Tag Archive: Extremadura

A Spanish autumn treat: Dulce de membrillo

From chestnuts to churros con chocolate, Spain has plenty of treats for the chillier months of the year, and dulce de membrillo (quince jelly) stands out among them. Membrillo is Spanish for quince, which is a bright yellow fruit similar in appearance to a pear. However, don’t bite into a quince – this fruit is […]

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Cáceres: A medieval city

Located in the heart of Extremadura in western Spain, Cáceres is a spectacular city of ancient cobbled streets lined with palaces, churches, and mansions. A rich history of Moors and Christians is reflected in the architecture, and visitors feel they’ve been transported back into the Middle Ages. Exploring the history Within its strong defensive walls, […]

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The Silver Way: Spain from bottom to top

Starting in Seville, the capital of southern Spain’s Andalusia region, the Silver Way (Via de la Plata) passes through the regions of Extremadura and Castilla y Leon before finishing at Santiago de Compostela in Galicia. This astounding route reveals the true richness and diversity of Spanish culture and nature to trekkers. The long history of […]

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Theater in Spain: experience the classics

In the summer, Spanish towns, gardens and historic locations undergo a transformation. They come to life with the famous tales of Cervantes, Shakespeare, Sophocles… When night falls, these unique settings become stages for classical theater, bringing the magic of these universal stories and characters to audiences under the light of the moon. A perfect stage […]

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Springtime in Spain: The Jerte Valley

Every spring, visitors make the journey to the Jerte Valley near the city of Caceres in the Extremadura region of western Spain. They come to see the beautiful rolling hills covered in white, but there’s not a flake of snow in sight – the countryside is covered in cherry blossoms. The great bloom It only […]

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