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Placed in the North-East of Spain, Aragon is called to play a decisive role between the south European regions. With 136 kilometres of border with France, it is the central door to Europe from Spain and Portugal.

With a surface of more than 47 500 Km2 , Aragon is larger than any other European countries such as Denmark, Holland or Switzerland.The strategic location of Aragon turns this region into a natural link between two of the most important development geographic zones of Europe: The Atlantic Ocean zone and the Mediterranean one.

Known especially for having in its territory most of the Clump Pirenaico, with five Ski resorts and the National Park of Ordesa and Monte Perdido, winter and the adventure sports, nature tourism can be practised also in the Universal Mounts and in the Gúdar-Javalambre mountain chain, placed in the spurs of the Iberian System.

The cultural Tourism is different of the principal attractions of Aragon, which relies on the richest patrimony accumulated throughout the centuries. The Monastery of “San Juan de la Peña”, symbol of the birth of the Christian kingdom, and the –“Aljafería” of Zaragoza, one of the most important Arab vestiges of Spain.( XI c.)


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