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 village is distinguished by its big stoned houses, steep and narrow streets, dreamy corners and its fame in summer as a relaxing place. Just as incredible landscapes with wild mountains all spread by lakes, what is fabulous for the practice of number of sports.
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
Its indoor sports centre has a sport hall for the practice of many kind of sports (basket, football, gym area...), an indoor swimming pool with jacuzzi, sauna and a steam bath.
It also has a summer water area for adults and kids, tennis or fronton courts.
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.
Its leisure facilities are completed by the winter ski station Aramón Formigal Panticosa, station that you can reach with a cable car that comes from the village of Panticosa.
The Ski Resort cable car is opened also in July and August so you can experience the ride to the higher areas and explore Asnos and Sabocos lakes.
The mountain train "El Sarrio" also offers the possibility (in summer) to get to a ver nice and natural valley called La Ripera where yo will find a large variety of hikes (well signed) so as to discover incridible landscapes.
MOST POPULAR EXCURSIONS
As Panticosa is located in a pyrenean area you will find lots of tracks and paths to enjoy walking. The most popular ones that start in Panticosa are: with the cable car to Asnos and Sabocos lakes, the Ripera Valley, Hoz to Jaca, 3 different paths to El Pueyo and a part of the Camino de Santiago.
There are also some viewpoint with amazing views such as Santa María viewing point, la Claveta, O Calvé, la Peña del Medio or la Peña del Saso.
The church of The Assumption and its fascinating retable dates back to the 16thC or San Salvador's hermitage. Ancient and noble houses with impressive portals, windows and heraldic shields sculpted in stone. Likewise the water fonts and the medieval bridge from the 16thC.
FESTIVALS ANDS SHOWS
The 15th and the 16th of August is the main Festival in Honour of the Virgin and San Roque. The small festival is in Carnival, in February.
The medieval market takes place on the first weekend of July and it is focused on food and craftworks.