Huesca The Essential
The capital of Upper Aragón, Huesca has a tranquil provincial feel that belies its rich historical past. First a Roman town, then an important Moorish stronghold until 1096, Huesca was the capital of Aragón until 1118, when Zaragoza stole that title. During the civil war from September 1936 to March 1938, the town was partially destroyed. Huesca is currently undergoing further change, with the creation of a large pedestrian area on the edge of the old centre built on a hill.
The elegantly florid Gothic façade of