Places in Extremadura
The Ciudad Monumental (Old Town) of Cáceres is truly extraordinary. Narrow cobbled streets twist and climb among ancient stone walls lined with palaces and mansions, while the skyline is decorated with turrets, spires, gargoyles and enormous storks' nests. Protected by defensive walls, it has survived almost intact from its 16th-century heyday.
The western reaches of the Cordillera Central mountain range arch right around pretty Plasencia from the Sierra de Gredos in the east to the Sierra de Gata in the west. In the region's northeast you'll find three lovely valleys: La Vera, Valle del Jerte and Valle del Ambroz.
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