Calaceite, the cultural capital of Matarraña, is located 511 meters high between the rivers Algars and Matarranya. Its place name comes from the Arabic word Qal'at Zayd (Castle of the Zayd).
The town center is declared Historic Artistic Monument. It has numerous representative buildings of the Aragonese architecture of the s. XVIII. The most important of these is the parish church of the Assumption (17C-XVIII), a baroque construction work with an interesting portal.
Since the 70's it has been chosen by many artists as a place of residence and / or rest, consummate artists like José Donoso, Albert Ràfols Casamada, Romà Vallès and others like Natacha Seseña, Ángel Crespo and Fernando Blanco.
In relation to the civil buildings, stand out the City Hall and a lot of the s. XVIII houses like the Moix house and samples of popular religious architecture like San Antonio and Pillar chapels.
In the tourist office, you can visit an exhibition of Teresa Jassà, a ceramist from Calaceite and one of the most important in Aragon.
Place of birth of the archaoelogist Juan Cabré, the town has a very interesting museum with its name.
In the surroundings of Calaceite you can visit the several Iberian archaeological sites like San Antonio (s. V al III a.C.), Tossal Redó y Els Castellans and the hermitages of San Cristóbal and Santa Ana.