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How many days in Zaragoza Spain?

How many days do you need in Zaragoza Spain?

Right next to the Ebro rivers in the northeast of Spain there is a special city called Zaragoza. This city is most known for its history, culture, and architecture. The city has many Roman ruins and also beautiful cathedrals. Zaragoza has many great attractions and experiences waiting for you to be discovered. We recommend you go for 4 days to Zaragoza because in this period you should be able to see all the landmarks and other things Zaragoza has to offer. In this blog post, we will tell you day by day what you can do in Zaragoza.

Day 1 Exploring Zaragoza´s historic center

The best thing to do on your first day in Zaragoza is to go to the historic center of Zaragoza. Start your journey at the Plaza del Pilar, from this beautiful square you should go to the most eye-catching attraction of the city: El Pilar. This church is really impressive and is the most famous landmark Zaragoza has got. This church dates back to the 12th century and is considered one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites. From the Plaza, de Pilar walk through the streets of the Casco Histórico. Here you will encounter many great historic landmarks. such as the Aljafería Palace, this palace is a great example of Islamic architecture in Spain. The Roman theater dates back to the 1st century BC and is old. Another great way to explore the city’s historic center is to just take a stroll along the bank of the Ebro River. In this way, you will explore the city walking along the shores of the Ebro which will give you a relaxed vibe.

Day 2: Zaragoza's Culture

On your second day in Zarazoga, it’s recommended to get into the city’s culture. The best way to get to know more about the city’s culture is by visiting museums, galleries, and cultural institutions. To begin the day we recommend you to go to the Pablo Gargallo Museum, where you can enjoy the works of the famous Aragonese sculptor. Next, you should head to the CaixaForum Zaragoza. This is a cultural center home in a beautiful restored modern building. In the building, there are many types of culture, such as exhibitions, concerts, and cultural events. The events are throughout the whole year so don’t worry there will be an event for sure when you are in Zaragoza. The last things to explore Zaragoza’s culture is by visiting the Museum of Zaragoza. This museum showcases the city’s history and heritage through an impressive collection of art.

Day 3: Zaragoza's Cuisine

Your visit to Zaragoza wouldn’t be complete without trying their delicious cuisine. Therefore you should spend your third day in the city to explore the food of the traditional Aragonese cuisine. Start your day at one of Zaragoza’s markets, such as Mercade Central of the Mercado de San Vicente. These are the two biggest markets in Zaragoza and therefore have the most to offer. So we recommend to just go to one of those markets. On these markets, you can try many local specialties, such as cured meat, cheeses, and olives. For lunch, you need to try one of Zaragoza’s traditional tapas bars. Here you can order a variety of small plates and try everything. There are also a few special Aragonese dishes that you have to try when you are in Zaragoza. Try migas, a great dish made from breadcrumbs, chorizo, and vegetables, or bacalao al ajoarriero, a delicious cod stew flavored with garlic and peppers.

Day 4: Day Trips from Zaragoza

on your last day in Zaragoza, you have probably seen enough inside of the city itself. That’s why on your final day you should go beyond the city and explore the countryside and nearby attractions. For example, you can go to the nearby Monasterio de Piedra Natural Park. This is a stunning park where you can find hidden waterfalls and beautiful gardens and caves. We recommend you to visit this Natural Park because it’s truly beautiful. Another great thing to do outside the city is to visit the town called Tarazona. This city is just a short drive away from Zaragoza and has many things that are waiting for you to explore. A few highlights of this city are the historic Jewish quarter and the medieval architecture,