7 days in Province of Salamanca, Avila & Caceres Itinerary

7 days in Province of Salamanca, Avila & Caceres Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ciudad Rodrigo
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Salamanca
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Avila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Caceres
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
End: Lisbon

2
nights
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
On the 14th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Purisima Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salamanca online driving holiday planner.

Ciudad Rodrigo to Salamanca is an approximately 1- hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Avila.

Things to do in Salamanca

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Escuelas Menores ©
Escuelas Menores
La Purisima Church ©
La Purisima Church
Torre del Clavero ©
Torre del Clavero

2
nights
Avila

Avila ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Pinar de Hoyocasero, trek along Calzada medieval Puerto del Pico, and then make a trip to Palacio de Polentinos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Tower of Los Guzmanes and then contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturales De Navaluenga.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Avila trip app.

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Avila takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Caceres.

Things to do in Avila

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Piscinas Naturales De Navaluenga, Calzada medieval Puerto del Pico, Pinar de Hoyocasero
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Pinar de Hoyocasero ©
Pinar de Hoyocasero
Piscinas Naturales De Navaluenga ©
Piscinas Naturales De Navaluenga
Calzada medieval Puerto del Pico ©
Calzada medieval Puerto del Pico

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Caceres

Caceres ©
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Puente de Alcantara and Parque de los Pinos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caceres: Parque de la Isla (in Plasencia), Presa Romana de Proserpina (in Merida) and Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor (in Trujillo). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza de San Jorge, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town of Caceres, and examine the collection at Casa Museo Arabe de Caceres Yussuf al Burch.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Caceres trip planner.

Traveling by car from Avila to Caceres takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, Caceres is somewhat warmer than Avila - with highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Caceres

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Plasencia, Puente de Alcantara, Presa Romana de Proserpina, Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor
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Parque de los Pinos ©
Parque de los Pinos
Old Town of Caceres
Old Town of Caceres
Puente de Alcantara ©
Puente de Alcantara