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Campsites in the region of Extremadura

A lot is invested in making your camping holiday at a campsite in Extemadura a success. Until recently, Extremadura was considered an area to travel quickly through and even the Spanish camper did not see this as a holiday destination. However, the Spanish campers have already discovered the campsites in Extremadura and now more and more foreigners are also coming. Find a place in the shade for your caravan or motorhome at the campsite and enjoy the wonderful climate from your lazy chair. P ...

Campsites in the region of Extremadura

A lot is invested in making your camping holiday at a campsite in Extemadura a success. Until recently, Extremadura was considered an area to travel quickly through and even the Spanish camper did not see this as a holiday destination. However, the Spanish campers have already discovered the campsites in Extremadura and now more and more foreigners are also coming. Find a place in the shade for your caravan or motorhome at the campsite and enjoy the wonderful climate from your lazy chair. Prepare yourself for the Spanish hospitality and the possibilities in the area, because Extremadura has a lot to offer.

Beautiful and cozy cities, beautiful villages, spectacular sights and above all a landscape that is one of the most special in Spain, the dehesa. These are a type of orchard in meadows with mainly two types of trees - the holm oak and the cork oak. A special occasion that you should definitely visit during your camping holiday in Extremadura.

Nature around the campsites in Extremadura

In any case, Spain is a wonderful country for the camping nature lover. In Extremadura there are a few beautiful nature parks (Sierra de Gredos and Parque Nacional de Monfragüe). 90% of the total flora and fauna in all of Europe occurs in Spain. If you drive across Spain from campsite to campsite, you will come across a different landscape with its idiosyncrasies almost every 50 km - just like in Extremadura. The adventurer among campers, who likes to deviate from the main roads, can indulge in the nature of Extremadura and find some more of the old Spain.

Mérida, the capital of Extremadura

Mérida is the capital of the Extremadura region and well worth a visit if you are camping at a campsite nearby. The city has about 50,000 inhabitants and had this number already in Roman times, when it was the capital of the Roman province of Lusitania. Mérida was then one of the most important cities of the Roman Empire. Many of the buildings from this time have been preserved. Mérida has a pleasant center with the Plaza de España as the center. One of the most beautiful museums in the world is located in Mérida: the National Museum of Roman Arts. Visiting this museum should definitely be on your list if you are staying at a campsite in the vicinity of this city. The Roman theater is still in very good condition and well worth a visit during your camping holiday.

Sights from your campsite in Extremadura

For the camper, it is definitely worth visiting a campsite in Extremadura. Camping Mérida near Mérida is centrally located, from where you can visit various places of interest, such as Cáceres. Other cities that still have centers dating from the Middle Ages or the Renaissance are Trujillo, Zafra and Jerez de los Caballeros. They are a sight in themselves. There are also beautiful cathedrals in Plasencia, Coria and Badajoz. For those who are traveling through Extremadura for the first time and also for those who are already doing it for the umpteenth time - don't stay on the A5, but enjoy the country and look for a campsite more inland.

Many of the Spanish conquerors of the “New World” came from the Extremadura, which is why many place names from the Extremadura also occur in South America and even in the USA. In Extremadura there are even three monuments that are on the UNESCO World Heritage List, each of which is a sight to behold. You have the old city center of Cáceres, which has been recognized by UNESCO since 1986. Since 1993 you still have the archaeological site of Mérida and the royal monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe in Guadelupe. Here, in 1492, Columbus received permission from the Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella to equip his exploration fleet.

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8 recommended campings in Extremadura

Camping Borbollón is located in the Sierra de Gata, northwest of the province of Cáceres, in the municipality of Santibáñez el Alto, next to the reservoir Borbollón (Rd Moral - Guijo de Coria, km 10). In Extremadura it was the first campsite in the 1960s. In this time the dam was constructed. In connection with this, ... SHOW MORE
In Navaconcejo, a municipality in the Jerte Valley, on the banks of the river that gave its name to this privileged region, the Camping y Bungalows Rio Jerte resort is close to the river and the natural pools that dot the river , whose crystal-clear waters irrigate thousands of cherry, oak and chestnut trees, providing th ... SHOW MORE
Campsite is close to Mérida. Ideal for the camper who is passing to and from Portugal and for those who are interested in the archaeological treasures of Mérida. It was once the largest Roman city on the Iberian peninsula. It was on the silver route and there are numerous monuments and relics from Roman times that are s ... SHOW MORE
Camping Ciudad de Cacares is located on the edge of the interesting city of Cacares. Well-equipped campsite with private sanitary facilities (washbasin, toilet and shower) at each pitch. Large swimming pool with a large sunbathing area. In 1985 Caceres was placed on the list of world heritage. The old quarter of Caceres i ... SHOW MORE
Camping Parque Nacional de Monfragüe is a small campsite near the national park of the same name. The Tagus flows through this park, where large numbers of birds of prey can be seen. The campsite has good facilities. The accessibility is very good: a short distance from the A66 and the A5 / A1 SHOW MORE
El 301 campsite is a simple pass or overnight camp site on the A5 motorway from Madrid to Portugal. Besides a campsite, it is also a roadside restaurant. The campsite is also near Mérida. Mérida was one of the most important cities in the Roman Empire. Many monuments have been preserved. Camping El 301 is an excellent b ... SHOW MORE
Camping Yuste is located at the foot of the Sierra de Gredos, on the south side. In the north there is this mountain area with many possibilities for all kinds of activities, in the south a long and wide valley with a multitude of agricultural and horticultural activities. The campsite has a swimming pool, a bar-restauran ... SHOW MORE

 

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