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
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..
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
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..
Romero Leal, 18 E - 06800 Merida
Prix Prices from : 50 €
Hotel & Spa Adealba is in the historic heart of Mérida, 30 metres from the Temple of Diana. The hotel has a spa and free Wi-Fi in all rooms. This design hotel is within walking distance of the World Heritage sights of Mérida. The Roman Theatre and A..
Almendralejo, 58 E - 06800 Merida
Prix Prices from : 75 €
Set in a former convent, dating from the 18th century, the Parador de Mérida provides attractive accommodation. It is within 10 minutes' walk of Mérida's main attractions. Parador de Mérida boasts a pleasant, traditional-style inner courtyard and be..
Rambla Mártir Santa Eulalia, 17 E - 06800 Merida
Hotel Rambla Emerita is located in the heart of Mérida, 200 metres from the Roman Theatre, Amphitheatre and the Roman Art Museum. These comfortable and fully-equipped rooms enjoy views of the Rambla. All rooms offer free Wi-Fi, TV and a private bath..
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..
pl de la Constitución 3 (acceso parking por calle Almendralejo 58) E - 06800 Mérida
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.