The Church of San Francisco in Caceres, Extremadura, a region in western Spain bordering Portugal. Photo: Alamy

Between Madrid and Lisbon, Extremadura in Spain is full of history, empty of tourists – Merida, Caceres and Guadalupe are must-sees

From exploring Roman ruins and climbing up medieval towers to scoffing down plates of the famed local ham, a trip to Extremadura reveals a side of Spain often lost in the busy cities, with rarely a tour group ever in sight

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The Church of San Francisco in Caceres, Extremadura, a region in western Spain bordering Portugal. Photo: Alamy
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