Section in Zaragoza
Do & See
Throughout the year, Zaragoza is the centre of varied and intense cultural activity. Festivals such as Asalto, the International Urban Art one and Trayectos, for the contemporary dance in urban landscapes are an international reference point. The most important celebration in the city are Las Fiestas del Pilar, which took place in October, the city triples its population – estimated at 700,000 people – and hosts more than 500 cultural and recreational events enjoyed by locals and visitors. The Semana Santa (holy Week) of Zaragoza has more than 700 years of history and was declared of international tourist interest. The heart of the city provides a master formula for fun, history and culture. Zaragoza is lived and enjoyed in the streets. Besides, the city counts on a plenty of leisure activities in the former Expo site, such as the largest river Aquarium in Europe or in the Water Park.