Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Teruel

Fundación Amantes

Teruel's most popular and interesting attraction pulls out the stops on the city's famous legend of the lovers (amantes) Isabel de Segura and Juan Diego Mártinez de Marcilla. The lovers' mausoleum sits in a side cha…
Top Choice Tower in Teruel

Torre de El Salvador

The most impressive of Teruel's Mudéjar towers, 40m-tall El Salvador is an early-14th-century extravaganza of brick and ceramics built on the model of an Almohad minaret, with one tower inside another and a staircas…
Top Choice Cathedral in Teruel

Catedral de Santa María de Mediavilla

The outside of Teruel's cathedral is a rich example of the Mudéjar imagination at work with its kaleidoscopic brickwork and colourful ceramic tiles, notably on the superb 13th-century bell tower. Inside, the astound…
Top Choice Cathedral in Albarracín

Catedral del Salvador

After two decades of painstaking restoration, Albarracín's 16th-century cathedral has been returned to the splendour it enjoyed in the 18th century, by which time baroque modifications had altered its original Gothi…
Castle in Albarracín

Castle

Crowning the old village, Albarracín's crag-top castle was founded in the 9th century and abandoned by the 17th. Apart from its perimeter wall and 12 towers, everything you see – including the remains of the residen…
Museum in Teruel

Museo de Teruel

The provincial museum, housed in a 16th-century Renaissance palace, was completely renovated in 2011–13 and has six floors of very well-presented exhibits ranging from prehistory to the middle ages. The sections on …
Walls in Albarracín

Muralla

Albarracín's highest point, the Torre del Andador (Walkway Tower), dates from the 10th century, when it was built as a defensive outpost at a time when the Muslim town was still huddled around the castle. The walls …
Church in Teruel

Iglesia de San Pedro

Adjoining the Los Amantes mausoleum and usually visited in combination with it, the 14th-century Mudéjar Iglesia de San Pedro has colourful murals and a gold-starred ceiling – added by Modernista Salvador Gisbert in…
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…
Museum in Albarracín

Museo de Albarracín

In the town's old hospital, this well-designed museum explains Albarracín's fascinating history in absorbing detail in Spanish. Displays include numerous finds from the archaeological digs in the castle, which have …