7 days in Extremadura Itinerary

7 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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7 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  8​h 30​min
1
Merida
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Orellana la Vieja
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Caceres
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  10​h
End: London

2
nights
Merida

Merida ©
Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. On the 26th (Mon), make a trip to Acueducto de los Milagros, don't miss a visit to Basilica de Santa Eulalia, explore the ancient world of Cripta De Santa Eulalia, take a stroll through Casco Historico de Merida, then appreciate the history behind Casa del Mitreo, and finally make a trip to Circo romano. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Arco de Trajano, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, steep yourself in history at Alcazaba, then make a trip to Templo de Diana, then take in the views from Roman Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Lusitania.

To find more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Merida online visit planner .

London, UK to Merida is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. While traveling from London, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Merida, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orellana la Vieja.

Things to do in Merida

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

1
night
Orellana la Vieja

Orellana la Vieja
Orellana la Vieja is a municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. On the 28th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Orellana Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Orellana la Vieja trip planning website .

You can drive from Merida to Orellana la Vieja in an hour. In August in Orellana la Vieja, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Caceres.

Things to do in Orellana la Vieja

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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3
nights
Caceres

Caceres ©
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caceres: Trujillo (Plaza Mayor de Trujillo & Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle)). Spend the 30th (Fri) exploring nature at Monfrague National Park. Next up on the itinerary: have fun and explore at Museo Apple e Historia de la Computacion, contemplate the long history of Star Archway (Arco de la Estrella), examine the collection at Casa Museo Arabe de Caceres Yussuf al Burch, and get engrossed in the history at Museo De Cáceres.

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You can drive from Orellana la Vieja to Caceres in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Orellana la Vieja in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Caceres: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Caceres

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Trujillo
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Monfrague National Park ©
Monfrague National Park
Museo de Historia de la Computacion ©
Plaza Mayor de Trujillo ©
Plaza Mayor de Trujillo
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