Come and discover all that Monesterio has to offer.
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- Oficina de Turismo de Monesterio
Location and Contact:
- Opening times
Monday-Saturday, 9.30am-2pm and 5-7pm
Sundays and public holidays, 10am-2pm
Come and discover all that Monesterio has to offer.This Tourist Office offers information on everything there is to do or visit in the area. They will be able to help you to make the most of your stay and they will give you information on the best routes and activities.
- Tourism Office
- Public services
Museum of iberian ham
Thanks to its privileged location this town in Badajoz has been inhabited by many different people, who have enriched its architecture and traditions.
Calera de León
Located in the south of Badajoz, Calera de León is home to one of the biggest tourist attractions in the area: the monastery of Tentudía.
The ancient Vía de la Plata (Silver Route) was fundamental to the historic development of this town, where ham is the stellar product
Silver Route General Interpretation Centre in Monesterio
This natural route wasn't only used in the Roman Empire. Moors and Christians built many fortresses and towns along the way.
The origins of this temple are surrounded by legend. With the passage of time, it underwent several alterations that turned it into one of the most important centres for the Order of St. James.
Montemolín Castle was built on the remains of an old Almohad fortress and became one of the most important strategic enclaves in Badajoz.
Conventual of Calera de León
The parish church, dedicated to Saint James, and the cloister are part of this artistic complex.
Otoño en Tentudía
Bellos paisajes, patrimonio histórico, jornadas micológicas, senderismo, leyendas y, por supuesto, un excelente jamón ibérico de bellota. La comarca de Tentudía celebra el otoño con propuestas de naturaleza, cultura y gastronomía.
Ham Day in Monesterio
A food and drink festival around the very best dry-cured ham "Pata Negra" celebrated every September in Monesterio.