Zafra attractions

Top Choice Winery in Zafra

Palacio Quemado

One of the stars of Extremadura's Ribera del Guadiana wine-producing region, Palacio Quemado produces excellent reds and runs guided tours (including one by tractor), wine tasting and wine-tasting courses. It also h…
Square in Zafra

Plaza Grande

The Plaza Grande and the adjoining Plaza Chica, both beautifully arcaded and bordered by tapas bars, are the places to soak up Zafra life. The southwestern end of Plaza Grande, with its palm trees and centuries-old …
Convent in Zafra

Convento de Santa Clara

Tucked away off Zafra's main shopping street, this imposing 15th-century Mudéjar convent was originally designed as a holy resting place for the powerful local Feria dynasty. It's still a working convent with cloist…
Winery in Zafra

Bodegas Medina

Extremadura's only wine DO (Denominación de Origen) is Ribera del Guadiana. Just east of town, you can tour and taste on 45- to 90-minute visits at one of the DO's most prominent southern wineries, Bodegas Medina, w…
Square in Zafra

Plaza Chica

Connected to Plaza Grande via a short walk under the arches, Plaza Chica is surrounded by terrazas.
Church in Zafra

Iglesia de la Candelaria

This 16th-century church is worth a look for its fine altarpieces, featuring works by Francisco de Zurbarán.
Historic Building in Zafra

Puerta de Jerez

Guarding the western entry point to the old town is the Puerta de Jerez, part of Zafra's 15th-century wall.