Activities: cultural and adventure Pyrenees

The following section are suggested a list of activities that can be performed for your leisure in locations near of Casa Alfonso. The range of different possibilities include both cultural and outdoor activities.

In Graus


Activities to do without leaving home.


Without leaving Casa Alfonso the tourist can do many things to enjoy in the large green area in order to have a pleasant vacation. For instance the visitor can swimming in the pool and after relax on the deckchair while having a sunbathe. Adults can play a tennis game while children play on the swing on the playground Have a barbeque and so on.

Local museums: There are few local museums like Espacio Pirneos, Museo Etnológico Casa Paco and Museo de Iconos de la Virgen de la Peña.

In the surroundings there are plenty of tracks and nice paths for both walking and cycling that connect nice villages and beautiful places with amazing views. More information

There is also a cycle path that connects Graus with Joaquin Costa reservoir.And also many routes for cycling the peaceful road of the county.

In Summer when the weather is warm, it is possible to enjoy bathing in middle of the nature in the river Esera or in the reservoir.

Sport and adventure


Outdoor activities in a privileged surrounding.


In the river Esera is possible to practice rafting, kayaking and other adventure sports. In Campo located 25 km far from Graus are settled several specialized companies in these activities. Getting to Campo

For those who like hiking and walking on the hills, Graus is well situated in order to connect different valleys of the beautiful central Pyrenees. In the surroundings there are plenty of trails and paths for all sort of levels of difficulty. Trail PR and GR. Trail information.

In Winter skiing and other winter sports are the main attraction on the snowed Pyrenees. Without leaving the valley, we can find the sky resort of Cerler (63 Km far from Graus) and also practice cross-country in Banos de Benasque. Getting to Cerler · Web site

Furthermore in the region it is possible to practice a wide range of activities such as hunting, fishing, horse ridding and seasonal mushroom picking.

Routs


Romanesque, wine and Marian devotion.


The Romanic route. Ribagorza is a region with an old history. In the middle age was an important territory governed by the Christians. This county was key in the reconquest of the land from the muslins and creation of future Kingdoms. As christians were settled in the Pyrenees developed an important network of Churches, Monasteries, castles and other constructions scattered on the land leaving an important romanic heritage.Romanesque art in La Ribagorza · Create your own route

The wine route. Somontano is well known for its wine and its name has achieve an outstanding name within the wine labels classified as Denominacion de Origen (Designation of Origen) in Spain. The wine route is a tourist organization that has put together a careful selection of wineries and tourist establishments chosen for their quality and professionalism with the aim of immersing you in the fascinating wine culture of Somontano. Web site

The Marian route. The Marian Route is an itinerary of cultural and religious interest that links up the sanctuaries of: El Pilar, Torreciudad, Montserrat and Lourdes. Guided by the faith, spirituality and Marian Devotion, the itinerary possesses a great wealth in touristic spaces, nature, architecture, gastronomy or charming villages with a special enchantment.Marian route web site · Torreciudad web site

Festivals


An important cultural offer in Graus and surroundings.


Nocte, Festival Internacional de Artes Escénicas de Graus. Web site

Festival de la Ribagorza, Clásicos en la frontera. Web site

Pirineos Sur, Festival Internacional de las Culturas (Sallent de Gállego, 136 Km). Web site · How to arrive

Festival Internacional Castillo de Aínsa (Aínsa, 49 Km). Web site · How to arrive

Fiestas de Graus, Declaradas de Interés Turístico Nacional. From 12 until 15 September. More information · Some videos · Some pics

Fiestas de San Lorenzo (Huesca, 85 Km). From 9 until 15 of August. More Information · How to arrive

Fiestas del Pilar (Zaragoza, 160 Km). From 8 until 16 October. More Information · How to arrive

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