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Cancho Roano Archaeological Site Interpretation Centre

Discover the most interesting archaeological secrets of Extremadura.

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  2. Centro de Interpretación del Yacimiento Arqueológico Cancho Roano

The best-preserved Tartessian site in the Iberian Peninsula.

Location and Contact:

Carretera de Extremadura EX-114, Zalamea de la Serena- Quintana de la Serena, km 3
Zalamea de la Serena , Badajoz (Extremadura)
Opening times


Monday-Saturday, 10am-2pm and 4-6pm.

Sundays, 10am-2pm.


Monday-Saturday, 10am-2pm and 5-8pm.

Sundays, 10am-2pm.


Free admission.

  • Discover the most interesting archaeological secrets of Extremadura.

    The Cancho Roano archaeological site is 10 km from the municipality of Zalamea de la Serena, in the province of Badajoz. Cancho Roano was in use between the 7th and 4th centuries BC and has been a National Monument since 1986. At the interpretation centre you can find excellent multimedia displays that explain the site's peculiarities. There is also a large scale model that offers details on the different parts of this unique place.

  • Type:

    • Archeology


    • Disabled access
    • Accessible car park
    • Accessible facilities and common areas
    • Adapted educational materials
    • Access ramps
    • Toilet with disabled access
    • Toilet for disabled people in common areas
    • Toilet with support rails


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