hotels in Caceres
The Old Town of Caceres has a privileged Monumental Ensemble which is one-of-a-kind in Spain as well as in Europe. The walled area of Caceres contains the best Spanish Renaissance Ensemble of both Civil and Religious Architecture, which keeps intact nowadays.
The majority of the religious and civil buildings belonging the Old Town of Caceres date back to late 14th century. Because of its monumental splendor, Caceres was declared as a Spanish National Monument in 1949, as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986.
In our city, you’ll be able to visit the remains of the first human settlements from the Upper Paleolithic period in Maltravieso Cave, the ruins of the first Roman settlement in Cáceres el Campo Viejo, its Arab walls, the second biggest cistern in the world, its ancient Jewish quarter and, mainly, a Renaissance ensemble of civil and religious architecture which is unique in the world thanks to its homogeneity and its high degree of preservation.
Palaces, mansions, churches and convents stand together allowing the visitor go back in time. You’ll enjoy the sound of your own steps across the alleys where stones, storks and swifts are the main characters of the scenery.