Exploring Extremadura takes you into the heart of old Spain. This remote province has great things in store for all sorts of travellers. It is home to Spain’s finest Roman ruins, mysterious medieval cities and time-worn villages. Mérida, Cáceres and Trujillo rank among country's most beautifully preserved historical settlements. The Monfragüe National Park, last refuge in Europe for many bird species, is a must on any birdwatcher's itinerary. The sheer diversity of landscapes, from mountain slopes to steppes, the abundant wildlife and a surprising number of freshwater ecosystems, make walking in Extremadura an unforgettable experience.