Difference between revisions of "Trujillo (Spain)"
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Trujillo has no airport so the easiest way to get there by air is to go to Madrid, Badajoz, Lisbon or Seville. By train to Cáceres, Mérida or Badajoz. from there you can either drive or take a shuttle bus which is available at regular intervals.
By car from Madrid through the Highway A-5, from Lisbon through the Highway A-5 through Badajoz, from Seville through the N-630 up to Mérida and from Mérida through the Highway A-5. From Cáceres through the N-621.
By bus from Madrid, Badajoz and Mérida with the Auto-Res bus company. From Seville wit Alsa up to Mérida or Cáceres. From Cáceres with Mirat or Auto-Res.
The cuisine of Extremadura is heavy and austere, and its main ingredient is the pork. Prestigious gastronomes make sure that the most important products of this region are garlic, laurel and pork, and they state that it is a “gastronomy of smells, intense and solid”; for the country people, for before or after a hard working day, from sunrise to sunset.
We may say that the most traditional cuisine of Extremadura is recognized for being a simple gastronomy, direct from the land, free of artificial, superfluous additions, whose food especially represented by pork, lamb, kid, turkey, country hen, chicken, rabbit and hare as basic products, harmonized, and seasoned with the good use of garlic, onion, parsley, laurel, rosemary, tomato and olive oil. Among the typical dishes we may find: Sheep cheese. “Migas Extremeñas”. Truffles. Fried kid. Moraga and veal sweetbread. “Sopa de Obispo” with chicken. Monastic and handmade pastries: “ piñonates”, “muégado”, “cañas”.
It is recommended that tourists carry the required money when going out and not the total amount taken for the holidays, also precautions need to be taken in busy places to prevent possible thefts.