La Puebla de Castro: An old walled town, situated on top of a hill at a height of about 650 m (± 2100 feet), which has about 400 permanent residents.
From the village you can enjoy magnificent views in all directions, especially northwards to the Pyrenees.

It´s situat
ed at the foot of the Spanish Pyrenees in the Ribagorza region in the province of Huesca, Aragón.

The parish church, of Gothic-Aragonese style in transition towards Renaissance, is dedicated to Saint Bárbara and located in the main Square (la Plaza Mayor). Preserved in the interior is an artistic jewel; the altar piece of Saint Román, which dates from the XII century.

The remains of the castle and the church of Saint Román de Castro, dating from the XI century, declared of Cultural Interest. Of Gothic-Lombard architectural style, some painted murals from the XVI and XVII are preserved in the interior of some of its prestigious houses.

In the municipality there are two more hermitages, dedicated to Saint Roque and to Saint María, the latter is also known as of the Virgin of Fuera.

Close by the remains of the old roman town
Labitosola, which was founded around 100 AD, are to be found and can be visited.
Recently they discovered the remains of a
Moorish Castle "Qasr Muns" on the hill next to Labitalosa.

Festivities: The feast day of Saint Roque is celebrated on the 16th of August and the 28th of November in honour of Saint Román. Religious procession the second Sunday of Easter. And Saint Águeda on the 5th of February.

The village has a big public swimming-pool and sporting facilities.

There are 2 shops (kind of mini supermarkets) and butchers, a bar and a restaurant in the village itself.

There´s a doctor´s surgery almost every day and when necessary there´s a bigger central healthcare centre nearby in Graus

Foto pueblaLa Puebla de Castro with the Pyrenees in the background


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