Attractions

Cathedral in Plasencia

Catedral de Plasencia

Plasencia’s magnificent cathedral is two-in-one. The 16th-century Catedral Nueva is a Gothic-Renaissance blend with a handsome plateresque facade, a soaring 17th-century retablo (altarpiece) and intricate walnut-car…
Square in Plasencia

Plaza Mayor

Plasencia life flows through the lively, arcaded Plaza Mayor: meeting place of 10 streets, home to plenty of bar-restaurants and scene of a Tuesday farmers market since the 12th century. The jaunty figure striking t…
Historic Building in Plasencia

Palacio del Marquesado de Mirabel

Dating to the 15th century, this is one of Plasencia's most majestic civil buildings. Enter through the fine, columned two-floor Renaissance patio, then head upstairs to a 1555 bust of Carlos I, a grand 16th-century…
Walls in Plasencia

Centro de Interpretación de la Ciudad Medieval

The best-preserved defensive tower of the old city wall, located at the top of the old town, tells the history of medieval Plasencia through video, models and artefacts, and provides access to a walkable chunk of th…