Walking the streets of Daroca is like taking a trip back in time. Its mighty gate-houses, walls and towers, its churches, palacios, narrow streets and ancient houses recall the splendor and the legends of Daroca's glorious medieval past. One of the highlights is the walk around the encircling medieval town walls, one of the largest in Europe. They give testimony of a time when Daroca was an important political, economic, administrative and military player in this part of Spain.
One of the highlights of visiting Daroca and its surrounding are its beautiful, often spectacular nature and its rich wildlife. The Laguna de Gallocanta, where many thousands of cranes assemble twice each year, the gorges of the río Piedra, the valley of the río Jiloca, the beautiful hills of the Sierra de Santa Cruz are just a few of the many sites which make a stay in Daroca so interesting and worthwile. We especially encourage our guests to discover the area around Daroca by foot our by the mountain bikes which we have available for you at the hotel.
Daroca is surrounded by places reflecting the rich cultural, architectural and historical heritage of the region: Calatayud, with its Roman and Arabic roots; the Monasterio de Piedra, located near the canyon of the river Piedra, with its unique network of caves waterfalls and lagoons, which contrast with the otherwise dry landscape; Cariñena, at the heart of Aragon's greatest wine-growing area, where you still can find many wines with an excellent price-quality ratio; Fuendetodos, the native village of the great Spanish painter Francisco de Goya; Teruel, famous for its world heritage Mudéjar architecture and its speciality, the Jamon de Teruel... There is so much to be seen! We gladly advise you and provide you with maps and local guidebooks.