Come to Extremadura
- Come to Extremadura
Discover Extremadura by following in the footsteps of Queen Isabel la Católica, on a route that will satisfy both your senses and your curiosities. Culture, history, art, nature and gastronomy combie to offer you a unique experience.
The Autonomous Community of Extremadura is a veritable ornithological paradise, so no wonder that numerous areas have been declared SPAs throughout the region. Extremadura's environmental and ornithological value is particularly obvious in many towns in the region, which have become excellent places in which to observe birds.
The Alcántara Bridge was awarded this prize due to its unique nature, its good preservation status and its natural environment.
The capital of Cáceres, the flagship of Extremaduran gastronomic excellence, as well as the benchmark for the most discerning palates thanks to its extensive natural resources, was designated the Gastronomy Capital of Spain in 2015.
The Natural Monument of Los Barruecos scooped the 2015 Best Hidden Corner of Spain Award in the Guía Repsol contest.
The Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, since the 14th century has been one of the most important places of pilgrimage in Europe. Over the course of history, from kings to beggars have travelled different routes to get to the Marian shrine.
Extremadura's spa resorts offer a lot more than just remedies for certain conditions. They have become true oasis of wellness; places where you can relax and enjoy nature, culture and gastronomy.
Extremadura has joined the boom in camper van touring, a way of travelling that is increasing in Europe. More and more towns have areas equipped to provide a quality service for the traveller.
Light sailing, canoeing or windsurfing is certainly possible in a region in which the freshwaters coastline stretches over 1,500 km.
Extremadura is not only a destination where you can visit its extensive historical and artistic heritage; you can also go to festivals of music of all kinds and all styles.