8 days in Extremadura Itinerary

8 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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8 days in Extremadura Itinerary

Start: Dayton
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Badajoz
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Caceres
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cuacos de Yuste
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Dayton

2
nights
Badajoz

Badajoz ©
Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Get out of town with these interesting Badajoz side-trips: Plaza Grande (in Zafra) and Merida (Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, Roman Bridge, & more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Rincon Nazari, take in the views from Puente de Palmas, see the interesting displays at Museo Papercraft, and take in the exciting artwork at Casas Consistoriales.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Badajoz trip planner .

Dayton, USA to Badajoz is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dayton to Badajoz, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dayton in September, expect nights in Badajoz to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Caceres.

Things to do in Badajoz

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Caceres

Caceres
Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Torre de Bujaco, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town of Caceres, then have fun and explore at Museo de Historia de la Computacion, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor de Trujillo, and finally delve into the distant past at Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle). On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Star Archway (Arco de la Estrella) and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Monfrague National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Caceres trip website .

Getting from Badajoz to Caceres by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in September, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cuacos de Yuste.

Things to do in Caceres

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trujillo
Highlights from your plan
Old Town of Caceres
Old Town of Caceres
Monfrague National Park ©
Monfrague National Park
Museo de Historia de la Computacion ©

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nights
Cuacos de Yuste

Cuacos de Yuste ©
On the 23rd (Mon), stroll around Parque de los Pinos, explore the striking landscape at Garganta de los Infiernos, and then identify plant and animal life at Ruta del Trabuquete.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Cuacos de Yuste online travel planner .

You can drive from Caceres to Cuacos de Yuste in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cuacos de Yuste

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Parque de los Pinos, Garganta de los Infiernos, Ruta del Trabuquete
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Parque de los Pinos ©
Parque de los Pinos
Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste ©