With ancient Roman remains, quaint little towns and impressive architecture, holidays to Extremadura allow you to discover the real heart of Spain. Situated on the western side of the country, the warm Mediterranean climate during the summer months makes Extremadura an ideal destination for a rural Spanish retreat.
For visitors with a love of sightseeing, the region is rich in ancient and historical sites that date from Neolithic times to the Roman era. Alternatively visiting the beautiful natural parks in the area is sure to be an absolute delight for nature-lovers and bird watchers.
With cathedrals, museums and quiet old streets, you could easily spend a day wandering around Caceres with its fine Renaissance architecture. Merida is another must-visit place. As the capital of Extremadura, the city is home to the longest Roman bridge in the world, as well as various Roman remains including the spectacular amphitheatre.
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