Here you can find many of our favourite places throughout Extremadura with full reviews on Spain This Way...


Alcantara (Caceres Province)

Alcantara has an impressive Roman bridge and the convent of San Benito has a lovely Gothic cloister.

Visit Alcantara

Badajoz (Badajoz Province)

Badajoz has a lovely mix of Spanish and Moorish buildings. Plaza Alta with its brick-patterned buildings is a highlight.

Visit Badajoz

Caceres (Caceres Province)

Caceres is a beautiful town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is home to a colony of storks.

Visit Caceres

Guadalupe (Caceres Province)

The Monastery of Guadalupe is a beautiful Mudejar style monastery and a major pilgrim destination.

Visit Guadalupe

Merida (Badajoz Province)

Merida is home to some excellent Roman ruins and its Roman theatre is still in use today.

Visit Merida

Plasencia (Caceres Province)

Plasencia has an attractive old centre with an arcaded main square. It is surrounded by medieval walls.

Visit Plasencia

Trujillo (Caceres Province)

Trujillo is considered to have one of the most beautiful main square in the whole of Spain!

Visit Trujillo