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Alcala De Henares Map, Spain

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Alcala De Henares Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Alcala De Henares with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Alcala De Henares useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Alcala De Henares!

Alcala De Henares History

Alcala’s history goes back thousands of years, to the Neolithic period, when the first settlers came to the region. The town rapidly became a centre for trade between the Iberian and the Celtic tribes that inhabited Western Europe around 3000 BC. When the Romans expanded their empire, the city was conquered and renamed Complutum, and became one of the most important cities of the Iberian Peninsula. Ruins from that... read more

Alcala De Henares Travel Guide

Not many people know that Alcalá is the birthplace of Catherine of Aragon, the first of the six wives of Henry VIII, the famous English monarch. Apart from being famous for its historical personalities, Alcalá is well known for its large population of white storks. If you're fond of bird-watching, this Alcalá de Henares Travel Guide recommends that you visit the city in spring when the storks are nesting. The city... read more

Alcala De Henares Sightseeing

While the only well known museum in Alcala is the Cervantes House Museums, there are many exhibitions hall, especially in former chapel buildings. There is an impressive number of convents and churches built in medieval times, with stunning interiors and sometimes even mini-displays of art. The Cathedral of Santos Justo and Pastor doesn’t look much like a church at a first sight. Its austere exterior is reminiscent... read more

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