4 days in Extremadura Itinerary

4 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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4 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  8​h 45​min
1
Merida
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Cuacos de Yuste
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Manchester

1
day
Merida

Merida ©
Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): make a trip to Acueducto de los Milagros, take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, make a trip to Thermas Romanas de Merida., don't miss a visit to Templo de Diana, then steep yourself in history at Alcazaba, and finally take in the views from Roman Bridge.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Merida online travel route planner .

Manchester, UK to Merida is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Manchester to Merida, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in May, with highs in Merida at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cuacos de Yuste.

Things to do in Merida

Museums Historic Sites
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Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano ©
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano

2
nights
Cuacos de Yuste

Cuacos de Yuste ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Garganta de los Infiernos, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Plasencia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglessia y Convento de Santo Domingo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste, and finally stroll the grounds of Cementerio Militar Aleman. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Plasencia and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parque de la Isla.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cuacos de Yuste trip site .

Traveling by car from Merida to Cuacos de Yuste takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cuacos de Yuste

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Plasencia, Garganta de los Infiernos
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Garganta de los Infiernos ©
Garganta de los Infiernos
Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste ©
Catedral de Plasencia ©
Catedral de Plasencia
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