Caceres, in Extremadura, is a city of around 93,000 people.
Caceres is located 140 miles (225 kilometers) southwest of the national capital Madrid and approximately 160 miles (257 kilometers) north of Seville.
Public squares and spaces are the ideal locations for discovering the heart and soul of a city, and these much-loved squares in Caceres are no exception. Follow the locals to Plaza Mayor and Plaza Mayor, two not-to-be-missed squares in city. Vacationers looking for even more non-commercial experiences should also check out Plaza Mayor and Plaza de Santa Maria.
Discover the many historic places of worship in and around Caceres. Local examples include the Santa Maria Cathedral, the Coria Cathedral and the Plasencia Cathedral. Relax in the quiet spaces, admire the workmanship and learn about religious history in these magical places.
Step back into the past and get a taste of how hard life was years ago in one of the castles in the vicinity. Trujillo Castle and Coria Castle are some magical example of the ancient castles in this ancient region.
To spend some time in a green oasis visit Parque de la Isla or Parque de los Pinos. These two urban parks will ensure your visit to Caceres is both memorable and relaxing.
Learn a little about the lives of Caceres’s former rich and famous at the city’s premier palace. The Golfines de Abajo Palace is an evocative place which brings the lives, loves and intrigues of the past vividly back to life.
The nature preserves in the vicinity of Caceres allow visitors to see the animals and plants which inhabit the local area. Head out to Monfrague National Park and appreciate being away from the urban streets.
After checking out all the main spots on the Caceres tourist trail, consider stopping by these four lesser known gems. Before you fly out from this special city, be sure to visit The Puente Romano, the Santa Maria Mayor, the Monasterio de Yuste and, if you have time, the Casa de las Veletas.