About Badajoz


Let's have a look around into background of Badajoz
  • Region: Extremadura
  • Country: Spain  
  • Latitude:  38.8833333
  • Longitude: -6.9666667-
  • Time zone: Europe/Madrid
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hours

Weather in Badajoz

Climate: Climate is warm.

Best Time to Visit: June to September 

Location

Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. It is situated close to the Portuguese border, on the left bank of the river Guadiana. The population in 2011 was 151,565. Conquered by the Moors in the 8th century, Badajoz became a Moorish kingdom, the Taifa of Badajoz. After the reconquista, the area was disputed between Spain and Portugal for several centuries with alternating control resulting in several wars including the Spanish War of Succession (1705), the Peninsular War (1808–1811), the Storming of Badajoz (1812), and the Spanish Civil War(1936). Spanish history is largely reflected in the town.

Distance from Badajoz center to Airport

Airport: Badajoz Airport

Driving Distance: 14 miles / 23 km

Driving Time: 22 minutes

Languages: Portuguese

Modes of transport

Airport: Badajoz Airport 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10  % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Accordingly to bill
  • Housekeeper: Accordingly to bill
  • Concierge: Between Accordingly to bill

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10  % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Elvas,
  • Olivenza,
  • Merida

Emergency Contact Numbers in Badajoz city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112

Airport: Badajoz Airport (+34 924 21 04 00)

Hospital: Hospital Perpetuo Socorro (+34 924 21 81 00)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Badajoz.

  • Motel 7
  • Palacio de Congresos Manuel Rojas
  • Aftasí Space

Tourist Attractions

  • Fort of San Cristóbal
  • Gate of the Trinity  
  • Puerta del Pilar

Theatre & Concerts

  • Lopez de Ayala Theater
  • South Cinema Conquistadores
  • Centro de Ocio Contemporáneo

Visit Top Restaurants in Badajoz

  • EL Laurel House of Food and Wine
  • Restoring marchivirito
  • Galaxia

Top Shopping Centers in Badajoz

  • Plaza Shopping Center
  • Menacho Open Shopping Center
  • Conquistadores Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Extremeño and Iberoamerican Museum of Contemporary
  • Gallery Ceramic
  • Castelar Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • EL Laurel House of Food and Wine - Wine
  • Restoring marchivirito - Fries
  • Galaxia - Debs

Sports Club

  • Shock Fitness Center
  • Acropolis sports center
  • Centro Tao-Gym

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.50 €
  • Taxi: 3.00 €
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 450.00 €
  • Cheap meal: 10.00 €
  • Gasoline: 1.19 €
  • 3 course meal: 33.50 €

Information about Norwich

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Oneonta,
  • Cortland,
  • Binghamton

Modes of transport

Airport: Greater Binghamton Airport 
Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
Road: Bus: Chenango County Public Transit
 

Airport

The nearest major airport is Greater Binghamton Airport (BGM / KBGM). This airport has domestic flights from Binghamton, New York. Another major airport is Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH / KITH), which has domestic flights from Ithaca, New York.
Driving Distance: 46 miles / 74 km
Driving Time: 62 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.
 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  
 

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