22 days in Extremadura Itinerary

22 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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22 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Zafra
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Badajoz
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Caceres
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Alcantara
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Cuacos de Yuste
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Brussels

4
nights
Zafra

Zafra ©
Popular historic sites such as Iglesia Parroquial de El Salvador and Ermita Virgen del Ara are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria and Casa Museo Francisco de Zurbaran. Venture out of the city with trips to Llerena (Palacio de Los Zapata, Convento de Santa Clara, & more), Ruinas del Teatro Romano de Regina (in Casas de Reina) and Centro de Interpretacion General de la Via de la Plata de Monesterio (in Monesterio).

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zafra day trip planning app .

Brussels, Belgium to Zafra is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in May; daily highs in Zafra reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Badajoz.

Things to do in Zafra

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Llerena, Monesterio, Ruinas del Teatro Romano de Regina, Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria, Casa Museo Francisco de Zurbaran
Find places to stay May 18 — 22:
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Iglesia Parroquial de El Salvador ©
Iglesia Parroquial de El Salvador
Ruinas del Teatro Romano de Regina ©
Ermita Virgen del Ara ©
Ermita Virgen del Ara

4
nights
Badajoz

Badajoz ©
Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Popular historic sites such as Alcazaba and Castillo de Luna are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Nacional de Arte Romano and Roman Bridge. Change things up with these side-trips from Badajoz: Merida (Templo de Diana, Cripta De Santa Eulalia, & more) and Iglesia de Santa Maria del Mercado (in Alburquerque). There's more to do: make a trip to Rincon Nazari and view the masterpieces at Casas Consistoriales.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Badajoz sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Zafra to Badajoz takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Caceres.

Things to do in Badajoz

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Merida, Alburquerque
Find places to stay May 22 — 26:
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Museo Nacional de Arte Romano ©
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

5
nights
Caceres

Caceres ©
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town of Caceres and Star Archway (Arco de la Estrella). Your inner history buff will appreciate Real Monasterio De Santa Maria De Guadalupe and Santa Maria Church-Procathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Trujillo (Puerta de San Andres, Historic Centre of Trujillo, & more). Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Monfrague National Park. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo De Cáceres, admire the majestic nature at Parque Del Principe, make a trip to Plaza Mayor de Caceres, and explore the activities along Arrocampo Resevoir.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Caceres itinerary planner.

Getting from Badajoz to Caceres by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Alcantara.

Things to do in Caceres

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Trujillo
Find places to stay May 26 — 31:
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Monfrague National Park ©
Monfrague National Park

4
nights
Alcantara

Alcantara ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la O and Castillo de Trevejo. Change things up with these side-trips from Alcantara: Piscinass naturales de Acebo (in Acebo), Coria (Victorino Martin, Museo de la Carcel Real, & more) and Castanar de Santa Clara (in San Martin de Trevejo).

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Alcantara online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Caceres to Alcantara by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cuacos de Yuste.

Things to do in Alcantara

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Coria, Piscinass naturales de Acebo, Castanar de Santa Clara, Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la O, Castillo de Trevejo
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
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Castillo de Trevejo ©
Castillo de Trevejo
Convento de Madre de Dios ©
Convento de Madre de Dios
Conventual de San Benito ©
Conventual de San Benito

3
nights
Cuacos de Yuste

Cuacos de Yuste ©
Visit Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste and Catedral de Plasencia for their historical value. Soldatenfriedhof Cuacos de Yuste and Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Cuacos de Yuste: Plasencia (in Plasencia), Hervas (Centro Interpretacion Del Ferrocarril & Barrio Judio de Hervas) and Meandro Melero (in Riomalo de Abajo).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cuacos de Yuste visit website .

Traveling by car from Alcantara to Cuacos de Yuste takes 2 hours. June in Cuacos de Yuste sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cuacos de Yuste

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Plasencia, Hervas, Garganta de los Infiernos, Museo Del Pimenton, Museo Pecharroman
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:
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Garganta de los Infiernos ©
Garganta de los Infiernos
Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste ©
Catedral de Plasencia ©
Catedral de Plasencia