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Madrid: Half-Day Alcalá de Henares Tour

Product ID: 373120
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Enjoy a guided half-day tour to Alcalá de Henares to learn its secrets and histories. This city was the birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes, the greatest writer of Hispanic literature.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through the streets of the native city of Miguel de Cervantes, exploring its secrets
  • Learn the historical and artistic heritage of Alcalá de Henares
  • See important attractions such as the Cathedral of the Holy Children, the Palace of Laredo, Calle Mayor, or the university
Full description
After gathering at the Monument to Felipe IV in Plaza de Oriente, depart from Madrid in the direction of Alcalá de Henares. Once there, begin to explore the native city of Miguel de Cervantes, the greatest writer of Hispanic Literature.

Alcalá de Henares, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to many secrets of this famous character. Through its streets you can also find elements of the different cultures that have been part of Spain throughout the centuries.

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 of Alcalá. This guided trip is a perfect option to spend half a day, a mere 20 minutes away from Madrid.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Professional guide
  • Guided tour of Alcalá de Henares
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Please meet at the Monument to Felipe IV in the Plaza de Oriente.

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Student card
Know before you go
• Please note, the discounted student price is only available for students up to 25 years old holding a valid student card (please bring your student card to show to the staff)

From US$ 46.26 per person

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Naturanda Turismo Ambiental

Product ID: 373120