Wizz Air: 807 45 00 10 / 807 45 00 11
Summer in Zaragoza is typically sweltering so I like to take a trip to the Primo de Rivera Gardens - a huge tree lined park filled with fountains, ideal to chill out in the shade.
FROM AIRPORT TO CITY
The airport is 10km from the city centre, a taxi (from outside Arrivals) costs approx €25. A bus costs €1.60.
Restaurant La Mar
Plaza de Aragón 12, +34 976 21 2264, www.restaurantelamar.com/
This landmark restaurant is considered to be the best seafood eaterie in the whole city.
La Rinconada de Lorenzo
Calle de la Salle 3, +34 976 555 108 www.larinconadadelorenzo.com This highly regarded restaurant specialises in rustic traditional cooking, presented to a very high standard. Fried rabbit with snails is a favourite.
C/Cadiz, 7, 50004 +34 976 225 016 www.bullmccabes.net Two floors, big screen sports, an excellent pint of Guinness and a comprehensive food menu. Little wonder Zaragoza’s first Irish pub is still the most popular.
La Casa Del Loco
Calle Mayor 10-12, +34 976 293 850, www.lacasadelloco.com A late-night club decorated in a retro circus-style and playing a heady mix of Spanish pop and funk.
Grab the Zaragoza Card. From €7 per day you can get free access to all museums, public transport even free tapas from many bars. www.zaragozacard.com
Words Jake McEwan