Badajoz Vacation Packages
From here it's 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the southeast to Seville and 150 miles (241 kilometers) to the southwest to Algarve, Portugal.
Public squares and spaces are the ideal locations for discovering the heart and soul of a city, and these popular spots in Badajoz are some of those special places. Two of the most recommended are Plaza de Espana and also Plaza de Espana. Those with time to spare should also investigate Plaza de Espana and Plaza Grande.
Two of the most interesting museums here are the Museo de Bellas Artes and the Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, good places where you can spend a couple of hours of inspiration. Study the displays, try the hands-on exhibits or simply savor the quiet space.
Some of the most popular historical attractions in Badajoz are the religious buildings that have stood faithfully here for many generations. The Temple of Diana and the Badajoz Cathedral are excellent local examples. Enjoy the solemn atmosphere of these special places.
Step back into the past and get a taste of what life was like years ago in some of the castles in this region. Perhaps you can conjure up images of the wandering ghosts of long-ago residents when you listen to the dark tales of the Olivenza Castle and the Zafra Castle.
Get active in the outdoors by exploring the nearby ecological preserves, such as Embalse de Cornalvo and Embalse de Prosperina. These nature parks are among the best places where you can check out local animals and plants.
When in Badajoz, explore the Arco de Trajano and Roman Theatre and Amphitheatre, where the past comes vividly back to life. After you’ve visited these, it’s also valuable to visit the other ancient structures and monuments in and around Badajoz.
To get inspired, go and see the Museum of Visigothic Art, one of the most interesting museums in Badajoz. Even if you are only casually interested in art, this is a great place to relax and learn about art throughout the ages.
Bodega Medina is one of the most visited wineries around the city. Tour the vineyards, wine presses and barrel rooms, sample the various blends and vintages, then, if you find something you particularly love, pick up a few bottles to share with friends at home.