The province of Badajoz is an unbeatable culinary destination, with a large number of high-quality products known well beyond its borders. Exquisite hams, cheeses and wines, among other offerings, will delight even the most demanding palates.Our is a cuisine steeped in history, passed on from generation to generation, the result of the intermingling of distinct cultures that have all called Iberia home. A few stand-outs from our most notable products: Iberian ham, our red meat and lamb, cheeses and olive oils, fruits and vegetables, as well as our sweets and our wine. There are six “Designations of Origen” (DO) and “Protected Geographical Sites” (IDP) which guarantee the quality of the products. You’ll enjoy the best IDP “CORDEREX” meat and “Extremadura Beef,” raised in open fields and meadows; exquisite olive oils with their “Protected Designation of Origen” (DOP). “Aceite Monterrubio”produced from a variety of olives; delicious DOP cheeses like the traditional “Queso de la Serena;” DOP wines such as the internationally acclaimed “Ribera del Guadiana;” and our exceptional sirloins and DOP ham such as the “Dehesa de Extremadura;” and the best of our varied wild mushrooms. It’s a wide-ranging culinary palate that will delight the senses. What’s more, you’ll discover our numerous culinary festivals celebrated across the region, some of which have been around for centuries. So be sure to enjoy the very best of what’s on offer when you travel this traditional-laden region. Bon appetit!