13 days in Extremadura Itinerary

13 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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13 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
+2
Fly + subway + bus:  12​h
1
Merida
— 1 night
train:  45​min
2
Badajoz
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Caceres
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Trujillo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Jerte
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Cuacos de Yuste
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

1
night
Merida

Merida ©
Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. On the 15th (Wed), examine the collection at Museo Historico y Etnografico, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, and then steep yourself in history at Alcazaba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Museo Etnografico, examine the collection at Museo del Automovil, then explore the historical opulence of Medellin Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Acueducto de los Milagros.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Merida trip site .

Helsinki, Finland to Merida is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki to Merida, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in May; daily highs in Merida reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Badajoz.

Things to do in Merida

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Don Benito, Medellin Castle, Museo Historico y Etnografico
Find places to stay May 15 — 16:
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Museo Nacional de Arte Romano ©
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano
Museo Historico y Etnografico ©
Museo Historico y Etnografico
Museo Etnografico ©
Museo Etnografico

2
nights
Badajoz

Badajoz ©
Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Badajoz, contemplate the long history of Jardin de la Galera, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of San Jose, then go for a walk through Plaza de San Francisco, and finally examine the collection at Consorcio Museo Etnografico Extremeno Gonzalez Santana. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia De Santa María Del Castillo, step into the grandiose world of El Alcazar & La Torre Del Homenaje, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Casa De Misericordia, then see the interesting displays at Cathedral Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Andres.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Badajoz online road trip planner .

You can take a train from Merida to Badajoz in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Caceres.

Things to do in Badajoz

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Olivenza
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Casa De Misericordia ©
Casa De Misericordia
Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena ©
Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena

3
nights
Caceres

Caceres ©
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Explore hidden gems such as Castillo de Trevejo and Museo Vostell Malpartida. Get some historical perspective at Palace of Carvajal and Convento de Madre de Dios. Step out of Caceres to go to Pedroso de Acim and see Convento de El Palancar, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Monfrague National Park. There's much more to do: get curious at Museo Apple e Historia de la Computacion, admire the masterpieces at Palace de los Golfines de Abajo, and head outdoors with Los Barruecos.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Caceres trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Badajoz to Caceres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Trujillo.

Things to do in Caceres

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Malpartida de Caceres, Castillo de Trevejo, Convento de El Palancar, Convento de Madre de Dios
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
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Museo de Historia de la Computacion ©
Castillo de Trevejo ©
Castillo de Trevejo
Museo Vostell Malpartida ©
Museo Vostell Malpartida

2
nights
Trujillo

Trujillo ©
Trujillo is a municipality located in the province of Cáceres, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. On the 22nd (Wed), make a trip to Plaza Mayor de Trujillo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle), then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Martin, then appreciate the history behind Estatua Ecuestre de Francisco Pizarro, and finally see the interesting displays at Pizarro House Museum. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Aljibe Hispano-Musulman, then see the sky in a new way at Observatorio Astronomico de Monfrague, and then explore the activities along Embalse del Cancho del Fresno.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Trujillo itinerary maker .

Getting from Caceres to Trujillo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Trujillo can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jerte.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Observatorio Astronomico de Monfrague, Embalse del Cancho del Fresno
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
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Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor ©
Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor
Pizarro House Museum
Pizarro House Museum

1
night
Jerte

Jerte ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Cascada Caozo, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas de las Nogaledas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel, and finally explore the striking landscape at Garganta de los Infiernos.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jerte day trip app .

You can drive from Trujillo to Jerte in 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Trujillo in May; daily highs in Jerte reach 25°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cuacos de Yuste.

Things to do in Jerte

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cascada Caozo, Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel, Cascadas de las Nogaledas
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Garganta de los Infiernos ©
Garganta de los Infiernos
Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel

2
nights
Cuacos de Yuste

Cuacos de Yuste ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Parque de la Isla, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas, and then explore the activities along Garganta Mayor. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio Militar Aleman, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ruta del Trabuquete, and finally explore the ancient world of Castro Celta El Raso.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cuacos de Yuste road trip website .

Traveling by car from Jerte to Cuacos de Yuste takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Jerte in May; daily highs in Cuacos de Yuste reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cuacos de Yuste

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Plasencia, Castro Celta El Raso, Garganta Mayor, Ruta del Trabuquete
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
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Castro Celta El Raso ©
Castro Celta El Raso
Parque de la Isla ©
Parque de la Isla
Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste ©
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