11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Cuacos de Yuste
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Caceres
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Merida
— 2 nights
+2
bus + subway + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Brussels

4
nights
Cuacos de Yuste

Cuacos de Yuste ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cuacos de Yuste: Plasencia (Catedral de Plasencia, Iglessia y Convento de Santo Domingo, & more), Meandro Melero (in Riomalo de Abajo) and Garganta de los Infiernos (in Jerte).

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cuacos de Yuste trip website .

Brussels, Belgium to Cuacos de Yuste is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Brussels in September, you will find days in Cuacos de Yuste are warmer (35°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Caceres.

Things to do in Cuacos de Yuste

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Plasencia, Hervas, Lagunas del Trampal, Meandro Melero, Jerte Rural
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Garganta de los Infiernos ©
Garganta de los Infiernos
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Caceres: Trujillo (Plaza Mayor de Trujillo, Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle), & more) and Puente de Alcantara (in Alcantara). Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Monfrague National Park. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town of Caceres, get engrossed in the history at Museo De Cáceres, contemplate the long history of Torre de Bujaco, and learn about all things military at Museo de Armas Aula Militar.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Caceres journey planning app .

Traveling by car from Cuacos de Yuste to Caceres takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Caceres can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Merida.

Things to do in Caceres

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Trujillo, Puente de Alcantara
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Monfrague National Park ©
Monfrague National Park
Plaza Mayor de Trujillo ©
Plaza Mayor de Trujillo

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Merida

Merida ©
Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Alcazaba, make a trip to Templo de Diana, appreciate the history behind Casa del Mitreo, then make a trip to Circo romano, then make a trip to Acueducto de los Milagros, and finally don't miss a visit to Molino de Pancaliente. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, don't miss a visit to Basilica de Santa Eulalia, and then snap pictures at Roman Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Merida route website .

You can drive from Caceres to Merida in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Merida sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Merida

Museums Historic Sites
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Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano ©
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano
Templo de Diana ©
Templo de Diana