8 days in Extremadura Itinerary

8 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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8 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22​h
1
Plasencia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Merida
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Plasencia

Plasencia ©
Explore Plasencia's surroundings by going to Centro de Arte Rupestre (in Torrejon el Rubio), Meandro Melero (in Riomalo de Abajo) and Caceres (Museo de Historia de la Computacion, Old Town of Caceres, & more).

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Plasencia vacation planner .

New York City, USA to Plasencia is an approximately 22-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Plasencia is 6 hours. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Plasencia, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Merida.

Things to do in Plasencia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caceres, Meandro Melero, Barrio Judio de Hervas, Centro de Arte Rupestre
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Museo de Historia de la Computacion ©
Old Town of Caceres
Old Town of Caceres
Plasencia ©
Plasencia

3
nights
Merida

Merida ©
Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. On the 11th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor de Trujillo, then contemplate the long history of Alcazaba, then make a trip to Templo de Diana, and finally snap pictures at Roman Bridge. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Acueducto de los Milagros, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, then make a trip to Circo romano, and finally make a trip to Plaza Grande.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Merida trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Plasencia to Merida in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Merida sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Merida

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Plaza Mayor de Trujillo, Plaza Grande
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Templo de Diana ©
Templo de Diana