23 days in Extremadura Itinerary

23 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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Zafra
— 3 nights
2
Badajoz
— 3 nights
3
Merida
— 2 nights
4
Trujillo
— 2 nights
5
Caceres
— 5 nights
6
Hervas
— 3 nights
7
Plasencia
— 2 nights
8
Cuacos de Yuste
— 2 nights

3
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Zafra

Zafra ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Casa del Ajimez, take an in-depth tour of Museo Santa Clara, take in the pleasant sights at El Castillo del Castellar, zafra, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Arco de Jerez, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Colegiata de La Candelaria, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ciudad de Zafra, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Feria, then make a trip to Arco Del Cubo, then admire the landmark architecture of Castle Burguillos del Cerro, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Zafra trip planner.

Newark, USA to Zafra is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Newark to Zafra, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in October, you will find days in Zafra are a bit warmer (76°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Badajoz.

Things to do in Zafra

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Castillo de Feria, Castle Burguillos del Cerro, Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:
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Museo Santa Clara ©
Museo Santa Clara
Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel
Castillo de Feria ©
Castillo de Feria

3
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Badajoz

Badajoz ©
Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Visit Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena and Convent of San Jose for their historical value. Consorcio Museo Etnografico Extremeno Gonzalez Santana and Archaeological Museum of Badajoz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Iglesia de Santa Maria del Mercado (in Alburquerque), Playa de Cheles (in Cheles) and Olivenza (Palacio de los Duques de Cadaval, El Alcazar & La Torre Del Homenaje, &more). There's lots more to do: have fun and explore at Museo Papercraft, contemplate the long history of Mezquita-Catedral de Santa Maria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Andres, and get to know the fascinating history of Jardin de la Galera.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Badajoz online travel route planner.

You can drive from Zafra to Badajoz in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Badajoz are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Merida.

Things to do in Badajoz

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Olivenza, Castillo Miraflores de Alconchel, Iglesia de Santa Maria del Mercado, Playa de Cheles
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
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Museo Papercraft ©
Museo Papercraft
Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena ©
Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena

2
nights
Merida

Merida ©
Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museo Arqueologico de Arte Visigodo, snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Alcazaba, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Area Funeraria de los Columbarios, and finally don't miss a visit to Circo romano. On the next day, examine the collection at Museo del Automovil, learn more about the world around you at Museo Etnografico, then explore the historical opulence of Medellin Castle, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Arte Romano.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Merida vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Badajoz to Merida takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Merida sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Trujillo.

Things to do in Merida

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Don Benito, Medellin Castle
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:
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Museo Nacional de Arte Romano ©
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano
Museo Etnografico ©
Museo Etnografico
Museo del Automovil ©
Museo del Automovil

2
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Trujillo

Trujillo ©
Trujillo is a municipality located in the province of Cáceres, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor, examine the collection at Museo de la Coria, contemplate the long history of Aljibe Hispano-Musulman, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Martin, and finally appreciate the history behind Estatua Ecuestre de Francisco Pizarro. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Centro de Interpretacion de la Arqueologia Comarcal de Berzocana, then see the interesting displays at Mina Costanaza, then examine the collection at Museo de Vino y Queso, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa-Fuerte de Luis de Chaves "el Viejo".

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Trujillo online route planner.

Traveling by car from Merida to Trujillo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Trujillo are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Caceres.

Things to do in Trujillo

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Centro de Interpretacion de la Arqueologia Comarcal de Berzocana, Mina Costanaza
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:
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Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor ©
Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor
Pizarro House Museum
Pizarro House Museum

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nights
Caceres

Caceres ©
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo de Historia de la Computacion and Palace de los Golfines de Abajo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town of Caceres and Palace de las Ciguenas. Get out of town with these interesting Caceres side-trips: Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la O (in Navas del Modrono) and Conventual de San Benito (in Alcantara). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Palace of Carvajal, steep yourself in history at Tower de los Sande, explore the world behind art at Fundacion Mercedes Calles y Carlos Ballestero, and examine the collection at Museo Vostell Malpartida.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Caceres holiday tool.

You can drive from Trujillo to Caceres in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Caceres are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Hervas.

Things to do in Caceres

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Malpartida de Caceres, Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la O, Conventual de San Benito
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 29:
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Santuario de la Virgen de la Montana ©
Santuario de la Virgen de la Montana
Museo de Historia de la Computacion ©
Museo de Historia de la Computacion
Museo Vostell Malpartida ©
Museo Vostell Malpartida

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Hervas

Hervas ©
Hervás is a Spanish town in the north of the province of Cáceres. Museo Perez Comendador-Leroux and Casa Museo Satur Juanela will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parroquia de San Martín del Castañar and La Chorrera Hervas. Venture out of the city with trips to Centro Historico (in Miranda del Castanar), Ruta Asentadero - Bosque de Los Espejos (in San Martin del Castanar) and Ayuntamiento de La Alberca (in La Alberca). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Bonilla de la Sierra, make a trip to Iglesia Castillo de Santa Maria de Aguas Vivas, get outside with Pozo de las Paredes, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camara oscura.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hervas trip planning tool.

Getting from Caceres to Hervas by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, Hervas is a bit cooler than Caceres - with highs of 69°F and lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Plasencia.

Things to do in Hervas

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

San Martin del Castanar, La Alberca, Camara oscura, Castillo de Bonilla de la Sierra, Centro Historico
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:
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Museo Perez Comendador-Leroux ©
Museo Perez Comendador-Leroux
Parroquia de San Martín del Castañar ©
Parroquia de San Martín del Castañar
Casa Museo Satur Juanela ©
Casa Museo Satur Juanela

2
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Plasencia

Plasencia ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada Caozo, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas de las Nogaledas, admire the landmark architecture of Casa del Dean, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Vicente Ferrer, and finally contemplate the long history of Acueducto de Plasencia. On the next day, examine the collection at Convento de El Palancar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Plasencia, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas, then walk around Parque de los Pinos, and finally don't miss a visit to Plasencia.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Plasencia trip itinerary planner.

Plasencia is very close to Hervas. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hervas in November, with highs in Plasencia at 62°F and lows at 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cuacos de Yuste.

Things to do in Plasencia

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cascada Caozo, Convento de El Palancar, Cascadas de las Nogaledas
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Convento de El Palancar ©
Convento de El Palancar
Iglesia de San Nicolas ©
Iglesia de San Nicolas
Cascada Caozo ©
Cascada Caozo

2
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Cuacos de Yuste

Cuacos de Yuste ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): snap pictures at Puente De Cuartos and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ruta del Trabuquete.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cuacos de Yuste driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Plasencia to Cuacos de Yuste in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Cuacos de Yuste can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cuacos de Yuste

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Puente De Cuartos, Museo Pecharroman, Museo Del Pimenton, Ruta del Trabuquete
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
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Puente De Cuartos ©
Puente De Cuartos
Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste ©
Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste
Museo Del Pimenton ©
Museo Del Pimenton