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Country holidays in Casa Purroy de Artasona
22390 – Artasona, Huesca (Spain)

Wine route

Telephone (for Spanish): 0034 607 333 299 /00 34 660 409 805

Telephone for English or French: 0034 659 921 577

E-mail: purroy@lospirineos.com

GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES: N 42º 08' 05'' - E 0º 14' 22''
(N 42.13481º - E 0.23946º)

 

DISSCOUNTS IN LOW SEASON AFTER THE FIRST WEEK

Country house located at the foothills of the Aragonese Pyrenees among historical and artistical medieval monuments next to the famous mountain chain Sierra de Guara. A rural environment surrounded by vineyards and winerys located right in the Somontano wine route. With plain and mountain paths for hiking and biking, and where other sport activities like fishing, swimming and fronton (3 km away from the house) can be practiced. Romanesque art, traditions, a viewpoint for birds (from where cinereous and bearded vultures can be seen) and an observatory for stars are to be enjoyed.

PRICES

--------------------Capacity: 4 people----------------
Low season:
75 € per day.
High season:
90 € per day.
Two sofa beds optional for 10 euros per person per day.
Discounts for two people in low season.

--------------------Capacity: 6 people----------------
Three-bedroom apartment, with a bigger room known as "Las Golondrinas".
Low season: 115 € per day.
High season: 130 € per day.
Two sofa beds optional for 10 euro per person per day.

--------------------Equipment----------------
(Cradles for babies)
Equipped kitchen, with dishwasher and washing machine.
Living room and dining room. Heating.
TV. Video. Music sound system
Bed, bath and kitchen accessories
Patio, sunny balcony facing a gully.
Air conditioning in the shared areas.
 
--------------------OTHER SERVICES----------------
Breakfast: 4 euros.
Clean up and tide up of the rooms: 22 euros per day.
Laundry services available.

Quite village very close to the foothills of the Spanish Pyrenees, about 15 minutes drive from the village of Barbastro and 30 minutes from the villages of Aínsa, Huesca, Graus and Alquézar. A perfect place for hiking, mountain-biking, canyoning, climbing, fishing and paragliding. Swimming pool, fronton, tennis and football fields are only at 3 kilometers from the village. Aluján is also very close to the Sanctuary of Torreciudad. Special prices for skiing in the French ski-resort Piau en Galli (one hour drive from Aluján). Web: www.artasona.com
 
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About the surroundings

3 KMS FROM THE TOWN OF EL GRADO -Restaurants. Supermarket. Bakery. Medical centre and chemist's shop. Library and tourist office. Swimming pool and tennis courts. Auto Garage.

OTHER WORTH-VISITING PLACES The Reservoir of El Grado. The Sanctuary of Torreciudad. The salt mines of Naval. The Roman villa of Labitolosa. Routes: Wine, 'Somontano' wine cellars, Ornithology, canyoning in the Sierra de Guara, speleology, cave paintings, climbing, paragliding, and hiking. Possibility to go mushroom hunting, fishing, hunting, fossils searching, and bike riding. Vineyards, fruit trees, meadows. Romanesque chapels.

15 MINUTES FROM THE TOWN OF BARBASTRO patient clinic, and Hospital. Tourist office. Museums: ecclesiastical.

 
A site of great interest

Next to the reservoir of El Grado and within a twenty-minute radius are the villages of Barbastro, Graus, the medieval village of Aínsa, the Tower of Abizanda, the canyon of Sierra de Guara and the wine route. In 45 minute drive, you find Huesca, the castle of Loarre, the medieval monuments of Montañana, and other natural sites, being the National Park of Ordesa and Monte Perdido one of the most remarkable ones.

Webs de interest:
www.pirineoturismo.com
www.somontano.org
www.ribagorza.com
www.turismosobrarbe.com

Along with its monumental and ethnological heritage from the Pyrenees, visitors can share and take part in grape and olive harvesting and in the wine production.

 
HOW TO GET THERE

From France
Purroy is only 60 kilometers from the Spanish border. From Toulouse (France) take the motorway A-64 to Lannemezan, and then drive the road D-929 to the South towards the Spanish border up to Aragnouet-Bielsa. From the village of Bielsa drive further in the A-138 towards Barbastro and when you reach the El Grado take the turning for Artasona.

From Zaragoza (Spain)
Take the north-east motorway towards Barbastro. In Barbastro, drive towards Aínsa and after 12 kilometers when you reach El Grado. Artasona is only 3 kilometers.

From Barcelona (Spain).
Take the motorway towards Lérida, and then drive from Lérida to Barbastro. In Barbastro, drive towards Aínsa and after 12 kilometers when you reach El Grado. Artasona is only 3 kilometers.