Historical places to visit | Art and culture less than an hour’s drive from Hotel Bodega El Moral

Monasteries, chapels, archaeological sites and so on. This is the perfect place to visit historical places to make your experience even more memorable. Besides visiting the most beautiful towns and cities in the province of Badajoz, we also suggest trips to some amazing historical places less than an hour’s drive from our hotel.

 

AMAZING HISTORICAL PLACES TO VISIT LESS THAN AN HOUR’S DRIVE FROM HOTEL BODEGA EL MORAL

Monasteries, chapels, archaeological sites and so on. Find out more about the five places which all history and culture lovers should visit.

Historical places to visit near the hotel.

Tentudía Monastery

50 minutes’ drive from the hotel

This 13th century Mudéjar monastery was built on the orders of the Grand Master of the Order of Saint James, Pelay Pérez Correa. Not only is its architecture beautiful but also its location; it is tucked away on a mountain peak in the Sierra de Tentudía, from where you can enjoy amazing views of the area.

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Virgen del Ara Chapel

50 minutes’ drive from the hotel

This beautiful 15th century Mudéjar chapel is in the foothills of the Sierra Morena, near a small village called Fuente del Arco, and 3km from the border between Extremadura and Andalucía. Also known as the ” Sistine Chapel of Extremadura”, it was declared a “National Monument” in 2018.

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El Capricho de Cotrina

10 minutes’ drive from the hotel

This modern building, which is very near our hotel, is reminiscent of Gaudí buildings due to its structural design, decorative elements, vibrant colours and the materials used in its construction.

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Feria Castle

30 minutes’ drive from the hotel

Built on an Arab fortress, Feria Castle is one of the most important castles in Extremadura. Its Tower of Homage and its walled enclosure are of special interest to the visitor.

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Hornachuelos Oppidum

17 minutes’ drive from the hotel

This is an archaelogical site with the remains of a walled city dating from the 11th century BC.

You can find out more about it at the Visitor Information Centre, which is at the Civic Centre (“La Casa de la Cultura”), in the town of Ribera del Fresno.

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