Huesca - Aragon
Huesca is a province in north-eastern Spain, within the independent city of Aragon. In addition it is the capital of the Spanish province of the equal name and the comarca of Hoya de Huesca.
In 2009 was populated by 52,059 people, nearly a quarter of the whole population of the province. That makes it one of the lowest degree populated provincial capitals of Spain.
Huesca honor its main festivals - Fiestas de San Lorenzo, from 9 to 15 August.
The anniversary of his festival falls on August 10. The party begins on 9 August and terminates on the 15. Several of the citizens dress up in white and green during the festival.
Huesca is also the place where film director Antonio Saura and his brother Carlos Saura were born, an artist of contemporary art . There is an international film festive organized every year.
Huesca has a mediterranean climate, with summers, and wetter autumns and springs, but with some intense temperatures, as the town is based in the Ebro basin totally surrounded by hills.
The Autonomous Community of Aragón is found on the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula .
To the north you'll find the Aragonese Pyrenees, to the east Catalonia and Valencia , the west Castilla- Leon, Navarra and La Rioja and the south Castile -La Mancha. The deep river Ebro runs through the region.
Its landscape has three very distinct areas : the high mountains of the Pyrenees and the valleys of the Ebro , which offer all kinds of sports: mountain climbing, hiking, skiing, fishing, hunting, mountainbiking, horseriding, golf ... And the province of Teruel with the Sierra de Albarracin is a different kind of countryside .
Aragon has 4 nationwide Parks and Biosfera de Ordeña Viñamala , engaging a wealth of interesting wildlife .
Countryside tourism is flourishing, and this region has a significant monumental heritage.
Take a trip to the countryside and visit the mountain resorts to exercise winter sports, or see first hand the fauna and flora which are untouched in these places. Ge to know customs, carnivals, folklore, and crafts in this extraordinary community.
Its cuisine is renowned for their use of raw materials and the authenticity of its traditional cuisine, with diverse dishes of meat and vegetables, and also their desserts and fine wines .
Aragon is still undiscovered by visitors, and therefore you will find fascinating surprises.