- Essential Extremadura
Mérida's Roman past is still very obvious from the many monuments remaining, reflecting life in one of the Empire's provincial capitals.
Plaza Margarita Xirgu, s/n (Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida) Mérida, Badajoz (Extremadura)
The Alcazaba, or fortress, was the origin of the city, the dwelling of the Kings of the Taifa Kingdom and the defensive structure which made Badajoz a strategic fort to control the area's historical borders.
Cerro de la Muela Badajoz , Badajoz (Extremadura)
This holy place, which has been declared a Universal World Heritage Site, stands opposite the Central Square.
Plaza Su Majestad Juan Carlos I, s/n Guadalupe , Cáceres (Extremadura)
The Monfragüe National Park is a wonderful place to visit for both ornithology and Mediterranean flora.
Villarreal de San Carlos Various municipalities, Cáceres (Extremadura)
The fact that Emperor Charles V wanted to live out his final days in this Monastery, has made it famous beyond Spain's borders.
Carretera de Yuste, s/n Cuacos de Yuste, Cáceres (Extremadura)
It was evacuated after being declared a flood risk area, currently the village is being rehabilitated to return it to its former glory.
Carretera de Granadilla s/n Zarza de Granadilla, Cáceres (Extremadura)
At the Orellana reservoir you can enjoy a great day on the beach in the heart of Extremadura.
Orellana la Vieja, Badajoz (Extremadura)
A peculiar location to go hiking and enjoy its natural pool
Riomalo de Abajo Caminomorisco, Cáceres (Extremadura)
Caparrá, which has uncertain origins, became a Roman municipium under Emperor Vespasian. The town's growth was propelled by its privileged position along the Silver Way
A-66 motorway. Junction 455 towards Guijo de Granadilla - CC-13.3 (B-road). About 5 kilometres from the A-66 Oliva de Plasencia, Cáceres (Extremadura)
The Los Barruecos Natural Monument is in the middle of the Cáceres peneplain. This is a spectacular natural creation that man has also helped to shape. This unique undulating landscape is dotted with lakes and enormous granite boulders.
Carretera de los Barruecos s/n Malpartida de Cáceres, Cáceres (Extremadura)