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Cáceres

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  • The busy commercial town of Cáceres lies near the Portuguese frontier in a fertile agricultural area. A walk through the old walled town will take you back to the Middle Ages.
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  • The capital of the province
    © Jose Ignacio Soto / 123RF
  • Cáceres was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 due to its historical remains.
    © Jose Ignacio Soto / 123RF
  • The city centre of Caceres is surrounded by walls of Arabic origin.
    © Jose Ignacio Soto / 123RF
  • It is very pleasant to stroll around in Caceres' Old Town where you can discover medieval-style houses and Renaissance palaces.
    © Jose Ignacio Soto / 123RF
  • This Gothic-style 15th century construction has 3 naves with arched rib vaulting.
    © Jose Ignacio Soto / 123RF
  • In the Old Town you will see palaces, manors and other medieval-style constructions on every corner.
    © Jose Ignacio Soto / 123RF
  • Part of the UNESCO World Heritage, Cáceres is the capital of the high province of Extremadura. The Almohad ramparts surround the old city where the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century palaces and aristocrat houses are found : the Casa de los Golfines de Abajo, associating Gothic Mudejar and Plateresc styles ; the Casa y Torre de la Cigüena and its high tower; the Casa del Sol, decorated with the Solis ...
    © Jose Ignacio Soto / 123RF
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Spain

Part of the UNESCO World Heritage, Cáceres is the capital of the high province of Extremadura. The Almohad ramparts surround the old city where the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century palaces and aristocrat houses are found : the Casa de los Golfines de Abajo, associating Gothic Mudejar and Plateresc styles ; the Casa y Torre de la Cigüena and its high tower; the Casa del Sol, decorated with the Solis family coat of arms... Also to see: the Barrio de San Antonio, with its old Jewish quarter and its alleyways bordered by white houses.

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Cáceres: the key figures

Surface area : With an area of 16,075 mi², the Extremadura is the fifth largest of the Spanish Autonomous Communities. The region is made up of two provinces, namely Cáceres and Badajoz, which are also the largest in the country. km2

Population : Around 1,096,000 inhabitants. inhabitants

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