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Mérida
Washington
Day 16
05:00 pm
10h 15m
Estimate time
03:15 am
Plane
7,387 km
Day 17
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Travel Tips

Of course! Here are some travel tips that might be helpful for your journey to Cáceres, Mérida, and Badajoz:

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit these Spanish cities is in the spring (April to June) when the weather is pleasant and the landscape bursts into colour. The months of September and October offer a respite from summer's heat and less crowded attractions.

Route and Accessibility:
All three cities can be reached via an excellent network of highways and railways from Madrid. The regional capital, Mérida, is also connected by a network of buses.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
Altitude is not a major concern in this region. However, if you are not used to hot summer temperatures, take some time to acclimatize, stay hydrated and avoid peak sun hours.

Accommodation and Booking:
As popular vacation destinations, these cities have a wide range of accommodations, from luxury hotels to budget hostels. It is advisable to book in advance, especially during peak tourism season or during special events.

Clothing and Essentials:
Pack light summer clothes for hot weather and a jacket for cooler evenings. Don't forget your sunblock, hats, and sunglasses. Comfortable shoes for exploring the cities are a must.

Health and Safety:
Spain has a high standard of health care so specific health precautions are not usually necessary. However, do take care in the summer heat and stay well-hydrated. Keep your belongings secure as pickpocketing can be a common issue in tourist areas.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Spanish people appreciate polite and respectful behaviour. It is also commonplace to greet with a kiss on both cheeks. When visiting religious sites, dress modestly out of respect. Also, keep in mind that siesta (afternoon rest) is observed in smaller towns and shops may be closed during this time, usually between 2 PM - 5 PM.