Turismo Madrid


Experiences with essence

Enjoy the guided tours organized by Experiencias con Esencia, the tourism agency specialized in Alcalá de Henares. A unique opportunity to learn about its history in a pleasant way, accompanied by experts and researchers of reference. A good plan!

Essential Alcalá
Visit the first planned university city in the world every day at 11:00 am. A route through the Christian, Jewish and Moorish neighborhoods observing the Renaissance and Baroque evolution that was incorporated into a unique city and ending at the facade of the College of San Ildefonso. Undoubtedly, this is a visit that enhances the architectural contributions of each of the cultures that make up this beautiful and monumental city. 


Magical Alcalá: ghosts, mysteries and witches of Alcalá
A journey through the history and legends of Alcalá, on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, at 6:30 pm. Discover the myths and legends that have been part of the history of those who have inhabited it: Muslims, Romans, Jews, Visigoths, heterodox, alchemists and witches. Do you dare to discover their secrets?

These tours are also available on demand for groups and congresses.


History of Alcalá told for children
The history of Alcalá in a guided tour dedicated to children, every Saturday and holidays at 4:30 pm. An entertaining and didactic experience with which they will see the fun side of history. The youngest members of the family can also have fun learning!

The meeting point for the outings is the Domiduca Bookstore (next to Plaza de Palacio).

Keep in mind, before being part of this experience, that it is essential to make a reservation in advance on their website.


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