Why moving to Zaragoza can be a great idea? We tell you:
The Virgen del Pilar, the banks of the River Ebro, the Real Zaragoza, cool summers, tapas bars, Goya's home, etc. We can identify Zaragoza by many of these things, but the good things are yet to come. The city is located in the north-east of Spain, 350 km from Madrid. It is the capital of the Autonomous Community of Aragon and we could call it as a city vintage, not because it is old, but because it is a historic city through which practically all the civilisations that have dominated the Iberian Peninsula have passed.
But let's not get sidetracked: If you are thinking of move to ZaragozaPack your suitcase and head for this beautiful city because there are plenty of reasons to do so. Take note:
- Zaragoza is situated on the banks of the River Ebro, which has a route of more than 10 km around the city. It has picnic areas, children's playgrounds, exercise areas for the elderly, bars installed in kiosks that in summer also have terraces. Here you can enjoy the wonderful summer sunsets and be surrounded by "mañicos"open and wonderful people.
- Zaragoza has a very good communications network. It is located about 350km from Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Bilbao and even close to the French territory (Toulouse). It has an airport, railway network, motorway network to the capitals of the bordering provinces., urban transport, local trains and buses.
- Zaragoza is a World Heritage Sitehas The Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of El Pilar which constitutes the largest baroque temple in Spain. After a long day's work, you can enjoy a pleasant stroll through the centre.
- But if it's the holidays you're worried about, there's plenty of choice. For the more devout, there's the offering of flowers to the Virgin Mary during the Fiestas del Pilar, which are on 12 October, coinciding with Spain's National Day. If you like the Midsummer NightYou are in luck because on the 24th of June the bonfires fill the city despite the fact that it is a city without a beach. Moreover, throughout the year, and more specifically in the spring and summer months, the different neighbourhoods of Zaragoza celebrate their festivals.
- Zaragoza offers a wide range of leisure activities. Tapas bars and terraces abound, especially concentrated in different areas in the historic centre, the city centre and the University. La Magdalena is today the most alternative and intercultural area of the city. There you can find Arab tea shops, reggae bars, art galleries, alternative shops and social centres with an intense cultural and musical programme.
- If you like sport, you will be able to enjoy the main Spanish leagues, as Zaragoza has teams that play in this classification, such as on Real Zaragozawho plays in the stadium of La Romareda. As for the main competition venues elite, these include the Sports Palace of Zaragoza and the Athletics Stadium of the Aragonese Sports Centre. If you are a lover of ski, Zaragoza is located about 155km from Panticosawhich is located in the Tena Valleyas well as Formigal.
- The climate is Mediterranean continental continental semi-desert.The winters are slightly cold, with night frosts and fog in December and January being normal. A tip for the coldest of you: don't forget your scarf, hat and gloves. And in summer, the temperatures are high. So, if you like contrasts, this is also a good reason to fall in love with this beautiful city.
If you finally decide to move to Zaragoza, don't think twice, grab your suitcase and don't worry about your move. GIL STAUFFER takes care of everything. We also have a delegation in Zaragoza who will take care of your move at destination.
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