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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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...

Castillo

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

Palacio Episcopal

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Adjacent to Plasencia's cathedral, this former bishop's palace dates back to at least 1400. A coat of arms adorning two upper windows...

Palacio de Carvajal

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Near the cathedral of Santa María stands the elegant Palacio de Carvajal, the only old palace in Cáceres that you can visit, other...

Palacio de Mirabel

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The north side of the Plaza de San Vicente Ferrer is dominated by the Renaissance Palacio de Mirabel, a two-story, 15th-century palace...

Palacio de Orellana-Pizarro

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Adjacent to the Palacio del Marqués de la Conquista is the former town hall, now a court of law; the alley that runs through this arcaded...

Palacio de los Duques de San Carlos

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Next to the church of San Martín, this palace is now a convent of Hieronymite nuns who can occasionally be glimpsed on the balconies...

Palacio de los Golfines de Abajo

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The stony severity of this palace seems appropriate when you consider it was once the headquarters of General Franco. The exterior is...

Palacio de los Golfines de Arriba

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After you pass through the gate leading to the old quarter, you'll see this palace, dominated by a soaring tower dating to 1515. Only...

Palacio del Capitán Diego de Cáceres

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The battlement tower of this palace is also known as the Torre de las Cigüeñas (Tower of the Storks) for obvious reasons. It's now...

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