Extremadura Travel Guide

  • Alcazaba
    Alcazaba
    by spanishguy
  • Palm's gate (Puerta de Palmas)
    Palm's gate (Puerta de Palmas)
    by spanishguy
  • Teatro romano de Mérida.
    Teatro romano de Mérida.
    by Cristian_Uluru
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Mérida

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53,216,13

Cáceres

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75,213,52

Guadalupe

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12,40,2

Trujillo

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21,102,12

Badajoz

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7,54,19

Plasencia

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5,18,1

Zafra

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Spain/Extremadura/Zafra-249238/TravelGuide-Zafra.html

2,16,6

Jarandilla de la Vera

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3,4,0

Aldeanueva del Camino

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0,6,0

Alburquerque

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4,12,0

Hornachos

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Spain/Extremadura/Hornachos-266001/TravelGuide-Hornachos.html

5,11,0

Benavente

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Spain/Extremadura/Benavente-274140/TravelGuide-Benavente.html

2,8,2

Barcarrota

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0,1,0

Mérida

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  • From Madrid to Merida: by plane?

    Mérida Transportation

    Actually, there is an airport in Talavera la Real, Badajoz, about 45 kms. far from Merida. It has some daily flights to Madrid, but I don't think it is very useful to visit Merida. In the end, if you add up how long it takes you to go from Madrid downtown to Barajas Airport, how long you have to arrive there in advance, how long the flight is and...

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  • Tryp Medea Hotel Merida

    Mérida Hotels

    Easy access from Highway, near shopping center and restaurants Good value hotel, very clean and big...

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  • The Weather in Mérida

    Mérida Favorites

    You would say that the Summer in Extremadura are very hot, so, try to go there in other season.To know more, check www.inm.es/web/infmet/predi/locali/EXB.html (Spanish), and look for Mérida.

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Cáceres

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  • Bullfighting arenas

    Cáceres Things to Do

    I saw it when I was leaving the city on foot, making the Camino de Santiago though the Ruta de la Plata, from Merida to Astorga, and then to Santiago.See the sign of the Camino on its walls.

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  • Parador

    Cáceres Hotels

    This Parador was built inside a 14th century Palace.

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  • ACTIVITIES IN THE VALLEY OF AMBROZ

    Cáceres Things to Do

    Enjoy all the activities you can do within Agritourism Acebuche and knows the Valley Ambroz. Monfragüe Alive Notes and enjoy Monfragüe National Park, a valuable natural area, through activities carefully designed and guided tours by expert naturalists. Activities adventure, hiking, sporting events and even paintball. More information:...

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Guadalupe

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Trujillo

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  • Plaza Mayor Trujillo

    Trujillo Things to Do

    like all plaza mayor in Spain, they cannot be missed, this is the center of the old town, where the main sights are, and history is before your eyes. Trujillo is no exception.From this land, the great conquerors of Spain Pizarro for Peru Orellana for Chile, and other set sail for the curiosity of the sea even if from inland lands.The Plaza Mayor is...

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  • NH Palacio de Santa Marta

    Trujillo Hotels

    BALLESTERO 6, Trujillo, Extremadura, 10200, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • torre de Alfilel, house ...

    Trujillo Off The Beaten Path

    You can tell from the plaza mayor the dome of the tower of Alfiler or pin tower at the Mansion of the Chaves-Orellana built by the beginning of the 16th century a grandson of the renowned Castilian personage and confidant of Queen Isabel the first, Luis de Chaves “El Viejo”, modified the existing defensive building which included the Torre de...

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Badajoz

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  • Alcazaba de Badajoz

    Badajoz Things to Do

    The fortress was constructed originally by Inb Narwan of Chiquilli (875). It is located in the highest part of the city, it is conserved barely respecting the configuration of the Arab kings of Badajoz. Torre de la Atalaya was erected by Arabs in century XII and, without a doubt, it is most outstanding of the flanking towers of the Arab fortress,...

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  • NH Gran H. Casino Extremadura

    Badajoz Hotels

    Adolfo Diaz Ambrona, 11, Badajoz, Extremadura, 06006, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Puerta de Palmas

    Badajoz Things to Do

    Perhaps is the more representative monument of the city. It consists of a door ready in front of the Bridge of Palms, flanked by two solid crowned cylindrical towers of battlements.

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Plasencia

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Zafra

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  • BULLFIGHTING

    Zafra Things to Do

    The bullfight starts with a trumpet flourish and the bull charging. Anger management is not a bull's strong suit. The peones (the matador's footmen and bullfighters in training) calm things down a bit with capes, and eventually the bull stops running around like crazy. The matador does some high-speed work with the bull, and then the banderilleros...

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  • Casa Palacio Conde de la Corte

    Zafra Hotels

    Plaza Pilar Redondo 2, Zafra, 06300, ES

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

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Jarandilla de la Vera

Alburquerque

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  • Roam around the castle walls

    Alburquerque Things to Do

    Head up to the castle if you are not already staying in it, and make your way around the castle walls, check out the view - out and down!! and over the town,Imagine being a border post guard here defending against the invaders!

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  • Pub in a Church

    Alburquerque Restaurants

    In my home town there is a pub in an old bank, apothek, even in toilet, but they have not invented to change a church into a pub! A rumor tells that the parish wanted to repair the church, but the expences were too high, so they had to sell the church to pay repairing men their salary.

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Hornachos

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  • The City Fountains

    Hornachos Things to Do

    Visit the various city fountains. They were used to provide the village with drinking water that came from the springs of the Sierra de Hornachos and to wash.

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  • Moorish and Christian fountains

    Hornachos Off The Beaten Path

    Around the village you cand find som fountains that takes water from the springs of the Hornachos's sierra in to the village. People used to came here to wash and pick up water for daily tasks. today they are to refresh and for the animals. they date from the moorish period or even before and they've been used untill the water arrived into the...

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  • Visit the castle Up at Hornachos sierra

    Hornachos Off The Beaten Path

    Climbing to the Hornachos's castle gives you an Idea of the importance of the emplacement od the village as it wass on a cross road and at the beggining of a valley where tierra de Barros (Mud land) lays. The castle ruins dominates the whole village and valley. and also is the entrance of the Hornacho's sierra where you can find caves and some bush...

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Benavente

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  • A busy bar, beer and tapas

    Benavente Nightlife

    It was an excellent bar to visit - it was busy and vibrant. It should be noted it is more or less directly across from the local Municipal Police Station and residency.Note, the starnge looking meat items are cock's combs.....try them if you wish. nothing

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  • Benavente Vila Hotel

    Benavente Hotels

    Praca da Republica 39 / 40, Benavente 2130 - 037, Portugal

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

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Top Extremadura Hotels

Mérida Hotels
53 Reviews - 216 Photos
Guadalupe Hotels
12 Reviews - 40 Photos
Cáceres Hotels
75 Reviews - 213 Photos
Badajoz Hotels
7 Reviews - 54 Photos
Almendralejo Hotels
3 Hotels
Aldea Moret Hotels
1 Hotel
Zafra Hotels
2 Reviews - 16 Photos
Trujillo Hotels
21 Reviews - 102 Photos
Robledillo de Gata Hotels
1 Hotel
Puebla de la Calzada Hotels
1 Hotel
Plasencia Hotels
5 Reviews - 18 Photos
Olivenza Hotels
2 Hotels
Malpartida de Plasencia Hotels
3 Hotels
Madroñera Hotels
1 Hotel
Llerena Hotels
2 Hotels

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