The University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO on December 2, 1998.
To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the city where Miguel de Cervantes was born and which has become one of Spain's most important cultural and tourist attractions, will be hosting numerous activities, including music, theater, exhibitions, guided tours, conferences, and much more.
Getting from the city of Madrid to Alcalá de Henares is very easy with the Cervantes Train, which takes just 35 minutes from the Atocha-Cercanías station. In addition, the journey immerses you in the life and work of this illustrious author, offering an unforgettable experience enlivened by actors who pay tribute to Cervantes' work.
It is the perfect opportunity to dive into the works of Miguel de Cervantes and discover the most outstanding corners of his literature through his characters, who will accompany you both on the train and during your visit to the city.
More information: 25th Anniversary of the Declaration of Alcalá de Henares as a UNESCO World Heritage Site y Cervantes Train.
Image: © Monument to Miguel de Cervantes from the City Hall of Alcalá de Henares