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Very charming, has nice atmosphere and should definitely be visited. Do not miss it while walking... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
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Beautiful place near Zaragoza that we pretty much stumbled upon. There is a magnificent castle on... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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N-IIa, 50300, Calatayud, Spain
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Very charming, has nice atmosphere and should definitely be visited. Do not miss it while walking around the town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place near Zaragoza that we pretty much stumbled upon. There is a magnificent castle on the hill, Moorish/Arabic in origin as far as I recall but I'm not sure. That's what we saw from the motorway and was what drew us to Calatayud. The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

On our trip from Madrid to Zaragoza we saw a small castle from the freeway. It was Calatayud city. On top of a hill there is a Arabic Castle. To arrive there you must follow google maps since there is no sign to it. It...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 372rauls
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We benefited from being shown round the town by an acquaintance who lives there, and the variety of architecture from all epochs makes it definitely worth a visit. The small chapel on top of the hill gives views to the north (very very dry) and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Had a fabulous meal at the Meson De La Dolores, after a day out at the Monasterio de Piedra Park. The service and food were very good.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

If you hold any interest in the Arab influence on the Iberian peninsula, this is definitely a place to stop by. Several buildings are being renovated but it doesn't take away the pleasure of wandering around and discover the remains of Prince Ayub's land plot...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Emira T
Reviewed 19 October 2012

We stopped by expecting an interesting city with wine to offer as Calatayud produces a lot of wine of the region. It turns out that it is quite run down and lost some of its former glory. Still for an atmosphere of what vintage slightly...More

Date of experience: September 2012
3  Thank pimples
Reviewed 24 December 2011

One of my favorite places in Spain, under the shade of many trees, is taking a stroll on the promenade, or Paseo, and then just sitting back and enjoying the Paseo, waiters wait on you while sitting in the shade with your spouse, family or...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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