8 Days Tour Bright Extremadura

8 Days Tour Bright Extremadura

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL SEVILLE

Pass By: Seville, Seville, Province of Seville, Andalucia
Arrive in beautiful Seville, meet with the rent-a-car representative, pick up your car, and drive to your hotel for check-in. Explore the charming capital of Andalusia. Visit some of its top attractions such as the Royal Alcazar palace and the cathedral – both UNESCO World Heritage Sites – as well as Santa Cruz, its most picturesque inner-city neighborhood. The Royal Alcazar traces its origins to the 10th century when it became the palace of a Moorish caliph. The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Sea, whose glorious Giralda belfry is Seville’s most iconic symbol. It started as a mosque in the 12th century and has since grown to become the third-largest church in the world. Explore lively Santa Cruz, the former Jewish quarter and today the most traditional neighborhood in the old town. Overnight in Seville. Accommodation at Catalonia Giralda or similar 4* hotel category.



No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at Catalonia Giralda or similar 4* hotel category

Day 2: SEVILLE – ZAFRA (145 Km – 1 hour 30 minutes)

Pass By: Zafra, Zafra, Province of Badajoz, Extremadura
Bid farewell to Seville after a delicious breakfast at the hotel, departing for Zafra, also known as Little Seville. Situated at the foot of the steep rocky mountains of Sierra de Castellar, the town is dominated by the 15th-century fortress with a military appearance. The medieval quarter stretches around the fortress, in a network of narrow streets that form a peculiar pattern that resembles the shell of a turtle. Plaza Grande (Big Square), lined with arches, is at the heart of the town and it is connected to Plaza Chica (Small square) through the popular "Arquillo del Pan" (the small arch of bread). Zafra's monumental heritage is very rich, with great buildings such as the sumptuous collegiate church of La Candelaria, the parish church of San José, several convents, most of which date from the 16th century, and the hospital of Santiago, founded in the 15th century. As for the civil architecture, there are numerous ancestral homes from the 16th-18th centuries, as well as middle-class homes from the 19th century. Overnight in Zafra. Accommodation at Parador Zafra or similar 4* hotel category.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Parador Zafra or similar 4* hotel category.

Day 3: ZAFRA – BADAJOZ – CÁCERES (170 Km – 2 hours 30 minutes)

Pass By: Caceres, Caceres, Province of Caceres, Extremadura
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before leaving for Badajoz, which is situated just at the border with Portugal. The city has great treasures from the era of Moslem domination. The Alcazaba, or fortress, from the 12th century, the largest which remains in Spain and the Espantaperros Tower, one of the symbols of the city which is located next to the Puerta de Palmas Door, as well as the Plaza Alta (High Square) and La Soledad Hermitage. After exploring this city continue towards Caceres. The medieval walled old town of Caceres is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, packed with fortified homes, Renaissance palaces and historic churches. The walled area is compact and there are two main clusters of monuments. In the Santa Maria-Golfines area one can find the Renaissance Toledo-Moctezuma Palace as well as the Co-cathedral of St Mary, while the area around the Plaza de las Veletas-Plaza San Mateo is dominated by the 15th century Cigüeñas Palace. Overnight in Cáceres. Accommodation at Parador de Cáceres or similar 4* hotel category.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Parador de Cáceres or similar 4* hotel category.

Day 4: CACERES – PLASENCIA – JARANDILLA DE LA VERA (130 Km – 2 hours)

Pass By: Jarandilla de la Vera, Jarandilla de la Vera, Province of Caceres, Extremadura
Depart after breakfast at the hotel, heading to Plasencia. Surrounded by the city walls since its foundation by Alfonso VIII of Castile, Plasencia's city centre has been declared to be a Cultural Heritage Site. After exploring the medieval old town and main attractions, continue to Jarandilla de la Vera. This is famous for being one of the best paprika production areas and there is even a museum devoted to it. One important place in La Vera is the Monastery of Yuste, a National Heritage site, located in Cuacos de Yuste. This was the place where Emperor Carlos V spent his final days. Overnight in Jarandilla de la Vera. Accommodation at Parador Jarandilla de la Vera or similar 4* hotel category.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Parador Jarandilla de la Vera or similar 4* hotel category.

Day 5: JARANDILLA DE LA VERA – GUADALUPE - TRUJILLO (180 Km – 3 hours)

Pass By: Trujillo, Trujillo, Province of Caceres, Extremadura
Take the road after breakfast at the hotel and head towards sensational Guadalupe. This typical mountain village is set on the foothill of Sierra de Altamira and has a remarkable monumental patrimony. It is known for the Monastery of Guadalupe, declared World Heritage Site. After exploring this area continue to Trujillo. Romans, Visigoths, Muslims, Jews and Christians have defined their identity here for centuries. The Plaza Mayor and the historic center have magnificent palatial architecture, having been built with the fortunes from America. The city is birthplace to important figures from the Age of Discovery, such as Pizarro, explorer of Peru, and Orellana, discoverer of the Amazon River. Overnight in Trujillo. Accommodation at Parador Trujillo or similar 4* hotel category.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Parador Trujillo or similar 4* hotel category.

Day 6: TRUJILLO – MERIDA (90 Km – 1 hour)

Pass By: Merida, Merida, Province of Badajoz, Extremadura
Depart from Trujillo to Merida after breakfast at the hotel. Merida is a beautiful city with an impressive monumental legacy from Roman times. The archaeological site has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Impressive landmarks are the Roman amphitheater and theatre, which hosts the Classical International Theater Festival each summer, the bridge, the Temple of Diana and the Circus, proving this city´s glorious past. To get an idea of what Hispania was like in the times of the Roman Empire, it is recommendable to visit the National Museum of Roman Art, which is the only one in Spain. Overnight in Merida. Accommodation at Parador Merida or similar 4* hotel category.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: at Parador Merida or similar 4* hotel category.

Day 7: MERIDA – SEVILLA (200 Km – 2 hours)

Pass By: Seville, Seville, Province of Seville, Andalucia
Indulge in a delicious breakfast at the hotel, drive back to Seville and take the opportunity to visit and enjoy this wonderful city again. Overnight in Seville. Accommodation at Catalonia Giralda or similar 4* hotel category.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Catalonia Giralda or similar 4* hotel category.

Day 8: DEPART SEVILLE

Pass By: Seville, Seville, Province of Seville, Andalucia
Begin your last day in Seville with a tasty breakfast. Then, at the appropriate time, head towards the rental company to return the vehicle. The rent-a-car shuttle service will transfer you to the terminal to catch your flight back home.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.