• Panticosa - Tena Valley - Pyrenees - Valle de Tena
  • Panticosa - Tena Valley - Pyrenees - Valle de Tena
  • Panticosa - Tena Valley - Pyrenees - Valle de Tena

Panticosa

Panticosa was a traditional and typical mountain village founded where the Caldarés and Bolática rivers meet at a height of 1,184 metres and completely surrounded by a host of 3,000 metre peaks.  The municipal area includes Panticosa, El Pueyo de Jaca and the Balneario de Panticosa and are all worthy of a visit.

Sports and leisure facilities in Panticosa: There are outdoor swimming pools one 25 metre and another play pool for kids (open from mid-June to mid-September).  Tennis and fronton courts, football field and basketball court.  There are playgrounds and easy walks for kids.

The indoor sports centre opens from October to June and has a multi-purpose pavilion for sports events and concerts together with a heated 25 metre pool a Jacuzzi, steam room and gym area.

Most popular excursions:  The Ski Resort cable car is open also in July and August so you can experience the ride to the higher areas and explore Asnos and Sabocos lakes,  the Ripera Valley, Hoz to Jaca (by Frazarcor), Biescas and on to Santa Elena and Sabocos (through Yanel).  There are 3 different paths to El Pueyo , the Santa María viewing point.  A part of the Camino de Santiago goes through this area.

Architecture Route:  The church of The Assumption and its fascinating retable dates back to the 16thC and there is a display case with some museum items which are well worth a look!  Stroll around the cobblestone streets and pay special attention to the portals, windows and heraldic shields sculpted in stone.  Likewise the water fonts and the Romanesque bridge which is 16thC.

Festivals and shows:  The 15th of August is the main Festival in Honour of the Virgin (4 days).  The medieval market takes place on the first weekend of July (2 days).