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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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  • The historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is very well preserved. On a road trip between Lisbon and Madrid is right in the middle. If you're not in a hurry, here to visit the historical centre and eventually lunch.
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  • Excellent jewel of our artistic heritage which deserves a day as a minimum to explore and enjoy its cobbled streets, palaces, Cathedral and churches.
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  • If you visit Extramadura, dont miss the old town of Caceres. This middle size with the stork in the coat of arms, has a lot to offer. Walk to the Plaza Mayor and let the small streets covered with sto...  more »