Top 10 Things to do in Mérida Spain

Take a Day Trip from Cáceres to Mérida

The Roman colony of Emerita Augusta (modern-day Mérida) was founded in 25 BC and became the most important city in the Roman province of Lusitania and one of the largest in Hispania. Standing on the Guadiana River, its strategic location allowed it to control important trade routes which contributed to …

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Mérida International Classical Theatre Festival

Music Festival

The Festival of Mérida, or more precisely, the Mérida International Classical Theatre Festival is held every summer in the Spanish city of Mérida (Extremadura). The festival is held amongst the city’s spectacular Roman ruins and is an enthralling event for lovers of classical drama. Offiially known as the Festival Internacional …

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