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Anyone who would like to know Spain must have been in Extremadura.
It is not possible to understand Spain without knowing the history of Extremadura.
Thank to its vibrant past, the impressive and lush countrysides, an excellent gastronomy and especially to its inhabitants, Extremadura has been transformed into a pretty magic tourist attraction. Extremadura is the ideal spot for those who enjoy calm, gastronomic delicacies and people’s hospitality as well.
Extremadura Highlights  
Extremadura’s Highlights
Extremadura has not been really discovered by foreign tourists still today.
The World Heritage sites Merida, Caceres and Guadalupe, the impressive history and the lush nature are worth being visited.
Kunst, Kultur & Feste  
Art, Culture and popular Feats
A great deal of different races have lived Extremadura and thus had a huge impact on its culture and inhabitants. Roman, Visigoths, Arabs and Christians had left their mark in architecture, art and are rooted in the tradition of Extremadura till today.
Need a little bit Nature'
Wit a surface area of Switzerland and one million inhabitants living mostly in major cities, Extremadura shelters an impressive fauna and flora.
Extremadura’s Past
Extremadura’s past times have characterised the region and are a constituent part of it till today. Romans, Muslims, the re-conquest as well as Franco’s obsession have left deep marks and bear witness to a colourful past.
Extremadura, a country of savourers
In Extremadura you can feel free to do whatever you want, except: testing Caldereta, drinking red wine, tasting the Iberian ham and taking a notepad along to write down some recipes here and there.
In Extremadura ornithologists do not have to wait a long time, they just need to keep their eyes open. White storks nest on towers and house tops all over the country. Griffon vultures fly directly over people’s heads.
It is common knowledge that it is hard to find appropriate accommodation for the holidays, and unfortunately in this regard Extremadura is not an exception. Isn’t it a torture to have to decide between Guadalupe, a small mountain village located near a World Heritage Site, the valley of cherries or a hotel in the immediate vicinity of a dreamy lake'.
Badajoz has been a fortified town for a long time. The inner city is surrounded by massive halls. Two architects came to the conclusion that the fortress has served its time and the time has come for something new, and so built a congress centre with the town wall as a back wall.
Golf & Wellness
Extremadura is reflected in the golf courses and wellness facilities of the country. Oak trees are growing on golf grounds; the water of El Raposo first healed an Iberian pig a long time ago and then men cam and built a health spa.
Learning Spanish
Spanish courses are becoming popular in Extremadura owing to the particular support fro language students there. In Caceres they con either stay in a guest house or with a family, where they have the opportunity to learn all the idioms that can not be found in school books. Anyone who is not satisfied with these kinds of accommodation will be able to live with their teacher.
Things to do before you travel to Spain
Extremadura’s Highlights| Art, Culture and popular Feats | Need a little bit Nature' | Extremadura’s Past | Extremadura, a country of savourers
A gift from the Gods The ancient Roman world in Extremadura | DThe vultures of Salto del Gitano. Natural and National Parks in Extremadura | Slowing down one’s Life The Felicity of Pilgrimage on the Silver Way through Extremadura | Guadiana’s good Wines Extremadura’s Wines and Gastronomy | What happens in Merida and Caceres, stays in Merida and Caceres Feasts and Festivals in Extremadura | Speaking like an Extremenian Spanish Courses in Extremadura | Putting near an Oak Tree Golf Courses and Wellness Offers in Extremadura | Over Hill and Dale. Hiking and Cycling in Extremadura | Flying through the air Ornithology in Extremadura | On the Fishing Path Angling in Extremadura | Canoeing in the town Rivers, Extremadura’s living arms | Palaces and pilgrim hostels Accommodation facilities in Extremadura | Farmers and Saints Religious tradition in Extremadura | Pork deluxe. The Iberian Pork of Extremadura | Do you know a better place to visit' Caceres has applied to be Europe’s Capital of Culture. | More than a word Sustainability and sustainable policy in Extremadura | The same sun is shining over all of us The odd fate of the small village Granadilla | They just call it “the line” Historical facts about the borderland between Spain and Portugal | Wandering through the Passage of Life The last Way of Emperor Charles V | The true life of the sword bearers Orders of knights in Extremadura | Jewish heritage must be preserved: Spanish Inquisition and its impact in Extremadura | The right behaviour in time of crisis. Learning from the Tartessos of Cancho Roano | Blossomy Treasures. Orchids in Extremadura. | The Wonder of Almendralejo Travelling Extremadura along the “wine trail” | Still moving Cheese and Sheep from Extremadura | Facing the enemies Castle complexes in Extremadura | The Holy Place of GuadalupeThe Monastery of Guadalupe and the Miraculous Image of the Virgin Mary | The short Trial between Jesus and Pilate Museums in Extremadura | Straightforward across the steppe Motorbiking in Extremadura | Exhibition instead of Defence Extremadura’s Congress Centres in Badajoz and Merida Exploring Extremadura, Spain
Website by Extremadura’s tourist board (Junta de Extremadura)