Madrid, Spanish's capital, is located about 170 miles (274 kilometers) to the east of Alcantara.
Check out some of the interesting attractions in the area. The Puente Romano is a great place to begin.
Extremadura is firmly established on the tourist trail, which means getting around is easy. Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to experience the incredible range of things to see and do this region has to offer. Two places in the vicinity of Alcantara are Santiago de Alcantara, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, and Pedroso de Acim, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west.
When it's time to explore beyond Alcantara, visit the nearest regional area. Caceres is situated 30 miles (48 kilometers) away and is home to attractions like Santa Maria Cathedral, Casa de las Veletas and Casa de los Toledo-Moctezuma. Plaza de Toros, Golfines de Abajo Palace and Plaza Mayor are other popular places to see for those who have time left.
If you're searching for experiences that won't break the bank, why not take a little tour of Extremadura's popular open-air museums and open-air exhibits. Houses of worship are the perfect portals into a region's spiritual and religious cultures. The monasteries of Extremadura are certainly no exception.
Signing up for one of the city walking tours is a good way to learn about Extremadura. Unwind like the locals in Extremadura. Try wildlife watching and shore fishing while you are in the area.
As you conclude your vacation, pack your traveling bag and bid Alcantara "Adiós" (farewell).