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Albarracín

Albarracín, located in the province of Teruel, Spain, is one of those places that seem frozen in time, offering its visitors a unique and immersive experience in medieval history and architecture. This small city is known for its unique beauty, which has earned it the declaration of a National Monument and the consideration of being among the most beautiful towns in Spain.

Surrounded by a rocky landscape and crossed by the Guadalaviar River, Albarracín stands on a rock, forming an impressive urban complex that adapts to the topography of the land with unparalleled architectural mastery. Its urban layout is intricately medieval, with narrow, winding streets, low passageways and staircases, all surrounded by a wall dating from the Islamic era and which, together with the castle, was part of the city’s defenses.

The architecture of Albarracín is notable for its hanging houses, built cantilevered over the rock, many of which have pinkish facades due to the use of rodeno stone, characteristic of the area. This use of material not only provides a particular aesthetic to the urban complex, but also reflects the adaptation of architecture to the natural environment. The houses, with their sloping roofs and distinctive chimneys, show a mix of Christian and Muslim influences, evidence of the different peoples who have inhabited the region over the centuries.

One of the most notable elements of Albarracín is its Cathedral, built in the 16th century, which stands as a testimony of the ecclesiastical power in the city, and whose interior houses important works of sacred art. However, it is perhaps the wall complex that most evokes the long history of Albarracín, with its towers that rise imposingly above the landscape, offering spectacular views of the city and its surroundings.

Albarracín is not only a testimony of history and architecture; It is a place where the past feels alive, where every stone and every corner tells a story. Taking our guided tours in Albarracín is like taking a trip back in time, discovering the traces that different cultures have left in its architecture and in its spirit, a spirit that continues to captivate everyone who is fortunate enough to walk through its streets.

What guided tours do we have for you in Albarracín?

Meeting point: Plaza Mayor de Albarracín

Albarracín + Casona Plus!

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Meeting point: Plaza Mayor

Albarracín Monumental

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Meeting point: Plaza Mayor

Albarracín Nocturno and legends

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Punto de encuentro: Plaza Mayor de Albarracín

Albarracín Essential

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