Extremadura Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Extremadura - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Caceres 11

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Merida 6

La Vera and Monasterio de Yuste 3

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Alcazaba Árabe

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

To get to this sturdy square fortress, built by the Romans and strengthened by the Visigoths and Moors, continue west from the Museo...

Basílica de Santa Eulalia

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Originally a Visigothic structure, this basilica marks the site of a Roman temple as well as the alleged place where the child martyr...

Cabezuela del Valle

  • Town/Village

Full of half-timber stone houses, this is one of the valley's best-preserved villages. Follow N110 to Plasencia, or, if you have a taste...

Casa Museo de Pizarro

  • Museum/Gallery

The Pizarro family home is now a modest museum dedicated to the connection between Spain and Latin America. The first floor is a typical...

Casa del Deán

  • Government Building

This striking Renaissance building is now a courthouse and not open to the public, but it's worth a stroll by to see the outside. The...

Castillo

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

For spectacular views, climb this large fortress, built by the Moors in the 9th century on top of old Roman foundations. To the south...

Cathedral

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Plasencia's cathedral was founded in 1189 and rebuilt after 1320 in an austere Gothic style that looks a bit incongruous looming over...

Ciudad Monumental

  • Neighborhood/Street

On high ground on the eastern side of the Plaza Mayor, the town walls surround one of the best-preserved medieval quarters in Spain.

Hospital de Santa María

  • Museum/Gallery

The Renaissance stone facade of this 14th-century building has carvings of shells—an allusion to the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage.

La Villa

  • Neighborhood/Street

This is Trujillo's oldest area, entirely surrounded by its original, albeit much-restored, walls. Follow them along Calle Almenas, which...

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