Top things to do in Zafra

Top Choice Spanish in Zafra

La Rebotica

This refined restaurant in the heart of Zafra's old town delivers with its traditional meaty menu (note the innovative twists) and subtly sophisticated setting among wall mirrors and leather chairs. Dine on elegantl…
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…
Top Choice Tapas in Zafra

La Casabar

A fun, friendly bar-restaurant that morphs into a popular late-night drinks spot, this fine choice is tucked into a restored 15th-century house on the west edge of the old town. Exposed-brick arches, open-stone wall…
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…
Food in Zafra

Joaquín Luna

An outlet for one of Extremadura's well-respected producers of jamón and other cured meats, plus local cheeses. Also does tasty €1 pulguitas (mini filled rolls) packed with jamón or Torta del Casar, as well as some …
Spanish in Zafra

Arco Restaurante

Stylish and quietly sophisticated, this fine place inhabits a converted Zafra townhouse with a bar for pre- or post-dinner drinks or tapas and a contemporary dining space where you order Spanish staples such as oxta…
Cheese in Zafra

Quesería La Bendita

One of the more original choices for tapas in Zafra, La Bendita specialises in cheeses from around Spain and Portugal, as well as some international choices. Order a tapa to get a taste or go for a full ración. Eith…
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…
Food in Zafra

Iberllota

Specialising in the finest cured meats, cheeses and some extremeño wines, Iberllota is perfect for picnic treats and local-flavour gifts. Tuck into jamón-stuffed pulguitas (mini-bocadillos, or filled rolls; €1) whil…