There is a beautiful square called ´Plaza Cervantes´ with an open-air sculpture Museum, it has 58 Modern art sculptures, which can all be spotted whilst wandering around the town! The historical streets called Calle Mayor, have many shops, bakeries, restaurants and tapas bars. The streets are lined with porticos, 18th century pillars really showing off its history!
Unlike the capital Madrid, Alcalá de Henares is an ideal location nearby to the capital to be able to visit but slightly a more affordable location!
There is a railway station, on the Madrid-Barcelona Railway, and many bus stops for you to be able to get around town. Madrid Airport is the closest to arrive at, and there are many ways for you to get to Alcalá de Henares either by bus, taxi, train or town car.
- from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Alcalá de Henares by Taxi – 25 minutes
- from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Alcalá de Henares by Train – 1 hr 20 mins