The Parque Natural de la Sierra y Cañones de Guara park is a natural park in northern Spain. The park is a great venue for hiking, canoeing and climbing. Apart from spreading on the 47,450 hectares region, this place also includes other peripheral areas under protection including the following villages: Abiego, Adahuesca, Aínsa-Sobrarbe, Alquézar, Arguis, Bárcabo, Bierge, Boltaña, Caldearenas, Casbas de Huesca, Colungo, Huesca, Loporzano, Nueno and Sabiñánigo.
Alquézar is a little town at the southern edge of the Parque de la Sierra y Cañones de Guara with a population of ca. 309. It is located on a limestone rock that is part of the western side of the Rio Vero river canyon. It is a popular tourist location because of the activities it offers (hiking, climing, canyoning and canoeing) as well as ornithology and prehistoric caves with cave paintings in the surrounding area..