Top things to do in Daroca

Castle in Daroca

Castillo Mayor

The hilltop castle on the north side of Daroca is not visible from the town below, but the hike up to it is well worthwhile for the evocatively ruined state of its buildings and the nearby city walls, and the town p…
Church in Daroca

Basílica de Santa María de los Sagrados Corporales

Pretty Plaza de España is dominated by this ornate Romanesque-Gothic-Mudéjar-Renaissance church, which boasts a lavish interior and organ. Some original medieval blue paint remains on the Last Judgement sculpture of…
Church in Daroca

Iglesia de San Miguel

Up in northwest corner of town, this 12th-century church is an austerely beautiful masterpiece of Romanesque architecture, but its greatest treasures are the colourful, 14th-century Gothic murals in the apse. The ch…
Church in Daroca

Iglesia de San Juan

Not generally open to the public, but no matter…what makes this church important (and interesting) is the delineation of its architecture. On the semi-circular apse, you can clearly see the line where the builders s…
Cafe in Daroca

Café Imperio Colmado

One of Daroca’s more interesting cafes, with decor that mixes Marilyn Monroe posters with a handful of electric organs – presumably put there for show. It's good for a coffee, assorted teas, a beer or a vermouth.
Medieval in Daroca

Feria Medieval

Calle Mayor is closed to traffic, locals don their medieval finery, and concerts and historical reenactments mark the Medieval Festival on the last weekend in July.
Music in Daroca

Festival Internacional de Música Antigua

This week-long festival of early and classical music sees nightly free concerts in the churches of Santa María and San Miguel in early August.