11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Cuacos de Yuste
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Caceres
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Badajoz
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

1
night
Cuacos de Yuste

Cuacos de Yuste ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museo Pecharroman, then make a trip to Plasencia, and then explore the ancient world of Ciudad romana de Caparra. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Plasencia, then pause for some photo ops at Puerta de Trujillo, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Garganta de los Infiernos.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico to Cuacos de Yuste is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from San Juan to Cuacos de Yuste due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Juan in November, expect Cuacos de Yuste to be colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Caceres.

Things to do in Cuacos de Yuste

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Plasencia, Ciudad romana de Caparra, Garganta de los Infiernos, Museo Pecharroman
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Catedral de Plasencia ©
Catedral de Plasencia
Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste ©
Plasencia ©
Plasencia

4
nights
Caceres

Caceres
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Get out of town with these interesting Caceres side-trips: Trujillo (Plaza Mayor de Trujillo & Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle)), Bodegas Ruiz Torres (in Canamero) and Barrio Judio de Hervas (in Hervas). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town of Caceres, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Monfrague National Park, take an in-depth tour of Museo De Cáceres, and admire the landmark architecture of Puente de Alcantara.

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Drive from Cuacos de Yuste to Caceres in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Badajoz.

Things to do in Caceres

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Trujillo, Bodegas Ruiz Torres, Barrio Judio de Hervas, Puente de Alcantara
Highlights from your plan
Old Town of Caceres
Old Town of Caceres
Monfrague National Park ©
Monfrague National Park
Plaza Mayor de Trujillo ©
Plaza Mayor de Trujillo

4
nights
Badajoz

Badajoz ©
Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Badajoz: Merida (Alcazaba, Templo de Diana, & more) and Plaza Grande (in Zafra). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Rincon Nazari and have fun and explore at Museo Papercraft.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Badajoz road trip planning website .

Traveling by bus from Caceres to Badajoz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Badajoz are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 5th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Badajoz

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Merida, Museo Papercraft, Plaza Grande
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Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Templo de Diana ©
Templo de Diana
Rincon Nazari ©
Rincon Nazari