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Belchite

Autovia N-232 y C-222, 55458 Zaragoza, Spain
+34 976 83 00 03
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Moving and beautiful old town

I visited Belchite on a Sunday afternoon as a side trip from zaragoza, which was around 45 minutes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
littlerussell
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berkshire, england
Good and friendly small town

We did a short ride around the town and took cafe and cañitas Donde Ernesto Bar. Great food with... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2018
RoyCorrales
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Province of Heredia, Costa Rica
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Autovia N-232 y C-222, 55458 Zaragoza, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Belchite on a Sunday afternoon as a side trip from zaragoza, which was around 45 minutes drive. The town itself is beautiful with derelict crumbling buildings and churches. The guide was welcoming and professional and went to great lengths to amuse a screaming...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

We did a short ride around the town and took cafe and cañitas Donde Ernesto Bar. Great food with local flavors. Unfortunately due time was not possible see the old town but The driving and landscape views around were fantastic.

1  Thank RoyCorrales
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

5 years ago I visited Belchite and I ended up quite touched with the visit. Back then, the old town was open to everyone to visit (with no control) and free. I thought that a guided tour would be much better. This year I went...More

3  Thank Pelocha1
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Get your tickets at the tourism info center in town. There are two guided tours daily during July and August. The tour is in Spanish but they have audio guides available in English. The tour lasts 90 minutes but could be done in 30 if...More

2  Thank Langley4
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Reviewed February 28, 2017

Visiting Belchite is truly a sobering experience. It is on the scale of visiting the massive cemeteries of the First World War, and is no less impressive. The ruined town, left as a memorial to the sacrifices of the Spanish people (and volunteers) during the...More

3  Thank Adam H
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Reviewed January 20, 2017

Here you will find the remains of the old Belchite. A town that was bombed during civil war and totally destroyed. A place to remember the madness of war and how it can affect our lives. you need to come by car from Zaragoza, otherwise...More

Thank Armando_74a
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Reviewed November 24, 2016

We went on the 79th anniversary of the invasion of the town of Belchite during the Spanish civil war. The site has now been protected and you have to buy a ticket from the local tourist board. For that you get a small group guided...More

2  Thank mecno
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

I have long planned to visit Belchite (locals told me it is pronounced 'Belcheeteh'. The late September sun was sinking slowly over the rolling wide open spaces around the ancient ruins as the red rain-worn steeple of the Iglesia de San Martin rose on the...More

Thank Sheri L
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

We passed this on our travels through the area. Unfortunately we were not able to go inside the area, put we could still clearly see the devastation through the wire fence.

1  Thank eprVancouver
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Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I only can repeat what already said. Place and road's are very dusty so keep it in mind. I seen it from outside the fence but gives clear view and indications of what did happen there. Worth to check buildings outside the zone. Many have...More

Thank Jan T
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Ashleigh P
January 23, 2017|
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HIFE runs a view buses from Zaragoza to Belchite.
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Henry H
December 22, 2016|
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Response from Peter J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we arrived at about 12 just when a tour was ending... the next one was at 4... I think just 2 a day. They were filming for the BBC during the first tour and I got to chat to the 2 camera people... they'd arranged it... More
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April 15, 2016|
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Response from Noleman | Reviewed this property |
It is in the middle of nowhere. When we went, we were visiting our daughter in Zaragoza and had a rental car. A 40m drive. You need to be aware that they run scheduled tours so you just don't show up and walk around... More
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