This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Sos del Rey Católico. To help you make friends with Sos del Rey Católico before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Sos del Rey Católico, Aragon, Spain, is situated in the northeast of Spain. The historic town is part of Aragon, an autonomous community comprising three provinces. Sos del Rey Católico belongs to the province of Zaragoza. Zaragoza is the capital of the autonomous community and around one hundred twenty kilometres south of Sos del Rey Católico. If you travel from abroad, check out flights to the airport in Zaragoza and Bilbao, the nearest airports offering international flights including low-cost airlines. From Zaragoza you can use the public transport to get to the historic town -- take one of the regular buses departing daily (the travel duration is around three hours and thirty minutes), or alternatively, rent a car (it is much faster and you can explore more of the whole region). Sos del Rey Católico is well known for its outstandingly beautiful historic centre and the castle Castillo de Sos de Aragón.
The historic town is rather small, but there are a couple of hotels and guesthouses -- according to your preferences, you can get luxurious four-star hotels as well as cosy guesthouses. In addition to that, you can also book a youth hostel in Sos del Rey Católico, Aragon, Spain; it's not a party place, and instead focuses on travel groups and families with children. The facilities of your Sos del Rey Católico, Aragon, Spain hostel are clean, but sometimes they seem to be somewhat old-fashioned, though the location is excellent. It is located right in the centre and all important sights are in walking distance.
Sos del Rey Católico has been declared a Site of Cultural Interest due to its beautiful historic town centre. Since the most interesting sights are all in a walking distance, it is perfect for a stroll. In the central square Plaza Mayor, you can find the beautiful townhall and the school Colegio Isidora Gil de Jaz. The town hall was built in the sixteenth century in the Renaissance style and renovated two hundred years later. The Baroque school Colegio Isidora Gil de Jaz was built in the eighteenth century and it is still in operation. The castle Castillo de Sos de Aragón was built by Ramiro II, the King of Aragon, in the twelfth century. The ground plan of the castle is rather irregular, but it is a good lookout to see the peaks of the Pyrenees in Navarre and Huesca.
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