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    Cornalvo Nature Reserve

    Roman remains, local biodiversity, Mediterranean vegetation... These are just some of the attractions offered by this park, where you can lose yourself in nature very close to Mérida. MORE INFORMATION

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The Mayor of Zalamea

The Mayor of Zalamea

Event

This is a fiesta in which a version of Calderón de la Barca's famous literary work, “The Mayor of Zalamea” is staged.

Location:

Zalamea de la Serena, Badajoz (Extremadura)

Ham Day in Monesterio

Ham Day in Monesterio

Event

A food and drink festival around the very best dry-cured ham "Pata Negra" celebrated every September in Monesterio.

Location:

Monesterio, Badajoz (Extremadura)

Sierra International Festival

Sierra International Festival

Event

Folklore festival considered to be one of the best of its kind in Spain, it is dedicated to traditional music and dance.

Location:

Fregenal de la Sierra, Badajoz (Extremadura)

Alburquerque Medieval Festival

Alburquerque Medieval Festival

Event

Experience Medieval times in Luna castle through the love story between Doña Inés de Castro and Don Pedro Cruz.

Location:

Alburquerque, Badajoz (Extremadura)

Grape-picking Festival

Grape-picking Festival

Event

Learn about the Villafranca de los Barros vine-growing culture and enjoy the fiestas in honour of its patroness.

Location:

Villafranca de los Barros, Badajoz (Extremadura)

Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry Blossom Festival

Event

Cherry flowers cover the Jerte Valley in a blanket of white, endowing it with great beauty.

Location:

Mancomunidad de Municipios del Valle del Jerte, Cáceres (Extremadura)

The Battle of La Albuera

The Battle of La Albuera

Event

The performance of this famous battle will stay with you forever, as was the case with Lord Byron, who witnessed it.

Location:

La Albuera, Badajoz (Extremadura)

The Chanfaina in Fuente de Cantos

The Chanfaina in Fuente de Cantos

Event

Fuente de Cantos welcomes thousands of visitors to taste its delicious lamb traditional dish.

Location:

Fuente de Cantos, Badajoz (Extremadura)

The Encamisá of Torrejoncillo

The Encamisá of Torrejoncillo

Event

Every 7 December, the Torrejoncillo horsemen dress in white to accompany the standard of the Immaculate Conception

Location:

Torrejoncillo, Cáceres (Extremadura)

The Enramá in Pinofranqueado

The Enramá in Pinofranqueado

Event

Young men and women from Pinofranqueado find a partner at the end of August. Declared a Festivity of Tourist Interest in Extremadura

Location:

Pinofranqueado, Cáceres (Extremadura)