The Ronda Norte (North ring road) forms a communicative axis around the north of the city of Caceres. The Ronda, which is 6.032 km long in total, starts from the roundabout of the Sierrilla on the N-630 and finishes in the N-521, by the Centre of Enseñanzas Integradas. It has two lanes in each direction, a central reservation, an outer and inner hard shoulder, a bicycle and pedestrian lane, eight roundabouts and two pedestrian flyovers.
A large green area that is pleasant to walk across. It has a dragon that is accessible for children and a track for remote-controlled cars. This area has a skatepark too. Adress: In the quarter of the same name.
A pleasant spot with a large pond and central fountain, it has a skating rink, children’s play area and various sports installations. Adress: Located between the Ronda de San Francisco and the Antonio Hurtado Avenue, near to San Pedro Hospital and the Sports Village.
It has a large pond with a waterfall, a play area and paths and trails by which to explore it. It is in one of the most modern areas of the city, next to a large shopping centre. Adress: Calle Londres, next to the Vía de la Plata Shopping Centre
Pond del Marco or Fountain del Rey This is a karstic upwelling where the water that has filtered into and accumulated in the limestone of the area surrounding Caceres rises to the surface. There is a fairly constant water flow (some 50l/sec), although the intensive use of the numerous wells that have been created in the limestone have made the volume of flow decrease at certain times and even stop completely (as has happened since the 1970s, when it started to be used to supply the city). This water has been used, throughout many centuries, to irrigate the numerous orchards of the Ribera del Marco, as well as to power mills and to supply water to tanneries and wool washhouses or scouring plants.Until 1993 the pond looked like a rubbish tip. However, successive interventions have improved the area’s appearance, until it is now a small and pleasant park. Concejo Fountain It was built on the orders of the nobleman D. Alfonso Golfín in the second half of the 15th century, with granite stone and a vaulted tank. It has been the most popular, visited and admired of all Cacere’s fountains for centuries, due to its strategic location and the abundance […]
Description: This is a real city artery, with children’s play areas in the first and middle sections. It is in the Avenida de España and there are many different treelike species in the flowerbeds found in the centre and at the sides. Recomendation: This walk is one of the most habitual spots of the local people. It also has a quite busy shopping and leisure area.
Description: This is one of the city’s oldest and most emblematic parks. The Procession de los Santos Mártires is held here, on the 20th of January, in the chapel. Offerings are made, roscas (sweet or savoury rolls) are sold and there is wine, live music, etc. Adress:Paseo de la Ibarrola
Description: Well integrated into the city, it is located between two avenues: Hernán Cortés and Rodríguez de Ledesma. It is a pleasant area with a large central pond and an open-air Sculpture Museum that you can visit during your walk. There is a botanical garden by the main entrance and a fountain at the end of the park, which was restored by the Escuela Taller and was used, in its time, as a water trough and washing place. Adress: Avda. Hernán Cortés
A track for gymnastic exercises and numerous paths and tracks for walking or running. Adress: CRTA. TRUJILLO, s/n
Description: These are 12 hectares of green areas, mostly Mediterranean forest. There is a Farmhouse in which a Centre of Environmental Education has been installed, a duck pond, a children’s play area, a picnic area and barbeques. Fuente Barba is at the entrance, a water cistern that was also once used as a washhouse. Adress: Ladera Sur de la Sierrilla
From here there is a beautiful view of the Monumental Area and the Sanctuary de la Virgen de la Montaña. The fountain provides highly prized water. The surrounding area and access to the site have been improved recently, making it a beautiful recreational area.