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Lovely Place

Beautiful place near Zaragoza that we pretty much stumbled upon. There is a magnificent castle on... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Visit Kaalat Ayub palace.

On our trip from Madrid to Zaragoza we saw a small castle from the freeway. It was Calatayud city... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
raul s
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N-IIa, 50300, Calatayud, Spain
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place near Zaragoza that we pretty much stumbled upon. There is a magnificent castle on the hill, Moorish/Arabic in origin as far as I recall but I'm not sure. That's what we saw from the motorway and was what drew us to Calatayud. The...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

On our trip from Madrid to Zaragoza we saw a small castle from the freeway. It was Calatayud city. On top of a hill there is a Arabic Castle. To arrive there you must follow google maps since there is no sign to it. It...More

1  Thank raul s
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We benefited from being shown round the town by an acquaintance who lives there, and the variety of architecture from all epochs makes it definitely worth a visit. The small chapel on top of the hill gives views to the north (very very dry) and...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Had a fabulous meal at the Meson De La Dolores, after a day out at the Monasterio de Piedra Park. The service and food were very good.

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

If you hold any interest in the Arab influence on the Iberian peninsula, this is definitely a place to stop by. Several buildings are being renovated but it doesn't take away the pleasure of wandering around and discover the remains of Prince Ayub's land plot...More

Thank Emira T
Reviewed 19 October 2012

We stopped by expecting an interesting city with wine to offer as Calatayud produces a lot of wine of the region. It turns out that it is quite run down and lost some of its former glory. Still for an atmosphere of what vintage slightly...More

3  Thank pimples
Reviewed 24 December 2011

One of my favorite places in Spain, under the shade of many trees, is taking a stroll on the promenade, or Paseo, and then just sitting back and enjoying the Paseo, waiters wait on you while sitting in the shade with your spouse, family or...More

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