ARAGON MOTOGP 2017ARAGON MOTOGP 2017
22 24 SEP

DESTINATION & TOURISM

Key Facts, International Travel, and Things to Do

    Background

    • Language: Spanish
    • Currency: Euro (EUR)
    • Time Zone: CEST (GMT+0200)

    International Travel

    Motorland Aragon is located between Madrid and Barcelona, you can either choose to fly through these two cities via the Barcelona (BCN) El Prat airport or the Madrid (MAD) Barajas airport. The Valencia (VLC) Manises Airport, located at the west of Aragon can also be considered as an alternative to fly as close as possible from the circuit.

    Accommodation

    For more information on where to stay and accommodation, check out our dedicated Accommodation page.

    Things To Do

    Despite the excitement and the fun of the MotoGP race, Aragon is a very quiet place. Surrounded by mountains with the Pyrenees in the north and the mountainous Sistema Iberico area to the south, Aragon is famous for its wonderful architecture, with a few of its monuments being part of the UNESCO patrimony.

    Here is a short list of 5 of Aragon’s marvels:

    • Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar

    The basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar is one of the two major cathedrals of Zaragoza, a must-see!

    • Museo del Foro de Caesaraugusta

    The Museo del Foro de Caesaraugusta is an archaeological site showing the remains of the former roman forum.

    • Cathedral and Tapestry Museum

    With its 63 Flemish tapestries and 6 pieces of heraldic embroidery, the cathedral is home to the most important collection of the kind in the world.

    • Palacio de la Aljafería

    Discover this wonderful 11th-century Islamic palace, which is currently used as the headquarters of the Aragonese Parliament.

    • Iglesia de San Pablo de Zaragoza

    San Pablo is a wonderful gothic building created in the 13th Century.

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