Attractions

Destacados

Highlights

Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida

Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida

Monument

Mérida's Roman past is still very obvious from the many monuments remaining, reflecting life in one of the Empire's provincial capitals.

Location:

Plaza Margarita Xirgu, s/n (Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida) Mérida, Badajoz (Extremadura)

The Alcazaba (Arab Fortress), a spectacular view

The Alcazaba (Arab Fortress), a spectacular view

Monument

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.

Location:

Cerro de la Muela Badajoz , Badajoz (Extremadura)

Royal Monastery of Guadalupe

Royal Monastery of Guadalupe

Monument

This holy place, which has been declared a Universal World Heritage Site, stands opposite the Central Square.

Location:

Plaza Su Majestad Juan Carlos I, s/n Guadalupe , Cáceres (Extremadura)

Monfragüe National Park

Monfragüe National Park

Nature area

The Monfragüe National Park is a wonderful place to visit for both ornithology and Mediterranean flora.

Location:

Villarreal de San Carlos Various municipalities, Cáceres (Extremadura)

Royal Monastery of Yuste

Royal Monastery of Yuste

Monument

The fact that Emperor Charles V wanted to live out his final days in this Monastery, has made it famous beyond Spain's borders.

Location:

Carretera de Yuste, s/n Cuacos de Yuste, Cáceres (Extremadura)

Granadilla, History and Art

Granadilla, History and Art

Monument

It was evacuated after being declared a flood risk area, currently the village is being rehabilitated to return it to its former glory.

Location:

Carretera de Granadilla s/n Zarza de Granadilla, Cáceres (Extremadura)

Orellana Beach

Orellana Beach

Bathing area

At the Orellana reservoir you can enjoy a great day on the beach in the heart of Extremadura.

Location:

Orellana la Vieja, Badajoz (Extremadura)

El Melero Meander

El Melero Meander

Nature area

A peculiar location to go hiking and enjoy its natural pool

Location:

Riomalo de Abajo Caminomorisco, Cáceres (Extremadura)

The Roman town of Cáparra

The Roman town of Cáparra

Monument

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

Location:

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)

Los Barruecos Natural Monument

Los Barruecos Natural Monument

Nature area

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.

Location:

Carretera de los Barruecos s/n Malpartida de Cáceres, Cáceres (Extremadura)