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Top Choice Tapas in Jaca

La Tasca de Ana

One of Aragón's best tapas bars – hence the crowds – La Tasca has tempting options lined up along the bar, more choices cooked to order and a well-priced list of local wines. Check out its tapas mas solicitados (mos…
Top Choice Tapas in Jaca

La Terapia

Lively Terapia offers varied options for different appetites – traditional tapas or raciones of croquettes, ham, sausages or seafood, a variety of salads, fried fish, Argentine meat grills – but arguably the stars o…
Top Choice Museum in Jaca

Museo Diocesano

Jaca’s excellent Museo Diocesano (set in rooms surrounding the cathedral cloister and accessed from inside the cathedral) is a kind of mini equivalent of Barcelona’s Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Its speciality…
Cathedral in Jaca

Catedral de San Pedro

Jaca’s 11th-century cathedral is a formidable building, its imposing exterior typical of the sturdy stone architecture of northern Aragón. It was once more gracefully French Romanesque in style, but Gothic and Renai…
Aragonese in Jaca

Restaurante El Portón

Set in a little tree-shaded plaza, with outdoor and indoor tables, this classy venue serves haute-cuisine versions of Aragonese fare, with excellent fish and desserts as well as meats. Maybe a bit much arty drizzle …
Museum in Jaca

Museo de Miniaturas Militares

The thought of a model soldier museum might not sound particularly enticing to anyone over the age of 10, but think again. The 3D battle scenes displayed in these interconnecting rooms inside the Ciudadela offer a p…
Aragonese in Jaca

Restaurante Asador Biarritz

The Biarritz is frequently completo (full) with happy eaters enjoying its classic Aragonese cuisine specialising in good grilled meats and fish, its range of set menus at different prices, and its setting on Jaca's …
Tapas in Jaca

Gorbea

An upbeat contemporary bar with very inviting pinchos (Basque-style tapas) displayed on the bar, miniaturas (small dishes) like kokotxas al pil pil (hake in a chilli-spiced sauce), and good-size raciones to share.
Vegetarian in Jaca

La Casa del Arco

A haven of imaginative vegetarian food with just half a dozen tables in a stone-walled, wood-floored, upstairs dining room, La Casa del Arco has an excellent set menu with five choices of starter and main.
Fortress in Jaca

Ciudadela

Jaca's large, star-shaped citadel, built in the 1590s to defend against a possible French invasion, is one of only two extant pentagonal fortresses in Europe. Visits are by 40-minute guided tour (in Spanish, with in…