Almaraz is a town in Cáceres Province, Extremadura, Spain. As of 2005, its population is 1,295. It is on the European route E90. It is the home of the Almaraz Nuclear Power Plant. A solar power macroplant is being built in the town. The bridge over the Tagus at Almaraz was built by Emperor Carlos I in the 16th Century and was known by the local people as the Albalat Bridge; however, it was destroyed by the Spanish on March 14, 1809 to prevent its use by the French during the Peninsular War. In the Battle of Almaraz on 18/19 May 1812, the Anglo-Portuguese Army under Lord Hill destroyed a French pontoon bridge across the Tagus which was protected by two French garrisons at either end. Later, the old bridge at Almaraz has been repaired and can be driven across.Wikipedia
This warm abode of Almaraz is a delightful place to visit in Spain. After your splendid visit to Almaraz, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Toledo. Take a short trip from Almaraz and set some time aside to explore the Toledo. Dotted with places like Toledo Cathedral, Museo El Greco, Monasterio De San Juan De Los Reyes Toledo; it will definitely be a good idea. To explore Almaraz, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!
Almaraz is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.
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