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Extremadura is famous for the birthplace of many conquerors of the New World: Francisco Pizarro, conqueror of the Incan Empire, and Hernán Cortes, conquerer of Mexico The region also... Read more

  • Type: Under 1 Million
  • IATA: BJZ
  • ICAO: LEBZ

Introduction

Extremadura is famous for the birthplace of many conquerors of the New World: Francisco Pizarro, conqueror of the Incan Empire, and Hernán Cortes, conquerer of Mexico The region also hosts two UNESCO world heritage sites, located at around 1h drive from Badajoz; Cáceres and Mérida. Badajoz is economically the most significant city of the region with thousands of Portuguese shoppers visiting the town each year. Monfragüe National Park is close by,...

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