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Free Tour Alcalá Insólita
CompluTour Guided visits at Alcalá de Henares and Madrid, offers touristic visits in Spanish guided by official guides and historians.
IMPORTANT: MINORS ARE NOT ALLOWED - EXPLICIT THEMES AND LANGUAGE / GROUPS OF MORE THAN 6 PEOPLE ARE NOT ALLOWED, EVEN IF THEY ARE MADE FROM DIFFERENT EMAILS AND NAMES, contact us to find out the conditions for participation of large groups.
If you already know Alcalá de Henares and are almost an expert, on this tour we suggest you delve into one of the most unknown areas of the city, the Christian neighborhood. We will begin our route in the Plaza de los Santos Ninos, the place where two of our protagonists, the children Justo and Pastor, were beheaded. Next, we will look up to discover the Roman inscriptions hidden in the Cathedral-Magistral, to then walk through the ancient "red light district" of Alcala, revealing the most unknown ins and outs of the ancient youth.
The War of Independence in the Henares River region will also be one of the topics that we will address, with the help of one of its most popular and beloved heroes in the Cervantes population: Empecinado.
We will discover several convents full of history, curiosities and traditions that are still alive, while we follow the trail of duels, fights and murders that took place in dark alleys, cases of witchcraft, renowned inquisitorial processes and even the origin of the most famous profession. ancient of the world.
All this and much more awaits us in the Alcalá de Henares Insólita Free Tour.
What are you going to know about Alcalá de Henares Insólita:
The intimate life of Ferdinand VII
El Empecinado and the War of Independence
Roman inscriptions from the Magistral Cathedral
The origins of prostitution
Old Hospital of Santa María la Rica
The "red light district" of Alcala
Convent of the Augustinian Sisters of Saint Mary Magdalene
The Inquisition in Alcalá and much more…
* MINORS ARE NOT ALLOWED
* Groups of more than 6 people are not allowed to participate in the free tour. Minimum group of people to start the tour: 4.
*The tour is done entirely on foot and is fully accessible.
*No type of ticket or entrance is needed, the mentioned monuments are visited externally.
*Reservations from travel agencies or wholesalers are not accepted.
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:C. San Juan, 10, 28801 Alcalá de Hena...C. San Juan, 10, 28801 Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
Plaza de los Santos Ninos, corner with San Juan Street. Don't confuse us with the others! OUR UMBRELLA IS WHITE.
1Outside visitMagistral Cathedral of Saints Just and Pastor of Alcalá de Henares
2Outside visitladies street
3Outside visitStubborn Square
4Outside visitArchiepiscopal Jail
5Outside visitIrish Square
6Outside visitStreet the Image
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).