Trujillo is located in the province of Caceres in the Spanish geographical area of Extremadura. It is constructed on a hill with a Moorish castle on top. It was founded to protect Trujillo against the Spaniards during the Reconquest, but it fell and became part of Christian Spain in 1232.
Trujillo is the most wonderful city in Extramadura, one of its highlights is the main square at night. It is lit up with the most beautiful lights making it one of the most captivating city squares in Spain. It has medieval structures, but its architectural style of the 15th and 16th centuries is especially spectacular.
Many Conquistadors constructed magnificent villas and royal residences in Trujillo during that time and those artifices have been preserved to this day. Most of these were impacted by their owners’ trips to the Americas.
Trujillo is a fine city full of unique historical complexes. It is known as the Epicenter of conquerors for a reason, part of Spains’ history lives here in abundance. The most ideal thing to do in Trujillo is to enjoy the experience in full, relishing every step as you take it. There’s so much to explore and do, one day is truly not enough for this magnificent city.
The majestic Plaza Mayor is a favorite spot to explore freely, ruled over by the conquistador Francisco Pizarro and the Renaissance palaces. Every ancient building in Trujillo is a journey through history and its artifacts. Admire the medieval walled city, and listen to legendary narratives of illustrious personalities such as Francisco Pizarro, Orellana, and the Extremaduran Samson, among several others.
✓ Local Guide
✘ Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure Point: 10200 Trujillo, Cáceres, Spain
Return Details: 10200 Trujillo, Cáceres, Spain
In this 3-hour Trujillo Free Original Walking Tour, you will learn about the popular highlights of Trujillo’s historic district. We will start out with the magnificent Renaissance Plaza Mayor, then explore the city’s intramural, facade, castle, palaces, manor houses, monasteries, churches, and reservoirs to truly immerse ourselves in all of the beauty that is Trujillo.
Our Trujillo Free Original Walking Tour is the best chance you have to uncover this magnificent city, which is known as the “cradle of Hispanics and colonizers.” The tour design incorporates history, architectural style, and all the famous people associated with Trujillo. The tour concludes where we witness Iberians, fine cheeses, and local wine in a beautiful culinary space in Plaza Mayor.
This experience requires good weather. If the tour is canceled because of poor weather, you’ll be allowed to choose a different date.
This thrilling experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If the tour is canceled because the minimum number of participants isn’t met, you’ll be contacted so you can select a different date.