This region of exceptional beauty and charm was the birthplace of many Spanish conquistadores including Hernan Cortes and Pedro de Valdivia. Though it isn't located on any coast, it will amaze you with its cultural background and its flair. Extremadura is a wonderful destination for your summer holidays or for your round-trip through Spain. Don't miss to visit the province of Badajoz and the lovely city Alcantara.
Favourite Destinations (Extremadura)
Extremadura - A region rich in history
The rich history of Extremadura is felt throughout the province. Caceres boasts a surprisingly very intact Medieval town center, with stone buildings and cobblestone streets that will make you feel like you are back in the days of the conquistadores. Go even farther back in time and visit Valencia de Alcántara, where you can see ancient dolmens, megalithic monuments that remind us of the prehistoric people that roamed these hills long before we did. Book one of the idyllic holiday homes and holiday cottages Extremadura and drink in the history, and scenery, of these enchanting hills.Not only Extremadura has an interesting historical background. There are a lot of other regions and cities in Spain, which are worth to be explored,too:
Try the typical cuisine of Extremadura - During your Extremadura holidays
While you're on holiday in Extremadura, be sure to try some of the excellent Extremaduran cuisine. Iberian pigs roam the hills, gorging themselves on the local acorns. Pork finds its way into most Extremaduran meals, though lamb and mutton are also quite common. Extremadura's cuisine is characterised by simple, good food cooked in large pots to served the whole family and their friends. Stew up a pot of cocido extremeño inyour self catering holiday rental Extremadura, invite the neighbors, and enjoy life like the Extremadurans do! Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Extremadura by booking a holiday accommodation Extremadura. Choose one of the fine Extremadura holiday homes, Extremadura holiday apartments, and Extremadura villas offered here and enjoy your Extremadura holidays!