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Plasencia, Plasencia, Spain
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Small well preserved mediaeval town

We wandered around the town for nearly two hours. Unfortunately all the churches and religious... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Bolton, United Kingdom
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Five churches closed.

We read so much about Plasencia and we're looking forward to a great walk around the old city. The... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Max W
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“old town” (7 reviews)
“plaza mayor” (4 reviews)
Plasencia, Plasencia, Spain
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered around the town for nearly two hours. Unfortunately all the churches and religious buildings were shut in the afternoon and shops closed between 1.30 and 5.30pm. The council could do a lot more to encourage tourism, by ensuring buildings are open in the...More

Thank BrianML
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We read so much about Plasencia and we're looking forward to a great walk around the old city. The city is beautiful but we could not enter any building in our guide book. I gave up after trying to enter 5 churches. If this city...More

Thank Max W
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Old town well worth a visit, with imposing cathedral and narrow alley ways . If you park down by the river you can take a escalator up to the old town as it is quite steep.

Thank 232Rainer
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed Plasencia. It has a lovely old town, lots of sights, bars and restaurants. The Parador is spectacular and I highly recommend staying there!! One night is probably enough but it's definitely a nice stop over destination. Visit Plaza Mayor and watch the...More

Thank AlanMerrins
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Plasencia is filled with narrow streets replete with history. There are plaques on several streets in front of many buildings with the names of Jewish people who lived there 400 to 500 years ago. That was very touching considering the fact that many of the...More

Thank Y A
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Plasencia is good but doesnt show Extremadura like Trujillo or Cáceres. interesting town if you go to Extremadura. not necessary but why not) good sea-food paella in the center square! remember that all castles in this region have break-time and aren't opened 13-17, depends on...More

Thank Maria_Vasenina
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Spent five nights at the Parador and loved every minute of my stay in this beautiful city. As a woman traveling alone, I felt completely safe walking the streets, and especially loved the peaceful feeling of being in a place not thronged with tourists. You...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The hotel was gorgeous, our best in Spain, and the town had lovely alleyways and cobbled streets and old town walls...all very nice.

1  Thank Aussiejen55
Reviewed 7 September 2016

v interesting town with lots of history off the beaten tourist trap too... defo recommend a visit ....

Thank madiestan
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Decided to stop in plasencia for a bit of lunch and a visit to the historical town center, after speaking with friends weren't expecting much.... However we found the place absolutely charming! Loved it so much that are planning to stop again and spend here...More

1  Thank Golita12
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