WHAT TO DO
Within a half an hour's drive there are plenty of fabulous places to visit:
:: The historical city Mérida and its Archaeological Ensemble, UNESCO World heritage site since 1993 :: Wikipedia.
:: Consorcio de Mérida :: (Schedule of monuments).
:: Festival of Classic Theater of Mérida. July and August.
:: National Roman Art Museum in Mérida.
:: Cornalvo :: (Natural Park, birding, oaks and a large reservoir).
:: Dólmen de Lácara :: (National Monument, an impressive megalithic tomb).
:: Montánchez :: (Delicious hams, castle and beautiful old town).
:: Santa Lucía del Trampal :: (Church in Alcuescar. Is it Visigothic or mozarabic?).
:: Cáceres :: Great Medieval town.
:: Trujillo :: Medieval village.