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Old Town of Caceres, Caceres

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Over the rich history of Old Town of Caceres, many battles were fought and several powers ruled over the city. As you wander its historic streets, observe the different examples of architecture that remain from the various rival forces, including Roman, Moorish, Northern Gothic, and Italian Renaissance styles. For more information about the city’s turbulent past, visit one of its several museums. You can climb the towers of several of the area's churches, each boasting a superb view of Cáceres and the surrounding area. Look towards the ancient city walls to spot storks nesting. This also a great stop for tapas or to try some of the region’s local foods, such as salt-cured ham. Arrange to visit Old Town of Caceres and other attractions in Caceres using our Caceres trip builder.
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  • I knew this small town that is a mediavel town but what i reveal that at night it's a magic and mysterious place that is bery worth visiting. At sunset when the walls recieve the sun it is also good t...  more »
  • so medieval, every corner turned gave a new and different vista. Paza Mayor was a pleasure to walk around, huge.  more »
  • Caceres is simply wonderful, the buildings, the sky, the country side around it, the wonderful restaurants, the light, the sounds... I keep coming back and always love doing it...  more »

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