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.

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Alcantara

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

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

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

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

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

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