Where to go
Extremadura has two provinces: Cáceres to the north, and Badajoz to the south. To help you decide where to go in Extremadura when planning your trip, I’ve divided each province into four different areas, mentioning a few highlights.
Use the maps to check which areas you like the most, and then click on the corresponding area title to know more.
Highlights include Sierra de Gata and Las Hurdes, Extremadura’s most remote areas.
Highlights include the city of Cáceres (UNESCO site), Alcántara’s Roman bridge, and GoT location Los Barruecos.
Highlights include Monfragüe National Park (birdwatching), the city of Plasencia, and Jerte Valley (cherry blossom and natural pools).
Highlights include the city of Trujillo, Guadalupe’s Monastery (UNESCO site), and the Villuercas-Ibores-Jara Geopark.
Highlights include Mérida (UNESCO city), the city of Badajoz, and the Tierra de Barros wine area.
Highlights include the city of Zafra, Monesterio’s Ham Museum, and historical towns Jerez de los Caballeros and Fregenal de la Sierra.
Highlights include Medellín’s Roman theatre, Orellana reservoir, and La Siberia area (UNESCO Biosphere Reserve).
Highlights include the former Roman city of Regina, and Zalamea’s southern architecture.