Free tour

Free Tour Historic Center Alcalá de Henares

Duration: 2h and 15min
Registered on August 23, 2017

In Wake Up Madrid you will find enthusiastic professionals of this city with a common goal: to show our favorite places and stories with enthusiasm. We are a diverse group specialized in Tourism, Literature, Art History and Architecture but above all, lovers of Madrid, who will guide you through the streets, corners and squares of this beautiful Spanish capital. We will tell you what Madrid is like, its history and its secrets through our free tours. We really want your visit to be filled with unforgettable experiences and to transmit a little of the passion we feel. We hope to see you soon and come to discover all the colors that Madrid has with us!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

The heritage of this beautiful city has always been linked to two great figures of the Renaissance period: Cardinal Cisneros and the writer Miguel de Cervantes .

Come with us to follow in his footsteps on a two-hour free tour in which we will walk through the historic center of Alcalá, enjoy its University , its shops , its cathedral and its history .

This tour is tailor-made to get to know a little more about this World Heritage city!

What will we see through this guided tour?
Little by little we will know a new perspective of how this city was built , the Roman Complutum , and we will get closer to the reason for its importance in modern times, although many times it is forgotten because it is part of the great capital.
We will discover where the writer Cervantes lived, and how his essence has been imprinted in this city.
We will take a tour of the most charming places.

Useful information for the traveler:
** A phone number is needed to confirm and process the Reservation.
 ** A minimum of 4 people is needed for the Tour to depart.
 ** The Tours will be done with a mask, safety distance and a small group of people.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Pl. Santos Niños, 1, 28801 Alcalá de ...
    Pl. Santos Niños, 1, 28801 Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
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    Plaza de los Santos Niños under a Rainbow Umbrella

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Archiepiscopal Palace of Alcalá de Henares
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Cervantes Birthplace Museum
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Cervantes Square
  • 4
    Outside visit
    University of Alcala

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Prado 28 Dec 2023

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Travelled in family - Dec 2023
El tour ha sido súper ameno y entretenido hemos disfrutado mucho de la visita!! Gracias Lidia!!
Cecilia 03 Sep 2023

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Travelled in family - Aug 2023
Una genia! nos encantó el lugar y los puntos de recorrido. A medida que avanzábamos en la visita nos contaba detalles y curiosidades de cada punto. Super entretenido y din;amico, muy buena onda y super recomendable.
Maria Jesus 26 Aug 2023

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
Ha estado muy bien
Maria 11 Jul 2023

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Travelled in group - Jul 2023
La chica que nos acompañó, fué muy simpatica, hizo el tour muy agradable, pero se hizo un poco.largo, debido al calor que hacía, debería haberlo hecho un poco más rápido.
Ana González 04 Jul 2023
Torrejón de Ardoz

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Travelled in family - Jul 2023
Hicimos este free tour en familia.....nos ha gustado mucho tanto a mayores comentarios a adolescentes....muy recomendable.......y con Lidia más.......
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.