Huesca is a city and a municipality in Aragón, placed in northern Spain. It has over 50.000 inhabitants.
Its privileged siting –only an hour away north are the Pirineos mountains and to the south, thirty minutes away, the sub-desert steppes of Monegros, giving the visitor an extreme colors contrast of its landscapes and weather, from alpine to continental and to the mediterranean, among an ecosystems diversity hardly found in another place in such a small area.
Huesca offers a broad millenary past and its urban configuration and its short distances allow you to stroll down its streets, enjoying its parks, squares and its historic centre.
As far as monuments goes, it has, a wide variety of artistic displays throughout all of the different periods and styles. The city owns an important representation of Baroque art, modern buildings and museums.
The Santa María de Huesca Cathedral, of gothic origin, and the Diocesan Museum, built in the cloister area, hold a significant collection of sacred art. They both constitute, along with the city hall and other buildings, the core of the historic compound of the city. Read here the terms for accessibility of the catedral and in this another y link the terms of the museum.
Moreover, it has modern buildings as the Olympia Theater, and museums such as the Provincial Archaeological Museum. Read here the terms for accessibility of the theater.
Huesca is well connected to the rest of the national territory by the expressway, roads in optimal condition, and by high speed and commuter trains.