermediate, Medium Swamp…

NATURAL PARK SIERRA AND CANNONS GUARA

Paraiso del Canyoning in Europe, Rock bond, the water and the time. Spectacular canyons, verdaderos players in this national park Altoaragoneses.

CANNON AÑISCLO

Located south of the massif of Monte Perdido, roving for over 10 miles to confluence with the river Aso valley.

CULTURE

The Sobrarbe in the province of Huesca covers 2.202 km distributed between 19 municipalities all rich in traditions, history and magnificent scenery. One of the areas with less population density of Spain. Undoubtedly an unspoiled paradise. Noted for its rich heritage and beautiful, as the historical artistic Ainsa, of Monasterio de San Vitorian, hermitages and Tella dolmen, Alquezar, San Vicente de Labuerda, etc.. Visits to various museums of arts and crafts in Ainsa, ethnological in San Juan de Plan and Ainsa, of nabatas Laspuña, electricity in Lafortunada and bag in Bielsa Bielsa own.

Also known for its traditional festivals, is well known and visited the Carnival of Bielsa and Ainsa festivals Castle.

AÍNSA

Medieval jewel of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, declared a Historical Site in 1965.

Nowadays, Old Town, Castle and Collegiate are designated as a Cultural, according to the Law on Cultural Heritage of Aragon. The Old Town of medieval character invites visitors to stroll through its emblematic Plaza Mayor, its streets full of flowers and cobblestone plazas. Castillo-The Citadel, work of several centuries, Tower retains Tenente, XII century.

LEGEND Morisma

Ainsa is every two years (the first Sunday in September of odd years) the legend known as The Morisma, work in a very striking.

EXPO-FERIA

The Sobrarbe Expo-Fair Opens in a setting of unparalleled beauty as Castle Ainsa.

DESCENT OF NABATAS

Activity festive folk traditions claiming the Pyrenees. Every spring since 30 years old, declines walking route between Laspuña and Ainsa in Cinca river waters are made.

RESERVOIR MEDIUM

It is located in the municipality of Fueva, Huesca, village in 1974 Medium population joined whose core was flooded by the reservoir. Of all the buildings of the Romanesque church population is the only one left standing after the flooding of the area by the reservoir water. Even in times of high water level, the church steeple emerges on the surface.

CARNIVAL BIELSA

The town of Bielsa, located at the Sobrarbe, celebrates one of the most popular and crowded Carnivals Alto Aragon. Its celebration is full of tradition and symbolism that allows visitors to actively participate in it. Bielsa is located at the junction of the rivers Cinca and Barrosa, so privileged enclave in place during three days belsetanos Carnivals. Deeply rooted tradition where tourists can enjoy unique carnival figures.

The male figures are trangas Carnival, dressed in animal skins, plaid shirt, long skirts, horns on the head, bells in the lower back and the face embetunada. Represent the masculine force, constantly hitting the ground with a long stick. Herald the beginning of spring, plus they scare away evil spirits.

The madams are the female figures, represent the virginal purity, for it is a role reserved for single belsetanas. Your dress is sewn directly to the body, therefore to remove the dress will have to be torn. Both, Trangas y Madamas, They are the protagonists of the central act of the Carnival, Round is. Walking arm all the people accompanied by a brass band will then return to the plaza where the dance begins.

CUISINE AND WINES SOMONTANO

Do not miss the traditional food Pyrenean.