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Here is Your Opportunity to visit Alcalá de Henares! Step back in time to Spain’s Golden Age and explore Alcalá de Henares, birthplace of Spanish author Cervantes. Discover this emblematic town and its rich cultural heritage with an exclusive guide for you and your group on this guided tour.
Alcalá de Henares, one of the most important towns in the history of Spain, is just 30km from Madrid. This town near Madrid, birthplace of the illustrious Miguel de Cervantes, author of “Don Quixote”, and home to one of the most prestigious universities in Spain, has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its rich monumental heritage, formed by churches, convents and university buildings, gives us a glimpse of life in Castilia during the Spanish Golden Age.
After gathering at the Monument to Felipe IV in Plaza de Oriente, depart from Madrid in the direction of the native city of Miguel de Cervantes. Once there, begin to visit Alcalá de Henares and learn how the rich historical and artistic heritage of this city is reflected in its imposing monuments, among which you will see the Cathedral of the Holy Children, the Palace of Laredo, the picturesque Calle Mayor, or the centennial University. Visit Alcalá de Henares in this half-day tour and discover its history, highlights and hidden gems with your experienced guide. The pace is much slower than that of Madrid, making it a relaxing escape from the bustling capital.
We offer you the possibility to carry out all our activities, excursions and visits for private groups. By booking a private tour you’ll receive a personalised service, choose the day and time that best suits you and if you’re a big group you’ll even save money! For more details, please contact us.