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Matarraña - Teruel - Aragon - Spain

With its traditional, unspoiled country towns, well-tended olive groves and terraced vineyards, Matarraña (Matarranya in Catalan) often draws comparisons with Tuscany. However, unlike its Italian counterpart, this remote part of Aragon is relatively unknown to foreign travellers.

Situated within the province of Teruel, in eastern Aragon, the Matarraña district has a labyrinth of dirt trails winding through an area where small-time fruit production still continues as in the past. Seemingly frozen in time, Matarraña gives us the best of riding and a spectacular location to see traditional Spain.

Matarraña borders with the Terra Alta, Els Ports and Bajo Aragon districts. Terra Alta, with it's highly regarded wine production, traditional country towns and villages, and onetime home of Picasso is picture-postcard Spanish countryside. Els Ports Natural Park, in contrast, with it's steep mountain passes has practically no human inhabitants, and where it's more likely we'll see Spanish Ibex, red squirrels, eagles, and if they don't hear us coming, the odd wild boar.

Bajo Aragon, on the western side of Matarraña, is where Motorland, the motoGP racing circuit is located. The dirt trails in the area also play host to the annual Baja Espana, one of the biggest offroad events in Spain.

Comarca Matarraña, Teruel, Aragon

A superb video of the Matarraña area

El Salt, Matarraña, Teruel, Aragon

Penarroya de Tastavins, Els Ports Natural Park, Matarraña

Offroad motorbike tour with Trailbiketours

Las Roques de Benet, Horta Sant Joan, Terra Alta

Pantano de Pena, Beceite, Valderrobres, Matarraña

Matarraña - The Spanish Tuscany?

Comarca Matarraña, Teruel, Aragon

A short 2 minute video of the Matarraña area


One of the most beautiful and undiscovered areas of Spain.

Les Roques del Masmut, Els Ports, MatarrañaMatarraña, Els Ports

Rugged natural scenery in the Mattaraña zone of Els Ports Natural Park.

Stunning scenery, every month of the yearTraditional Spanish agriculture

Matarraña - The Spanish Tuscany.

Torre Cremada, a 2600 year old ruined Spanish villaggeTorre Cremada

A 2600 year old ruined Spanish settlement.

Crossing the River Matarraña by offroad motorcycle with TrailbikeToursMatarraña district

An area of exceptional natural beauty, with superb offroad riding.

Matarraña - The Tuscany of Spain

Offroad enduro tours in Matarraña, The Spanish Tuscany, in one of the truly magnificent, relatively undiscovered parts of the Spanish mountains.