This is the birthplace of Pedro Pablo Abarca de Bolea and Ximénez de Urrea, 10th Count of Aranda, a prominent officer, diplomat, and industrialist who was at the service of the Crown in the 18th century during the splendor of the Enlightenment, when the four kings reigned: Philip V, Ferdinand VI, Charles III, and Charles IV. To the south of the main square are the remains of the village’s original castle and palace.

Nearby, a marked trail leads to a series of trenches that evidence the tough conditions on the Aragonese front during the Spanish Civil War. The well-known British writer George Orwell was entrenched here.

Siétamo celebrates its annual festivals on April 27th and December 18th.

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