Cáceres – Northeast

Romangordo: painting village life one house at a time

Romangordo was the rural highlight of my latest trip to Extremadura. Who would have thought that a small town of 256 people is home to such an array of cool urban art? I found out about it on social media only a few months ago, and last month I went to see it with my...

Birdwatching and walking in Extremadura: Monfragüe National Park

If you like nature, walking and birdwatching, Monfragüe should be on your list of places to go during your trip to Extremadura. It’s located in Cáceres province, only a 30-minute drive from Plasencia, and it also makes a good day trip from Cáceres and Trujillo. The...

Eating in Hervás: Restaurante La Parrilla

After wandering around Hervás centre looking for a place for dinner we ended up in this little restaurant and it was a very good surprise. Read more about my impressions below and make sure you eat here when you visit Hervás. This article is NOT sponsored....

Accommodation in Jerte: Casa Bethona

Jerte was our second overnight stop in our road trip in northern Extremadura after staying with friends in Jaraíz de la Vera on our first night. We stayed in a one-bedroom apartment in the centre called Casa Bethona, which we booked via Booking.com. This...

The Jewish legacy in Extremadura: Hervás

After a 5-hour walk in the Garganta de los Infiernos Nature Reserve during our road trip to northern Extremadura it was time to head to our next destination: Hervás. This small town is located in the Ambroz Valley and is famous for having one of the best-preserved...

The Yuste Monastery and the last trip of Emperor Charles V

If you didn’t have long to live, where would you like to spend the rest of your days? When Charles V Holy Roman Emperor asked himself that question in 1555 he didn’t go for a sumptuous palace. Instead, he chose to spend his last days in a remote monastery in northern...

Walking in Extremadura: Garganta de los Infiernos Nature Reserve

Extremadura is all about nature. If you like walking take note of today’s suggestion in the north of the region. You won’t be disappointed. During my last trip to Extremadura I decided to include a day of walking in the Garganta de los Infiernos Nature Reserve, in...

Isabel, the avenging mountain-dweller

Extremadura is a land rich in myths and legends and today I would like to share with you the story of Isabel, an avenging mountain-dweller from Garganta la Olla. As it happens with many other stories, La serrana de la Vera (the mountain-dweller from La Vera) has had...

Eating in Garganta la Olla: Restaurante La Fragua

Restaurante La Fragua is a good option for eating in Garganta la Olla. This small family-run restaurant is located just off Garganta’s main square and offers a good choice of traditional meals at a fair price. Don’t expect anything pretentious. The decoration is...

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