Attractions

Cathedral in Coria

Catedral de Santa María de la Asunción

Coria's primarily Gothic cathedral has intricate plateresque decoration around its main, north portal. It occupies a well-used sacred site: there was a Visigothic cathedral here, then the main mosque, then a Romanes…
Bridge in Coria

Puente Viejo

On the plain below Coria's cathedral is this fine stone bridge, built in the early 16th century and abandoned in the 17th century by the Río Alagón, which now takes a more southerly course.
Convent in Coria

Convento de la Madre de Dios

The sober brick exterior of the Convento de la Madre de Dios conceals a thriving 15th-century convent with an elegant cloister featuring arches of different sizes. Note the 16th-century Mudéjar ceilings and original…
Museum in Coria

Museo de la Cárcel Real

Once the town prison, this 17th-century building houses Coria's tiny two-storey archaeological museum, with artefacts dating from prehistoric to medieval times. Step inside the dark, poky celda del castigo (punishme…