Alquézar owes its name to the castle built to defend the access to Barbastro which can be found halfan hour away by car at the most. Its houses and streets possess a special medieval charm.
You can get there by bus or car, there is free parking at the entrance of the village because you cannot drive inside the village.
The principal points of interest are the church of San Miguel, the collegiate churchand its cloister and the last tower which remains standing of the old castle of the collegiate church. But it also has various viewing points and small squares from which you can see different types of birds of the vulture and falcon family, as well as the canyons of the Sierra de Guara.