Things to see and do - Mérida
Unmissable tourist sites
Mérida Travel guide
Mérida : Michelin's recommendations
Although Mérida’s modern town has many charming nooks and crannies, its unique Roman monuments are of greater interest to visitors. The town was once the capital of Lusitania and as a result is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Tourist attractions Mérida : Things to see and do
José-Ramón-Mélida E - 06800 Mérida
Situated in an impressive modern building specially designed by architect Rafael Moneo to present the extensive collections of Roman archaeology from Mérida. On the upper floors, which contain jewellery, coins and pottery, you can see some fine mosai..
E - 06800 Mérida
In 25BC, the Roman governor of Augustus founded the township of Emerita Augusta. It was well-situated on the River Guadiana and at the junction of major Roman roads, and as a result soon became the capital of Lusitania. The Romans lavished upon it te..
Paseo de José Alvarez Sàenz de Buruaga E - 06800 Mérida
Built by Agrippa, Augustus's son in law, 24 years BC, the theatre has the classic arrangement of the great imperial theatres: banks of seats in a semicircle with capacity for 6,000; a very fine stage wall decorated (2C AD) with colonnades and statues..
Avenida Reina Sofia, 8 E - 06800 Merida
Prix Prices from : 35 €
Located a few minutes' walk from the historic city centre of Merida, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hotel Zeus is a modern complex with a seasonal outdoor pool and spacious gardens. Rooms at the Hotel Zeus are air-conditioned, and some include flat-s..
Plaza de España, 19 E - 06800 Merida
Located in Plaza de España Square, this restored 15th-century palace offers a rooftop terrace with a small seasonal pool and city views. Bluecity Mérida Palace is 200 metres from the Roman Temple of Diana. Rooms at the Mérida Palace have elegant déc..
Calderón de la Barca, 26 E - 06800 Merida
Hotel Vettonia is set in the centre of Mérida, just 100 metres from the city’s bull ring. This hotel features rooms with flat-screen TVs and free wired internet access and WiFi. All accommodation offers simple, modern decor and parquet flooring. Eac..
pl. de la Constitución 3 (acceso parking por calle Almendralejo 58) E - 06800 Mérida
Castelar 1 E - 06800 Mérida
A family-run restaurant just a few metres from Mérida's Moorish fortress. A classic yet contemporary interior with several meticulously arranged dining rooms. The focus is on updated traditional cuisine with particular attention paid to quality ingre..
av. José Fernández López E - 06800 Mérida
Guests will be pleasantly surprised by the views of the beautiful Santiago Calatrava designed Lusitania bridge visible through the large windows in the attractive, minimalist-style dining room. Highly personalised and reasonably priced cuisine.