Tours Extremadura in Spain

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The two largest Spanish provinces accept into their country a legacy of exceptional archaeological and historical interest: the remains of the past come together in Rome, the Middle Ages and the Gothic-Mudejar in three cities declared World Heritage Site. Extremadura also provides natural wonders such as the National Park Monfragüe and exquisite cured ham.

Tours Extremadura in Spain

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Tierra de conquistadores, sublime landscapes and exquisite cuisine thanks to its cold cuts, Extremadura has a monumental and artistic heritage of emergency. In Merida, the ancient Roman Augusta Emerita, retains one of the best preserved monumental sites of Spain.

Cities such as Cáceres maintain a framework to go back to the medieval city while the paintings and wealth that houses the monastery of Guadalupe seem match in form and substance to the Vatican. These three places have been declared World Heritage Site. A trip through this autonomy becomes a real walk through history. Nothing better for the traveler who come up here and enjoy a pleasant trip.

Tours Extremadura

Photography por Peter Shanks

The autonomous region of Extremadura has its capital in Merida, and its territory includes the provinces of Cáceres (north) and Badajoz (south), the two largest in the entire Spanish territory. These three capitals, along with Plasencia and the conurbation comprising the municipalities of Don Benito, Villanueva de la Serena is the largest urban centers. Extremadura is the Spanish region with more miles of shoreline and dominated the pastures, natural ecosystem that combines the exploitation of natural resources and respect the environment. They bred the famous Iberian pigs that produce hams that delight any palate. Monfragüe National Park in the province of Cáceres and declared a World Biosphere Reserve, is one of the most beautiful natural sites around the country. In it, visitors can see its famous tenants, black vultures, whose world largest colony resides here, or imperial eagles. Monfragüe Besides, they also highlight the International Tagus Natural Park and the Cornalvo.

Mérida, the ancient capital of Roman Lusitania and founded in 25 BC by Octavio Augusto, boasts many architectural and artistic performances, led by the Theatre and the Roman Amphitheatre. Spectacular art museum with giant Roman mosaics. For its part, Cáceres allows time travel, with a walled old town that invites quiet walk, contact with history and worked stone. Now she works to become European Capital of Culture for 2016. The majestic triangle closes heritage as the town of Guadalupe, with its Moorish Gothic monastery, houses works by Goya, Zurbaran and El Greco. Your vestry evokes the opulence of the Sistine Chapel of the Basilica of St. Peter’s.

Extremadura in Spain

Photography por Peter Shanks

Lovers of good food can taste the length and width of this autonomy raw materials and products of unquestionable quality. The signature dish is the cured ham, but others stand beside him as the goat and sheep cheeses (especially the Torta del Casar), derivatives of own pork, lamb stew, crumbs, cherries Jerte the Villuercas honey and wine of the Designation of Origin Ribera del Guadiana.

The hotels at affordable prices for travelers across the region abounds. Along with the establishment of four, three and two stars, dominate, thanks to its privileged location, inns, lodges, inns and cottages that allow you to enjoy, in situ, the nature of Extremadura. The quality of this type of accommodation is beyond doubt, as has become its main tourist attraction. Exquisite comfort and guaranteed. From 86 per night, breakfast included, you can relax, for example, in the guest house Mirador de Llerena, a whole four stars.

Enjoy your trip in Extremadura!

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