The monumental medieval village of Alquézar rises between the deep ravines patiently excavated by the waters of the River Vero, in an impressive landscape environment that is part of the Natural Park of the Sierra and Canyons of Guara and the Cultural Park of the River Vero. Visiting it is almost like travelling in time. From the top of a rock, the unwavering collegiate castle of Santa María la Mayor dominates the labyrinthine medieval hamlet. In its magnificent collegiate church, the beautiful cloister of Romanesque origin and its mural paintings are highlights.

The beautiful and secluded Plaza Mayor, surrounded by arcades, is its focal point and it houses the noblest houses of the town. Rock, water, history, art and legend merge in this town declared a Historic Site and included in the list of the most beautiful villages in Spain. In addition to canyoning in the ravines, there are numerous hiking routes around its surroundings. Among them it is worth mentioning the so-called route of Las Pasarelas del Vero, an overhead path that runs along part of the river. From Alquézar you can also visit the rock paintings of Quizans and Chimiachas within the Cultural Park of the River Vero.

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Pasarelas del Vero

The Pasarelas del Vero (Vero footbridges) is one of the most popular hiking routes in Aragón. It is an aerial path that lets you admire the beauty of the last section of the Vero river canyon via spectacular - and completely safe - walkways. The hiking route starts from the Plaza Mayor in Alquézar, which is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Spain.