Welcome to Extremadura
Exploring Extremadura is a journey into the heart of old Spain, from the country’s finest Roman ruins to mysterious medieval cities and time-worn villages. Mérida, Cáceres and Trujillo rank among Spain's most beautifully preserved historical settlements. Extremeño hamlets have a timeless charm, from the remote northern hills to sacred eastern Guadalupe and seductive Zafra on the cusp of Andalucía in the south.Few... Read More
Top experiences in Extremadura
Iberian Ham–Tasting Experience in Barcelona
Make your own way to La Rambla, Barcelona’s most famous boulevard, and head inside the Iberian ham shop opposite La Boqueria Market (Mercat de La Boqueria). Learn about Spain’s culinary heritage via an audio guide, and then begin your session with a fascinating audio-visual presentation for a more in-depth look at how Iberian ham is produced. Learn how the breed of pig and what it's fed (for instance, acorns) creates each type of ham, and hear how different curing processes bring out different characteristics in the meat.After the interactive presentation, it’s time to taste some of the delicious ham for yourself. Throughout the course of the tasting, sample six different varieties of ham from regions such as Huelva, Extremadura, Guijuelo and Valle de los Pedroches. You’ll also pair your ham with a glass of wine, beer or cava, a sparkling wine produced in Catalonia.After roughly an hour, your experience ends inside the shop, leaving you perfectly placed to explore the city center for more culinary delights.
10-Day Morrocco and Andalusia Guided Tour From Madrid
Day 1: Madrid - Caceres - Cordoba Departure from our terminal at 08:00 hrs. towards Extremadura, and Arrival to Caceres, at your leisure to explore the old medieval town, considered a World Heritage Site. Free time for lunch. Later departure to Andalusia to reach Cordoba. Dinner and overnight.Day 2: Cordoba - SevilleBreakfast. Morning visit of Cordoba including the inside the famous Mosque / Cathedral, and the Jewish Quarter. Later departure to Seville. Lunch and overnight. Free time the rest of the day.Day 3: SevilleHalf pension. Morning city tour, including the Maria Luisa Park, Plaza de España, the outside the striking cathedral and the Giralda. Walk along the typical Santa Cruz Quarter. As an option, you can extend this visit with the Alcazar. Afternoon at your leisure.Day 4: Seville - Ronda - Marbella Breakfast. Departure taking the route of the White Andalusian Villages and Ronda. Free time in this beautiful Andalusian city and continuation to Costa del Sol. Dinner and accommodation in Marbella.Day 5: Marbella - Tarifa - Tangier - Fes (ferry)Breakfast. Departure for Tarifa to board the ferry to cross the Strait of Gibraltar to Tangier. Arrival and we will continue on the way to Fez. Dinner and overnight.Day 6: FezHalf pension. City tour visiting the 7 gates of the Royal Palace, the Jewish quarter or Mellah, Bab Bou Jeloud gate, that gives access to the old Medina. We will visit the Medersa, the oldest university in the world, Mosque Karyouine and the tanners district. Free afternoon to enjoy the Medina, where you can enjoy its magic.Day 7: Fes - Meknes - Rabat - Tangier Breakfast. Departure to Meknes, to visit one of the imperial cities of the seventeenth century, located in the heart of the Middle Atlas and surrounded by 40 kms of walls, the Bab Al Mansour, the most beautiful gate of Morocco, gives entrance to the old town. Continuing to Rabat, the capital of the kingdom and official residence of the King. Visit the Royal Palace, from the outside, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V, and the Hassan Tower, minaret and symbol of the city. Free time. Continuation to Tangier. Dinner and overnight.Day 8: Tangier - Marbella (ferry)Breakfast. Departure to embark back to Spain. Arrival to the Costa del Sol. Dinner and overnight in Marbella.Day 9: Marbella - GranadaBreakfast. Departure to Granada. We ill visit the stunning monuments of the Alhambra, with its beautiful Nazari Palaces and the Generalife. Dinner and overnight. In the evening you can visit the caves of Sacromonte and enjoy a zambra flamenco show, as an option.
Private Day Trip to Montejunto hill and the northern Lisbon countryside looking for the major Peninsular War fortifications
The northern countryside of Lisbon is covered by rolling hills and vineyards and is spotted by small sleepy villages, which are located well off the main roads. This region hides many wonderful natural and historical places that we will discover in this relaxed private full day tour. We will visit the Montejunto hill, once called the balcony of Extremadura due to its stunning views, and we'll expore its historic monuments, such as two Dominican convents and a medieval chapel and also the 18th century Royal Ice Factory. Near to Montejunto we will visit the medieval saltpans of Rio Maior, which have been exploited since the 12th century. This tour will take us back two hundred years and tells us many things about the three invasions of Portugal by the Napoleon armies, when visiting a major fortress of the Defense Lines of Torres Vedras, built during the 19th century Peninsular War under the orders of the Duke of Wellington.
Guided Bike Tour with Jamon Experience in Barcelona
You will ride from your meeting point through the Gothic Quarter where you can admire the metropolitan Cathedral of Barcelona and Plaza S. Jaume (the administrative heart of the city) and the neighborhood of Rivera, where is the wonderful cathedral of Santa Maria del Mar that joints the ancient Barcelona with the area of young designers and the Born Cultural Center. Crossing the Park of Cituadella with its monumental fountain La Cascada ( the Waterfall)to the modern post Olympic area where you will have a break to admire the Barcelona front Maritime including an interesting ride into the neighborhood of Barceloneta that introduce you to the old fisherman district nowadays a fancy area of youth and “yachts”, then you will cycle down Juan de Borbon street to reach the Colon statue and go up to the famous Ramblas where you will stop in Plaza Real with its characteristic lanterns designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi to get the most expected moment, it is in Jamon Experience, where you can have an interactive audiovisual tour of 20 minutes in the Museum of the Jamon and after that you can taste 6 types of jamon (ham): Reserve, Iberian and four designations of origin of Iberian Jamón: Huelva, Extremadura, Guijuelo and Valle de los Pedroches, and a drink 2 (glass of cava, a beer or a soft drink). You will see a professional Jamon Carver doing he’s art, while getting those delicious thin slices. You will be able to finally see and apply what you have learning during your interactive audiovisual exhibition. You will seat on a special table only designed to enjoy the Jamon carving show by a true professional after that you will return to the starting point.
10-Day Portugal and Andalucia Guided Tour from Madrid
Day 1: Madrid –Trujillo–LisbonDrive westbound towards the region of Extremadura, a relaxing drive to Trujillo, hometown of many discoverers of the new world. Enjoy free time. Arrival to Lisbon. Accommodation at the hotel. Day 2: LisbonAfter breakfast, enjoy a morning tour of the beautiful city of Lisbon. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel.Day 3: Lisbon–Obidos–Alcobaca–Nazare–Batalha-FatimaBreakfast at the hotel. Arrive to Óbidos with its picturesque streets and the Pousada do Castelo. Continue to Alcobaça visit a 12th century church containing the tombs of Pablo and Inês de Castro, followed by a visit to the picturesque and fishing village of Nazaré. Weather permitting, continue to the Sitio to have a panoramic view of the beach and the village. Afternoon visit the Batalha Monastery considered a World Heritage place by UNESCO. Continue to Fátima. Accommodation at the hotel.Day 4: Fatima - LisbonBreakfast at the hotel. Day at your leisure for activities of personal nature in Fátima, center of Christian faith and World Pilgrims Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and Cova da Iria where Virgin Mary appeared. At the end of the day returns to Lisbon. Accommodation at the hotel.Day 5: Lisbon - Caceres - Cordoba Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Caceres. Walk through its Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. Afterwards, continue on towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.Day 6: Cordoba - SevilleBreakfast at the hotel. Impressive tour of its Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Sevilla. Dinner and accommodation.Day 7: SevilleBreakfast at the hotel. Morning Monumental and Panoramic city tour – the Cathedral (from outside), The Santa Cruz Quarter, The Maria Luisa Park and Spain square. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.Day 8: Seville - Ronda - C.Sol After breakfast at the hotel drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; time free to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvellous view of the valley and mountain range. In the afternoon continue on to the Costa del Sol. Dinner and accommodation.Day 9: C.Sol - GranadaBreakfast. Departure towards the city of Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment. Visit the Alhambra. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Day 10: Granada- Toledo - Madrid Breakfast at the hotel. The City tour includes the most important monuments, its narrow streets and the famous “Damasquinado”. Continue on to Madrid where your ten-day tour ends.