9 days in Extremadura Itinerary

9 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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9 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Badajoz
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hervas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Caceres
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Lisbon

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 8th (Wed): make a trip to La Alcazaba and then contemplate the long history of Alcazaba. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Acueducto de los Milagros, then snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Templo de Diana, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Arte Romano.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Badajoz online trip itinerary planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to Badajoz is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Badajoz are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hervas.

Things to do in Badajoz

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Merida, Zafra, Monasterio de Tentudia
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Museo Nacional de Arte Romano ©
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano
Templo de Diana ©
Templo de Diana
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

3
nights
Hervas

Hervas ©
Hervás is a Spanish town in the north of the province of Cáceres. Change things up with these side-trips from Hervas: Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste (in Cuacos de Yuste), Puente De Cuartos (in Losar de la Vera) and Garganta de los Infiernos (in Jerte). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Meandro Melero, make a trip to Plasencia, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel, and admire the striking features of Casa del Dean.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hervas trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Badajoz to Hervas by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May, Hervas is a bit cooler than Badajoz - with highs of 25°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Caceres.

Things to do in Hervas

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Plasencia, Meandro Melero, Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste, Garganta de los Infiernos, Puente De Cuartos
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Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste ©
Barrio Judio de Hervas ©
Barrio Judio de Hervas
Garganta de los Infiernos ©
Garganta de los Infiernos

3
nights
Caceres

Caceres ©
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Venture out of the city with trips to Trujillo (Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle), Plaza Mayor de Trujillo, & more). Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Monfrague National Park. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Real Monasterio De Santa Maria de Guadalupe, tee off at Norba Club de Golf, learn about all things military at Museo de Armas Aula Militar, and contemplate the long history of Star Archway (Arco de la Estrella).

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Caceres online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Hervas to Caceres takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hervas in May: high temperatures in Caceres hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Caceres

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trujillo
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Monfrague National Park ©
Monfrague National Park
Plaza Mayor de Trujillo ©
Plaza Mayor de Trujillo
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