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Graus Basic information municipality Aragon. Spain.


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The municipality covers an area of 299.8 Km2
Is at a distance of 82 Km from Huesca
Located at an altitude of 469 m
In 1996 had a population of 3.300 inhabitants
Belongs to the county (Comarca) Rinagorza

Ayuntamiento de Graus

Phone: +34 974540002

Location Map of Graus


They are from 12 to 15 September in honor of Santo Cristo and San Vicente Ferrer, are declared of national tourist interest.
In addition several fairs are celebrated during the year that have an antiquity of several centuries.
There is also an important truffle market that is held on Monday nights of a very peculiar way (you do not know anything about what happens).

 It is a nucleus of communications amount that closes the valleys of Esera and Isabena and point of obligatory step if the traveler goes to Roda de Isabena or Benasque.

 The basilica of the Virgen de la Peña, sheltered under the rock of El Morral, dominates the set of the Ville. The work was begun in 1538, highlighting its beautiful Renaissance façade and the remains of the old hospederia and dependencies of the clerics with a gracious gallery that offers a wide panoramic of the urban helmet.

 The latter retains several sets of interest: the main square where the house is located consistorial, of the sixteenth century (very remodeled) and others with animated mural pictorial decoration Neoclassical flavor; in the popular Barrichós, the oldest nucleus of the population, are found manor houses such as the Mur or Solanas, both from the 16th century in the Plaza de Coreche; already at the end of this neighborhood is a door of the old walled enclosure built in 1589.

 It also highlights the parish church of San Miguel, which was originally a construction Romanesque, but successive renovations in the fourteenth century (a short cruise ship vault), XVII and XVIII disfigured its appearance; Inside, interesting painting boards are kept Gothic from the second half of the fifteenth century.

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A complete tour of Aragon, learn to enjoy and learn as it is. Mudejar Art Exhibition, tourist server, portal festivals, culture, art, customs. Sport and nature sounds unfamiliar. Aragones of course. (Spain).

Ample your information on Aragon

If you want Ample your information on Aragon you can begin crossing some Monasteries, o 40 Castles another interesting route is the Mudejar, Patrimony of the Humanity, also you can extend your cultural knowledge on Aragón examining its municipal and institutional heraldy without forgetting, of course, some of its emblematicas figures as San George Pattern of Aragon or its personages I illustrate adding to these data a minimum crossed by its history o some books.

Also Aragon enjoys a diverse and varied Nature where passing by plants, animals, or landscapes we can arrive at a fantastic bestiario that lives in its monuments.

The information will not be complete without a stroll by its three provinces: Zaragoza, Teruel and Huesca and ours varied Regions, with shutdown in some of its spectacular landscapes like Ordesa or the Moncayo or by opposition in the valle of the Ebro.

If reasons of work or relatives have taken to you Far from Aragon you can Download images of bottom, sounds or animations

Also you can dedicate you to the intangible ones: from the legend compilation that also does to universal Aragon you can persecute the presence of Santo Grial in Aragon.

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