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Daroca

Autovia N-330, 55458 Zaragoza, Spain
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Second visit to this old medievil walled town

The Arabs gave it the name Calat-Darawca (862), and possessed it for 400 years, until Alfonso the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Felixstowe2016
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
A short drive from Zaragoza

We made a detour on our way to Toledo. It added about an hour to the overall trip, not counting the... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
phat_dawg_21
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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Autovia N-330, 55458 Zaragoza, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Arabs gave it the name Calat-Darawca (862), and possessed it for 400 years, until Alfonso the Battler conquered it in 1120, and in 1141 issued a primitive legal code, which is unknown today. Daroca has a lovely medieval centre with lots of historic buildings...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We made a detour on our way to Toledo. It added about an hour to the overall trip, not counting the two hours we spent walking around the village on a Sunday morning. And “walking around” is the correct term since we followed the walk...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Daroca is a medieval city enclosed by a three and a half kilometre long wall dating back to the 13th and 14th centuries. The ruins of the castle rise up in one corner of the town. Just before the entrance gate a fountain with multi...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2016

This attraction was much much smaller than we thought but when we eventually realised we had found it we understood why it had been built - nice little bar nearby.

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Daroca is a bit off the average tourist map, about an hour south of Zaragoza. But if you can go there. It is just so beautiful a great old town with lovely old churches and windy old streets to amble around. We were there as...More

2  Thank Agml66
Reviewed 22 July 2014

It is worth to stop a while in this old town in the centre of a valley sorrounded by hills. Midle age walls, hills and old houses with the same colour....red-brown.

2  Thank JoseGines
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Going back after twenty years or so was simply a delight. As well as fantastic churches, little patios and bars the sympathetic restoration of the town and the city walls provided an enchanting way to really sense the history and beauty of this place. If...More

3  Thank peterschof1
Reviewed 7 March 2013 via mobile

You will probably whiz past Daroca on the brand new motorway from Valencia to Zaragoza. Shame, but you could take a little detour to Daroca and maybe the Monesteria de las Piedras, because there are many little gems in this area that are not generally...More

6  Thank Pedroofpobla
Reviewed 22 July 2010

We wished we had planned our stay for more days. Amazing rich history. Don't miss out a walk around the town and the ancient walls. We got very good info in the tourist office. We started the walk around the walls and discover lots of...More

9  Thank GlobeUK
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