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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes El Charco Malo as well as Aquabadajoz. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Badajoz: Zafra (Plaza Chica & Plaza Grande) and Merida (Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, Roman Bridge, & more). There's more to do: make a trip to Rincon Nazari and take in the exciting artwork at Casas Consistoriales.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Badajoz visit planner.

Dayton, USA to Badajoz is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Dayton to Badajoz. While traveling from Dayton, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Badajoz, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Caceres.

Things to do in Badajoz

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Merida, Zafra, El Charco Malo
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Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Aquabadajoz ©
Aquabadajoz
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): explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor de Trujillo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town of Caceres. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Star Archway (Arco de la Estrella) and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Monfrague National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Caceres route planning tool .

You can take a bus from Badajoz to Caceres in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Caceres are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cuacos de Yuste.

Things to do in Caceres

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trujillo
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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

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Cuacos de Yuste

Cuacos de Yuste ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the activities along Garganta Mayor, make a trip to Plasencia, and then explore the striking landscape at Garganta de los Infiernos.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cuacos de Yuste holiday maker .

Getting from Caceres to Cuacos de Yuste by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Cuacos de Yuste, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 61°F at night. 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 Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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