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  • Fregenal de la Sierra.

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    Fregenal de la Sierra. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: turismo@fregenaldelasierra.org. http://www.fregenaldelasierra.es. Carefully conserved popular architecture and an interesting list of artistic and architectural features make this a fine example of the typical mountain villages in the south of Ba…

  • Valencia de Alcántara.

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    Valencia de Alcántara. Cáceres. (Extremadura) Located in the Spanish-Portuguese border, all eight of its districts gather a collection of Neolithic dolmens that can be seen by following the posted routes.The first remains found in the municipality are from different sections within the Palaeolithic …

  • San Martín de Trevejo.

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    San Martín de Trevejo. Cáceres. (Extremadura) http://www.sanmartindetrevejo.es/. Streams flowing through the streets, granite stairways on the outside of the ancient houses providing direct access to the first floor. San Martín de Trevejo, a unique village. Its old quarter has the Property of Cultur…

  • Olivenza.

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    Olivenza. Badajoz. (Extremadura) By rule of the 1297 Alcañices Treaty, Olivenza belonged to Portugal until 1801. Both Spanish and Portuguese monuments were restored thanks to a municipal initiative. Olivenza was founded by the Order of the Templar Knights in the 13th century. Nowadays, the town stil…

  • Alcántara.

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    Alcántara. Cáceres. (Extremadura) In the last spurs of the Sierra de San Pedro, on the banks of the Tajo river, the historic quarter of Alcántara unfolds. The city, located on the border that separates Spain from Portugal, informally called "Raya", has a valuable monumental patrimony. Some of the mo…

  • Badajoz.

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    Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.turismobadajoz.es. Located on the banks of the Guadiana River, only six kilometres away from Portugal, Badajoz (the largest province in Spain) has always been marked by its proximity to the border. A stroll around the historic quarter will reveal Arab walls, interes…

  • Jerez de los Caballeros.

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    Jerez de los Caballeros. Badajoz. (Extremadura) A city in Badajoz where many different cultures, knowledge and artistic styles overlap, from prehistoric times to Gothic and Baroque. It is surrounded by meadows with excellent pasture for stockbreeding, the base of the local economy. Its old town has …

  • Llerena.

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    Llerena. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Llerena, situated in the Badajoz region of Southern Campiña, has a rich monumental patrimony, the legacy of its glorious history. Home to the Grand Masters of the Orden de Santiago (the Order of Saint James) and the Order of the Inquisition, the historic quarter gathe…

  • Cáceres.

    Tourist destinations, World Heritage | Cultural Heritage


    Cáceres. (Extremadura) More than ten towers dominate the historic quarter of Caceres, delimited by Arab walls. Cobbled streets marked by medieval, fortified homes and Renaissance palaces make up the most beautiful sceneries in this city, which was declared World Heritage. The local history is closel…

  • Mérida.

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    Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Located in the heart of the Silver Route, Mérida is heir to a splendid Roman past. Its theatre, its amphitheatre and its temple dedicated to the goddess Diana make this former capital of Roman Lusitania one of the best conserved archaeological sites in Spain, and has e…

  • Guadalupe.

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    Guadalupe. Cáceres. (Extremadura) Located in the region of Caceres, Guadaloupe is a historic village, with cobbled streets and traditional homes, filled with valuable monuments, like the Sanctuary-Monastery of Our Lady of Guadaloupe, declared World Heritage. Guadaloupe is also a great starting point…

  • Trujillo.

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    Trujillo. Cáceres. (Extremadura) Trujillo, located between the bottoms of the Tojo and Guadiana rivers, contains an important group of churches, castles and manor houses that are centred around the Plaza Mayor square and which are declared Property of Cultural Interest. Also, this Cáceres city has l…

  • Plasencia.

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    Plasencia. Cáceres. (Extremadura) On the bank of the Jerte River, in the Extremaduran province of Caceres, Plasencia has a historic quarter that is a consequence of the city's strategic location along the Silver Route, or Ruta de la Plata. This town was inhabited by Romans and Arabs until the 12th c…

  • Almendralejo.

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    Almendralejo. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Almendralejo, the nerve centre of Tierra de Barros, owes its name to its original setting, on a land filled with almond trees. Archaeological findings corroborate the presence of settlers in Almendralejo since time immemorial, although it was officially founded b…

  • Alburquerque.

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    Alburquerque. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Alburqueque is located in the foothills of the Sierra de San Pedro Mountains. The landscape of the municipality is covered with cork oaks, the basis of a strong cork production industry. Its historic quarter has the Property of Cultural Interest designation. Old …

  • Feria.

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    Feria. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Because of it being so picturesque, the town was declared a National Historic Site in 1970.Feria sits on the southern slope of Sierra Vieja, while archaeological remains have been found which suggest that the area was inhabited by Goths. It is dominated by a 15th-centur…

  • Alange.

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    Alange. Badajoz. (Extremadura) The town of Alange in located on the banks of the reservoir of the same name. In Alange we can find cave paintings, as well as some splendid Roman thermal baths, and many monumental buildings. The town is located among the three rivers that form the reservoir (Matachel…

  • Arroyo de la Luz.

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    Arroyo de la Luz. Cáceres. (Extremadura) Pottery is a traditional craft in Arroyo de la Luz, its cooking pots being quite famous throughout the region.Arroyo de la Luz's monumental heritage is mainly ecclesiastical. The church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, declared to be of artistic interest, wa…

  • Cuacos de Yuste.

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    Cuacos de Yuste. Cáceres. (Extremadura) The monumental site of Cuacos was declared a Historic-Artistic Site in 1959.There are three squares that we must visit in Caucos de Yuste: the Plaza de Don Juan de Austria, shaped like an oval and lined with houses that have wooden balconies and porches; Plaza…

  • Don Benito.

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    Don Benito. Badajoz. (Extremadura) You can get to know the traditional local way of life at the Ethnographic Museum. Don Benito is 50 kilometres from the city of Mérida. The town has an Ethnographic Museum with more than 3,000 pieces, a representative example of the old customs and traditions of the…

  • Brozas.

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    Brozas. Cáceres. (Extremadura) Brozas has a magnificent fortress, as well as interesting noble buildings. In the municipality we find a famous spa.Here is a list of some of the most interesting civil buildings: the palace-house of Argüellos; the one of the Marquis of Reino, which is Baroque, yet bui…

  • Coria.

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    Coria. Cáceres. (Extremadura) The stone bridge, a civil architecture project from the Renaissance, stands over a riverbed that is dry since 1590, when the Alagón river was naturally diverted from its course as a result of a powerful flood. Coria's past is Roman and Arab. Its walls, with 20 square to…

  • Galisteo.

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    Galisteo. Cáceres. (Extremadura) In the Alagón valley, province of Caceres, we find the town of Galisteo, declared a Historic-Artistic Site. Galisteo is located in the Silver Road, or Vía de la Plata, ancient Roman road, later used as a pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. During Roman times …

  • Jerte.

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    Jerte. Cáceres. (Extremadura) The end of March is the best time to visit, when the cherry trees are in flower. Jerte is 36 kilometres from the town of Plasencia. It is in the Jerte Valley, an area of countryside where cherry trees abound. In springtime these trees come into flower - a stunning displ…