Top things to do

Top Choice Viewpoint in Parque Nacional de Monfragüe

Mirador Salto del Gitano

Arguably the most spectacular spot in the national park is the Mirador Salto del Gitano. From this lookout point, 5km south of Villareal along the EX208, there are stunning views across the Río Tajo gorge to the Peñ…
Top Choice Castle in Parque Nacional de Monfragüe

Castillo de Monfragüe

The hilltop Castillo de Monfragüe, a ruined 9th-century Islamic fort, has sweeping 360° views across the park, with birds swooshing by above and below. It's signposted up a steep winding road off the EX208, 8km sout…
Museum in Parque Nacional de Monfragüe

Centro de Interpretación del Arte Rupestre de Monfragüe

This excellent new installation serves as an interpretation centre for the rock art found in the Parque Nacional de Monfragüe, close to the Castillo. The centre explains the historical context in which these neolith…
Birdwatching in Parque Nacional de Monfragüe

Extremadura Birdwatching Fair

This annual ornithological extravaganza draws crowds to Monfragüe with lectures, exhibitions, competitions, hiking excursions and, of course, plenty of birdwatching.
Extremaduran in Parque Nacional de Monfragüe

Paraíso de los Sentidos

A classy hotel restaurant that does a decent job of refined Extremaduran dishes in a bright peaceful setting. It's 1km north of Torrejón el Rubio on the EX208.