We have prepared a selection of exceptional places
from the region:

Rosarito and Navalcán Reservoir

The Tiétar Valley is a favourite spot for birdwatching, particularly of cranes. The Rosarito and Navalcán reservoir lies in the Mediterranean hills.

Campo Arañuelo

A mosaic of landscapes: meadows, valleys, plains, mountains. Located in the north of the Cáceres province, it is immensely rich with birdlife.

The Gorges of Gredos

From the high peaks of the snowy sierra flows the crystal clear water down these rocky walls – the Gorges of Gredos. The splashing water travels making magnificent natural pools.

Monfragüe

Oficina Información: 10695 Villarreal de San Carlos (Cáceres)
http://www.mapama.gob.es/es/red-parques-nacionales
00 34 927 00 61 60

Monfragüe National Park is one of Spain´s most interesting ornithological sites. Here one can observe the Imperial eagle, black vultures, or the black stork.

Jerte Valley

Oficina Información: Paraje de Peñas Albas, s/n 10610 Cabezuela del Valle (Cáceres)
http://www.mapama.gob.es/es/red-parques-nacionales
(+34) 927 47 25 58

Renown across the world for having a fabulous postcard cherry-blossom spring, it does however provide an endless offer of other activities to enjoy in this part of Extremadura.

turismo@mancomunidadvalledeljerte.es

La Vera is a treasure chest of charming villages where it seems time has not gone by. They are full of beautiful traditional architecture and surrounded by bountiful nature.

The Monastery of Yuste

Carretera de Yuste, s/n, 10430 Cuacos de Yuste, Cáceres
http://www.patrimonionacional.es/real-sitio/palacios/6257
00 34 927 17 28 58

The Monastery of Yuste is surrounded by streams and groves blessing it with peace and quiet. This historic site is where Emperor Charles V wished to spend his final resting days.

Plasencia

Calle Sta. Clara, 4, 10600 Plasencia, Cáceres
http://www.plasencia.es/web/turismo-plasencia
00 34 600495224 - 00 34 927423843

Located on the border of the La Vera region on the banks of the Jerte river. It has a rich historic city center with numerous palaces with their coat of arms, and two cathedrals, one Romanesque, the other of the Renaissance.

oficina.turismo@aytoplasencia.es

Oropesa

Oficina Municipal de Turismo: C/Hospital, 10 45560 Oropesa (Toledo
http://www.oropesadetoledo.es/turismo.html
(+34) 925.43.02.01 - (+34) 659.53.90.77

City centre with historic squares, churches and the Castle of the Duques of Oropesa which stands out looking on to the town and beyond to the fields and to the Gredos mountains.

oficinaturismo@oropesadetoledo.org

Guadalupe

Oficina Municipal de Turismo: Plaza de Santa María s/n 10140 Guadalupe (Cáceres)
http://www.ayuntamientodeguadalupe.es/
(+34) 927 15 41 28

Strolling through the cobbled stoned old quarters of Guadalupe we can admire the typical traditional architecture. Its impressive monastery crowns the village.

oficinadeturismo@ayuntamientodeguadalupe.es

Sanctuary of Chilla

Candeleda. Valle del Tiétar
http://www.turismoavila.com/es/santuario-de-la-virgen-de-chilla.html
00 34 920 38 00 01

The Chapel of the Virgen of Chilla is located on the hillside of the Sierra de Gredos amongst oak forests and with views to the Tietar Valley and the Arañuelo Field.

Llano Tineo

Carretera EX-203, km 73,600, 10470, Villanueva de la Vera
https://www.facebook.com/HotelLlanoTineo
00 34 927 115 248 / 00 34 697 803 021

Restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere and food cooked with care and attention.

reservas@llanotineo.es

Restaurante Majavenero

Crta. Madrigal de la Vera a Candeleda, Km.86. 05.480-Candeleda. Avila.
http://www.majavenero.es/
00 34 675 624 644

Pleasant restaurant with food cooked with care and attention and good service.

Ringurrango Restaurant

Plaza de Aniceto Marinas —Plaza Mayor— 10.470-Villanueva de la Vera
https://www.facebook.com/Bar-Restaurante-Ringurrango-517137455110948/
00 34 927 567 011

A place to go for tapas on its terrace located in the village square and has a restaurant on the top floor. Simple and correct- it has a menu of the day.

Terraza La Cerradilla

Avenida de la Vera, 145. 10.470-Villanueva de la Vera
https://www.facebook.com/La-Cerradilla-422825934447756/
00 34 927 567 352

Nice, unpretentious terrace to go for tapas on summer nights.

Asador Espinosa

Urb. Las Solanas. Garganta de Gualtaminos. 10.470-Villanueva de la Vera
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Asador-La-Espinosa/491171414427390
00 34 927 566 603

Rotisserie with a terrace by the rock pools of the Gorges of Gualtaminos. Simple and delicious.

La Quesera de la Vera

Cl. Amanecer, 13. 10.470-Villanueva de la Vera
http://laqueseradelavera.es/
00 34 927 566 559

Wide range of the region´s goat cheeses.

Fiestas populares de Peropalo

A popular tourist attraction, this fiesta of the Peropalo is one of the most picturesque and unique carnivals in Spain. Every year, an effigy, the Peropalo, is condemned in the village during Carnival and finally burnt.

Empalaos

A religious ritual which dates back to the XVI century. An act of personal penitence, whereby the ¨empalao¨ dresses in ancestral attire, and walks in devotion and mystery down the streets of Valverde de la Vera on the nights of Easter Thursday and Good Friday.

Processions

Easter in La Vera is showcased in a multiple set of events with an enormous offering of visual and plastic arts, and that especially come with a profound religious message. We take this holiday opportunity, presented by the calendar, to enjoy the stunning aesthetic spectacle and to take special time for personal meditation.

Castro de El Raso

Candeleda. Valle del Tiétar
http://aytocandeleda.es/turismo/
00 34 920 38 00 01

Archeological site of Castro Vetón de El Raso, in the slopes of the Gredos mountains. Inhabited in the Iron Age, towards the end of the III B.C. through the Roman conquest. A magical place in the mountains which opens at 10.30am until sunset.

Donkey Rides. Plata y Acero.

Villanueva de la Vera
http://www.facebook.com/platayacero/
00 34 616 751 113

A fun outing for the whole family to go donkey riding on the hills of the Sierra de Gredos.

Vera Mountain Hiking

Cl. Los Pelaos, 3. 10.480-Madrigal de la Vera. Cáceres.
http://veramountain.com/
+34 686 867 406

The best way to explore by foot the Sierra de Gredos, its hillsides, gorges and peaks.

Canoeing El Mirlo Blanco

Ctra. Candeleda a Madrigal de la Vera, Km. 2,1.
http://www.el-mirlo-blanco.com/
00 34 920 104 000 / 00 34 630 923 123 (Orlando)

Canoe along the reservoir of Rosarito and Navalcán and enjoy birdwatching. An unforgettable experience in the midst of nature.

Golf Candeleda

Carretera del Pantano, S/N · 05.480-Candeleda. Avila.
http://www.golfcandeleda.com/
00 34 920 380 759 / 00 34 671 014 222

One can play round of golf or hit some balls at the foot of the Almanzor peak in the middle of great beauty.