With the arrival of winter, the Pyrenees become one of the most important tourist centers in Spain, especially thanks to the ski lovers that fill the various stations that exist on the natural border with France. Although snow sports are the main attraction of the mountain system at this time, there are also numerous towns which are signs of visit not only in the cold months, but throughout the year.

Erected throughout the Pyrenees there are many towns with few inhabitants that are truly beautiful, such as the town of Jasa, located in the northwest of the province of Huesca and is one of the most beautiful that can be visited in Aragon. In addition, the municipality also marks the beginning of several hiking trails that will delight any trekking enthusiast, making traveling to this beautiful town one of the best. rural getaways that can be done in February.


Ordiso Valley in the Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park.


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Its beautiful 12th century church

Church of Our Lady of the Assumption in Jara
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption in Jara

Located in the Western Valleys Natural Park, Jasa is one of the most beautiful towns in the Pyrenees of Huesca, not only because of the surroundings but also because of its architecture, very marked by the enormous livestock activity that takes place there, something that can be seen in the Casa Moní Museum. Its houses with trancoconical chimneys and streets of rolled stones are perfectly complemented by the most important building in the town: the incredible Church of Our Lady of the Assumption.

Although not colossal in size, this temple is a must-see if you travel to Jasa. Its barrel vault supported by large pillars makes this 12th century gothic church a true beauty, which is also helped by its beautiful bell tower and the numerous chapels and altarpieces found inside. Even though it was remodeled in the 16th century, It still maintains that classic air with which it was originally built.


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The other building of relative importance in Jasa is the Hermitage of San Pedro, erected on the outskirts of the town in the 16th century and is currently a museum where you can see the culture and traditions of Alto Aragón. Of course, the old sanctuary is built in an environment as impressive as the Aragonese Pyrenees.

The Natural Park of the Western Valleys

Western Valleys Natural Park.
Western Valleys Natural Park.

In the northwest of Aragon, bordering France and Navarra, it extends for more than 27,000 hectares the Natural Park of the Western Valleys, which they cross the rivers Veral, Osia (on whose shore Jasa is located), Estarrún, Aragón Subordán, and Lubierre. The glacial action He made this place one of the most beautiful in all of Spain, where its incredible birch trees stand out above all.


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In addition to its extensive biodiversity, in this environment you can also visit many hiking trails suitable for all types of audiences, so in addition to walking through a beautiful town, visitors to Jasa can also enter a unique natural space and almost idyllic in the mountains.

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