When we entered the New Cathedral of Plasencia and we looked up, we could not help but be surprised by the height and beauty of this cathedral. You are overwhelmed by its columns without capitals and nerves that rise from the ground
Ever since the 18th century when Alfonso VIII founded the city of Plasencia, there has been a traditional market celebration where farmers, villagers, and artisans arrive from throughout the sub-region with the goal of selling,
The park of Pinos de Plasencia has a bird's eye view. It is certainly the best place to enjoy a bird park and botanic garden where, in summer, you can escape the tenacious heat of Plasencia. When you're a few hundred miles from the
It is a lovely place to come visit. Inhabitants of this city often flock there. From a hill from you can see the entire city of Plasencia. You can also see the mountain and a swamp. The best thing is to know it.
The parish of St. Nicholas has existed since the mid XIII century. The current state of the church is the result of several renovations. The first and most profound renovation was done by the Monroy family.
Wind blowing, blue sky, the sun beaming, candle flickering and you: after three steps downhill, you feel like you become part of that inimitable landscape, flying like a bird, watching the valley beneath your feet.
The Marquis de Mirabel Palace is one of the most beautiful buildings in the historic center of Plasencia, and is in the most beautiful and authentic squares of the city: the Plaza de San Nicolas. It was built in the fifteenth century
Sun Street is full of street of shops and is the liveliest street in the city. It is part of the Market Square and heads towards Puerta del Sol. It is a monumental work of Renaissance architecture. An unusaul thing about it is that it
The Plaza of San Nicolas is one of the most important tourist sites in the city of Plasencia. Located on the western edge of the old town and close to the medieval bridge of San Lazaro, there are numerous historical buildings and
Although Jews played an important role in the economy of the city, they were always marginalized thus preventing them from burying their dead along with the rest, and forcing them to build their cemeteries outside the city walls. In
This restaurant on one of the streets right off Plaza Mayor and the rice dishes here give Valencian paella a run for its money. There are also cured meats, torta de casar, and modern desserts, all in a feel-good avant-garde atmosphere.
We discovered this on a trip we made two summers ago to Parador de Plasencia. After the trip we ordered things from it online, but this year, they opened shop in Bilbao which is close to us. I recommend the oils with a touch of lemon
The curiously named La Pitarra del Gordo Restaurant is named after a local wine from the region, the Pitarra, and it's the perfect place to enjoy it along with the sausages, ham, pork, salami and of course patatera, which is potato
The Cafeteria Español is a good place for a traditional Plasencian breakfast. They specialize in popcorn, and salad-stuffed pork rind tapas. You can also taste wines and other typical tapas in the area.
We’d heard about this place. From the outside, you wouldn’t imagine how interesting the inside is: various dining rooms, a wine cellar, café, and great decoration.
The cuisine is regional, flavorful, and artfully presented. The
Crumbs and suckling pig are the signature dishes in any restaurant in this province. It has all the earmarks of being a portion of lasagna, and accompaniment, sweet touches of ground beet and quince, a success. The cream of porcini
Gredos Restaurant is a good place to try a variety of tapas, all of which are delicious, nothing "diet" here to speak of because when you'll leave you'll weigh a kilo more at least. This restaurant also has a dining room, but in our
You'll have a lot of different tapas to choose from at La Taperia. It's also possible to ask for rations and other small plates. La Taperia has gotten multiple awards at the tapas festival. In short, it's a good place for coffee in
We arrived at the Parador and it looked impressive even from the outside. It’s a 15th century convent (although it was expanded in the 16th and 17th centuries) and is currently a magical place to spend a few quiet days with modern
The Hotel Ciudad de Plasencia is right at the entrance to the town of Plasencia, and is a 3 star, easy access hotel where you can easily transfer to the Valley of Jerque. The hotel has 75 rooms, good service, and a reasonable price.
This establishment has pleasant staff, free wifi internet, we were pleasantly surprised by the quality and price of the menu. They serve a breakfast buffet. It is located in a charming place from which you can see the cathedral. There
In the historic heart of the city of Plasencia. Extremadura Corner is a few meters from the Plaza Mayor of the walled city. It has a restaurant and bar-cafeteria. Wifi access throughout the hotel. Rooms are decorated in a traditional
Today we visited the new hotel that has recently opened in the Spanish city of Plasencia. It is the restoration of the old palace of the Carvajal Giron, and is now a cozy and beautiful place to stay. The palace is situated in the
Jerte City is the ideal place to stay in Plasencia, in the Spanish province of Cáceres. If you're planning to visit this city, you certainly won't regret it. The staff will help you throughout your stay.