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Cancho Roano Archaeological Site Interpretation Centre

Discover the most interesting archaeological secrets of Extremadura.

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  2. Centro de Interpretación del Yacimiento Arqueológico Cancho Roano

The best-preserved Tartessian site in the Iberian Peninsula.

Location and Contact:

Carretera de Extremadura EX-114, Zalamea de la Serena- Quintana de la Serena, km 3
Zalamea de la Serena , Badajoz (Extremadura)
Opening times


Monday-Saturday, 10am-2pm and 4-7pm.

Sundays, 10am-2pm.


Monday-Saturday, 10am-2pm and 5-8pm.

Sundays, 10am-2pm.


Free admission.

  • Discover the most interesting archaeological secrets of Extremadura.

    The Cancho Roano archaeological site is 7 km from the municipality of Zalamea de la Serena, in the province of Badajoz. Cancho Roano was in use between the 7th and 4th centuries BC and has been a National Monument since 1986. At the interpretation centre you can find excellent multimedia displays that explain the site's peculiarities. There is also a large scale model that offers details on the different parts of this unique place.

  • Type:

    • Archeology


    • Disabled access
    • Accessible car park
    • Accessible facilities and common areas
    • Adapted educational materials
    • Access ramps
    • Toilet with disabled access
    • Toilet for disabled people in common areas
    • Toilet with support rails


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