Extremadura places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Extremadura region. See also our Extremadura travel guide.

photo of Alcantara


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


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


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


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


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


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


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