Barbastro, Huesca, Aragon, Spain

Barbastro is a Spanish city in the province of Huesca, Aragon, capital of the municipality of Somontano de Barbastro. It is located at 341 meters over sea level, between the union of two rivers, the Cinca and the Vero, in the Pre-Pyrenees area. The Vero River is channeled into the urban area for about 1 km. It is a favorable area for growing olive trees, almond trees, cereals and vineyards. To visit: the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption (1517-1533), the Episcopal Palace (sixteenth century), the Palace of Argensola (sixteenth and seventeenth century), the Sanctuary of Our Lady of El Pueyo, the Plaza de la Candelera, the Congress Palace (modern building, exhibition hall and theater), among others.


If you want to have a beautiful view of the city, the surroundings and the Pyrenees, go to the Belvedere of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of El Pueyo.

If you visit the city in the Easter week, you will find several mostly religious activities that have been classified as of great interest to tourism.

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