Birth place of the Spanish Writer, Miguel de Cervantes and declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998, offers an easy visit with a lot of history and heritage that make us understand its importance, especially in the XVI-XVII century thanks to its Renaissance University.
Basic Alcalá de Henares: walking tour visiting the most important buildings of the city, such as its Magistral Cathedral, the University, the Birthplace Cervantes House or the Oidor's Chappel, passing through those beautiful squares such as the Bernardas, the palace or Cervantes and streets such as "La Imagen" or Main Street - the second with the longest arcades in Europe, after Bologna -
La Alcalá of Cervantes: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra is one of the best known sons of Alcalá, on this route we will visit those places where there is a relationship with him, his family and the letters, such as the Oidor's Chappel, where he was baptised, his birthplace house or the old Comedy theatre.
Cisneros, man of faith and politics: Certainly the most important figure of Alcalá de Henares, he was Archbishop of Toledo and as such owner of the city, as it was since 1124. On this route we will visit the Magistral Cathedral, the Bernardas Convent, the Laredo Palace and the Main School of Saint Ildefonso, today the Rector of the University of Alcalá de Henares
Complutum: Although the origin of the city dates back to pre-Roman times, it was in Roman times when it began to emerge with that name, here we will visit the House of Hippolytus, the remains of that city of Complutum scattered around the current city and even the Regional Archaeological Museum (MAR) where mosaics of great beauty are kept
These are some of the tours that we can take in Alcalá de Henares, but remember, we can adapt to what you need and organize them as you wish, this beautiful city is worth visiting in several guided tours, because in each one, you will see a different city.
The following buildings have an entrance fee:
Cisneros Museum. Convent "San Juan de la Penitencia"
University. Main School of Saint Ildefonso.
Archeological place of Complutum.
* Ask for group's prices
Depends of the tour that you choose, but it is around from 2 hours ½ to 3 hours