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Extremadura Holidays - Merida, Badajoz & Caceres Attractions and Activities   by Steve Greenwood
Extremadura is located in southwest Spain bordering Portugal and the regions of Castilla & Leon, Castilla La Mancha and Andalucia. It consists of the two provinces Badajoz and Caceres, which are respectively the largest and second-largest provinces in Spain. Extremadura is the poorest region in Spain and is also one of the least visited...
Extremadura Is A Place With Distinguished Landscapes   by Andrew Gibson
Extremadura is located between Portugal and Madrid and is regarded as the best kept secrets of the country Spain. This terrain is absolutely a rich natural glory that has all the ingredients of unspoilt cultural and natural heritage. This cities cultural and historical heritage is the legacy of numerous civilizations that lived in the Iberian civilizations....
The Seige of Badajoz, Extremadura   by Nick Nutter
Unless you originate in the vicinity of Nottingham in the UK it is unlikely that the word Badajoz will do more than ring the odd bell in your memory, something you may have heard at school perhaps. If just one incident had not occurred in 1812 that put the name on everybody's lips, in Europe at least, it is likely that Badajoz would have continued in obscurity, as it largely had since it was founded by the Moors in the 9th century....
Caceres, Extremadura, A Walled Renaissance Town   by Nick Nutter
In the centre of Extremadura, in Spain, is Caceres. A World Heritage Site since 1986 and declared a Place of Historical Artistic Interest, by Royal decree no less, in 1949, it held the promise of great things; and provided them, although not entirely what was expected.  As you approach the old town, sat on the highest point of course, you will notice the warm yellow sandstone walls that totally encircle the hill....
Trujillo Guide
Trujillo is a town in Spain, in the Extremadura region. The origin of the town is pre-historic. It was named Troxiello, Turgalium and by other different names. The town now calls itself the "Cradle of the Conquistadores", having been the birthplace of many men who sought their fortune in the New World. Celts, Romans, Moors, and Christians have inhabited Trujillo over the centuries...

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