He was a Nobel prize winner in Medicine, who spent
much of his childhood in Ayerbe. By visiting what was his home, you can learn
about his life and his contribution to scientific research through his drawings,
photographs, instruments, microscopes and other objects, accompanied by a
number of anecdotes and curiosities.
Alongside the river Gallego in the picturesque village
of Riglos, stand the "Mallos"; an impressive rock formation with 300-metre high vertical walls, home to one
of the largest colonies of griffon vultures in Europe, which can be seen
nesting and soaring high above. There is an ornithological observation centre:
“Arcaz raptors” which allows visitors to see red kites, eagles, owls and
vultures close up in their natural habitat through modern observation apparatus
and with live-feed cameras.