Cáceres – Southwest

Spain’s Game of Thrones locations: Los Barruecos Natural Park

I have a confession to make, Piggy Travellers… I haven’t watched any GoT, and I have no intention of watching it anytime soon. Call me a weirdo, but people constantly talking and posting about a series or film puts me off watching it. However, as I know there are many...

Pigs and hidden rural treasures: Torrequemada’s corralás

Extremadura is a truly fascinating place for those who love the rural world. The dehesa plains hide numerous treasures that only locals know. The corralás in Torrequemada, near Cáceres, are a great example. I learned about the corralás barely four months ago, while...

Visit Spain’s best cemetery in Montánchez, Extremadura

For some, cemeteries are creepy places to avoid. For others, they are peaceful and fascinating places to explore. If you find them interesting, I have a suggestion for you today—Montánchez cemetery. Montánchez is a small town in the centre of Extremadura, halfway...

Have you ever been swimming in a quarry?

Yes, that was a question. Have you? Me neither, but I may give it a try next time I visit Alcántara. Not only does this small town in Cáceres province have one of the most stunning bridges in Spain and splendid palaces, but also a quarry just a few km away where you...

Alcántara, more than a bridge

Alcántara is inevitably associated with its bridge. Even the name of the town means ‘The bridge’ in Arabic. This small town in the province of Cáceres has been on my Extremadura destinations list for a while and I am glad I eventually visited it. Not only because the...

Cáceres from above (images)

The best thing of visiting a city with a castle, towers or very high buildings is being able to view it from above. No traffic, no noise, no photobombs. Just you and your camera enjoying fresh air and great views. Here are some of the great views of Cáceres you can...

Restaurants in Caceres: Restaurante La Minerva

 Looking for a place to eat when you are starving and tired after an intensive sightseeing morning session is not a good idea. You just want to sit down for a bit and the last thing you want is to wander around comparing local restaurants. You just want to eat. And...

Visiting Spain’s Game of Thrones locations: Caceres (itinerary)

 Caceres’ old city is one of the three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Extremadura and an absolutely must if you visit the region. The city centre is brimming with beautiful Renaissance palaces, medieval alleyways paved with cobblestones, towers and lovely little...

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