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Zaragoza

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Zaragoza: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Tour

1. Zaragoza: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Get to know Zaragoza at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device (via a link and login credentials received upon booking), use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Zaragosa most important attractions on foot. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. In the history-filled city of Zaragosa you will first visit the beautiful Aljafería Palace. Then the unique Plaza de Toros de La Misericordia and then the irreplaceable Mercado Central de Zaragoza. This wonderful route continues to the Murallas Romanas de Zaragoza. As a fifth stop you will find the Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Puente de Piedra. Of course, the Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the Goya Museum. The penultimate destination is the enviable Pl. del Justicia. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Plaza San Felipe.

Zaragoza : Palacio de la Aljafería guided visit in Spanish

2. Zaragoza : Palacio de la Aljafería guided visit in Spanish

“Oh alcázar of joy! O hall of gold! With you I fulfilled my desires. If in my kingdom I only had that, I wouldn't miss anything else." This is how Abu Jaáfar al-Muqtádir, king of the Saraqusta taifa, described his recently built recreational residence, the Aljafería Palace. Get ready to discover his legacy! Despite the fact that the first construction dates back to the 11th century, it has changed owners and has had various uses over the centuries. Did you know that it was the residence of the Catholic Monarchs? And that it came to function as a court, prison of the Holy Office and even as a military barracks? Currently, this magnificent building serves as the headquarters of the Cortes de Aragón, our autonomous parliament. And we will also visit it! Little by little, we will explore the different rooms of this indispensable piece of Hispano-Muslim art, which is part of the World Heritage List. There we will appreciate its architectural style, which blends Arab and Christian influences. You are going to fall in love! The majesty of its halls, its patios full of history and the careful Mudejar ornamentation that adorns every corner, as well as the long and complex history of both the Aljafería Palace and Aragon as a whole. We will discover everything little by little and with the help of recreations, AI, sounds and smells so that you can say goodbye to the palace with a clear image of what life has been like here for more than 1,200 years.

Zaragoza : Aquarium entry ticket

3. Zaragoza : Aquarium entry ticket

Discover a captivating marvel within the legacy of the Zaragoza 2008 International Exhibition – the Aquarium of Zaragoza. Standing as one of Europe's largest and most significant aquatic showcases, this extraordinary masterpiece spans an expansive 8,000 square meters, with 3,400 square meters dedicated to immersive exhibitions. Venturing into its realm unveils a mesmerizing symphony of aquatic life, artfully curated within 70 intricately designed fish tanks. Over 6,000 captivating creatures from an astounding repertoire of more than 350 distinct fluvial species find their home here. Each tank is a living tribute to five iconic rivers – the Nile, Mekong, Amazon, Murray-Darling, and the Ebro – each one carefully recreating the unique ecosystems that grace their banks. An exceptional feature awaits atop this aquatic sanctuary – the Aquarium Restaurant. Nestled on the uppermost floor, it offers an unforgettable fusion of gastronomic delight and panoramic city vistas. Whether before or after your expedition through the aquatic wonders, the Aquarium Restaurant beckons, promising an exquisite culinary journey that complements the beauty you've witnessed below. Secure your table in advance to ensure an exceptional dining experience.

Zaragoza: City Exploration Game and Tour

4. Zaragoza: City Exploration Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a City Exploration Game and Tour fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Zaragoza. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. In the history-filled city of Zaragosa you will first visit the beautiful Aljafería Palace. Then the unique Plaza de Toros de La Misericordia and then the irreplaceable Mercado Central de Zaragoza. This wonderful route continues to the Murallas Romanas de Zaragoza. As a fifth stop you will find the Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Puente de Piedra. Of course, the Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the Goya Museum. The penultimate destination is the enviable Pl. del Justicia. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Plaza San Felipe.

Zaragoza: Private Tour with a Local Guide

5. Zaragoza: Private Tour with a Local Guide

Meet the local guide at your Zaragoza accommodation and head out on a 2, 3 or 4-hour walking tour to explore the city. You’ll be in good hands with a knowledgeable local who is eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your visit. Start by getting familiar with the neighborhood where you’re staying. Hear about the best places to eat and shop and learn the easiest ways to get around. On this customized tour you’ll see some of the top attractions and hear about more that you can visit on your own after the tour. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident you have all the information you need.

Basilica del Pilar and its museum

6. Basilica del Pilar and its museum

The pillar is the most emblematic monument in the city of Zaragoza and hides countless details, secrets, stories and mysteries that we are going to reveal to you in this 1 hour and a half tour through its interior. In addition, after touring all these wonderful spaces, we will end our guided tour at the Pilarista Museum, located inside the temple. There you will have the opportunity to contemplate some of the mantles that La Virgen del Pilar looks daily, as well as the various jewels that have been given since the 16th century. And many, many more things that we do not want to reveal before time. Do not hesitate that this is the most complete way to know the most important and spectacular building in all Zaragoza We will wait for you!

Zaragoza: Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided Walking Tour

7. Zaragoza: Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided Walking Tour

Get to know Zaragoza at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the “San Felipe and Justicia Square”, “The Basilica del Pilar”, “The Stone Bridge”, “Cathedral of the Savior” and many more! After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Shepherd with Eagle” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the “Cathedral of the Savior”. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Spain/Europe: 5G eSim Mobile Data Plan

8. Spain/Europe: 5G eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Spain hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Spain and another 43 European regions (full list below). Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4, and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photos to confirm eligibility. Network coverage: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece (including Cyclades), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy (including Vatican, San Marino, Sardinia), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (including Azores and Madeira), Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (including Canary Islands and Balearic Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and Uzbekistan.

Zaragoza: Combo Amusement Park and Aquarium entry ticket

9. Zaragoza: Combo Amusement Park and Aquarium entry ticket

Parque of 2 top attraction in Zaragoza : Zaragoza River Aquarium: One of the three thematic pavilions of the Zaragoza 2008 International Exhibition, it is the largest in Europe and one of the largest in the world. It has 8,000 m2 built, of which 3,400 m2 are for exhibitions. In its 70 fish tanks, more than 6,000 animals of more than 320 different species of fluvial fauna are housed, characteristic of each of the five rivers represented: Nile, Mekong, Amazon, Murray-Darling and the Ebro. Zaragoza Amusement Park: We have been part of you since 1974, because thinking about the Zaragoza Amusement Park is remembering the fun moments we have spent together over the years. Many things have changed in society, but if something remains unchanged, it is the desire for family fun in a unique space that has accompanied several generations of visitors, with the aim of always achieving the greatest satisfaction of all of you who choose us.

Zaragoza Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

10. Zaragoza Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

The Sherlock Holmes City Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to walk around the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. By moving around the city, you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, take on hilarious photo challenges, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder of Balthasar. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy – also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. - *NOTE: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field but DOES NOT provide any information about the city! HOW TO PLAY: Book the City Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App, and begin your gaming experience! Explore the city at your own pace while playing the Sherlock Holmes City Game, a self-guided tour that offers a lot of freedom and flexibility. You can play when, where and with who you want. Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city with your family and friends or as a couple. Our City Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want!

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What people are saying about Zaragoza

Overall rating

4.4
(101 reviews)

A fascinating and fun tour. We have really enjoyed the visit to the wineries and vineyards with the explanation of the production of each one. The wine tastings are impressive accompanied by some tapas. We loved the wine and oil museum inside the monastery and the Ecce Homo surprised us a lot. Our two guides María and Esti are incredible! They have made the tour magnificent! We look forward to returning and doing more tours with them. The food is delicious and the place is magical! We had a day and a unique experience!

This experience is incredible! one of the best we've done! In addition to seeing the most beautiful and significant sites in Zaragoza, they have explained to us the history, its customs, and the gastronomy. Our guides have been magnificent, friendly and attentive. It is a very complete tour and highly recommended. To finish, we tried the best wines and some incredible tapas, sharing our experiences and this wonderful day with them.

100 out of 100! A magnificent and unforgettable experience to complete our visit to Zaragoza! We loved all the places! And the village of the witches and their history that lives on is incredible! In addition to all the amazing tour where you are transported to that time and relive it. Our guides are more than witches, thank you Esti and Maria you are the best in the world!the delicious food and the trip a gift for the soul.

Jorge was an excellent guide. He showed us excellent places one would miss walking past them without a guide, adapted the plan to our wish to also taste Aragonese lamb tapas, and what was best, he gave us a lot of insights into local life in Aragón and wider Spain

Very interesting informative and enjoyable with a very knowledgeable guide