Getaway to Vadiello to see the Cathedral of the Stone

Inland tourism is gaining more and more followers compared to other more crowded destinations. In addition, they are places that allow small getaways during dates such as, for example, this Easter or a weekend. One of the options for these days is the Huesca town of Vadiello , which is known as Catedral de la Piedra because of the many natural attractions it has, such as the surrounding malls, in addition to its reservoir of the same name as this municipality. A route that offers many attractions because it covers several places of great beauty.

How to get

The easiest way to get to Vadiello is by car from Huesca . In this capital, you have to take the N-240 road and then take the detour that indicates Loporzano / Bandalíes. Next, you have to continue on the HU-330 until you reach the Vadiello reservoir. From the capital of Huesca, it is estimated that it takes about 25 minutes by car.

What to see

When you arrive in Vadiello, there are several options to explore the area, although there are mainly two routes that should not be missed due to their great beauty. One of them is the visit to the Vadiello reservoir . Here, in addition to seeing the reservoir itself, you can also get to know its environment, which is characterized by the mountain landscape.

For example, you should not miss the Mallos de Ligüerre , as well as other mallos such as Mitra, el Puro, La Patata, Los Pepes -also known as the Mallos d’Aliana-, Lazas, Las Crestas de Borón, San Jorge peak. Escomentué and ravines of the Devil and Lazas.

A must and very curious visit is also the Palomo channel , where it is possible to see numerous vultures that are sheltered there. They are locations from which it is common to be able to spot eagles. There are different trails to explore this area as well as the different ravines, malls and their landscapes.

Another route to do in this area includes more cultural events with visits to the Hermitage of San Cosme and San Damián. Its access is easy from the Vadiello dam, having to go through tunnels and cross the river at the dam.

In this walk of about 45 minutes until you get to visit these monuments, you will also visit other places such as the Covered Cross or the Caseta de los Cuatro Vientos from where the path that goes down to the bottom of the ravine starts and then goes up to the orchards of San Cosme.

Other visits

In addition to visiting these points, nature lovers can enjoy excellent views already on the drive. One reason why it is recommended that the journey be made with the window down , whenever time and conditions allow.

And that is how you can better enjoy the views and see how the ravines narrow as you reach your destination. Besides, all the way, there is a pleasant aroma of thyme and rosemary , plants that are very present in the area.

Other locations

People who have more time to do this nature tour can also visit other nearby towns. One of them is Loporzano , whose town is well worth a visit because it has a Roman well and a church dedicated to San Salvador in which its tower of five cubic bodies and octagonal capital stands out, among other elements.

La Sasa del Abadiado is another of the towns that are within this route. From it, it is necessary to visit above all its source of the Cave with its medicinal waters , as well as the medieval necropolis. And, if there is still time, a walk through Castilsabás will also be very beneficial to get to know the sanctuary of Our Lady of the Vineyard.

They are proposed to be in contact with nature in a very relaxed and calm environment to clear and rest the mind and recover lost energy .