Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Spain  /  Aragon  /  Province of Huesca  /  Alquezar  /  Sightseeing  /  Colegiata Santa Maria la Mayor
Colegiata Santa Maria la Mayor, Alquezar
(4.3/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Colegiata Santa Maria la Mayor is located in Alquezar. To visit Colegiata Santa Maria la Mayor and other attractions in Alquezar, use our Alquezar trip itinerary builder.
Create a full Alquezar itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Alquezar

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Province of Huesca by other users

30 days in Spain BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND March, culture, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Spain BY A USER FROM HONG KONG March, outdoors, romantic, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Benasque, Teruel & Madrid BY A USER FROM HONG KONG March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Madrid, Teruel & Province of Huesca BY A USER FROM HONG KONG March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Aragon & Madrid BY A USER FROM HONG KONG March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Ainsa BY A USER FROM HONG KONG March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Aragon & Madrid BY A USER FROM HONG KONG March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Aragon BY A USER FROM HONG KONG March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Aragon BY A USER FROM HONG KONG January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 49 days in Europe BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA April, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Jaca & Sabinanigo BY A USER FROM SPAIN February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 43 days in Spain & Portugal BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • It is worthwhile to make the visit to the collegiate church, I recommend the guided visit, comment you interesting aspects. A magnificent building in a unique population, the views are wonderful.
    View original
  • Visit very interesting, with views spectacular of the village, route of the catwalks. You can also admire different species of birds.
    View original
  • The collegiate church is nestled in an exceptional location, in the village of Alquézar. It should be guided (in our case D. José Maria, priest of the parish, did with cults and excellent reviews), to receive explanations of his Church, the sacristy, cloister and his paintings, the exhibition of paintings by the 2nd plant, all of great beauty, like the people, whose views from the high are unbeatable. A bit fastidious rise, but it is worth.
    View original
Google
  • The main church of Antequera Impressive, majestic, even overpowering - the words used to describe this Renaissance gem are many. It is the major church of the 28 that the city possesses, but is no longer used for religious services, but for concerts and cultural exhibitions. It is next to the Alcazaba, through the Giants' Arch - El Arco de los Gigantes. Built between 1514 and 1550 on the instigation of the Bishop of Malaga, it was the first church in Andalucia to be built in Renaissance style, and served as inspiration for part of the Cathedral of Granada. There is no free entrance for services, obviously, since there are none. The €3 fee is reduced to €1.50 for the over-65s, and it's worth waving your passport for the reduction both here and in the Alcazaba. I managed it with my TfL Freedom Bus Pass . . . my wrinkled face may have helped too! There is an interesting wall plaque commemorating the visit of the King and Queen, and a wooden float of the "Taranca", a mythical semi-religious figure half-woman, half serpent or dragon, which heads the processions at Corpus Christi, to the delight of the children watching. .
  • If you like looking at churches, you will like Antequera because it has quite a few - there are twenty-eight churches in all but the finest of the religious buildings is the 16th century Real Colegiata de Santa María la Mayor, which has been designated a national monument.
  • Amazing place with great views and scenic road leading to it. This is one of the highlights of the area. Stick to the views restaurants around are mediocre and can be skipped
  • This historic site, must-see is located atop a large rock above the village. Admission is 3 euros. You can see some curious cloisters, with beautiful capitals and frescoes on the walls. The cloister has two floors and you can visit the two, from which there is a panoramic view of the beautiful area. The Church has an amazing altarpiece, it is worth to see it. Also the walk to the area is very nice inside the village.
    View original
  • Unique historical monument. Spectacular views all within a fantastic people and very well preserved. It is worth losing by these places.
    View original