Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Merida1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Merida with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Merida areaThis Merida map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Merida and surroundings
Spain - moving around the countryThere are about 40 airports in Spain. The largest air harbor is the airport in Catalonia called “Barcelona”. This airport has a traffic of about 50 million people a year. It operates in areas within the country. There are also a number of international flights. “Barcelona” also accepts cargo shipments. Free buses run between the terminals. A special underground electric train also operates to transport passengers. The airport has a variety of restaurants and cafes, lounges, offices of international and state banks, shops and souvenir shops within its territory. You can get to the capital by using a shuttle bus, taxi or the subway. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in SpainUnlike other holidays, Christmas in Spain is celebrated at home, in a narrow family circle. Spaniards always cook a festive duck, seafood, and sweets. After the family feast, they leave the house and gather at the Christmas tree, where they have fun all night long. At this time, Papa Noel comes to the house and leaves gifts under the tree or in special shoes. In the Basque country, children are congratulated by another character, Olentzero, who is dressed in simple homespun clothes and carries a flask with red wine. It is customary to meet New Year on the main square of the city. You need to eat 12 grapes and make 12 wishes while the clock is striking twelve. After the New Year celebration, families go home and sit down at the festive table. … Open
Photogallery of Merida sights
Our guide to Merida
One of the city's main attractions is a suspension bridge with a magnificent panorama of the town. Walk on the bridge and you will reach the old Arab fortress and the Roman city. A theater, which construction took place in 16 BC, is the center of the ancient city. This theater was a gift from the Emperor Augustus to his son-in-law. The theatre is in perfect condition and so even nowadays various performances and … Open
Cultural excursion through Merida - things to see
It was possible to restore it only in the 13th century. The old church has been active since then and now it attracts many pilgrims. It is of great value from an architectural point of view. The building retained decoration elements of different historical periods. The entrance to the basilica is decorated with carved columns, and its walls are lined with massive stones. The interior is notable for unusual … Open
Attractions and active leisure
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 … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
An interesting feature of regional cuisine is the variety of cold vegetable soups. The most common dish in this category is Salmorejo tomato soup, which is necessarily cooked with garlic. The formation of regional gastronomy was greatly influenced by nearby Portugal. A typical heritage of Portuguese cuisine is "bacalao dorado". This is the name of chicken-fried cod fillet that is served with crispy fried potatoes. … Open
Traditions and mentality of Merida
Merida is a unique city from historical and cultural points of view. In Roman times, one of the largest and richest cities was located on its territory, and some of its monuments have been preserved to this day. Now they are recognized as a world historical heritage. Such a rich history of the city could not but affect the cultural traditions of its inhabitants. The inimitable festival Emérita Lúdica dedicated to … Open
Travel guide to Merida
In the vicinity of Merida there are many small cozy cities that managed to preserve their historical charm. In the city of Montijo, there is an ancient cathedral, which stores many religious artifacts. The streets of the city represent a single architectural complex. While walking along them, you can see houses and buildings of different periods. Equally interesting is the charming town of Trujilljanos with its … Open