Hotels in Caceres
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Albergue Las Veletas
Caceres 201 yd from city centre
Located in CÃ¡ceres, just a 4-minute walk from CÃ¡ceres Plaza Mayor Square, Albergue las Veletas offers budget accommodation....
Pension El Cesar
Caceres 336 yd from city centre
Pension El Cesar is located in Caceres. Set 600 metres from Santa Maria Cathedral, this guest house offers simply decorated...
Hostal Plaza De Italia
Caceres 459 yd from city centre
Featuring free Wi-Fi, Hostal Plaza de Italia is located in the centre of Cáceres, 600 metres from the Santa María Cathedral....
Caceres 1,522 yd from city centre
From Madrid along the highway A-5 to Trujillo and then along A58. A66 connects Caceres with Salamanca along Plasencia (north);...
Caceres 1,572 yd from city centre
This simple guest house is located 5 minutes’ walk from Cáceres Bus and Train Stations. It offers cosy, air-conditioned...
Caceres 281 yd from city centre
Alameda Palacete is a restored 19th-century building, set 500 metres from Cáceres' old town and decorated with antiques...
Caceres 648 yd from city centre
Just 300 metres from CÃ¡ceres's Plaza Mayor Square, Hostal Al-Qazeres features simply decorated rooms with private bathrooms...
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One of the country's most picturesque cities, Cáceres is a beautiful mix of medieval cobblestone streets, ancient plazas and decadent palaces which are home to a plenitude of delightful bars and restaurants. The city itself is nestled between open parkland which is home to an extraordinary wealth of wildlife which you can explore on day trips.
Choose from a number of different hotel options in Cáceres, including magical medieval properties and more modern fare.
Neighbourhoods of Cáceres
Cáceres has several neighbourhoods to explore:
- Old TownThe heart of the city is a UNESCO recognised heritage site with a wealth of historic buildings dating back over centuries. It includes the ancient city walls within which you'd be hard-pressed to find any outward signs of modernity.
- Centro : The modern city centre is a great place to stay. You'll find plenty of dining, shopping and entertainment services here, as well as the pretty parks Paseo de Cánovas and Príncipe Park.
- Mejostilla: This peripheral neighbourhood is mostly residential and is among the cheapest areas to stay in.
- Aguas Vivas - La Zambomba: This historic district just northwest of the city walls is home to a number of landmarks like the Plaza de Toros de Cáceres.
What to see and do in Cáceres
Cáceres is a history lover's dream with a plenitude of ancient sites and artefacts. Most of these are found within the old city walls, including Torre de Bujaco, Torre de las Cigüeñas and Plaza de Santa María. There are a number of excellent museums to explore as well, including the 16th-century Museo de Cáceres, the 12th-century Museo Arabe and a number of open palaces like Palacio de los Golfines de Abajo, Palacio de la Diputación, Palacio De Moctezuma Caceres and Palacio de Carvajal. Once you've explored this magical medieval centre, why not explore the bustling city centre south of the walls. Here, you'll find modern arts hubs like the Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear.
What to eat in Cáceres
Cáceres is renowned for its local produce, including jamon, cheese and olive oil. For cheese, Torta del Casar, Queso Ibores and La retorta mini are all beloved items found in most delis and markets. Some standout dishes you'll find around town include migas, a delicious fried dish of bacon, garlic, peppers and breadcrumbs, and lamb caldereta, a rich lamb dish with smoky paprika. Tapas is also big here, best explored in the old town with a bottle of local red wine. For breakfast, churros and porras are popular.
Typical events and festivals in Cáceres
You'll find a wide variety of festivities that take place throughout the year in Cáceres. From Los Santos Mártires (the holy martyrs) in January to Navidad (Christmas) celebrations in December, there's almost always something going on in town. Stand out celebrations include San Jorge de Cáceres, an April celebration of St. George with burning dragon effigies, and the Romería de la Virgen de la Montaña, a pilgrimage reltating to the city's patron saint.
How to move around in Cáceres
Cáceres’ old town is compact and best traversed on foot. To explore other parts of the city, you’ll find a comprehensive bus network service. The city's train station connects Cáceres with other major cities and towns, including Madrid. Taxis are also available throughout the city.
The climate in Cáceres
Cáceres has a warm and temperate climate that sees blisteringly hot summers which can reach highs of 34°C. Winters are generally mild, but they can reach lows of 4°C. Rainfall in summer is rare, with the bulk of rain occurring in winter months.
More interesting facts about and sights in Cáceres
Cáceres is moments from the beautiful Zona de Interés Regional Llanos de Cáceres y Sierra de Fuentes, a nature reserve which is home to many species of bird. From birds of prey like kites, kestrels and vultures, through steppe bird species like Thekla larks and Spanish sparrows, this is a birdwatching paradise.