The village of Yéqueda is located almost at the gates of Huesca.

Its streets are home to several historic country homes, such as “Casa Calvo”, which dates from 1781 and features a stunning coat of arms, and the Parish Church of San Martín, of Romanesque origin but remodeled in the 18th century. The tower was practically broken in two for many years, but was later restored to improve the appearance of the entire building. Inside, the church houses valuable pieces of metal work that dates back to the 16th and 18th centuries.

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There are many points of interest nearby: visitors can see the remains of the Roman villa of Manjarrés as well as the unpopulated Celtic settlement of Puiyéqueda.

The village celebrates its annual festival on November 11th in honor of St. Martin, and Yéqueda is one of the “Siete Lugares (Seven Places)” that is, villages that swore their loyalty to the Chapel of Loreto and St. Lawrence.

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