Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 340+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 30000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $14.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for $1.48
Then just $14.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Australia version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points


Eight reasons to make this medieval city in the heart of Spain your next short break

Long beloved of Madrileños seeking an escape from the big city, Cáceres has previously garnered little attention outside the Iberian peninsula. However, its recent appearance in a hit TV show, and a restaurant scene ever on the up means its Unesco-listed Old Town won’t remain crowd-free for long. Phenomenally hot during the summer months, Cáceres cools to more strollable temperatures in the winter – perfect for wandering its narrow, cobbled lanes past palaces, mansions and churches with leering gargoyles. Though it is endlessly pleasing visually, and peppered with intriguing museums, the highlight here is the food – this is one of the homes of jamón ibérico, and no day should pass without partaking in a plateful.

Find out more at Cáceres is a three-hour drive or a four-hour train ride from Madrid, accessible from various UK airports (from £85;

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Lonely Planet - December 2018
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.