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Located in a residential neighbourhood, close to a commercial area. The historical city centre and the train station are within walking distance.  More

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Key Facts about Alcala de Henares

Alcala de Henares: Alcalá de Henares is a city in central Spain, located 35 kilometres northeast of the capital, Madrid. It is famous for its rich archaeology and was one of the first diocese founded in Spain. Its historical centre is one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites and the legendary University of Alcalá occupies 16th-century buildings in the old town. Offering lots of historical buildings and even more sunny squares its a great place to visit.

Population: 205,000

Time zone: +11h. (GMT +1)

Region: Madrid, Provincia de Madrid

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1970 USD)

Name of city in Spanish: Alcalá de Henares

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Spain average):3.82 € (20% cheaper than in USA)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type C
    • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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    Events in Alcala de HenaresBest time to take a language course in Alcala de Henares

    Holy Week
    Holy Week

    April 2021Holy week is the most important event of the year in Alcalá de Henares. During this week, more than 100,00 people walk the streets of the city to celebrate Jesus Christ and his resurrection. Incredible processions narrating the story of the Passion take place in the street with people carrying figures of Jesus Christ and The Virgin Mary wonderfully decorated.

    Cervantes Literature Awards
    Cervantes Literature Awards

    23 April 2021Held on April 23rd, day of the anniversary of Cervantes' death also known as the "World Book Day", is the most prestigious literature event in Spain. Every year, the King and Queen of Spain attend this event that brings together the best Spanish and Latin American authors.

    Martyrdom of the Holy Children
    Martyrdom of the Holy Children

    06 August 2021Held annually on August 6th, this event commemorates the martyrdom of Alcalá's two patron saints Justo and Pastor. According to local belief, they were two children that were executed for refusing to renounce to their Christian faith. Today, this day is celebrated with the Spanish-Roman street market, classical music concerts, puppet shows, "cabezudos" and a Holy mass in the Cathedral.

    Cervantine Week
    Cervantine Week

    October 2021Every year, Alcalá de Henares celebrates Don Miguel de Cervantes the famous author of Don Quijote which has become the symbol of the city. Held in the old town, this festival brings us back to Medieval times. The incredible spectacles include minstrels, jesters and knights.

    Don Juan en Alcalá
    Don Juan en Alcalá

    November 2021Around "All Saint's Day", the city of Alcalá de Henares organises performances of Don Juan Tenorio, the famous theatre play. Every year, the most famous Spanish theatrical actors play in front of 40,000 amazed onlookers.

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