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Photo: Fortress Village Huesca Spain

The fortress village of Berdun is situated at the beginning of the Valle de Anso in Huesca, Aragon in Spain.

The fortress village of Berdun is only 688 meters above sea level and situated at the beginning of the Valle de Anso in the Pyrenees foothills in the Huesca region of Aragon, Spain. During the Roman times the little settlement was called Vidibunum which was a derivation of the Latin 'viro' meaning village and 'dunum' or fortress, and over the years the name became Berdun.Near the border of Navarre and Aragon, Berdun in Aragon was quite an important fortress village during the Middle Ages. Berdun is also located on the Camino de Santiago, the mediaeval pilgrimage route walked by the Bishop of Le Puy in France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain to honour the relics of St. James, a distance of 1600 kilometers.These days, Berdun in the Huesca province of Aragon, Spain still has a medieval air, the houses are set out in an oval, as if they were protecting themselves from the enemy. The village looks out over the lovely Aragon Valley with the stone buildings giving the feel of dependability. ... continue below the picture...


Fortress Village Huesca Spain

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Fortress Village Huesca Spain
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... Although Berdun is not a very large village it is well equipped to accommodate visitors with hotels, restaurants and shops, and the peaceful atmosphere is ideal for a vacation to unwind from the stress of life today.Village of Berdun at the entrance to Valle de Anso, Huesca, Jacetania, Aragon, Spain, Europe.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 100mm.

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Fortress Village Huesca Spain
The fortress village of Berdun is situated at the beginning of the Valle de Anso in Huesca, Aragon in Spain.
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