Nestled on the banks of the Ebro River, the city of Zaragoza is the fifth most populous city in Spain. Founded as a Roman colony in 14 B.C. this city has a very storied past, controlled over the years by various rulers and governments. Its rich history has contributed to the city becoming...
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Nestled on the banks of the Ebro River, the city of Zaragoza is the fifth most populous city in Spain. Founded as a Roman colony in 14 B.C. this city has a very storied past, controlled over the years by various rulers and governments. Its rich history has contributed to the city becoming the wonderful mixture of architecture, historic buildings, and colorful traditions that it is today. Students taking Spanish courses in Zaragoza can enjoy all the culture that Zaragoza has to offer. Without a doubt, the city is known for its local cooking, and the tapas are a must for anyone visiting the area. They can be found in virtually every bar and café in Spain. With restaurants to fit every taste and budget, no student will have to worry about going hungry in Zaragoza. Beyond the cuisine, students attending Spanish school in Zaragoza will find much about the city to love. Zaragoza, host of Expo 2008 on water and sustainable development, maintains several exhibits from the Expo. One of these, the River Aquarium, is the largest freshwater aquarium in Europe, offering a themed journey through each of the five largest rivers in the world. For those interested in architecture, The Water Tower and the Bridge Pavilion show off some of the city’s best avant garde offerings. For art lovers, the Museum of Fine Arts is a must, with a collection including works by El Greco and Goya. Students attending Spanish school in Zaragoza will find the climate to be semi-arid, with fairly dry, hot summers, and regular rain in spring.
Our Spanish Cooking class in English highlights the very best from Spain’s rich culinary history along with the most popular regional dishes. The four course menu is frequently updated to include local seasonal ingredients and consists of classic paella, starter soup, appetizer, and dessert.