Extremadura

A land of contrasts, Extremadura is an ideal destination for those who want to get in touch with history and wonder something new, surprising and encouraging.

A trip through this community becomes a real walk through the civilizations that inhabited the peninsula thousands of years ago, with marked stops along its route and spectacular landscapes that will marvel us.

Extremadura
Itinerary

Extremadura - Historical & Monumental
6 days

Day 1 . MADRID or BARCELONA - Merida - CÁCERES
Departure by road to Merida, founded in 25 BC by Emperor Octavian Augustus, as a retreat of the Roman legions. After Barbarian invasions became the capital of the whole empire Visigoth. The archaeological is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, which highlight it's the well-preserved Roman amphitheater. Lunch at local restaurant. We continue our route to Caceres, arrival and overnight.

Day 2. CÁCERES
Breakfast buffet. Today we visit one of the urban ensembles of the Middle Ages and Renaissance most comprehensive in the world, the Santa Maria ́s Cathedral, also the Palace of the vanes, or the Arch of the Star as a sample of interesting places. Afternoon free at leisure to walk around the city.

Day 3 . CÁCERES - PLASENCIA
Breakfast buffet. We departure by road to Plasencia, located at Gate Valley Parks, was founded for military and strategy reasons to start the conquest of the peninsula to the Muslims. We do a sightseeing of this interesting town, part of the Roman road known as "Via de la Plata ". Check in on arrival to your hotel and overnight.

Day 4 . PLASENCIA - Monfragüe - Trujillo - GUADALUPE
Breakfast buffet. We move to Monfragüe National Park, home of the Griffon Vulture. Lunch at local restaurant. We also visit the city of Trujillo, birthplace of the conqueror Francisco Pizarro. Arrival to the old hospital of St. John Baptist from XV century in the town of Guadalupe, this incredible place will be our accommodation.

Day 5 . GUADALUPE
Breakfast buffet. We visit this small town, which has one of the most recognized symbols of the region, the Royal Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe, patroness of Extremadura. Free afternoon at leisure to learn more about local culture.

Day 6 . GUADALUPE - MADRID or BARCELONA
Breakfast buffet. Morning drive towards our next destination or end of travel. We recommend to extend your travel experience to Andalusian lands or Castilla la Mancha.

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