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City break in Merida. Active leisure ideas for Merida - attractions, recreation and nightlife

CATEDRAL DE MÉRIDA - Besides walks in historical places, Merida is ready to offer its guests a lot of interesting entertainments. The city has several children's entertainment centers. Tourists traveling with small children will love Way To Play. It has playgrounds for children aged from one year old. Kids have access to safe inflatable attractions, ball pits, and slides. Older children are provided with interesting sports attractions and lots of free space for active games. For the convenience of visitors, the center houses a cafe where locals often celebrate children's parties.
The first settlement on the territory of the modern city was founded in 25 BC and was used as a place of life for fired Roman soldiers. In those days the city was called Emerita Augusta in … Open
In the warmer months, be sure to visit Merida Aventura located on the riverbank. All fans of water parks will like it here, as pretty original water rides are prepared for them in the park. You can ride a boat or a paddleboat on the river, they also often hold water sports competitions here. Along the banks of the river, there are very beautiful natural areas ideal for walking and picnicking. A wonderful park is located next to the Roman bridge, and if you go explore more remote areas, you will find places for secluded relaxation.
Hikers will be invited to take a tour of Gastro Dehesa Park. Now it is primarily valued for its historical sites. Archaeologists discovered the ruins of ancient structures in the park. At the same time, all fans of pristine natural beauty like to spend time in this place. The park is very large and completely wild. You can watch birds, rare species of trees and other plants, and check out several breathtaking viewing platforms. Copyright
Merida is a city whose first mention dates back to ancient times, which is reflected in numerous city attractions (for example, the Roman Amphitheater, aqueducts, thermae, the Temple of … Open
In the vicinity of Merida, there are several first-class golf centers, which are open most of the year. One of the best clubs is Don Tello located in an incredibly beautiful natural area surrounded by vast forests. This one has everything that is needed for a comfortable stay. For beginners, there is a special school where they can learn the basics of the game in a few lessons. Don Tello provides sports equipment rentals and a restaurant, so you can spend all day in this picturesque place with comfort.
In the city, they organize many interesting tours and excursions for active travelers. You'll be able to explore the surrounding areas of Merida, which are rich in interesting natural and archaeological sites. Not so long ago, researchers discovered ancient underground tunnels directly beneath the city. There are also themed tours of the ancient dungeons, during which one can find out a lot of interesting things about the hidden areas of the city. Interesting recreational activities are organized on the riverbank in summer. These include walking tours of various durations. On the bank, you can always rent a boat you like. Some areas of the river are suitable for fishing.
Merida is ready to delight gourmets with a variety of interesting dishes and drinks. Since the city can hardly be called touristy, most of its restaurants is aimed at locals and serve … Open
Merida is famous for the variety of bars and restaurants that welcome visitors until late at night. They remain among the locals' favorite places for evening outs. Sala Maruja Limon Rock Bar invites you to relax in a stylish setting. It offers visitors a huge selection of signature cocktails and traditional snacks. This bar always has a very lively and relaxing atmosphere and the bulk of its frequent visitors are locals. At Cerveceria Munich Bar, you can not only try signature drinks but also enjoy popular regional meals. It is one of the largest in the city and, besides a rich menu, is ready to offer guests an interesting show program. Local musicians and dance groups often perform in this bar, interesting theme programs are organized for visitors every week.
For those who have long dreamed of comprehend the art of real Spanish flamenco, it’s worth going to Escuela de Baile Fran Montero del Alba. This club is a single complex with a famous dance school. It regularly holds dance evenings and interesting thematic performances for guests. In the evening, here you can comfortably relax with a glass of your favorite cocktail and enjoy dancing performances, and in the daytime, they give dancing lessons for everyone in the club. Merida cannot boast a variety of noisy entertainments. This cozy town will appeal to fans of relaxing vacations away from busy touristy places. It would be the best option for a family holiday.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Merida
♥   Natural Park 'Cornalvo' , 16.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Serra de São Mamede' , 95.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nacional Park 'Monfragüe' , 105.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Tejo Internacional' , 107.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'Cueva de las Maravillas' , 115.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Merida
♥   Water park 'Aquabadajoz' Badajoz, 60.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Merida - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Merida - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Merida?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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