Mequinenza is roughly 1hr.45 from Barcelona and about 1hr.15 from Reus and Zaragoza. see the maps for a rough guide. The best airports to fly into are Barcelona, Reus or Zaragoza. For more information on Mequinenza itself click here. Mequinenza is located at the eastern end of the province of Zaragoza, bordering the provinces of Huesca and Lleida at the confluence of the Ebro, Segre and Cinca rivers.
Its unique and peculiar location has influenced both its history, the language (Catalan) and the character of its now about 2,500 inhabitants. It is located between two large bodies of water, the Mequinenza reservoir (known as Mar de Aragón) and the Ribarroja reservoir, which are a true paradise for fishing enthusiasts (carp, black-bass, pike-perch, catfish …) and water sports. Its Major Festivities in September 17 are celebrated in honor of Santa Agatoclia “La Santa”, who is venerated as patron, for considering her the daughter of Mequinenza, according to tradition