The Fiestas of the Pilar are always a collection of traditions. However, they change each year in order to offer the best to the residents and visitors, seeking a balance between the abandon of the night and culture. Concerts and brass bands; theatre and parades; enthusiasm and sprees; cosmopolitan and Aragonese feeling…
The recuperated bank of the Ebro river and the green zones left by Expo 2008 are the new places where the people of Zaragoza meet with nature. The spectacular Water Park, the only one of steppe nature in Europe, also offers a variety of leisure activities.
From fusion cuisine and the most modern decoration to the bars we always remember, with vintage drinks and customers. Tapas in Zaragoza are both tradition and avant-garde.
The sunsets of Zaragoza will remain in the retina of the visitor. The city offers privileged vantage points from where to enjoy spectacular red skies. Any of the bridges over the River Ebro is the ideal place to enjoy and photograph these.
Zaragoza is synonymous with dance. The city of María de Ávila and Víctor Ullate has the Festival Trayectos, which threads its way through special retreats and museums at the beginning of summer.
Zaragoza has one of the most important collections of urban mural art in Europe thanks to the Festival Asalto.
While cycling or walking, the works of some of the most outstanding artists in this field invite us to get to know a different Zaragoza, which goes from the centre to the outer districts.
Roman life in Caesaraugusta can be followed step by step through the variety of archaeological areas transformed into museums with the remains of the River Port, the Baths, the Roman Theatre and the Forum, etc.
The Roman museums host concerts, theatre performances and children’s activities.
The cutting edge of the most exported and dearest Zaragoza are the Fiestas del Pilar which are celebrated in the streets fervently. Entire families and people from all over the world join in in the tradition of the Offering to the Virgen del Pilar. The Fiestas del Pilar are also art and pageantry, as well as nocturnal spontaneity.
On visiting Zaragoza, it is worthwhile setting apart time for enjoying its varied cultural programme. Theatres such as the Principal, the Theatre of the Mercado, the Theatre of the Estación and the Theatre of Las Esquinas.
The banks of the River Ebro are among the grand legacies recently recuperated by the people of Zaragoza.
This has been a pleasant recovery shown by the river banks filled with people of all ages, having a very enjoyable time on terraces and in nooks or taking part in sports in this privileged environment.