Things to do in Cáceres
Cáceres’ charm lies in its palaces, castles, plazas and parks. So much so, that once you leave, you’ll be longing to come back!
Read on for our run down of the top destinations in Extremadura. From UNESCO World Heritage Sites to breathtaking natural settings, and fine monuments and ruins, we’ve got the ins and outs on what this off-the-beaten track destination has to offer.
Jaraíz is one of the foremost towns in the county of La Vera, famous for its paprika and the Yuste monastery where the Habsburg king and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V died.
Cáceres offers a wide range of good restaurants and food bars where generous portions are the norm. There is something to suit all tastes and budgets.
Come explore the Plaza Mayor of Cáceres, the city’s boisterous social and cultural epicentre. Flanked by historic landmarks, it offers a wonderful selection of bars and restaurants where you can savour local delicacies right at the foot of the Old Town.
Sampling bars and tapas is the best way of getting to know Cáceres, from the Old Town to outlying neighbourhoods.
In the north of the province of Cáceres you will find some of the best swimming lakes and natural swimming pools in Extremadura. These are our favourites.
Considered the most outstanding museum in Extremadura, Cáceres Museum should be on every art-lover’s to-do list.
The Mérida Classical Theatre Festival is the most important cultural rendezvous in Extremadura. Come experience the great Greco-Roman comedies and tragedies the way they were meant to be experienced, in at a Roman theatre under the stars.