The evocative Castillo de Loarre (Huesca, #Spain) broods above the southern plains across which Islamic raiders once rode. Raised in the 11th century by Sancho III of Navarra and Sancho Ramírez of Aragón, its resemblance to a crusader castle has considerable resonance with those times. It starred in the film Kingdom of Heaven (though the film is set in 12th-century France) . There's a labyrinth of dungeons, tunnels and two towers offering magnificent views.
Ainsa used to be yhe capital of its own kingdom.The town's strategic strength is evident in the ruins of the 11 th-century castle. In 1811, priests consecrated the Church of Santa María, just across the Plaza Mayor from the castle. L´Ainsa. Huesca. Spain