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Located in the interior of Spain, in the north of the region of Extremadura. Its capital is the city of Cáceres, whose historic town has been declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. The Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe, also in the province of Cáceres, shares the same distinction.
Cáceres is a favourite place for birdwatchers due to its wealth of natural resources, which include the Monfragüe National Park and a nature reserve. The Jerte valley is also well worth visiting in spring to see the cherry trees in blossom.
What to visit
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Places not to be missed
Royal Monastery of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
The building stands on the site where the Virgin Mary appeared to…
Monastery of San Jerónimo in Yuste
It was founded in the 15th century, and was the place the emperor…
Other ideas for your trip
What to see and do in Cáceres, a World Heritage City and a filming location for the Game of Thrones
Romans, Muslims, Jews and Christians built and wrote the history of the city of Cáceres. You will soon see why UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site in 1986.…Read more
Valle del Jerte, nature's white
Less than three hours west of Madrid, in Cáceres, discover one of the most stunning natural spectacles in spring in Spain: the cherry blossom in the Jerte…Read more
Autumn in nature
Finding truly natural autumn landscapes in Spain is easy. Perhaps the only difficulty is choosing from the idyllic spots that are spread across the country.…Read more