24 days in Extremadura Itinerary

24 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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24 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Cuacos de Yuste
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Riomalo de Abajo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hervas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Zafra
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Badajoz
— 8 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Caceres
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  10​h
End: Istanbul, Turkey

3
nights
Cuacos de Yuste

Cuacos de Yuste ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cuacos de Yuste: Castanar de Santa Clara (in San Martin de Trevejo), Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel (in Cabezuela del Valle) and Garganta de los Infiernos (in Jerte).

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Istanbul, Turkey to Cuacos de Yuste is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Cuacos de Yuste due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cuacos de Yuste: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Riomalo de Abajo.

Things to do in Cuacos de Yuste

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Garganta la Olla, Puente De Cuartos, Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel, Castanar de Santa Clara, Garganta de los Infiernos
Highlights from your plan
Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste ©
Puente De Cuartos ©
Puente De Cuartos
Casa de Las Munecas ©
Casa de Las Munecas

1
night
Riomalo de Abajo

Riomalo de Abajo
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stop by El Tio Picho and then look for all kinds of wild species at Meandro Melero.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Riomalo de Abajo day trip planning site .

You can drive from Cuacos de Yuste to Riomalo de Abajo in 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cuacos de Yuste in April: high temperatures in Riomalo de Abajo hover around 19°C and lows are around 5°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hervas.

Things to do in Riomalo de Abajo

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

El Tio Picho

2
nights
Hervas

Hervas ©
Hervás is a Spanish town in the north of the province of Cáceres. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Libreria La Puerta de Tannhauser, then make a trip to Plasencia, then trek along Ruta de la Garganta, and finally don't miss a visit to Barrio Judio de Hervas. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Puerta de Trujillo, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Plasencia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa del Dean, then walk around Parque de los Pinos, and finally don't miss a visit to Castillo de Granadilla.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hervas road trip planning tool .

Getting from Riomalo de Abajo to Hervas by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Hervas sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Zafra.

Things to do in Hervas

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Plasencia, Ruta de la Garganta, Castillo de Granadilla
Highlights from your plan
Parque de los Pinos ©
Parque de los Pinos
Barrio Judio de Hervas ©
Barrio Judio de Hervas
Plasencia ©
Plasencia

3
nights
Zafra

Zafra ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zafra: Yacimiento Celta de Capote (in Higuera la Real), Teatro romano Medellin (in Medellin) and Llerena (Arco de Montemolin, Iglesia Mayor de Nuestra Senora de la Granada, & more).

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zafra trip planner .

Getting from Hervas to Zafra by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hervas in April, with highs in Zafra at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Badajoz.

Things to do in Zafra

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Llerena, Yacimiento Celta de Capote, Teatro romano Medellin, Museo Del Jamon de Monesterio, Conventual Santiaguista
Highlights from your plan
Yacimiento Celta de Capote ©
Yacimiento Celta de Capote
Teatro romano Medellin ©
Teatro romano Medellin

8
nights
Badajoz

Badajoz ©
Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Explore Badajoz's surroundings by going to Merida (Alcazaba, Templo de Diana, & more), Castillo de Luna (in Alburquerque) and Olivenza (Consorcio Museo Etnografico Extremeno Gonzalez Santana, Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena, & more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Rincon Nazari, explore the world behind art at Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of San Jose, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermita de la Soledad.

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Traveling by car from Zafra to Badajoz takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Badajoz can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Caceres.

Things to do in Badajoz

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Merida, Olivenza, Medellin Castle, Castillo de Luna
Highlights from your plan
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Templo de Diana ©
Templo de Diana

6
nights
Caceres

Caceres
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caceres: Trujillo (Palacio del Marques de la Conquista & Plaza Mayor de Trujillo), Bodegas Ruiz Torres (in Canamero) and Centro de Arte Rupestre (in Torrejon el Rubio). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town of Caceres, pause for some serene contemplation at Pro-Cathedral Church Of Santa Maria, admire the landmark architecture of Puente de Alcantara, and take an in-depth tour of Museo De Cáceres.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Caceres travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Badajoz to Caceres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Caceres can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Caceres

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Alcantara, Trujillo, Malpartida de Caceres, Centro de Arte Rupestre, Bodegas Ruiz Torres
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