Destination Weddings in Aragon
The snow-capped mountains of the Pyrenees dominate the landscape of the north central region of Aragon. Deep-gorgded meadows and valleys protected the last vestiges of numerous ancient cultures here, reflected in its architecture, gastronomy and folklore. The national park of Ordesa and the Monte Perdido provide waterfalls and lush vegetaion as a backdrop to your winter destination wedding in Aragon. This northern region borders France with the Pyrenees and is noted for its outstanding mountain landscapes with numerous glacier lakes and nature preserves.
Why not take your vows in Zaragoza, the region’s capital, rich in Moorish and Roman history? Here the splendor of the old Kingdom of Aragon, one of the centers of Spanish culture in medieval times, comes alive again.
Teruel, dominated for centuries by the Moors, is the capital of Aragon's southernmost region. The city boasts the magnificent opus of its excellent Mudejar architectural school. Of special merit are the incredibly beautiful brick-and-glazed-tile towers of the cathedral and the churches of San Martin, San Pedro and San Salvador.
Attached to the Torre de San Pedro is the tomb of Diego and Isabel, Aragon's homegrown version of Romeo and Juliet.
Tucked away quietly less than 50 kilimoters from Teruel, Albarracin is immediately noticeable by the city walls that stretch along a rocky ridge as you approach it. This pueblo is an incredible medieval village, that was once a powerful Islamic city.
Here your destination wedding in Aragon takes on a distinct ol world chard, marked by the stone houses and small churches that dot the countryside.
The town of Huesca, located at the foot of the Aragonese Pyrenees mountain range, stands on a hill overlooking the rich orchard lands of the river Isuela, offering landscapes of incredible beauty. Next to old buildings, lay modern construction, which results in an urban picture that is nicely balanced.
Outstanding in the province is Jaca on the banks of the Aragon. A favorite residence of the Aragonese kings, today this lively, important town has a magnificent collection of sights. Especially interesting is the 10th century Romanesque cathedral, a key building of medieval architecture, and the Romanesque museum.
Canfranc, a centre of international railway connections; Panticosa in the Tena valley; Sabińanigo, Satue, Isun, Oros-Bajo, Susin; Torla and Bielsa, typical mountain villages; Sallent de Gallego; Ainsa, the architecture of which looks medieval, where the arcaded square, the tall Romanesque tower of Sant Maria's and many houses with fine Gothic and Plateresque windows are especially outstanding; Benasque, a mountain village with a very interesting urban layout; and Tolva, with a remarkable church dating from 1130.
Near the Province of Lleida in the southern region, of Roman origin and a Muslim stronghold, is surrounded by rich orchard lands and vineyards. Have your destination wedding in Aragon, where the spledor of rich Roman history can be felt from all corners.