11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  11​h
1
Badajoz
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hervas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Caceres
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Train + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Zagreb

3
nights
Badajoz

Badajoz ©
Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Badajoz: Plaza Grande (in Zafra) and Merida (Alcazaba, Templo de Diana, & more). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Rincon Nazari and have fun and explore at Museo Papercraft.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Badajoz trip planner .

Zagreb, Croatia to Badajoz is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zagreb in December; daily highs in Badajoz reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Hervas.

Things to do in Badajoz

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Merida, Museo Papercraft, Plaza Grande
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Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano ©
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano
Rincon Nazari ©
Rincon Nazari

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Hervas

Hervas ©
Hervás is a Spanish town in the north of the province of Cáceres. Explore Hervas' surroundings by going to Meandro Melero (in Riomalo de Abajo), Plasencia (Catedral de Plasencia, Puerta de Trujillo, & more) and Castillo de Granadilla (in Zarza de Granadilla). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Barrio Judio de Hervas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste, take in the dramatic natural features at Garganta de los Infiernos, and get outside with Castanar de Santa Clara.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Hervas online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Badajoz to Hervas in 2.5 hours. In December, Hervas is slightly colder than Badajoz - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Caceres.

Things to do in Hervas

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Plasencia, Castanar de Santa Clara, Garganta de los Infiernos, Meandro Melero, Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste
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Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste ©
Barrio Judio de Hervas ©
Barrio Judio de Hervas
Plasencia ©
Plasencia

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Caceres

Caceres
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caceres: Alcantara (Hospital y Capilla de Ntra. Sra. de La Piedad & Puente de Alcantara) and Trujillo (Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle) & Plaza Mayor de Trujillo). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town of Caceres, explore the striking landscape of Monfrague National Park, make a trip to Convento de San Pablo, and engage your brain at Museo de Historia de la Computacion.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Caceres online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Hervas to Caceres by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hervas in December, things will get a bit warmer in Caceres: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Caceres

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Trujillo, Alcantara
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Old Town of Caceres
Old Town of Caceres
Monfrague National Park ©
Monfrague National Park
Museo de Historia de la Computacion ©