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Puerto de Somport

Huesca @ To Somport, Astun or Jaca n Plaza del Ayuntamiento 1, Canfranc; 974 37 31 41 (closed Sep–Jun: Sun & Mon)

Just inside the border with France, the Somport Pass was for centuries a strategic crossing point for the Romans and Moors, and for medieval pilgrims en route to Santiago de Compostela. Today the austere scenery is specked with ski resorts. Astún is modern and well organized, while El Formigal is a stylish, purpose-built resort. Non-skiers can enjoy the scenery around the Panticosa gorge. Sallent de Gállego is popular for rock climbing and fishing.



Huesca @ n Avda Ordesa 5; 974 50 07 67

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