Index > Visit Huesca > Tourist Bus
Click to print this content   Click to send this content to a friend  

Valley of Belsué: Belsué and Nocito  


On the northern slopes of the Natural Park of the Sierra de Guara are the Belsué and Nocito valleys, studded with small villages, some uninhabited, where time seems to have stood still.

Its buildings and lifestyle continue in its purest tradition of towns and villages of this region in days gone by. By Cabañeras, the annual migratory trail moving livestock from the plains into the mountains and back, was once the only means of communication between the two. You can visit various “pardinas”, the original herdsman's shelters, which are now almost all obsolete. From the Sanctuary of San Úrbez, which was a place of pilgrimage enabling people to pray for the long-awaited rain, a mountain trail runs down to the perfectly preserved village of Nocito where you can find originally decorated lintels, family crests, fireplaces and “espantabrujas”, a type of traditional chimney which, according to local folklore, expels witches. Showing a past life which was isolated, hard and austere.  

Photo gallery

AVAILABILITY SEARCH

Places available:
 


carnet
SD Huesca Espacio 0,42

IN THE NEAR FUTURE
 The app of HUESCA TOURISM for your smartphone

Download the best app of the year on your iPhone so that Huesca tourism accompanies you everywhere



Hoya de Huesca

APP