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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

The University Complutense was moved to Madrid in the 19th century, and Alcala did not have a university anymore until 1977, when the University of Alcala opened. The two universities are unrelated; the new university merely occupies the buildings of the Complutense. Alcala was severely damaged during the Spanish Civil war, but nowadays the city reclaimed its former beauty, and the ravages of the war are nowhere to be... read more

Alcala De Henares Sightseeing

The charming little city of Alcala de Henares, located at 30 km distance from Madrid, is best known for being the birth-place of the famous Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes. Alcala can boast of a very well preserved medieval city centre, full of beautiful buildings and lush gardens. Although it doesn’t attract as many tourists as Pamplona or Barcelona, it is a major tourist destination for both foreigners and... 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

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