11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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11 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Cuacos de Yuste
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hervas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Badajoz
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Caceres
— 4 nights
+4
train + foot + train + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
End: Glasgow

2
nights
Cuacos de Yuste

Cuacos de Yuste ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Garganta de los Infiernos, pause for some photo ops at Puerta de Trujillo, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Plasencia, then stroll the grounds of Cementerio Militar Aleman, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Garganta Mayor and then look for all kinds of wild species at Jerte Rural.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cuacos de Yuste travel route planner.

Glasgow, UK to Cuacos de Yuste is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Glasgow, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Cuacos de Yuste, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hervas.

Things to do in Cuacos de Yuste

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Plasencia, Jerte Rural, Garganta de los Infiernos, Garganta Mayor
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Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste ©
Catedral de Plasencia ©
Catedral de Plasencia

1
night
Hervas

Hervas ©
Hervás is a Spanish town in the north of the province of Cáceres. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): make a trip to Libreria La Puerta de Tannhauser, then don't miss a visit to Plasencia, then make a trip to Castillo de Granadilla, and finally don't miss a visit to Barrio Judio de Hervas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hervas sightseeing app .

Drive from Cuacos de Yuste to Hervas in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cuacos de Yuste in September, things will get slightly colder in Hervas: highs are around 30°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Badajoz.
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Barrio Judio de Hervas ©
Barrio Judio de Hervas
Plasencia ©
Plasencia

3
nights
Badajoz

Badajoz ©
Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Change things up with these side-trips from Badajoz: Zafra (Plaza Chica, Plaza Grande, & more) and Merida (Casa del Mitreo, Templo de Diana, & more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Rincon Nazari.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Badajoz online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Hervas to Badajoz in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Hervas in September, expect Badajoz to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Caceres.

Things to do in Badajoz

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Merida, Zafra
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Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Templo de Diana ©
Templo de Diana
Rincon Nazari ©
Rincon Nazari

4
nights
Caceres

Caceres
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Change things up with these side-trips from Caceres: Trujillo (Plaza Mayor de Trujillo & Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle)) and Puente de Alcantara (in Alcantara). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town of Caceres, steep yourself in history at Star Archway (Arco de la Estrella), explore the striking landscape of Monfrague National Park, and explore the world behind art at Palace de los Golfines de Abajo.

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Getting from Badajoz to Caceres by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. October in Caceres sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Caceres

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Trujillo, Puente de Alcantara
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Old Town of Caceres
Old Town of Caceres
Monfrague National Park ©
Monfrague National Park
Plaza Mayor de Trujillo ©
Plaza Mayor de Trujillo