Top things to do in Teruel

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 Aragonese in Teruel

La Torre del Salvador

This smart restaurant raises the stakes with subtle nueva cocina aragonesa dishes riffing on traditional themes – the likes of duck in a sauce of red fruits and pacharán (sloe liqueur), ham knuckle roasted in white …
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…
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 …
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…
Aragonese in Teruel

La Barrica – Paseo del Óvalo

A recently opened new venture by a top Teruel tapas bar of the same name, Barrica takes a refreshingly adventurous approach to classic ingredients, with offerings like grilled octopus with asparagus and romesco sauc…
Aragonese in Teruel

Bar Gregory

Speedy, helpful service and a long list of well executed, ample-sized dishes, plus plenty of outdoor tables for enjoying the balmier seasons, are the ingredients of Gregory's long-running success. Salads, egg dishes…
Tapas in Teruel

La Barrica – Calle Abadía

The delicate tapas treats, composed from a variety of market-fresh ingredients, are arranged Basque-style on slices of toasted bread and displayed temptingly along the bar. One or two will serve as a tasty prelude t…
Feria in Teruel

Fiestas del Ángel

Popularly known as La Vaquilla, the weeklong Fiestas del Ángel revolve around 10 July, the Día de San Cristóbal (St Christopher's Day), which commemorates Teruel's founding.