3 days in Extremadura Itinerary

3 days in Extremadura Itinerary

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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Drive to Cuacos de Yuste
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Cuacos de Yuste
— 1 day
Drive
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Merida
— 1 night
Bus to Seville, Fly to Nottingham

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Cuacos de Yuste

— 1 day
On the 21st (Thu), stroll the grounds of Soldatenfriedhof Cuacos de Yuste, snap pictures at Puente De Cuartos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste, then stroll the grounds of Cementerio Militar Aleman, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cuacos de Yuste online tour itinerary planner.

Nottingham, UK to Cuacos de Yuste is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nottingham to Cuacos de Yuste. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nottingham in February: highs in Cuacos de Yuste hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Merida.

Things to do in Cuacos de Yuste

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Merida

— 1 night
Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the views from Roman Bridge, explore the ancient world of Templo de Diana, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, and finally don't miss a visit to Acueducto de los Milagros.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Merida planner.

Traveling by car from Cuacos de Yuste to Merida takes 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Merida are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Merida

Museums · Historic Sites
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Extremadura travel guide

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Landmarks · Theaters · Ruins
One of the more unknown regions of Spain, Extremadura is a land of rich culture, abundant agriculture, and undiscovered natural wonders. The area’s historical importance comes across at Mérida’s Roman ruins and the impressive royal monastery in Guadalupe. Pride runs deep for local Extremeños, as the world-famous Iberian ham derives from the region’s black pigs. Home to the Province of Cáceres and its Monfrague National Park, as well several pristine nature reserves, Extremadura is also a well-known site for bird watching and outdoor activity.